Restaurants in Butte, MT

Although Butte is surrounded by all the usual franchised restaurants, the heart of the city sports a variety of ethnic and inventive fare that reflect the incredible diversity of the old mining town’s early citizens. We are smitten by the century-old Pekin Noodle Parlor, an upstairs eatery off “China Alley” that still has private dining booths and a retro-Cantonese of chop suey and egg foo yung. And what culinary adventurer can resist the allure of John’s Sandwich Shop, known as Pork Chop John’s?  First served in 1924, John’s piggy chop on a bun is now popular throughout The Treasure State, and it is advertised at its original location on Mercury Street by an hilarious image of gaily dancing human-faced pork chops named Wholesome, Healthful, and Delicious.

Butte’s Most Famous Dishes

Plate holds breakfast pork chops with eggs and a bowl of grits.

Pork Chops

Prime rib dinner ... hearty Northwest eats

Prime Rib

A fried seafood platter of oysters, scallops, shrimp, onion rings, and hushpuppies, plus a cup of cole slaw

All Things Fried

Cheeseburger

Butte’s Best Restaurants

John’s Sandwich Shop - Pork Chop Sandwich
John’s Sandwich Shop

BUTTE, MT

Matt’s Place

BUTTE, MT

Lydia’s Supper Club

BUTTE, MT

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