Savoring Naples: A Sandwich Lover's Guide to Florida's Culinary Gem

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Naples, Florida, known for its stunning beaches, upscale shopping, and vibrant cultural scene, is also a paradise for food enthusiasts.

Among its culinary offerings, the humble sandwich holds a special place for many of the guests in our luxury Naples Florida rentals, and we’ve given many recommendations over the years. Whether you're craving a classic sub, a gourmet creation, or something in between, Naples has a sandwich spot to satisfy every palate. So whether you’re headed to the beach or looking to sit down and dig in, here’s a mouthwatering tour of some of the best places to get a sandwich in Naples, including must-try spots like Yacht Club Subs, Dolce & Salato, Neapolitan Gourmet, Larry's Lunchbox, and even the beloved Publix for their legendary Pub Sub.


Yacht Club Subs: A Naples Classic

Tucked away in the heart of Naples, Yacht Club Subs is a local favorite. What sets them apart is their dedication to quality ingredients and generous portions. From the moment you walk in, the aroma of freshly baked bread fills the air, setting the stage for a memorable dining experience. Their menu boasts an array of classic and specialty subs, but it's the Yacht Club Club that steals the show. Piled high with premium meats, cheeses, and fresh veggies, each bite is a flavorful journey you won't soon forget.


Dolce & Salato: Where Sandwiches Meet Italian Elegance

A hole in the wall and a personal favorite. Step through Dolce & Salato’s doors at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Third Street and you feel like you’ve stumbled into an Italian café. This charming café combines the warmth of traditional Italian hospitality with the sophistication of Naples' dining scene. Their sandwiches are culinary works of art, crafted with care and attention to detail. Whether you opt for the classic Caprese with ripe tomatoes and creamy mozzarella or the excellent chicken sandwiches on their delicious bread, each bite is a symphony of flavors that transports you to the streets of Rome.


Neapolitan Gourmet: Elevating the Sandwich Game

As the name suggests, Neapolitan Gourmet takes sandwich-making to new heights with their innovative creations and commitment to culinary excellence. Nestled in a cozy corner of Naples, this hidden gem offers a menu inspired by an Italian Deli. From the piled-high Italian Hero the sausage, peppers and onion hero each sandwich is a testament to the chef's creativity and passion for good food. Looking for the biggest sub in town? Stop here.


Larry's Lunchbox: Where Comfort Food Reigns Supreme

When you're in the mood for no-frills comfort food done right, look no further than Larry's Lunchbox. This beloved Naples institution has two locations and has been serving up hearty sandwiches and homestyle favorites for over two decades. From the classic Reuben to their excellent fresh-daily soups, their menu is a tribute to the traditional kosher deli. Add a side of their famous potato salad or coleslaw, and you've got yourself a meal that's sure to satisfy even the heartiest appetite.


Publix: A Naples Staple for Sub Lovers

Last but certainly not least, no discussion of sandwiches in Naples would be complete without mentioning Publix and their iconic Pub Sub. What started as a simple supermarket deli offering has become a cultural phenomenon beloved by locals and visitors alike. Whether you're grabbing a quick lunch or catering a beach picnic, Publix subs are always a crowd-pleaser. With a variety of bread options, fresh ingredients, and signature sauces, it's no wonder these sandwiches have achieved legendary status in Naples and beyond. Our favorites are the Chicken Tender Wrap, Publix Italian and the Jerk Turkey and Gouda.


Naples, Florida, may be known for its pristine beaches and upscale amenities, but its sandwich scene is equally deserving of praise. From classic subs to gourmet creations, there's no shortage of delicious options to explore. Whether you're indulging in a Yacht Club Special, savoring Italian elegance at Dolce & Salato, or grabbing a Pub Sub for a beach day, one thing's for sure: Naples knows how to satisfy a sandwich craving like no other.