When you think of iconic Flint area restaurants in business for 50+ years, you think of the Torch in Downtown Flint, Little Joe's in Grand Blanc, Whitey's in Davison or any of these 25 Genesee County restaurants in business over 50 years.

The Flint-famous sandwich shop named "most delicious" by the publication Cheapism, is the only Michigan place represented in the United States, too.

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Big John Steak & Onion

Anyone from the Flint area can tell you, Big John Steak & Onion deserves this national recognition for most delicious sub, hoagie or grinder. Not only is the ribeye steak they use seasoned and cooked perfectly, but it's generously loaded into the bread roll, too.

When you add in onion, banana peppers and cheese -- the flavors are unmatched by any other sub shop in the state (and that includes the big chains).

How many Big John Steak & Onion locations in Michigan?

Right now, Big John is located in 15 cities in Mid-Michigan:

  • one each in Burton, Clio, Davison, Grand Blanc, Owosso and Saginaw
  • three around Lansing
  • six around Flint

Big John Steak & Onion serves more than famous steak sandwiches.

If you want other flavors, the menu has you covered with Philly Chicken, Ham & Cheese, Turkey or Spicy Italian subs, too. Of course, you can even get a salad to feel somewhat healthy.

Congratulations to a Flint legend for national recognition. Although, we knew it all along.

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