The quality of a deli is a sort of math equation: The number of construction trucks in the parking divided by the number of minutes it takes to get your sandwich multiplied by the sum of the number of flavors of potato chips. Extra points for homemade cookies at the counter, more than an inch of meat or a solid Reuben.
Sonoma Sourdough Sandwiches on State Farm Drive in Rohnert Park ranks a solid 15 on the deli scale, and that’s before even weighing in the fact that their sandwiches come on a hearty, toasted sourdough sub roll. They have a solid Reuben, natch, along with more than a dozen sandwiches on the menu ranging from a meaty combination of cold cuts to spicy chicken or vegetarian.
Special orders gladly accepted. Service is coldly efficient but makes for a lightning fast in and out. The digs are minimal, but most folks order to go. It’s hidden away in an industrial area so you won’t get many slowpokes holding up the line with annoying questions about gluten-free bread or vegan mayo. In, out, eat.
5440 State Farm Drive, Rohnert Park. Locations also at 7285 Snyder Lane, Rohnert Park and 1320 Industrial Ave., Petaluma.