Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top sandwich hot spots in St. Louis, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.
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1. Blues City Deli
First on the list is Blues City Deli. Located at 2438 McNair Ave. in Benton Park, the deli is the highest-rated sandwich spot in St. Louis, boasting five stars out of 908 reviews on Yelp.
2. Bogart's Smokehouse
Next up is Soulard's Bogart's Smokehouse, situated at 1627 S. Ninth St. With 4.5 stars out of 1,370 reviews on Yelp, the smokehouse, which offers barbecue, sandwiches and more, has proved to be a local favorite.
3. Ninth Street Deli at Howards
Soulard's Ninth Street Deli at Howards, located at 2732 S. 13th St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the deli, bar and traditional American spot 4.5 stars out of 109 reviews.
4. The Dam
The Dam, a spot to score burgers and sandwiches in Tower Grove South, is another go-to, with four stars out of 249 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3173 Morganford Road to see for yourself.
Deciding when to check out the top spots above? Fridays tend to be the busiest days of the week for consumer spending at restaurants across the St. Louis area, while Mondays are least busy, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses manage online reviews. Last year, average daily transactions at restaurants grew to 49 per business on Fridays, compared to 29 daily transactions on average on Mondays.