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Readers' Choice: Best Sandwich in East Providence

What's your favorite place to grab one in East Providence?

A sandwich is a quick-and-easy meal, and on most menus, it's the most reliable pick when you're not sure about the other food. It's also usually the cheapest thing you can order.

But as easy as it is to make a great sandwich, only a few places offer a truly awe-inspiring sandwich. You know, the one that you can't help but order even when you know there are more sophisticated dishes on the menu.

This week, we want to know: Which restaurant or deli serves up the best sandwich in East Providence?

Is it , , , , Oxford Tavern or Johnny's Subs & More? Or how about the , , Riccotti Sandwich Shops or ?

Vote in our poll below, then share your thoughts in the comments section. If we left your favorite sandwich shop off the list, note that in the comments as well.

We'll leave the poll up all week then close voting at 9 a.m. Friday. At noon that day, we'll share your top local pick. Then be sure to watch the site over the weekend when we tally up the top votes and announce the sandwich shop that got the most rave reviews across all of our Rhode Island sites.

Because this poll is not scientific, it is not the sole consideration in choosing a winner. The winner will be determined by the Patch editor, based on poll results and reviews on Patch Places. Please vote only once per survey, per Patch.

Terri April 16, 2012 at 11:47 AM
Thanksgiving sandwich @ Schroders Deli
Kevin Oliver April 16, 2012 at 11:52 AM
I haven't been since Jim sold it, but Ricotti's used to make the grandest of them all
Abigail Crocker (Editor) April 16, 2012 at 05:31 PM
I'll have to try your suggestions! I'm getting hungry thinking about it. :) Who else has great sandwiches?
D Bette April 16, 2012 at 06:15 PM
Miller's roast beef sandwiches are years and years of consistent, lean good quality, feel good and very tasty....a sure to satisfy quick sandwich fairly priced! Good ff's too and the clam strips are another favorite of mine!
Suzie Lake April 16, 2012 at 07:20 PM
Ricotti's in Rumford is by far the best. It has a new name (don't know it) but it's still the same.
JenK April 17, 2012 at 01:15 AM
I've been twice since Jim sold it and it's not the same. Okay but nowhere near as good as it used to be.
rhodeman April 17, 2012 at 05:44 PM
Vic's Sandwich Shop, formally Ricotti's, has excellent sandwichs at affordable prices and has outstanding fish & chips!
Joanna Britto April 19, 2012 at 02:03 PM
Vic's Sandwich Shop (formerly Ricotti's) is a hidden gem, on Newport Avenue, they make the best italian grinders around.
Nicole Dupuis April 20, 2012 at 12:02 AM
Vics sub shop (former Riccottis) is the best by far!!! Great subs, friendly staff.
Nicole Dupuis April 20, 2012 at 12:05 AM
The old Riccottis in east providence is the best. Remodled the place, same great workers and very clean now. I goo there everyday for lunch! Affordable prices and the people really care and get to know their customers on a first name basic! Fantastic place to go
cullen April 20, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Jim did not sell riccottis he lost it due to being a bad business man and being DRITY riccottis is now under a new clean and great owner there italian sub is great
Scott D. April 20, 2012 at 12:55 AM
Vics sub shop (formally ricottis ) is hands down the best food in east prov. I eat there twice a week !!!!!
kimberly gravel April 20, 2012 at 01:13 AM
Vic's old ricotti's The BEST chicken stir fry on wrap! YUMMIE!!
Kerri Ferreira April 20, 2012 at 01:28 AM
Vic Sandwich shop in East Providence Yummy the best
Jnine April 20, 2012 at 01:43 AM
Vic's Sub....Italian Deluxe, Mmmm
steve April 20, 2012 at 03:01 AM
its alot better than when jim owned it and its alot cleaner. same people who use to work there minus jim!!! same great food and great service, better subs too!
John Petit April 20, 2012 at 07:09 PM
I go to Zoe's on South Broadway at least twice a week. Best sandwiches and calzones I have ever had. Hamburger and grilled chicken are my favorites. Get the french fries as well, they're fantastic.

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