Top South Sound sandwich options

By Claire Nunn on July 5, 2024

It never seems like the wrong time to grab a sandwich. No matter if it's breakfast, lunch or dinner we're always on the hunt for where to grab a sandwich in the South Sound. If you're in constant search as well, let us help you make your decision easier with these must try sandwiches.

If you've lived in the South Sound for a while there is probably a chance you have heard locals rave about MSM Deli and for good reason. If you haven't lived here long, let us be the first to tell you it's worth the hype. MSM stands for magical sandwich makers, and magical they are. Located on Sixth Ave. in Tacoma, this shop features an extensive menu of sandwiches including Italian Cold Cut, Deli Club, Veggie, Tuna, French Dip and many more including make your own options. Our personal favorite is the Mike's Deluxe which is turkey, ham, roast beef, cheddar, Swiss cheese, mayo, mustard, lettuce, tomato, onions, sprouts and pickles. For a full menu and hours visit

MSM DELI, open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., daily, 2220 Sixth Ave., Tacoma, 253.272.4814.

As mentioned above, there is no wrong time to crave a sandwich, so we place breakfast sandwiches at a high priority. Biscuit House - in Lakewood or Tumwater - is home to one of our favorite breakfast sandwiches. It all starts with their incredible biscuits that are made by hand and then topped with scrambled eggs, bacon, and cheddar cheese and served with a side of their loaded hash browns. For a full menu visit

BISCUIT HOUSE, Lakewood, open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday-Saturday, closed Sunday 9702 S Tacoma Way, #102, Lakewood, 253.301.3594,

BISCUIT HOUSE, Tumwater, open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., daily, 6969 Tyee Dr. W, Tumwater, 360.539.4012,

Café La Vie, located on S Yakima Ave. in Tacoma, is a great option when you're in search for a delicious banh mi. The café offers three options of banh mi's and there are no wrong choices. Whether you select the French Banh Mi with cold cuts and vegetables, the BBQ Banh Mi or the Meatball Banh Mi, we guarantee you will be happy with your choice. However, we must say our personal favorite is the BBQ pork and vegetable option. For a full menu visit their Facebook page.

CAFÉ LA VIE, open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday, closed Monday, 3724 S Yakima Ave., Tacoma, 253.472.3724,

A long-time favorite is definitely Hoagie's Sub Deli in Lakewood. With its close proximity to JBLM and 1-5, it's a great spot to pop into for a quick lunch. A wide selection of sandwiches are available including the Cheesy British with roast beef, ham, turkey and cheddar. You can't go wrong with a classic French Dip or Italian either. Plus, there is a vegetarian option featuring sunflower seeds, tomato, cucumber, onion, lettuce, olives, pickle, guacamole and choice of cheese. This is definitely a place that may become a lunch regular. For a full menu visit

HOAGIE'S SUB DELI, open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday-Friday, closed Saturday-Sunday, 11202 Bridgeport Way SW, Lakewood, 253.589.1211,

We don't know about you, but we're definitely now craving a sandwich!