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Chicago's Most Creative Sandwiches

From a deconstructed chicken salad sandwich to a sloppy goat, these Chicago restaurants put a fun, upscale spin on traditional 'wiches.

  • Au Cheval
    • American
    • West Loop
    Food
    27
    Decor
    22
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $31

    Order upscale classics from childhood like the toasted open-faced ham and cheese fondue sandwich with a fried egg, or the decadent fried house-made bologna sandwich.

  • Baker & Nosh
    • Sandwich Shop
    • Uptown
    Food
    26
    Decor
    25
    Service
    25
    Cost
    $11

    This cafe's take on a falafel sandwich includes hummus, falafel spices and flavors, tomato, and iceberg lettuce served on ciabatta.

  • Ba Le
    • Vietnamese
    • The Loop
    Food
    24
    Decor
    17
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $10

    These Vietnamese sandwich shops offer interesting takes on the traditional banh mi, from pate ham to shredded pork skin and scallop.

  • Ba Le Sandwiches
    • French
    • Uptown
    Food
    24
    Decor
    17
    Service
    20
    Cost
    $10

    These Vietnamese sandwich shops offer interesting takes on the traditional banh mi, from pate ham to shredded pork skin and scallop.

  • Crosby's Kitchen
    • American
    • Lakeview
    Food
    21
    Decor
    22
    Service
    22
    Cost
    $30

    Instead of the French dip, this Lakeview American serves up the chicken dip sandwich, with rotisserie chicken, jack cheese, mayo, tomato, onion, arugula, and chicken au jus.

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