Best cheesesteaks in Philadelphia

Check out the top cheesesteaks in Philadelphia, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Pat's King of Steaks
1. Pat's King of Steaks
host-0host-1host-2
56 local reviews
1237 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia
+1 215-468-1546
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Omar
"The Best Cheesesteak in Philly" is a battle: Pat's vs. Geno's. ... They are actually two competitors across t…
Richard
Pat's or Gino's? Get both and you decide! (Shhhh, don't tell anyone but Pat's is WAAAAY better!) Beware: Be fa…
Denise
It's considered to be one of the best cheesesteak joints in Philly. They have an ongoing rivalry with Geno's …
1. Pat's King of Steaks
1. Pat's King of Steaks
host-0host-1host-2
56 local reviews
1237 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia
+1 215-468-1546
Omar
Omar
"The Best Cheesesteak in Philly" is a battle: Pat's vs. Geno's. ... They are actually two competitors across the street from each other. If …
Richard
Richard
Pat's or Gino's? Get both and you decide! (Shhhh, don't tell anyone but Pat's is WAAAAY better!) Beware: Be familiar with customary Cheesest…
Denise
Denise
It's considered to be one of the best cheesesteak joints in Philly. They have an ongoing rivalry with Geno's Steaks across the street. (I …
2. Reading Terminal Market
2. Reading Terminal Market
host-0host-1host-2
126 local reviews
51 North 12th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-922-2317
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
Bobby
Reading Terminal If your looking for some great local food, cheesesteaks, Pizza, Deserts, And everything else …
Melissa
You can't visit Philadelphia without stopping by Reading Terminal for lunch - America's oldest continuously op…
tyler
Reading Terminal Market, the nation’s oldest continuously open farmers’ market since 1893, features a variety …
2. Reading Terminal Market
2. Reading Terminal Market
host-0host-1host-2
126 local reviews
51 North 12th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-922-2317
Bobby
Bobby
Reading Terminal If your looking for some great local food, cheesesteaks, Pizza, Deserts, And everything else you can think of you must visi…
Melissa
Melissa
You can't visit Philadelphia without stopping by Reading Terminal for lunch - America's oldest continuously operating farmers' market. If yo…
tyler
tyler
Reading Terminal Market, the nation’s oldest continuously open farmers’ market since 1893, features a variety of regional food vendors and r…
3. Govinda's Vegetarian Cuisine
3. Govinda's Vegetarian Cuisine
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
1408 South Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-545-5452
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Samantha
Sooo good. I'm not vegan nor vegetarian and I love this place. They made some deal with the devil with their m…
Mary
Two words. Seitan cheesesteak. Oh and the chocolate covered strawberry shortcake is heavenly.
Cara
Local- only 2 blocks away
3. Govinda's Vegetarian Cuisine
3. Govinda's Vegetarian Cuisine
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
1408 South Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-545-5452
Samantha
Samantha
Sooo good. I'm not vegan nor vegetarian and I love this place. They made some deal with the devil with their mock-goods. "Chicken" nuggets a…
Mary
Mary
Two words. Seitan cheesesteak. Oh and the chocolate covered strawberry shortcake is heavenly.
Cara
Cara
Local- only 2 blocks away
4. Cosmi's Deli
4. Cosmi's Deli
host-0host-1host-2
6 local reviews
1501 South 8th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-468-6093
Meal takeawayRestaurantFood
Kristen
Great Cheesesteaks and Hoagies for locals, at local prices. Stop by Termini, a famous bakery on the same bloc…
Nkemdilim
They make great cheesesteaks and hoagies! Make sure to order on a seeded roll for the full experience.
Rob
One of my favorite places to get hoagies and cheesesteaks.
4. Cosmi's Deli
4. Cosmi's Deli
host-0host-1host-2
6 local reviews
1501 South 8th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-468-6093
Kristen
Kristen
Great Cheesesteaks and Hoagies for locals, at local prices. Stop by Termini, a famous bakery on the same block.
Nkemdilim
Nkemdilim
They make great cheesesteaks and hoagies! Make sure to order on a seeded roll for the full experience.
Rob
Rob
One of my favorite places to get hoagies and cheesesteaks.
5. Jim's Steaks South St.
5. Jim's Steaks South St.
host-0host-1host-2
19 local reviews
400 South St, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-928-1911
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Samantha
If you're going to wait in a long line for cheesesteaks this would be my recommendation over Pat's and Geno's…
Mo
Had to throw a cheesesteak staple. Forget the rest of the noise, nothing beats a steak from Jim's. Go the Phil…
Nicole
Steer clear of the touristy cheesesteak places and eat here. Locals say this is also one of the best.
5. Jim's Steaks South St.
5. Jim's Steaks South St.
host-0host-1host-2
19 local reviews
400 South St, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-928-1911
Samantha
Samantha
If you're going to wait in a long line for cheesesteaks this would be my recommendation over Pat's and Geno's. Upstairs seating and a few ba…
Mo
Mo
Had to throw a cheesesteak staple. Forget the rest of the noise, nothing beats a steak from Jim's. Go the Philly way and order it "Wiz Wit" …
Nicole
Nicole
Steer clear of the touristy cheesesteak places and eat here. Locals say this is also one of the best.
6. Dalessandro's Steaks
6. Dalessandro's Steaks
host-0host-1host-2
7 local reviews
600 Wendover Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-482-5407
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Paul
A quick car ride to some of the best cheesesteaks in the city. Make sure to order "wiz wit" for an authentic e…
Andrea
Don't leave Philly without sampling a classic cheesesteak from one of the best places in town. Pat's and Geno'…
Brittany
You are in luck. I'm only ten minutes away from the place where Local Philadelphians get the best Cheesesteak …
6. Dalessandro's Steaks
6. Dalessandro's Steaks
host-0host-1host-2
7 local reviews
600 Wendover Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-482-5407
Paul
Paul
A quick car ride to some of the best cheesesteaks in the city. Make sure to order "wiz wit" for an authentic experience.
Andrea
Andrea
Don't leave Philly without sampling a classic cheesesteak from one of the best places in town. Pat's and Geno's pale in comparrison and Dale…
Brittany
Brittany
You are in luck. I'm only ten minutes away from the place where Local Philadelphians get the best Cheesesteak in town. Don't get caught at P…
7. Tony Luke's
7. Tony Luke's
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
39 East Oregon Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-551-5725
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Van
Our favorite place for a Philly Cheesesteak
Nicole
A little out of the way under a highway but hands down the best cheesesteak in Philly.
David
We highly recommend you have a cheesesteak while in town. All Philadelphians have a certain maker they swear i…
7. Tony Luke's
7. Tony Luke's
host-0host-1host-2
8 local reviews
39 East Oregon Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-551-5725
Van
Van
Our favorite place for a Philly Cheesesteak
Nicole
Nicole
A little out of the way under a highway but hands down the best cheesesteak in Philly.
David
David
We highly recommend you have a cheesesteak while in town. All Philadelphians have a certain maker they swear is the best, and our pick is To…
8. John's Roast Pork
8. John's Roast Pork
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
14 E Snyder Ave, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-463-1951
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Melissa
Looking for a cheesesteak? Avoid the usual touristy suspects and head to John's. They are in a class by themse…
Nkemdilim
My favorite regular cheesesteak place in the city. Order provolone cheese witout onions. Don't go to Pat's or …
Brett
Little shack on the corner near a bunch of shopping centers...but don't let the location and building fool you…
8. John's Roast Pork
8. John's Roast Pork
host-0host-1host-2
11 local reviews
14 E Snyder Ave, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-463-1951
Melissa
Melissa
Looking for a cheesesteak? Avoid the usual touristy suspects and head to John's. They are in a class by themselves. Get there early to keep …
Nkemdilim
Nkemdilim
My favorite regular cheesesteak place in the city. Order provolone cheese witout onions. Don't go to Pat's or Geno's.
Brett
Brett
Little shack on the corner near a bunch of shopping centers...but don't let the location and building fool you. This is the best roast pork…
9. Ishkabibble's
9. Ishkabibble's
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
337 South Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-923-4337
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Nkemdilim
The best chicken cheesesteak in the city also happens to be the inventor of the chicken cheesesteak. Who'da t…
Jeffrey
Quick service is the hallmark of this long-running South Street walkup window, considered the innovator of the…
David
Another South Street cheesesteak joint. Oh, and be bold and get "wiz." It's just not quite the same with provo…
9. Ishkabibble's
9. Ishkabibble's
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
337 South Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-923-4337
Nkemdilim
Nkemdilim
The best chicken cheesesteak in the city also happens to be the inventor of the chicken cheesesteak. Who'da thunk that??! Try their Gremlin…
Jeffrey
Jeffrey
Quick service is the hallmark of this long-running South Street walkup window, considered the innovator of the chicken cheesesteak. Don’t fo…
David
David
Another South Street cheesesteak joint. Oh, and be bold and get "wiz." It's just not quite the same with provolone...
10. McNally's Tavern
10. McNally's Tavern
host-0host-1host-2
7 local reviews
8634 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-247-9736
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
Steven
Cheesesteaks are great but have you ever had a Schmidter? Great sandwich, cool atmosphere.
Edmund
Charming little tavern. If you're looking for some Philly style comfort food, this is your place. Get "The S…
Steven
Cheesesteaks are great but have you ever had a Schmidter? Great sandwich, cool atmosphere.
10. McNally's Tavern
10. McNally's Tavern
host-0host-1host-2
7 local reviews
8634 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-247-9736
Steven
Steven
Cheesesteaks are great but have you ever had a Schmidter? Great sandwich, cool atmosphere.
Edmund
Edmund
Charming little tavern. If you're looking for some Philly style comfort food, this is your place. Get "The Schmitter". It's a cheesesteak…
Steven
Steven
Cheesesteaks are great but have you ever had a Schmidter? Great sandwich, cool atmosphere.
11. Steve's Prince of Steaks
11. Steve's Prince of Steaks
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
41 South 16th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-972-6090
Meal takeawayRestaurantFood
Bradd
My personal pick for best cheesesteak... as they say, when in Philly!
Joel
Often I am asked where is my favorite cheesesteak place in center city and this is it!
Sean
A legit cheesesteak is dangerously close
11. Steve's Prince of Steaks
11. Steve's Prince of Steaks
host-0host-1host-2
4 local reviews
41 South 16th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-972-6090
Bradd
Bradd
My personal pick for best cheesesteak... as they say, when in Philly!
Joel
Joel
Often I am asked where is my favorite cheesesteak place in center city and this is it!
Sean
Sean
A legit cheesesteak is dangerously close
12. Sonny's Famous Steaks
12. Sonny's Famous Steaks
host-0host-1host-2
3 local reviews
228 Market Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-629-5760
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Thomas
Each cheesesteak is prepared to order. First we slice fresh rib-eye beef in house daily. Then, without adding …
Rachael & James
If you want an authentic Philly cheesesteak - I recommend Sonny's. They're the best IMO, but this is our oldes…
Andrea (Dre)
My personal vote for best cheesesteak in the City.
12. Sonny's Famous Steaks
12. Sonny's Famous Steaks
host-0host-1host-2
3 local reviews
228 Market Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-629-5760
Thomas
Thomas
Each cheesesteak is prepared to order. First we slice fresh rib-eye beef in house daily. Then, without adding oil, we cook the beef in its o…
Rachael & James
Rachael & James
If you want an authentic Philly cheesesteak - I recommend Sonny's. They're the best IMO, but this is our oldest and most favorite debate... …
Andrea (Dre)
Andrea (Dre)
My personal vote for best cheesesteak in the City.