Steve’s Pig & Ox Roast

Sandwich Shop
One of the best

When they say Pig & Ox Roast, they’re not kidding (well, they are kidding just a little: they roast beef, not ox). Check out the long window along one side of the dining room, through which you can inspect the huge roasting contraption and, if you come at the right time, you’ll see the hunks of meat (which include lamb and turkey, too) slowly becoming the stuff of which these fine sandwiches are made.

The beef is served on kummelweck, the caraway-and-salt-spangled bun, only if you specifically ask for it. These are not delicate, rosy slices of beef, but meat that is cooked through and piled high, tender and super-moist, reminding us a little of good pot roast. Add some horseradish from the jar at the self-serve counter and you’ve got yourself some good eating.

Alongside, don’t miss out on Steve’s fresh-cut curly-Q fries, bargain-priced and served in prodigious quantities. You can also get potato or macaroni salad, soups and chili, and pies for dessert, all homemade. And, of course, a tall, icy cup of loganberry to go with.

Steve’s is truly a local place and we’d guess that perhaps 95% of their customers come from the neighborhood. They do a lot of takeout business, but there is a comfortable dining area, and some covered outdoor seating, too.

What to Eat
Steve’s Pig & Ox Roast, Roast Beef
Roast Beef
Buffalo's signature sandwich: beef on weck
Steve’s Pig & Ox Roast, Curly Q Fries
Curly Q Fries
Below these longfellows are delicious chips, bits, and squiggles of fried potato.
Steve’s Pig & Ox Roast, BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
Sweet-sauced roast pork
Directions and Hours
closed now
Monday11am - 8pm
Tuesday11am - 8pm
Wednesday11am - 8pm
Thursday11am - 9pm
Friday11am - 9pm
Saturday11am - 9pm
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
4 stops | 30 MILES | 46 min

From the German word "Kummel," meaning caraway seed, a kummelweck, or simply "weck," is shaped like a Kaiser roll, but crowned with a mantle of seeds and coarse salt so abundant that it crunches audibly when bitten. Stuff a fresh one with carved-to-order roast beef, maybe give it a quick dip in natural gravy and…

Open Year Round
Meals Served
Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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