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Boston's Best Veggie Sandwiches

Boston has some of the finest eateries in New England, and when it comes to sandwiches there are quite a few places that get it absolutely right. Narrow that search down to the best veggie sandwich, and you might have a bit more trouble finding what you are looking for. Below you will find the top five veggie sandwiches in and around the city of Boston -- and whether you are a vegetarian or not, they are all mouth watering. These sandwiches will undoubtedly change the way you feel about popular lunch items. Say goodbye to peanut butter and jelly, because these veggie sandwiches are a step above!

Dave's Fresh Pasta
(Photo Credit: Dave's Fresh Pasta)

Artichoke And Arugula Sandwich At Dave's Fresh Pasta
81 Holland St.
Somerville, MA 02144

(617) 623-0867

The artichoke and arugula sandwich at Dave's Fresh Pasta starts with an artichoke and lemon pesto base. They then top this with grilled Portobello mushrooms and a house-made mozzarella. The sandwich can be served on your choice of bread, from sliced ciabatta to light rye.

Crema Cafe
(Photo Credit: Crema Cafe)

Sweet Potato Sandwich At The Crema Cafe
27 Brattle St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 876-2700

If you're looking for something different, but are sticking to the vegetarian theme, you will want to head over to Crema Cafe to try the sweet potato sandwich. Topped with avocado, hummus, green apple, and sprouts, the sweet potato sandwich is easily one of the most popular items on the menu. People come back to the Crema Cafe again and again just for this sandwich!

Mei Mei Street Kitchen
(Photo Credit: Mei Mei Street Kitchen)

The Gabby At Mei Mei
506 Park Dr.
Boston, MA 02215
(857) 250-4959

The Gabby is another veggie sandwich that will take your opinion of sandwiches to another level! Made with winter squash, garlic bean hummus, honey, feta, peanuts, fried shallots and greens, this delectable item is served on a scallion pancake! Patrons rave about how good The Gabby is -- and that's no surprise! The eatery also offers yellow curry and sweet corn fritters on their food truck which is open seasonally. Yum!

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Torta At Mike And Patty's
12 Church St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 423-3447

While only open for breakfast and lunch, the breakfast Torta at Mike and Patty's is pretty impressive. It consists of two fried eggs, cheddar cheese, pickled jalapeños, potatoes, black beans, salsa and avocado. The sandwich is served on an Iggy's sesame Torta roll. The restaurant offers other vegetarian options including a veggie grilled cheese that is also a delicious choice. Made with roasted root vegetables, tomato jam, braised greens, Gruyere cheese, and smoked mozzarella, this sandwich is served on a decadent buttered sourdough. Are you hungry yet?

(Photo Credit: Pennypacker's)

The Grilled Watermelon At Pennypacker's Food Truck
Magoun Square 
514C Medford St. 
Somerville, MA 02145
(857) 523-8948

The Grilled Watermelon served at Pennypacker's food truck is a-mazing! A grilled slice of watermelon is topped with whipped ricotta cheese, greens, honey, salata, and herbs. The sandwich is topped with a refreshing vinaigrette, adding to its appeal on those warm spring and summer days. If you're feeling less adventurous you may want to try the Grilled Green Bean, a choice that will be equally delicious.

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Boston-based writer Effie Orfanides keeps up with all of the latest happenings in her city. She loves eating at Boston's hotspots, having drinks at the trendiest bars, and enjoying all that Boston has to offer. Her work can be found at


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