When it comes to the sandwich, the options are endless.

They can be as simple or as complicated as you would like, and what you decide to put in the middle is entirely up to you.  Here in Montana, when you think of the sandwich, lots of locals think of the famous "Porkchop Sandwich" which is a staple in not only Butte but the rest of the state as well.

However, when it comes to the best sandwich spot in the state, who reigns supreme?

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The folks over at Distinctly Montana have come out with their list of the Best Of Montana 2023, and when it comes to sandwiches, it was no easy task to pick a winner, but we have one and the spot that took the crown has a lengthy history here in Montana.

Before we reveal the winner, let's take a look at 5 restaurant chains that are pure Montana.

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The best sandwich shop in Montana for 2023 goes to the legendary Pickle Barrel.

The Pickle Barrel was started in Bozeman back in 1975 by Ken and Kerry Olson and has become a right of passage for MSU students, locals, and tourists. Not only are the sandwiches delicious, they're also massive and with both hot and cold sandwich options, you won't have any issue finding a favorite or two or three.

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Michelle Wolfe

Currently, the Pickle Barrel has two locations. The original location is in Bozeman next to the MSU campus and the second location is in downtown Livingston. Other sandwich shops receiving love from Distinctly Montana include The Uphill Grill in Helena and Tagliare Delicatessen in Missoula

What is your favorite Montana sandwich shop? Let us know by sending us a message on our radio station app.

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