3 Top Places to Grab a Sandwich in Lincoln

With endless combinations of bread, meat, cheese, and veggies, Americans eat over 300 million sandwiches every day. If you're looking for lunch or dinner in Lincoln, you'll find an amazing breadth of tasty choices at these sandwich shops near our downtown Lincoln apartments.


The Lincoln location of Pickleman's Gourmet Cafe is on O Street. Patrons can select from a menu of 18 sandwiches on a toasted white or wheat club roll. Customers have particular praise for #11, the Pickleman's Italian Club. It comes with Genoa salami, pepperoni, capicola, ham, mayo, provolone cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, a touch of vinegar and oil, and Italian seasoning. Salads and pizza are also on the menu. The shop makes deliveries in downtown Lincoln and to UNL.


At Highnooners Deli, you'll find the atmosphere of a cozy, small-town diner. You can order your whole or half sandwich on your choice of house, ciabatta, sourdough, rye, or wheat bread. Out of all the shop's sandwiches, customers recommend "The Big One", which is a combination of beef, ham, and turkey. The egg salad sandwich is also a popular choice. Salads and desserts, like rice crispy treats, are also on the menu. The shop serves breakfast and lunch at 1414 East O Street.


Walk-up to the window or order online to get your sandwich from LuLu's on N. After you order at the window, you'll wait outside until your order is ready. Although there's no seating, you can enjoy your sandwich at the nearby Foundation Garden. The shop has a selection of hot and cold sandwiches available on your choice of bread. The hot sandwich, Chicken Bacon Ranch, is most popular among locals. It's closely followed by the cold egg salad sandwich. The shop's name refers to its location at 1417 N Street.

These three delicious sandwich shops are located near our downtown Lincoln apartments. Contact us to schedule a tour of our community.