A sandwich shop is an example of a delicatessen.
Origin of delicatessen
- German Delikatessen from pl. of Delikatesse delicacy from French délicatesse from Italian delicatezza from delicato delicate, dainty from Latin dēlicātus pleasing delicate
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- The sense of store much more recent, originating in ellipsis from the common attributive use, as in delicatessen shop, delicatessen store, etc.