You can find a run-of-the-mill turkey sandwich just about anywhere. But a really good turkey sandwich? Now that’s a taller order. We’ve rounded up the top spots to get your gobble on this—or any—time of year.
Court Street Grocers (Multiple locations, New York)
Court Street Grocers opened its doors in 2010 and has since become a go-to for sandwich lovers in the Big Apple and beyond. With locations in Carroll Gardens, Red Hook, Manhattan, and Williamsburg, New Yorkers have a handful of options for getting their turkey fix—and a variety of ways to get it.
There’s the bare bones Clean Turkey, which features roasted white meat, romaine, mayo, and sweet pickles on a seeded roll. Or, step it up with The Ollie: provolone, broccoli rabe, sriracha honey, and mayo. Or, get totally gourmet with the Scut Farkus, with turkey confit, banana peppers, Crystal hot sauce mayo, romaine, and onion.
The Sycamore Kitchen (Los Angeles, CA)
As with all things in LA, The Sycamore Kitchen goes all out when it comes to their turkey sandwich. Their upscale take involves cherry mostarda, camembert, arugula, and mayo. The cafe’s sleek interior and understated ambiance totally complement the complex creations.
All Star Sandwich Bar (Cambridge, MA)
You have some options at this longtime favorite deli near Boston. Located in Cambridge’s Inman Square, All Star has been serving up sandwiches with all the fixings since 2006. If you want the classic Thanksgiving experience, try the Gobbler, which comes complete with apple-sausage stuffing and cranberry-orange preserves. Or if you’re not in as festive of a mood, go for the Latin Turkey ALT, with herb-roasted turkey, chipotle jack cheese, crushed avocado, and buttermilk chive ranch dressing
Walton’s Fancy and Staple (Austin, TX)
An Austin local favorite, Walton’s Fancy and Staple will make all of your tryptophan dreams come true. There’s the turkey sweet sandwich, with applewood smoked bacon, white cheddar, caramelized onion, apple chutney and maple aioli on a croissant. Or go for the Gobble, with provolone, alfalfa sprouts, cucumber, and smashed avocado.