Monday, November 18, 2013

Capriotti's to Open First D.C. Location Thursday, November 21

Capastrami® (Credit: Capriotti's)

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Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, founded in Wilmington, DE and long a favorite of Delaware beach-goers, expands its presence on the East Coast as it opens its first location Thursday, November 21 in the Nation’s Capital at 18th and M Streets NW.

Known for roasting whole turkeys daily and making sandwiches to order, Capriotti’s is being brought to the DC market by local businessman George Vincent, Jr. The 32 year-old Landon School and University of Maryland graduate plans to open a dozen Capriotti’s location in the region over the next two years.

The Bobbie® (Credit: Capriotti's)

Hot and cold sub sandwiches in three sizes, sandwiches made to order, a selection of salads and four vegetarian subs, plus a kid’s menu make up the offerings at Capriotti’s. The best seller, The Bobbie, voted “Greatest Sandwich in America” by AOL readers, is made with in-house roasted turkey, homemade stuffing, cranberry sauce and a touch of mayo. Another favorite, the Capistrami, combines hot pastrami, Swiss cheese, Russian dressing and Cole slaw.

The store will be open seven days for lunch and dinner. On Sunday through Wednesday hours will be 11 am until 10 pm. Late night hours will be in effect on weekends with hours being 11 am until 3:30 am on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

“Capriotti’s is dedicated to providing a one-of-a-kind sandwich experience to our customers by serving quality homemade subs,” said Ashley Morris, CEO of Capriotti’s. “We are thrilled to announce our first location in Washington D.C. and anticipate a warm welcome from the local community.”

“I was born and raised here” said franchisee Vincent, “and I believe that the Washington D.C. area is a prime location for Capriotti’s because of the robust professional community combined with the region’s burgeoning food scene. The palate of the National Capital region is expanding and is ready for Capriotti’s signature fresh-made sandwiches.”

1800 M Street NW
Washington D.C. 20036.
Sunday – Wednesday 11 am – 10 pm
Thursday - Saturday 11 am – 3:30 am
For general information, franchising or catering

About Capriotti’s Sandwich Company:
Founded in 1976, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop is an award-winning sandwich shop that remains true to their 37 year tradition of slow-roasting whole, all natural turkeys in-house every day. Capriotti’s fresh ingredients, homemade subs and unique menu items have won numerous accolades including being named one of the “10 Great Places for a Surprising Sandwich” by USA Today and is a recent winner of “Best of” awards in Delaware, Las Vegas, Dallas, Quad Cities, Eastern Shore and San Diego. Capriotti’s cold, grilled and vegetarian subs, cheese steaks and salads are available at more than 95 company-owned and franchise locations in 13 states across the U.S. including: Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Wisconsin, Nevada and Utah. Their signature sub, Bobbie®, was voted “The Greatest Sandwich in America” by thousands of readers across the country and reported by  For more information, visit