Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, a Delaware-founded sub chain made famous by President Joe Biden, is coming to Austin. Capriotti’s, operating as a ghost kitchen, is open as of April 26, at 5610 North Interstate 35. A location will open nearby at 1200 Barbara Jordan Boulevard over Labor Day Weekend in September, with a second location planned in the Hill Country Galleria in December.
Capriotti’s serves Delaware-style subs with specialty options like several kinds of cheesesteaks (including one that uses wagyu beef from Snake River Farms), its popular slow-roasted turkey, and the Thanksgiving-inspired Bobbie with turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and mayonnaise. The latter sandwich — which is Biden’s order — helped the U.S. clinch the Washington Post’s 2014 World Cup of Sandwiches title. There are also salads, fries, and cookies.
Capriotti’s was founded by Lois and Alan Margolet in Wilmington, Delaware in 1976. The company moved its headquarters to Las Vegas in 2008. Capriotti’s is coming to Austin courtesy Julian King, a 20-year industry veteran who was most recently the general manager of hot downtown Mexican restaurant Comedor.
Capriotti’s is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily with pickups and third-party deliveries.