We asked our followers on FacebookTwitter and Instagram to share their favorite sandwich in Springfield and we learned quickly that people are passionate about their sandwiches!

And it turns out that the Queen City boasts quite a wide variety of sandwich options. These ten incredible sandwiches are just a small sampling of what's out there... we suggest you try them all!

Big Easy Grill's Roast Beef Po 'boy


Roast Beef Po 'boy at Big Easy Grill

You are forewarned on the menu that this sandwich is "messy but good" and that's definitely the truth. Sliced beef, peppers and onions are slow cooked in a beef and dark roux gravy, topped with pepper jack cheese and served on French Bread with a creole mustard sauce. Laissez les bons temps rouler!

Cedars Family Restaurant's Tenderloin


The Tenderloin at Cedars Family Restaurant

You can find this hearty chicken fried steak sandwich at two locations in Springfield. Try it with fries or a number of home-cooked side items.

Chicago Cheesesteak Company's Chicago


The Chicago with steak at Chicago Cheesesteak Company

With a location in downtown Springfield and one on the southside, Chicago Cheesesteak Company serves up a number of mouthwatering sandwiches but the Chicago, their signature sandwich, seems to be the most popular. It includes American cheese, fresh lettuce, fresh tomatoes, diced raw onions, seasonings, oil and vinegar on toasted bread with your choice of chicken or steak.

City Butcher's City Smokestack


The City Smokestack at City Butcher

Come hungry for this one! The Smokestack includes brisket, pork belly, pulled pork and your choice of sausage link piled high between two buns. This Texas-style barbecue joint has become quite the popular place in Springfield.

Druff's Mitch Martin


The Mitch Martin at Druff's

This gourmet grilled cheese includes house pimento cheese, turkey and avocado on grilled wheat bread. Add a lil' dipper of house tomato soup and you're all set!

Grad School's The Cuban


The Cuban at Grad School

Grad School is a downtown Springfield favorite well-known for their burgers, but their pressed sandwiches are also amazing. The Cuban includes house baked and thick sliced ham, chorizo, avocado, pickles and soft sharp cheddar between two slices of pressed bread.

J. Parrino's Queen City Deli's South Side Sicilian Po-Boy


South Side Sicilian Po-Boy at J. Parrino's Queen City Deli

This authentic Italian sandwich includes Genoa salami, capicola, pepperoni and provel dressed with lettuce, tomato, onion and pepperoncini topped with their delicious house dressing.

Sisters in Thyme's Reuben


The Reuben at Sisters in Thyme

The homemade bread at Sisters in Thyme is what makes this Reuben really stand out. It's an authentic east coast-style Reuben on rye bread grilled to perfection!

The Sub Shop's Veggie


The Veggie at Sub Shop

Not to worry, vegetarians — we wouldn't leave you out! Cheese, cashews, bell peppers, mild peppers, tomato, mushrooms, black olives, lettuce and sub sauce make up this healthy creation at two locations in Springfield. Cashews on a sandwich? Springfield at its best!

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