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Friday, May 28, 2021

Bloomington's Best Tenderloin Sandwiches

Categories: Wine & Culinary

Pork tenderloin sandwiches are considered an Indiana delicacy. It's a simple meal, but it packs a punch of flavor that Midwesterners can't get enough of. If you've never had a pork tenderloin sandwich, or if you're a tenderloin connoisseur, grab one of the following sandwiches from a B-Town restaurant the next time you visit. Let us know which restaurant serves your favorite tenderloin in the comments!
 

Classic Tenderloins

Pork tenderloin sandwich from Nick's English Hut

Enjoy a classic, no frills pork tenderloin sandwich from the following B-Town restaurants:

The Cabin
Pork Tenderloin, $8.99
Hand-tenderized pork loin, breaded or grilled, on a challah roll.

Crazy Horse
Classic Breaded Tenderloin, $8.99
Breaded and deep-fried pork loin on a Kaiser bun with lettuce and tomato.

Tenderloin Sliders, $8.99
Two hand-breaded pork tenderloin sliders with lettuce, onion, and garlic aioli. 

Hoosier Bar & Grill
HBG Pork Tenderloin, $8.99
Tenderized, hand-breaded or grilled, on a Kaiser roll.

Irish Lion
Pork Tenderloin Sandwich, $9.00
House-made breaded pork tenderloin served deluxe on a bun.

Smokin' Jack's Rib Shack
Bill's Hand-Breaded Tenderloin, $8.50
A plate-sized, hand-breaded pork loin on a Kaiser bun.

Nick's English Hut
Breaded or Grilled Pork Tenderloin, $9.99
Breaded or grilled pork tenderloin with your choice of toppings.

Porthole Inn Bar & Grill
Breaded or Grilled Tenderloin, $10.50
Served with your choice of cheese and lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles, and mayo.

Trojan Horse
Breaded or Grilled Tenderloin, $7.00
Deep-fried breaded pork loin or lightly seasoned and grilled tenderloin, cooked to perfection and served on a bun. Dressed your way.

Wee Willie's
Pork Tenderloin Sandwich, $8.99
Grilled or breaded, dressed your way.

Yogi's Bar & Grill
Hoosier Tenderloin, $9.50
Breaded pork tenderloin served with lettuce, onions, pickles, mayo, and mustard on a brioche bun.


Elevated Tenderloins

Pork tenderloin sandwich from Upland

Take it up a notch with these slightly elevated pork tenderloin sandwiches:

Scenic View Restaurant
Tempura Tenderloin, $10.50
Tempura-battered pork tenderloin on a split-top bun, served with romaine lettuce, tomato, and onion on the side.

Upland Brewpub
Hoosier Classic Tenderloin Sandwich, $12.00
Hand-breaded cutlet served with chow chow, shredded lettuce, red onion, house-made pickle chips, and whole-grain mustard aioli.

Seitan-derloin Sandwich, $12.00
Three Carrots seitan served with chow chow, shredded lettuce, red onion, and house-made pickle chips.


Bargain Tenderloins

Pork tenderloin sandwich from Hinkle's

Grab a great pork tenderloin sandwich for less than $7.00 at these Bloomington eateries:

Hinkle's Hamburgers
Breaded or Grilled Tenderloin, $5.05
Hand-cut and pounded pork loin, freshly breaded or grilled.

Jiffy Treet West
Breaded Pork Tenderloin, $2.99
Deep-fried breaded pork loin on a sesame bun with lettuce, tomato, and red onion. Jumbo-size your sandwich for an additional dollar.

Office Lounge
Breaded Tenderloin, $5.95
Plate-sized breaded tenderloin with your choice of toppings.

Grilled Tenderloin, $6.50
Plate-sized grilled tenderloin with your choice of toppings.


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Alyssa Davis

Alyssa Davis

Alyssa is the Digital Content Coordinator at Visit Bloomington. She's a proud Indiana University alumna, mom to four cats, and Formula 1 enthusiast. When she isn't at work, you can find Alyssa checking out the newest restaurants in the area with her husband, curled up at home with a great book, or planning her next trip to a destination near or far.

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