Top Sandwich Shops and Delis in Myrtle Beach

Dagwood's Deli piles mounds of meat, cheese and toppings on their sandwiches at both Myrtle Beach area locations.
Dagwood's Deli piles mounds of meat, cheese and toppings on their sandwiches at both Myrtle Beach area locations.

Sandwiches are a beach day staple for just about everyone. With hundreds of options around Myrtle Beach, it's tough to narrow down the selections. We surveyed thousands of people in the first-ever Myrtle Beach Awards (AKA The Beachies) at the end of last year and dozens of restaurants were mentioned. The list includes everything from top brand name delis to great local spots to discover on your next beach vacation.

Here are the voters' Top 10 favorite places to get a sandwich along the Grand Strand.

Dagwood’s Deli

Dagwood's Deli 400 Mr. Joe White Ave., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Dagwood’s Deli has two convenient Myrtle Beach locations- perfect for a quick lunch break from the beach or hang around to watch the big game. There are over three dozen sandwiches and wraps featured on the menu and their bread and rolls are baked fresh daily. Take your pick from Philly cheesesteaks with shrimp, chicken, veggies or traditional pure beef or specialty subs like the Southwestern chicken or Dagwood’s Dipper. Local tip - Be sure to stop in on Wednesdays at the Myrtle Beach location for free cookie day.

Cheesesteak Factory

Cheesesteak Factory 310 US-17 BUS, Surfsude Beach, South Carolina 29575

Cheesesteak Factory serves up some of the best Philly cheesesteaks in the area. Maybe it's because they use only hand carved Certified Black Angus Beef, 100% white meat chicken breasts and Amoroso's Rolls shipped direclty from Phillly. The long list of hoagies and sandwiches includes other selections like The Italian, The Club, Hot Pastrami and Buffalo Chicken.

Jersey Mike’s

Jersey Mike's Subs Multiple Locations - 4031 Highway 17 South, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582

Jersey Mike’s Subs started in 1956 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey has since grown to house more than 600 franchises all over the country. The sandwich shops’ menus include fresh cold subs, grilled hot subs, wraps and a sub in a tub where you can make any sub into a salad. They offer traditional choices like the Original Italian, turkey and cheese and Club Sub as well as specialties like a Chipotle Cheese Steak and a Baja Chicken wrap.

Mellow Mushroom Pizza

Mellow Mushroom 1571 21st Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Sure you might know Mellow Mushroom as a funky pizza joint but they serve up some of the coolest sandwiches at the beach. We love the portobello and cheese hoagie stuffed with grilled portobellos, artichoke hearts, sun dried tomatoes, spinach and feta. Other tasty options include teriyaki-grilled tofu; Jerk Chicken, Italian, Spiked Sausage, Meatball and more. All hoagies are available in half or whole portions.

Best of Philly

Best of Philly 702 South Kings Highway, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

It's all in the name at Best of Philly in Myrtle Beach. The tiny hut is located in the heart of Myrtle Beach along Kings Highway and serves up top quality meats on their 12" and 8" Philly steak or chicken subs. Looking for something a little simpler? Try a turkey, ham or combo footlong sub. All subs are served on an Amaroso hoagie. Best of Philly is open seven days a week.

Little River Deli

Little River Deli 2352 Highway 9, Longs, SC 29568

Start off with a breakfast sandwich on a hard roll at Little River Deli in Longs. Then make your way back for lunch to try one of their signature wraps, paninis or deli sandwiches. A popular choice is the turkey with melted cheddar served with tomato, bacon and mayo on a ciabatta roll. The deli is also said to have the Best Italian Sub and the Best Reuben south of Manhattan!


Grilled Cheese & Crab Cake Factory

Maryland style crab cakes and grilled cheese? Yes, please! That's exactly what the Grilled Cheese and Crab Cake Factory in Garden City is serving up. Their signature CrabMelt is crabcake between two slices of grilled Texas Toast with melted Monterey Jack cheese and sliced tomato. Other grilled cheeses include French fried lobster, Buffalo chicken, fried oyster, fried shrimp, BLT, fried chicken and an old fashioned grilled cheese.


Kaminsky's New York Deli

Kaminsky's New York Deli is located just off Kings Highway towards the northern section of Myrtle Beach and serves up breakfast and lunch. Breakfast options are served on fresh bagels, rolls or wraps with your choice of eggs, cheeses and meats. The lunch menu features specialty sandwiches like the New York Combo served with hot pastrami and roast turkey with Russian dressing or the Brooklyn PCT. #75 wtih hot roast beef, onions and melted horseradish cheddar on sub roll with their famous dipping sauce. There are plenty of cold and hot sub items and great deli salads to go.

Firehouse Subs

Firehouse Subs Multiple Locations - 1211 38th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Founded by actual firemen, Firehouse Subs now has over 600 restaurants in over half of the United States. Firehouse carefully steams the meats and cheeses for each sub and then stuff them on a toasted sub roll. Perhaps the most famous sub is the Hook & Ladder which is stacked high with smoked turkey breast, Virginia honey ham and Monteray Jack cheese served “fully loaded.” Other famous subs are the Engineer, Firehouse Hero and the New York Steamer.

McAlister’s Deli

McAlister's Deli 10736 Kings Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

McAlister’s Deli is the master of creating quick and unique deli assortments and each menu item is fresh and made to order. Their famous sweet tea-sold by the glass or gallon- is worth a visit in itself! The menu includes salads, soups, sandwiches, spuds stuffed with anything you can imagine and a variety of comforting side dishes. The McAlister’s Triple Decker Club is stacked high with ham, turkey, bacon, two cheeses and their delicious honey mustard. The Savannah Chopped Salad is another delicious option.


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