5 Craziest Sandwiches in Seattle


Seattle is full of amazing food, and their sandwiches are no exception. While there's a variety of places to go, this list names the craziest of them all. We guarantee you won't leave hungry.

Fried Chicken Sammy at Skillet
For a taste of the south, head to Skillet for their fried chicken sammy. Besides fried chicken, it comes with kale and picked jalapeño aioli, all stuffed in a potato roll. If you're feeling really adventurous, add bacon for a few extra bucks.

Buffalo Portobello at Plum Bistro

Even hardcore carnivores can appreciate this spicy sandwich at Plum Bistro. The vegan restaurant loads the sandwich with fried mushroom, hot buffalo sauce, grilled onions, cucumbers, lettuce, and vegan ranch sauce. You might be converted from your meat-eating ways after trying this tasty dish.

Banh Mi Thit Nguoi at Saigon Deli
If you've never had a sandwich with three types of ham, you will at Saigon Deli. The Banh Mi Thit Nguoi also comes with plenty of soy sauce, cilantro, cucumber, and jalapeno peppers. The best part about this deli is it's inexpensive, so you can buy two if you want.

The Rachel at Pear Delicatessen & Shoppe
Located in the heart of Pike Place Market, Pear Delicatessen & Shoppe has a sandwich that will make you think it's Thanksgiving. The Rachel is filled with turkey, bacon, tomato, cheddar cheese, cranberry, lettuce, and mayonnaise. All their meats are house roasted for an extra special touch.

Irish Elk at Mammoth
As the name indicates, the sandwiches are gigantic at Mammoth. While you may not be able to finish it all, you'll certainly enjoy the Irish Elk sandwich. It's stuffed with corned beef, swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and thousand island dressing.


Marissa Pedersen has lived in Seattle for 20 years. She's been published in Matador Network, Sierra Trading Post, Adventure Junkies, and runs her own travel blog, Postcards to Seattle.