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Big John Steak & Onion

3490 Okemos Rd, Okemos, MI 48864-3984
+1 517-381-2465
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good49%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwich” (12 reviews)
“subs” (2 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Steakhouse, Fast food
3490 Okemos Rd, Okemos, MI 48864-3984
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Was impressed by the friendly and welcoming attitude of Veronica and Marcos. The sandwich was fresh, and the meat was juicy and not overcooked. Was impressed with the industry and work ethic of these two. The entire time when not preparing food they were cleaning....More

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stopped for lunch on a weekday. Easy access from I-96. I ordered a steak and cheese sandwich and mac n cheese. The sandwich was great. Served hot. The meat had a real good flavor and there was plenty of meat and cheese on the sandwich....More

Thank PapaBaar
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This locally owned franchise was started in Michigan and spread out from Flint, Michigan by a "Big John." You can see your steak being grilled and your sandwich assembled. It is good value for money and the taste is worth the detour on Okemos Road....More

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 12 April 2016

You can order several different subs with many different combinations of meats, cheeses and other toppings. The food is made to order, but your order is done very quickly. Service is good and the employees do make helpful suggestions when you want to venture away...More

1  Thank mgcdriver
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

I have always wanted to try one of these sandwiches and finally did. The sandwich was excellent . Quickly cooked to order by a very friendly and helpful staff.

1  Thank Craig E
Reviewed 11 November 2015

I like to watch them grill the meat and make the sandwich. quality is always good and staff is very nice and take the time to explain the menu.

1  Thank Richard J
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Food is cooked when you order and as you watch. A lot of good choices for hot sandwiches. Only drawback was drink machine was not working when I was there.

1  Thank Richard J
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Very good sandwiches. Not fancy and not much on the menu but good. Young lady taking orders was very nice and helpful explaining what they offered. Other young lady cooking knew what she was doing and was very quick and accurate.

1  Thank Snickerdoddle
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We planned a day of shopping, followed by a nice relaxed dinner at Dusty's Cellar. Well the dinner was a disaster. My husband did not eat and was still hungry. We headed back toward the highway to go home and there was Big John's Steak...More

1  Thank Hope W
Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

Finally decided to stop in and see how good their steak and cheese subs are. I was not disappointed. They use fresh steak, not frozen and cook on a flat top stove. The roll is a bit soft but otherwise they make a great sandwich....More

1  Thank Edelan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3490 Okemos Rd, Okemos, MI 48864-3984
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Okemos
  • Phone Number: +1 517-381-2465
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