Ocean State Sandwich Company is a local small business owned and operated by Eric Handwerger. The first location opened in Johnston, Rhode Island in 2012 and received great feedback from the community. With lots of hard work and gorilla marketing targeting local businesses for lunch catering, Ocean State Sandwich Company took off and has since become a staple for great sandwiches in the area. The restaurant then expanded to their second location in downtown Providence in 2014 where they experienced even more success. Ocean State Sandwich Company focuses on providing quality sandwiches for a great price while using as many local ingredients as possible. Everything is made in-house and they even roast and slice their own meats. Ocean State also offers different daily specials and featured homemade soups. One of the most popular sandwiches is the Apple Valley Turkey thatís made with house-roasted turkey, bacon, sliced apple, red onion, cheddar, and sun-dried tomato mayonnaise on a toasted, thick-sliced whole wheat bread. Another fan favorite that Eric worked hard experimenting with until it was perfect is the Ocean State Ultimate Grinder. Itís an Italian grinder made with hot capicola, mortadella, soppressata, genoa, sharp provolone, lettuce, tomato, red onion, oil & vinegar, and housemade sun-dried tomato & banana pepper relish on a Buonoís sub roll. Where other restaurantsí hot pepper relish often overpowers the sandwich, Eric worked hard to develop their sun-dried tomato and banana pepper relish that adds heat to the sandwich, but doesnít take away from the other ingredients. Other popular items include the Apple Tree Chicken Salad, Coventry Club, and Antipasto Salad. The Johnston location primarily focuses on the catering side of the business while the Providence location offers breakfast and lunch. There is also online ordering available for the Providence location so customers can order ahead. Ocean State Sandwich Company also offers many different gluten-free options like gluten-free breads and soups. When it comes to catering parties large and small can order platters, individual box lunches, or several other packages. Thereís something for everyone here, and any appetite is sure to be satisfied. The atmosphere is inviting and light-hearted while the staff is friendly and eager to help. Ocean State Sandwich Company is open Monday through Friday and their slogan is ìPractice safe sandwiches, use a condimentî. Be sure to stop by for a meal and experience you wonít forget!
155 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903