San Luis Obispo

The menu at Ben Franklin’s Sandwiches offers a variety of the top sandwiches in SLO, along with fresh salads, hot soup, homemade chili & more.

Deli meats and veggies in SLO

Ordering is Easy!

Our sandwiches are a generous 7 inches!

1. Choose Your Roll

French, Whole Wheat, Sourdough, or Marble Rye

2. Choose Your Fillings

Select from our numbered options, specialty sandwiches, or create your own!

3. Choose Your Toppings

The Works includes Oil & Vinegar, Mayonnaise, Spicy Brown Mustard, Tomatoes, Pickles, Onions, Shredded Iceberg Lettuce & Black Pepper

Breakfast Sandwiches

Fresh breakfast sandwich in SLO with eggs and bacon

Ben's Breakfast Sandwich

Two freshly made scrambled eggs, your choice of bacon, sausage or ham, plus cheddar cheese all on your choice of roll. Topped with a touch of mayo and a tad of mustard, iceberg lettuce, tomato, light onion and black pepper. Feel free to add or subtract to your taste! Pair it with a cup of our locally roasted coffee to get your day started right!

Served daily 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Soups, Salads, Sandwiches and More

Turkey and salami sandwich with cheese, tomatoes, pickles and lettuce

Sandwiches by Number

All sandwiches listed below include The Works

  1. Ham, Turkey & Cheese
  2. Turkey, Roast Beef & Cheese
  3. Ham & American Cheese
  4. Turkey Breast & Swiss Cheese
  5. Turkey Breast & Jack Cheese
  6. Ham, Salami & Swiss Cheese
  7. Ham, Salami & Jack Cheese
  8. Roast Beef & Swiss Cheese
  9. Roast Beef & Jack Cheese
  10. Pastrami & Jack Cheese
  11. Turkey, Roast Beef, Pastrami & Jack Cheese
  12. Roast Beef, Pastrami & Jack Cheese
  13. Salami, Roast Beef & Pepperoni
  14.  Italian Sausage & Provolone
  15. Linguica & Mozzarella
  16.  Pastrami & Pepperoni
  17.  Pastrami, Pepperoni & Linguica
  18.  Salami, Pepperoni & Linguica
  19. Italian Sausage, Pepperoni & Linguica
  20. AMS: All meats & one cheese
  21. Cheese Combo – All Cheeses (except Cream)
  22. Tuna Salad
  23. Cream Cheese, Olive & Cucumber
  24. Avocado & Cream Cheese
  25. BBQ Beef & Jack Cheese
  26. Bacon, Tomato, Avocado & Jack Cheese

CREATE YOUR OWN!
You choose two meats and one cheese, then we’ll do the rest!

Juicy meatball sub on french bread with a beer on tap

Specialty Sandwiches

MEATBALL SANDWICH
Hot, juicy meatballs topped with provolone and Parmesan cheese along with our zesty tomato-mushroom sauce

BEN’S HOT ITALIANO
Italian sausage, mozzarella cheese, mushroom-tomato sauce and pepperoncini peppers warmed up to create a “hot” sandwich

COLD ITALIAN SUB
Ham, Cotto Salami and Pepperoni with Provolone Cheese and your choice of The Works

BEN’S ATC
A combo with Ben’s avocado mixture, turkey and your choice of cheese, customized with your choice of The Works

CLUB SANDWICH
Turkey breast, 3 strips of bacon and tomatoes with your choice of The Works

BEN’S CALIFORNIAN
Roast beef, pepper jack cheese, green chiles, pepperoncini peppers and our oil-vinegar dressing, heated

BEN’S CHICKEN BREAST SANDWICH
A boneless, skinless chicken breast topped with your choice of The Works

BEN’S EGG SALAD
Made fresh to order with three eggs and your choice of The Works

VEGGIE CONNECTION
Tomatoes, olives, bell peppers, cucumbers, mushrooms, spices and your choice of cheese – served hot or cold. Includes your choice of The Works

Ben's Chef Salad with Whalebird Kombucha

Salads

All salads include your choice of dressing: Ranch, Blue Cheese, 1000-Island, Italian, Lo-Cal Italian, Honey Mustard, Caesar, or Oil & Vinegar. Spinach may be substituted for any lettuce.

CHEF SALAD
A bed of romaine lettuce with ham, turkey, Swiss cheese, egg, tomato and croutons

TUNA SALAD
A generous portion of fresh tuna salad on a bed of romaine lettuce with egg, tomatoes and croutons

VEGGIE SALAD
A bed of romaine lettuce with our veggie mix (tomatoes, olives, bell peppers, cucumbers, mushrooms and spices), topped with croutons, onions and grated cheese

GARDEN SALAD
Lettuce, tomato, sprouts, olives, pepperoncini, croutons

CHICKEN TACO SALAD
Seasoned chicken breast on top of a bed of Taco Works® tortilla chips and iceberg lettuce, finished with grated cheese, salsa and sour cream

TACO SALAD
A layer of Taco Works® tortilla chips topped with Ben’s homemade chili, cheese, iceberg lettuce, salsa and sour cream

CAESAR SALAD
Romaine lettuce tossed with bacon bits (soy based), Parmesan cheese & croutons in Caesar dressing

CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD

 

Ben Franklin's homemade chili

Sides & Add-Ons

CHILI
Made in-house with kidney beans, beef and spices

HOT DOG
1/4 lb. Grilled

SIDE SALADS
Pasta, Potato & Macaroni, all made in house

SOUP OF THE DAY

CHIPS

ADD-ONS & SUBSTITUTIONS

VEGGIES
Tomatoes, Onions, Olives, Bell Peppers, Cucumbers, Mushrooms, Green Chiles, Alfalfa Sprouts, Pickles, Pepperoncini Peppers or Ben’s Veggie Mix (A Blend of Tomatoes, Olives, Bell Peppers, Cucumbers, Mushrooms & Spices)

AVOCADO & CREAM CHEESE MIX

MEATS
Turkey, Ham, Roast Beef, Pastrami, Hard Salami, Cotto Salami, Italian Sausage, Pepperoni

CHICKEN BREAST

CHEESES
American, Cream Cheese, Swiss, Monterey Jack, Mozzarella, Provolone, Cheddar or Jalapeño

1/4 pound grilled hot dog with ketchup and mustard at our SLO sandwich shop

Kid's Menu

MY DOG SPOT
1/4 lb. Grilled Hot Dog

TOMMY’S SPECIAL
Turkey, American Cheese & Mayo

MADDIE’S MAC-N-CHEESE
Genuine Kraft® Macaroni & Cheese

KID’S CUP
Small Side of Kid-Friendly Finger Foods

bottled teas, juices and sodas at local sandwich shop in SLO

Drinks

FOUNTAIN DRINKS
Coke, Diet Coke, Barq’s Root Beer, Lemonade, Sprite®, Brewed Regular & Mango Iced Tea, Hot Tea & Coffee

NON-ALCOHOLIC BOTTLES & CANS
Pepsi, Juices, Teas, Sodas & Milk

BEER
Bud & Modelo Especial on Tap
Bottled Domestic & Premium Beers

 

Freshly Baked Goods in SLO at Ben Franklin's

Desserts

FRESH BAKED GOODS
Rice Krispy® Bars
Caramel-Chocolate Chunk Brownies
Chocolate Chip Cookies
White Choc. Macadamia Nut Cookies

CANDY BARS
Peanut M&Ms, Snickers

Call Us to Ask About Our Daily Special or Pre-Order for Pick Up

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