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The Sandwich Heatmap: New Sandwiches To Try in D.C. NOW

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Sometimes — whether it be a quick lunch, a meal on-the-go, or simply to satisfy a craving — a sandwich is truly necessary. D.C. restaurants have been taking sandwiches out of familiar, turkey club territory for years. And now's a great time to sample some of the newest sandwich offerings Washington has on local menus.

Eater presents the sandwich heatmap, a mix of brand-new sandwiches, suddenly-popular offerings (looking at you, Bub & Pop's) and ever-popular meals-between-bread that can be found at new locations.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. 701 Restaurant

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701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
(202) 393-0701
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701's new chef has an eggplant sandwich on the menu with pesto and cheese.

2. Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken

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7511 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church
VA 22043, Virginia
(703) 356-0800
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More sandwich offerings are available at the second location of Astro, including a fried chicken BLT.

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3. Banh Ta Deli

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Eden center Suite 6783
Falls Church, VA
(703) 532-1069

Eden Center's newest purveyor of banh mi has offerings like lemongrass chicken.

4. Bar Civita

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2609 24th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20008
(202) 588-1211
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Chef Liam LaCivita pays homage to Pittsburgh with his spin on a Primanti Bros. sandwich.

5. Beef N' Bread

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750 6th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20091
(202) 393-0406

The team from Wiseguys has recently branched out into Boston-style beef sandwiches; try the basic roast beef.

6. Bub and Pop's

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1815 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 457-1111
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The jury's still out on what sandwich Guy Fieri sampled at Bub and Pop's during his visit there in mid-October. Did he sample the Italian hoagie or the Bulgarian feta? It's hard to go wrong at this Dupont sandwich joint, but a sure bet is The Real Obama, their spin on a Chicago Italian beef sandwich.

7. Centrolina

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974 Palmer Alley NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 898-2426
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Centrolina features a rotating sandwich special: try Amish chicken salad on Fridays.

8. DGS Delicatessen

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2985 District Ave Suite 115
Merrifield, VA 22031
(703) 280-1111
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Arguably the city's best reuben can now be found in the Mosaic District.

9. Due South

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301 Water St SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
(202) 479-4616
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Try this new Navy Yard restaurant's Nashville hot chicken on a sandwich topped with pickles and bacon-braised greens.

10. Maketto

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1351 H St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 838-9972
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Maketto's Cambodian sandwich with pork has kind of a banh mi vibe.

11. Olivia's Diner

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1120 19th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 775-3777
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No-frills customers can head to this diner for a menu of standards like reubens and patty melts. Give the turkey club a sample.

12. Small Fry

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3212 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20010
(202) 808-8572
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The team behind Sundevich knows its sandwiches, so naturally their new smokehouse has several of them, including a smoked bluefish offering.

13. Stomping Ground

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2309 Mount Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22301
(703) 548-1970
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Biscuits are a focus here, so it's no shock this new coffeehouse in Del Ray can make a solid biscuit sandwich. The avocado smash, featuring poached eggs, avocado and greens, makes for a good vegetarian option.

14. Succotash

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186 Waterfront St
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
(301) 567-8900

Edward Lee's all dark meat fried chicken is combined with pimento cheese, remoulade and Jezebel sauce on the new restaurant's lunch menu.

15. Taylor Gourmet

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1116 H St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
(202) 684-7001
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Taylor Gourmet's new fall menu features offerings like the City Hall, a barbecue cutlet with bacon, bleu cheese and homemade pickles.

16. The Italian Store

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5837 Washington Blvd
Arlington, VA 22205

Same great menu, new location. Try the Capri (prosciutto, salami, capicola and provolone) in a new setting.

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17. The Partisan

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709 D St NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

Late nights at the Partisan = delicious bologna and cheese sandwiches.

18. The Riggsby

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1731 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
(202) 234-3200
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Classics get an update at Michael Schlow's new hit restaurant, including a truffled egg salad sandwich on the lunch menu.

19. Uprising Muffin Company

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1817 7th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 290-1196
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Does an ice cream sandwich count as a sandwich? Why not? The upwich brings together muffins and ice cream.

20. Wicked Bloom

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1540 N Capitol St NW
Washington, D.C.
(202) 750-6375

Ok, so these brisket sliders are technically mini-sandwiches. But fans of DCity Smokehouse's brisket will know they're an appetizer not to be missed at the team's new bar.

1. 701 Restaurant

701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

701's new chef has an eggplant sandwich on the menu with pesto and cheese.

701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

2. Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken

7511 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043, Virginia
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More sandwich offerings are available at the second location of Astro, including a fried chicken BLT.

7511 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church
VA 22043, Virginia

3. Banh Ta Deli

Eden center Suite 6783, Falls Church, VA

Eden Center's newest purveyor of banh mi has offerings like lemongrass chicken.

Eden center Suite 6783
Falls Church, VA

4. Bar Civita

2609 24th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20008

Chef Liam LaCivita pays homage to Pittsburgh with his spin on a Primanti Bros. sandwich.

2609 24th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20008

5. Beef N' Bread

750 6th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20091

The team from Wiseguys has recently branched out into Boston-style beef sandwiches; try the basic roast beef.

750 6th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20091

6. Bub and Pop's

1815 M St NW, Washington, D.C. 20036

The jury's still out on what sandwich Guy Fieri sampled at Bub and Pop's during his visit there in mid-October. Did he sample the Italian hoagie or the Bulgarian feta? It's hard to go wrong at this Dupont sandwich joint, but a sure bet is The Real Obama, their spin on a Chicago Italian beef sandwich.

1815 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

7. Centrolina

974 Palmer Alley NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Centrolina features a rotating sandwich special: try Amish chicken salad on Fridays.

974 Palmer Alley NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

8. DGS Delicatessen

2985 District Ave Suite 115, Merrifield, VA 22031

Arguably the city's best reuben can now be found in the Mosaic District.

2985 District Ave Suite 115
Merrifield, VA 22031

9. Due South

301 Water St SE, Washington, D.C. 20003

Try this new Navy Yard restaurant's Nashville hot chicken on a sandwich topped with pickles and bacon-braised greens.

301 Water St SE
Washington, D.C. 20003

10. Maketto

1351 H St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002

Maketto's Cambodian sandwich with pork has kind of a banh mi vibe.

1351 H St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

11. Olivia's Diner

1120 19th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20036

No-frills customers can head to this diner for a menu of standards like reubens and patty melts. Give the turkey club a sample.

1120 19th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

12. Small Fry

3212 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20010

The team behind Sundevich knows its sandwiches, so naturally their new smokehouse has several of them, including a smoked bluefish offering.

3212 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20010

13. Stomping Ground

2309 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301

Biscuits are a focus here, so it's no shock this new coffeehouse in Del Ray can make a solid biscuit sandwich. The avocado smash, featuring poached eggs, avocado and greens, makes for a good vegetarian option.

2309 Mount Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22301

14. Succotash

186 Waterfront St, Oxon Hill, MD 20745

Edward Lee's all dark meat fried chicken is combined with pimento cheese, remoulade and Jezebel sauce on the new restaurant's lunch menu.

186 Waterfront St
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

15. Taylor Gourmet

1116 H St NE, Washington, D.C. 20002

Taylor Gourmet's new fall menu features offerings like the City Hall, a barbecue cutlet with bacon, bleu cheese and homemade pickles.

1116 H St NE
Washington, D.C. 20002

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16. The Italian Store

5837 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA 22205
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Same great menu, new location. Try the Capri (prosciutto, salami, capicola and provolone) in a new setting.

5837 Washington Blvd
Arlington, VA 22205

17. The Partisan

709 D St NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

Late nights at the Partisan = delicious bologna and cheese sandwiches.

709 D St NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

18. The Riggsby

1731 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20009

Classics get an update at Michael Schlow's new hit restaurant, including a truffled egg salad sandwich on the lunch menu.

1731 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20009

19. Uprising Muffin Company

1817 7th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Does an ice cream sandwich count as a sandwich? Why not? The upwich brings together muffins and ice cream.

1817 7th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

20. Wicked Bloom

1540 N Capitol St NW, Washington, D.C.

Ok, so these brisket sliders are technically mini-sandwiches. But fans of DCity Smokehouse's brisket will know they're an appetizer not to be missed at the team's new bar.

1540 N Capitol St NW
Washington, D.C.

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