Best Sandwich Shops

November 11th, 2019 by

Elizabeth City’s variety of restaurants will please even the most discerning palates. With options ranging from seafood to Tex-Mex to Japanese, there’s truly something for everyone. Below are some of the best sandwich shops in Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

The Sandwich Market

The Sandwich Market has been in operation at 410 Selden Street, Elizabeth City since 1988. The friendly staff proudly (and quickly) serves over 200 people a day and is now serving a third generation of loyal customers since beginning here in Elizabeth City. 

The Sandwich Market has two driveway entrances: one from Ehringhaus St. and one on Selden Street. The restaurant has a spacious dining room, a front porch with tables, and a drive-through for those who want to quickly pick up a takeout order. 

The sandwich menu features classic items, with an option to build your own. A popular choice is the Blondie sandwich made with smoked turkey, bacon, cheddar, provolone, mayo, lettuce, tomato, onion on the bread of your choice.

The price range for sandwiches is $2-$9. Check out their daily sandwich specials on Facebook. The Sandwich Market is open Monday-Friday from 10a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Flour Girls Cafe

The Flour Girls Cafe and Bakery is a casual restaurant in Elizabeth City offering breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Come by and socialize with friends, savor our comfort food, or experience our signature desserts in a cozy atmosphere. Call us to learn about catering, takeout, or our vegetarian and gluten free choices.

Several must-haves on their menu include the Harbor Club (turkey, havarti cheese, cheddar cheese, bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion, mayo on homemade bread), The Pilgrim (turkey, provolone cheese, pesto, cranberry sauce, mayo on homemade bread) or The American Hero (ham, white american cheese, lettuce, tomato, mayo, mustard on homemade bread).

The Cafe is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Saturday & Sunday  Visit the Flour Girls on facebook for daily specials

Belcross Bake Shoppe 

Belcross Bake Shoppe is family owned and operated because we are passionate about families!  We are a local cafe that combines our love for our customers, old and new, with our desire to serve southern, homemade fare.  They start every morning at 4 a.m. to have their sweet potato biscuits, a variety of cinnamon buns, our sweet tea and much more ready for you when our doors open at 6 a.m.

Among their delicious creations is the Camden Club. It is made with Smoked turkey, country ham, bacon, swiss cheese & mayo served on your choice of homemade white, wheat, 15-grain, or marbled rye bread. Some of the local favorites include:

  • The Jess – Sausage, egg, & cheese with mustard and grape jelly on a sweet potato biscuit.
  • The B.E.C.C – Over-medium egg, bacon, & cheese served on our buttered croissant.
  • The Hot Mess -Bacon, mayo, cheddar, & two over-medium eggs on homemade white toast

Prices for sandwiches range from $2 to $7. Belcrosse is open Tuesday-Friday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Saturday from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. View their online menu.

For an authentic experience of Elizabeth City and true Southern hospitality, visit one of these sandwich shops during your next trip to the Harbor of Hospitality.


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