What Are Some Places Famous for Philly Cheesesteak?


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Famous places to eat Philly cheesesteak are John's Roast Pork, Tony Luke's, Pat's King of Steaks, Geno's Steaks and Jim's Steaks. Pat's Kings of Steaks was started by Pat Olivieri, the creator of the steak sandwich.

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You find John's Roast Pork on 14 Snyder Avenue, PA amongst shopping plazas. Opened in 1930, it's been a favorite among contractors and dock workers. It won the James Beard Award for America's Classics, and it's also famous for its John's roast pork sandwich.

Located next to an underpass on 39E. Oregon Avenue, PA is Tony Luke's. Customers order and pick sandwiches from the street windows and get to enjoy them on picnic-style tables. Located on 9th Street & Passyunk Avenue, PA is Pat’s King of Steaks, also known as the original cheesesteak home. It rose to fame as its founder is claimed to be the steak sandwich creator.

Located on 1219 S. 9th Street, PA right across from Pat's place is Geno's Steaks. It's been running for over 40 years and is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Its classic smell of fried onions makes Jim's Steak a memorable place to get cheesesteak. It attracts a large crowd, and it might take longer to get a sandwich. It's Located on 400 South Street, PA.

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