The “leftover’’ turkey sandwich can feature some of our favorite fixin’s – stuffing, cranberry sauce, sometimes even green beans – but no slaving over the stove or awkward table conversation with relatives is required.
If you find yourself with a hankering for one of these sandwiches before or after your yearly celebration, check out our list of portable Thanksgiving feasts in Boston and beyond.
By Gina Tomaine and Jon Palmer, Boston.com correspondents
All Star Sandwich Bar presents “The Gobbler,’’ a mouthful of a sandwich filled with oven-roasted turkey, apple-sausage stuffing, orange-cranberry relish, mayo, and gravy on rustic white bread.
$8.95, All Star Sandwich Bar, 1245 Cambridge St., Cambridge, 617-868-3065.
Boloco takes a new twist on the Thanksgiving dinner sandwich with its “The Late November’’ wrap. This wrap is a Thanksgiving-inspired blend of house-roasted turkey, homemade stuffing, green beans, and tangy cranberry chutney.
$7 (Original size), various locations in Greater Boston, 617-357-9013.
Earl of Sandwich’s “Holiday Turkey Sandwich’’ has oven-roasted turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, mayonnaise, and warm gravy. The sandwich chain, which just opened a location on Boston Common, will be offering the sandwich through early January.
$6.49, Earl of Sandwich, 1 B Charles Street, Boston, 617-426-1395.
Davio’s To Go’s specialty is the “Tomorrow’s Turkey Sandwich,’’ complete with oven-roasted turkey, stuffing, cranberry apple chutney, and gravy.
$13, Davio’s To Go, 75 Arlington St., Boston, 617-357-4810.
This traditional open-faced sandwich includes fresh roasted turkey served open face on toasted nine-grain bread with stuffing, cranberry sauce, and mashed potatoes.
$9.95, John Brewer’s Tavern, 39 Main St., Waltham, 781-894-9700.
The Fat Cat in Quincy offers up a “Fat Turkey Sandwich.’’ This tempting Thanksgiving twist includes fried turkey breast, cranberry mango chutney, cornbread stuffing, chipotle mayo, apple smoked bacon, all on a ciabatta roll.
$8, The Fat Cat, 24 Chestnut St., Quincy, 617-471-4363.
The sandwich shop, which won Improper Bostonian’s Best of Boston 2012 award, will serve its “Apple Stuffed Turkey Sandwich’’ – sliced turkey, home made cranberry sauce, baked apple stuffing, lettuce, and mayo, served on Sourdough – until Christmas.
$10.95, Sam LaGrassa’s,
One of the best selling sandwiches at this Cambridge institution, “The Pilgrim’’ consists of smoked turkey breast, stuffing, and cranberry sauce on baguette.
$8.95, Cardullo’s, 6 Brattle St., Cambridge, 617-491-8888
Stephanie’s features a sandwich that would make mom proud: an open faced Thanksgiving sandwich with roasted turkey, squash mayonnaise, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce, and gravy on toasted sourdough bread.
$19, Stephanie’s on Newbury, 190 Newbury St., Boston, 617-236-0990.
Neillios Gourmet Kitchen features the “Turkey Terrific,’’ a sandwich that has been its signature dish since 1978. This sandwich has carved turkey and prepared with cranberry, mayonnaise, and homemade stuffing.
$7.95, Neillios Gourmet Kitchen, 53 Bedford St., Lexington, 781-861-8466.
Pemberton Farms offers “The Mayflower,’’ a sandwich of freshly roasted turkey breast, sage stuffing, cranberry relish, lettuce, and mayo on sourdough.
$7.75, Pemberton Farms, 2225 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-491-2244.