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John's Sandwich Shop

2400 Harrison Ave., Butte, MT - (406) 782-1783
John's is home of the Pork Chop Sandwich, a Montana specialty invented here in the 1920s: ground pork deep fried and bunned with all the proper condiments.
72% Approval Rating (11 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
pork chop sandwich

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (2)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Other than Snappy Lunch in North Carolina (reviewed here at Roadfood.com), Montana is the only place we know where pork chop sandwiches are a passion. You can find them served throughout the Treasure State, but the best place to eat a pork chop sandwich is the city ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

2400 Harrison Ave., Butte, MT
(406) 782-1783

http://www.porkchopjohns.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
According to the young lady behind the counter, the preferred way to dress one of John's pork chop sandwiches is with pickle, mustard and onion.
"According to the young lady behind the counter, the preferred way to dress one of John's pork chop sandwiches is with pickle, mustard and onion."
Cliff Strutz





John's offers several different sandwiches, but it is the pork chop sandwich that made them famous and is an essential Roadfood
"John's offers several different sandwiches, but it is the pork chop sandwich that made them famous and is an essential Roadfood "must eat.""
Cliff Strutz


John's is not for the claustrophobic as the entire sitting area consists of about a dozen counter seats.  Just a few minutes after this photo was taken, all the seats were occupied.
"John's is not for the claustrophobic as the entire sitting area consists of about a dozen counter seats. Just a few minutes after this photo was taken, all the seats were occupied."
Cliff Strutz


For those in a hurry or not fortunate enough to snag one of John's precious seats, there is a take-out window by the front door.
"For those in a hurry or not fortunate enough to snag one of John's precious seats, there is a take-out window by the front door."
Cliff Strutz


Wholesome, Healthful, and Delicious: three happy pork chops!
"Wholesome, Healthful, and Delicious: three happy pork chops!"
Michael Stern


The great old sign has unfortunately been taken down.  It was replaced by this more pedestrian exterior.
"The great old sign has unfortunately been taken down. It was replaced by this more pedestrian exterior."
Cliff Strutz


The Harrison Avenue location is very convenient for those traveling on I-90 or I-15, but lacks the atmosphere of the downtown location.
"The Harrison Avenue location is very convenient for those traveling on I-90 or I-15, but lacks the atmosphere of the downtown location."
Cliff Strutz


The city of Butte is a culinary archeologist's dream, where ancient signs on old buildings advertise long-gone restaurants.  The pork chop sandwich has survived!
"The city of Butte is a culinary archeologist's dream, where ancient signs on old buildings advertise long-gone restaurants. The pork chop sandwich has survived!"
Michael Stern



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