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John's Roast Pork

14 E. Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148 (Bella Vista / Queen Village)
(215) 463-1951
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Alexandria, Virginia, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I really wanted to like this place. I did a lot of research about Philly cheesesteaks and decided to go to this place based on various reviews. The drive to find the place was interesting. The smell emitting from the little shop was delicious. There was a really long line which seemed to bode well for the food. I was... More

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Moreno Valley, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had heard about John's from locals, so off we went ! I like that you can easily park across street in shopping center if it's too full on street. We we walked up there were about 15 Motorcycle Cops mingling around waiting for their sandwiches so that's a good indication that it's good ! There was a small line... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've been going to John's for over 10 years. It's my go to for cheesesteaks or roast beef sandwiches. Make sure you get a large, bread is better than the kaiser rolls. You can't tell from the outside but it's the best in Philly and I've been to the others. Just make sure that you know what you want while... More

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South Jersey
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200 reviews 200 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife and I recently visited John's and were amazed at just how good the Roast Pork with sharp provolone and spinach actually is. The Pork is slow roasted, very tender and extremely tasty. The addition of the sharp provolone and spinach just made it even better. We also had a Cheese Steak which of course included sharp provolone, not... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Stop in for the roast pork whenever I get close. I like it with spinach raab and sharp provolone. The store opens early for breakfast. Small restaurant order at counter seating on side. Has been at that location since 1930

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Philly
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165 reviews 165 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Just had the opportunity to experience John's again today. The seeded roll, the twelve ounces of meat, perfectly chopped onions, (I prefer the American cheese), all for $ 10. There is no question that John's serves up the best of Philly. (I also recommend Joe's in the Northeast) .Also highly recommended is the pork sandwich. Hard to say which is... More

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Wilmington, DE
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68 reviews 68 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is probably one of the best places to get a sandwich in South Philly and maybe more. The Roast Pork with sharp provolone is an incredible sandwich. You get what you pay for at Johns as their samm'ies are not anemic. The first time there, ordering can get a bit hectic to get used to, but you wont be... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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667 reviews 667 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
290 helpful votes 290 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We came for the roast pork and were given a great version that I will remember. So we went for a large roast pork with sharp (provolone). The line was long, but moved quickly and was totally worth the wait. The result was a sandwich stuffed full of soft roast pork and wet from the gravy. The cheese was a... More

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Middletown, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

next time we are in Philly, we will definitely go back to John's Roast Pork!! We were there this weekend doing college visits with our daughter. We tried Pat's, Geno's and John's Roast Pork for Philly Cheesesteaks over the course of the weekend!!! We went to Pat's on Saturday, which was really good, Geno's on Sunday, which we didn't really... More

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London, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The GOOD: tasty freshly cooked beef yummy provolone great service The NOT SO GOOD: Not very much to be honest Finally got to make a visit here after it being closed last time I came here. Came here early and it was nice and refreshing to see the steak being cooked from scratch and not being precooked. Got chatting to... More

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Additional Information about John's Roast Pork

Address: 14 E. Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19148
Phone Number: (215) 463-1951
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
Cuisine: Barbecue, Sandwiches

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