Huge sandwiches, low prices and folksy charm keep this long-established spot packed every lunchtime with local working folk, from cops to office toilers to clerks at the mall next door. Split a sandwich with a friend, or get the soup and half sandwich.
269 N. Sierra Madre Villa, Pasadena, 626.578.1616, pasadenasandwichcompany.com, American/Deli. B Mon.-Fri., L Mon.-Sat. No booze. MC, V. $