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Published on June 16, 2020
Milwaukee's 4 best spots for cheap sandwichesThe Soup Otzie's | Photo: Crumbles T./Yelp

Craving sandwiches?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable sandwich spots in Milwaukee, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

1. Nite Owl Ice Cream Parlour & Sandwich Shoppe

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Topping the list is an outpost of the chain Nite Owl Ice Cream Parlour & Sandwich Shoppe. Located at 830 E. Layton Ave. in Town of Lake, the spot to score ice cream and frozen yogurt and sandwiches is the highest-rated affordable sandwich spot in Milwaukee, boasting 4.5 stars out of 112 reviews on Yelp. The spot also offers burgers.

Danielle N. noted, "Hands down, one of the best bacon cheeseburgers I've ever had! It was cooked to perfection with yummy ground beef, hardly any grease, super cheesy, plenty of crispy bacon pieces and thinly sliced grilled onions, just the way I love it."

Yelper Jennifer R. wrote, "This place is one of the hidden gems of Milwaukee. When you step through the door, you step back in time to a classic 1950s diner."

2. Tosa Bowl and Bun

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Next up is Tosa Bowl and Bun, situated at 7212 W. North Ave. With five stars out of 69 reviews on Yelp, the deli, which offers soups, sandwiches and more, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for a budget-friendly option. On the menu, look for a chicken salad sandwich and a Greek salad.

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Regarding signature items, "Delicious deli sandwiches, salads, soups and chili all made in-house," it writes on Yelp in the section about specialties.

3. The Soup Otzie's

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Tippecanoe's The Soup Otzie's, located at 3950 S. Howell Ave., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly spot to score sandwiches and soups 4.5 stars out of 106 reviews. Try the chicken dumpling soup and a tuna melt.

4. Larry's Market

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Larry's Market, a grocery store, deli and caterer spot, is another much-loved, budget-friendly go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 59 Yelp reviews. Head over to 8737 N. Deerwood Drive to see for yourself. In addition to sandwiches, the spot also offers pot pies, according to the website.

As to what the business is known for, "Sandwiches, deli, carry out, gifts, cheese, gourmet catering," it notes on Yelp in the section about specialties. "Inside seating available."

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