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The 8 Best New Sandwiches in Miami

By Carissa Chesanek  |  March 30, 2015

Miami may be a pretty carb-conscious town, but that doesn't stop us from indulging in some bready goodness every now and then. When the craving strikes, here are eight new heavenly sandwiches to try.

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  • Croque Madame at L'echon Brasserie
    This recent addition to the Pubbelly Boys' French bistro features Cox Farms ham, Gruyère and béchamel sandwiched between brioche bread and topped with a sunny-side egg. 
    Price: $19
    Insider tip: Pair it with a draft brew — try the Kronenbourg 1664.
    6261 Collins Ave.; 312-498-0824

  • Fried Chicken BLAT at American Social
    At this upscale Brickell gastropub, a Southern fried chicken breast is served on toasted challah with jalapeños, bacon, onion, tomato and guacamole crema, accompanied by a side of fries.
    Price: $15
    Insider tip: The dining room is fun, but it can be loud. For a more laid-back dining experience, park it outside on the waterside terrace.
    690 SW First Ct.; 786-801-2466

  • Pan Con Minuta at Bulla Gastrobar
    This high-end Coral Gables tapas spots offers a new sandwich made with crispy fresh snapper, chile pepper, tartar sauce, housemade ketchup and Cuban bread.
    Price: $13
    Insider tip: There's a huge wine and beer menu, but nothing beats the sangria blanca made with peach schnapps, triple sec and fresh berries.  
    2500 Ponce De Leon Blvd.; 305-441-0107

  • Chicken Katsu Sandwich at SUSHISAMBA Coral Gables
    You'll find a Japanese-inspired sandwich, featuring fried chicken, pickled daikon radish, arugula and aïoli, at this high-energy Coral Gables chain outpost.
    Price: $15
    Insider tip: If you're not too full, try the Samba Split for dessert, made with caramelized bananas and Japanese whiskey whipped cream.
    180 Aragon Ave.; 305-448-4990

  • Turkey Sandwich at Vagabond Restaurant & Bar
    Set inside the historic lobby of the recently renovated Vagabond Hotel, this casual eatery offers a take on the classic with provolone and lettuce on country bread paired with crispy fries.
    Price: $12
    Insider tip: For some extra crunch, ask for a side of crispy bacon to add to the mix.
    7301 Biscayne Blvd.; 786-409-5635

  • Bikini at Barceloneta
    Miami Beach's Spanish-Catalan neighborhood joint​ offers a hearty cheese and truffle grilled sandwich on its menu, made with cured ham, mozzarella and tetilla cheese.
    ​Price: $12
    Insider tip: Head here for happy hour Monday-Friday from 6-8 PM to enjoy two-for-one drink specials on house liquor, wines by the glass and draft brews.
    1400 20th St.; 305-538-9299

  • Vadouvan Chicken Salad Sandwich at Fooq's
    The newly opened cozy Downtown bistro offers this pulled-chicken sandwich made with apple, golden raisins, toasted almonds and Greek yogurt served on toasted naan bread.
    Price: $10.50
    Insider tip: The Perisan sundae with rosewater ice cream and salted pistachios makes a perfect follow-up.
    1035 N. Miami Ave.; 786-536-2749

  • Yellowfin Tuna Conserva at Traymore Restaurant 
    For the fish 'wich served at this fashionable oasis inside the COMO boutique hotel, Zak the Baker's bread is topped with tomato, cucumber and soft-boiled egg.
    Price: $20
    Insider tip: Start with the sweet corn and lobster chowder.
    2445 Collins Ave.; 305-695-3600