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East Coast Sandwich Joints by way of Arizona

Check out of some of Arizona's best loved East Coast inspired sandwich joints.

A Deli-cious Taste of the Big Apple & Philly Sandwich Spots and Deli's in the Desert

Arizona may be located in the southwest but when it comes to east coast-style sandwiches state 48 is all over the map. From NY style delis to Philly cheesesteaks east coast influence is just as abundant as an overstuffed footlong grinder. Here is a list of some of Arizona's best loved East Coast inspired sandwich joints.

Miracle Mile Deli

Miracle Mile Deli is located at 4433 North 16th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85016
This New York-style deli has been around since 1949! The expansive menu includes behemoth sandwiches piled with brisket, corned beef or pastrami. Among the many offerings, customers are particularly fond of Miracle Mile's Reuben, hot pastrami, and New Yorker sandwiches. However, it's The Straw, a hot pastrami sandwich adorned with melted Swiss cheese and steamy sauerkraut, that has stood out as the eatery's top seller for an impressive 74 years.

FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED SINCE 1949 Excellent food, friendly staff, daily specials, a well-stocked dessert case and generous portions are only a few of the reasons that generations of families coming back!

Outta Bronx

Outta Bronx is located at 8877 North 107th Avenue Suite 303, Peoria, AZ 85345
This Peoria eatery is bringing New York's street food from bodegas and food carts to the desert. Using The result is a delicious experience that captures the true spirit of New York's rich deli heritage. Customers order at the counter and everything is made to order with the freshest ingredients. Menu items include hearty hot sandwiches like meatball subs, gyros, cheesesteaks and the house specialty, N.Y. chopped cheese. Other notable items include a pizza burger and pastrami fries.

Outta Bronx
Authentic NY Sandwich Shop in Peoria, AZ OUTTA BRONX creates sandwiches with fresh bold flavors and premium house-cured meats and cheeses.


Phila-Deli is located at 20219 North 59th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85308
This small sandwich shop is located in Glendale specializes in hot subs and hoagies. The menu boasts an array of cheesesteaks including the Original and Pizza Phillies, and a few unique takes on the classic, like the Korean Philly, with Korean BBQ sauce, kimchi and cilantro and the Southwest Cheesesteak, with chipotle peppers and green chilis. Cold and hot hoagies are also available.

Phila Deli
Real Authentic Cheesesteaks Food we make with lots of passion and love from the heart.

Philadelphia Sandwich Company

Philadelphia Sandwich Company see locations Gilbert, Tempe and Phoenix.
With three locations Philadelphia Sandwich Company is Phoenix's hot spot for cheesesteak sandwiches. The menu is no frills and straightforward with a selection of fried appetizers, hot sandwiches and fresh salads. The menu varies by location but customers can find a classic Cheesesteak with Cheese Whiz at them all!

Philadelphia Sandwich Company
Multiple Valley Locations Signature dishes and made to order classics.



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About the Author

Angel Fuchs

Angel Fuchs is a mom, wife, writer, photographer and social media maven. She is a third generation Arizonan and loves the heat and all that her home state has to offer. She enjoys writing about all things related to family, food, friends and fun! You can find her work in local publications such as North Peoria Lifestyle Magazine, Paradise Valley Lifestyle Magazine, Chandler Lifestyle Magazine and Arizona Green Living, as well as her own website, Yay Baby! blog. Angel is happily married and her real full-time job is private chauffeur/stage mom to her busy daughter, Jax.


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