9 Classic Lunch Dishes Of The USA

The quintessential American comfort food: a juicy beef patty nestled in a bun, served with crispy golden fries.

1. Hamburger with Fries

Thin crust, gooey cheese, and a plethora of toppings characterize this beloved pizza style.

2. New York-style Pizza

Creamy clam chowder served in a hollowed-out sourdough loaf, a signature dish of San Francisco.

3. Clam Chowder in a Bread Bowl

Tender, slow-cooked pulled pork drenched in smoky barbecue sauce, served in a soft bun.

4. BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich

Chunks of succulent lobster meat tossed in a light dressing and piled into a buttered, toasted roll.

5. Lobster Roll

Corned beef, Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing on rye bread, grilled to perfection.

6. Reuben Sandwich

Sliced steak, melted cheese, and sautéed onions piled high in a crusty roll—a Philadelphia favorite.

7. Philly Cheesesteak

A hearty, spicy stew originating from Louisiana, typically featuring a mix of meats, seafood, and okra.

8. Gumbo

A vibrant salad featuring chopped lettuce, tomatoes, bacon, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, blue cheese, and grilled chicken.

9. Cobb Salad