12 Must-Try Sandwich Shops in Metro Manila

Back in the day, we were all contented with putting mayo or cheese spreads on our breads. Simple sandwiches took away our stress and hunger. Fast forward to today and those simple sandwiches have been reinvented into tons of different versions. Simple breads become thicker and bigger and the fillings like mayo and cheese have been added with meat, vegetables, and a lot more. Sandwiches just like everything else, is evolving in a very fast pace.

Just like coffee shops and cafés, sandwich shops have started to pop out from every corner of Metro Manila. Since people are always on a hurry, it is great to have places where you can take a quick meal. So we have decided to look for the best places in Manila that offers great, delicious sandwiches and we were able to find 12.

Check these places out for a great sandwich experience. We know you want to. Bring your family and friends with you and enjoy what these sandwich shops has to offer!

1. Pepi Cubano

Location: Glorietta 3, SM North Edsa, Trinoma, SM Megamall
Instagram: instagram.com/pepicubano

Although their menu is quite limited, Pepi Cubano’s sandwiches have been drawing the attention of the city crowd. They have just enough sandwich varieties to satisfy a hungry diner. Their Cuban inspired sandwiches are highlighted with ham, roasted pork, and cheese. We suggest that you try their Pepi Cubano, Pan Con Pollo, and Pan Guyaba Y Queso.

2. The Cheese Steak Shop


Location: Philsteel Building, 140 Amorsolo Street, Legazpi Village, Makati
Contact #: 555-0235
Instagram: instagram.com/cheesesteakph

Philadelphia inspired sandwiches are what you’ll find at The Cheese Steak Shop. Another wonderland found in Makati, they serve authentic sandwiches filled with imported cheese. Although their sandwiches are quite expensive, they’re pretty generous on meat and toppings so it’s actually worth it. Try The King of Philly or The Classic Philly Cheese Steak. Fun fact: They also have a food truck roaming around Manila.

3. Lunchbox

Lunchbox Shop
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Location: Ronac Art Center Building, 424 Ortigas Avenue, Greenhills, San Juan

Do you remember when you were kids, your mother used to give you sandwiches as your baon? Well, owners of Lunchbox probably remembers, as seen on its name. They offer affordable sandwiches for people who aren’t convinced to spend too much on sandwiches. In addition, they also offer rice meals and desserts. Add to that the homey atmosphere of the restaurant which makes it a great place to relax after work. Try their Chicken and Lime Remoulade and Lamb with Feta and Grape.

4. Bonbanhmi

bon banhmi
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Location: 8390 Mayapis Street, San Antonio, Makati
Contact #: +63 2808 7979
Website: http://bonbanhmi.net/

You probably know National Geographic right? Well in one of their documentaries, they have stated that Banhmi sandwich, originally from Vietnam, is one of the best in the world. Well, you don’t have to travel to Vietnam to find out how Banhmi tastes, as Bonbanhmi have brought one of the world’s best sandwiches to Manila! Their Traditional Bahnmi is a crowd drawer but don’t sleep on their Chicken Banhmi and Grilled Beef Banhmi. This restaurant also offers Vietnamese food.

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