There is nothing quite like that first bite of a freshly made deli sandwich. Whether you’re grabbing one to go for a park day, or bringing one home for dinner, deli sandwiches are the perfect meal no matter the occasion. We’ve put together a list of some of the best spots to grab deli sandwiches in Toronto. Let’s dive in!

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Lambo’s now has two Toronto locations so you can get your fix whether you live on the west or east end of the city. This deli is a classic spot for sandwiches and if you stop in we recommend the Italian Trio. Delicious!

Where: Lambo’s Deli, 176 Bellwoods Ave & 1372 Queen St W

Good Behaviour 

If you haven’t had a deli sandwich from Good Behaviour yet, now is the time. The Classic sandwich is made to perfection with soppressata, genoa salami, mortadella, prosciutto di parma, prosciutto cotto, provolone, house mayo, giardiniera, iceberg lettuce, tomato and red onion.

Where: Good Behaviour, 342 Westmoreland Ave N & 1324A Gerrard St E

Elm Street Italian Deli

This deli is located on, you guessed it, Elm Street. The sandwiches here are big so make sure you come hungry! A crowd favourite is The Don of Elm St which has mortadella, genoa, capicola, provolone, roasted peppers, lettuce, red onion, tomato, basil aioli and muffuletta.

Where: Elm Street Italian Deli, 15 Elm St

Grandma Loves You

This sandwich spot has gone viral quite a few times and for good reason. Grandma Loves You currently has three locations in Toronto. Make sure to try the Italian Salami Sub and enjoy!

Where: Grandma Loves You, 40 St Clair Ave W, 111 Richmond St W & 846 Sheppard Ave W

Forno Cultura

Forno Cultura has more than yummy baked goods, coffee and Italian groceries – they also serve up some awesome sandwiches. Grab a Prosciutto Sandwich at the counter and thank us later.

Where: Forno Cultura, 609 King St W, 1058 Queen St W

Aunty Em’s

Aunty Em’s is the perfect stop for vegans who want to enjoy a deli sandwich. The Italian Sub is 100% vegan with handcrafted vegan salami, handcrafted vegan olive mortadella, fresh seasoned tomatoes, iceberg lettuce and Caesar mayo (lemon & dill).

Where: Aunty Em’s, 1672 St Clair Ave W

Casa Mia Delicatessen

Another must-try. Head to the deli inside of Casa Mia Delicatessen and craft your own deli sandwich with your choice of meat, cheese and toppings. They’re perfect every time!

Where: Casa Mia Delicatessen, 1985 Queen St E


Located in the heart of Seaton Village is Papamio’s. Head over to this Italian sandwich shop and be sure to try out the Magnifico Sandwich with chicken breast pan-fried with garlic, mayo, Canadian back bacon, tomato, crispy lettuce and hot sauce.

Where: Papamio’s, 934 Manning Ave

I don’t know about you but these deli sandwiches in Toronto are calling my name! Enjoy!