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The 10 Best Sandwich Shops in Oakland

Updated: March 5, 2021

Figuring out which ones are Oakland’s finest restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the best restaurants, we scoured the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours in one place, and make your decision easier than ever.

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Bakesale Betty

American
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Cholita Linda

Latin · $10 avg. price for 1 sandwich
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Grand Lake Kitchen - Dimond

American · $13 avg. price for 1 sandwich
Oakland, Upper Dimond
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Clove and Hoof

American · $15 avg. price for 1 sandwich
Oakland, Temescal
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Stay Gold Deli

American · $12 avg. price for 1 sandwich
Oakland, McClymonds
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5

Grand Lake Kitchen - Lake Merritt

American
Oakland, Adams Point
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

The Veg Hub

Spanish · $9 avg. price for 1 sandwich
Oakland, Upper Dimond
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Hopscotch

American · $14 avg. price for 1 sandwich
Oakland, San Pablo Gateway
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Cafe Monte Sion

American
Oakland, South Stonehurst
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 5.0

Ruby Q Smoke Fusion

Oakland, Fruitvale Station
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We pored over ratings for 31320 restaurants on Yelp and Google, 3104661 restaurant reviews in Oakland and 1904 top lists and articles. We paid extra attention to what Eater and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life had to say, and applied our Feastfox magic sauce. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - 13 Essential East Bay Sandwiches, Eater - 15 Fantastic Fried Chicken Sandwiches in the Bay Area and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Where to Find the Best Sandwich Shops in San Francisco/Bay Area. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. These ten options are sure to delight.

Save or Splurge?

Know what prices to expect in every neighborhood. Deal-seekers will love the lower prices at Piedmont Pines, while those who love to splurge may enjoy what Piedmont Avenue has to offer. Knowing the average price of 1 sandwich will help you know what to expect next time you dine out.

NeighborhoodAve. price for 1 sandwich# Sandwiches shops
Piedmont Avenue$147
Temescal$128
San Pablo Gateway$123
Upper Dimond$112
Paradise Park$111
Trestle Glen$113
Downtown$1034
Prescott$102
Peralta-Laney$102
Piedmont Pines$82

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