Our Best Beef Sandwiches to Change Your Lunch Game Forever

We're raisin' the steaks

Red meat lovers, rejoice. Some of the world’s best sandwiches come with beef—from Central and South America comes the Uruguayan cheesesteak, while America is known for the hearty patty melt and roast beef sandwich. If you’re tired of chicken sandwiches or feeling uninspired by pork, stick to hearty, tried-and-true beef. Before you start, we’ve got you covered with the best ways to cook steak on a stove and the best ways to use ground beef. Make one our best beef sandwiches today and change your lunch game forever.

Roast Beef Sandwich with Walnut Romesco

Pro-tip for this brawny beast: “I like to toast the inside of the bread to ensure it doesn’t get soggy, even with a spread on it.”—Philip Pretty, Fundamental LA, Los Angeles, California. Get the recipe for Roast Beef Sandwich with Walnut Romesco »

Roman Braised Beef with Tomato and Onion (Picchiapò)

Beloved throughout modern trattorias and osterias in Rome, this simple, rustic dish of shredded beef braised in tomatoes and onions make a great stew and a fantastic sandwich filling. Get the recipe for Roman Braised Beef with Tomato and Onion (Picchiapò) »

The Schimmel Reuben Sandwich

Pressing down on this sandwich with a spatula while it toasts in the pan is the key to achieving the outer crispness and well-melted cheese that you want in a Reuben. Pile the meat on generously but not more than an inch or two thick or else the interior won’t get sufficiently warmed. Get the recipe for The Schimmel Reuben Sandwich »

New Jersey Pork Roll Meatball Sub

Two great New Jersey tastes that taste great together: juicy meatballs fortified with New Jersey pork roll (a.k.a. Taylor ham). Get the recipe for New Jersey Pork Roll Meatball Sub »

Chivito (Uruguayan Cheesesteak) Sandwich

Chivito sandwich

Braised Brisket Burgers with Pimento Cheese

Brisket is braised in stout, bourbon, and soy sauce in these spicy pimento cheese-topped sliders from Edward Lee, executive chef at 610 Magnolia in Louisville, KY. Get the recipe for Braised Brisket Burgers with Pimento Cheese »

Patty Melt

Patty Melt