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John's Roast Pork

14 E. Snyder Ave., Philadelphia, PA - (215) 463-1951
John's is a humble sandwich shop serving some of the best roast pork sandwiches and cheese steaks in Philadelphia, ergo in the world.
100% Approval Rating (4 votes)

Scorecard

5 - Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Roast Pork Sandwich
Cheese Steak

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (4)
Roadfood.com Editor
"John's Roast Pork is a working person's eatery, open only Monday through Friday for breakfast and for lunch, then closing. The shipyards personnel who were its original clientele in 1930 all used to go home for dinner. Heavy industry no longer dominates the ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

14 E. Snyder Ave., Philadelphia, PA
(215) 463-1951

http://www.johnsroastpork.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:Yes
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
A crown jewel of Philadelphia's sandwich culture: John's roast pork topped with garlicky sauteed spinach.
"A crown jewel of Philadelphia's sandwich culture: John's roast pork topped with garlicky sauteed spinach."
Michael Stern





While the name of the place is 'John's Roast Pork,' the beef-heavy cheese steak is no second-class sandwich. No, it is not pretty; but each ingredient is exemplary and the roll is one of Philly's best.
"While the name of the place is 'John's Roast Pork,' the beef-heavy cheese steak is no second-class sandwich. No, it is not pretty; but each ingredient is exemplary and the roll is one of Philly's best."
Michael Stern


An inside look at John's spectacular roast pork sandwich with spinach rabe.
"An inside look at John's spectacular roast pork sandwich with spinach rabe."
Cliff Strutz


Street food at its finest. John's couldn't be more humble and informal; and yet the sandwiches you get at this little joint are magnificent.
"Street food at its finest. John's couldn't be more humble and informal; and yet the sandwiches you get at this little joint are magnificent."
Michael Stern


Any doubt as to what's the specialty of the house at John's Roast Pork? While common at restaurants throughout the South, signs showing happy pigs are a rarity in the Northeast.
"Any doubt as to what's the specialty of the house at John's Roast Pork? While common at restaurants throughout the South, signs showing happy pigs are a rarity in the Northeast."
Michael Stern



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