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steakrules85 Feb 22, 2007 04:22 PM

I am craving a really good cheesesteak and want to know what chain makes it the best. I have been checking out some menus and I see Cheesecake Factory, Champps, Chili's are some of the places that offer it. I'd bet the Cheesecake Factory and Champps make a pretty good one since their food in my opinion is usually very good. And I am sure CF's is enormous like everything else. Anybody try these or have any suggestions for anywhere else?

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    hummingbird Feb 22, 2007 07:11 PM

    Actually, I really like Chili's, it the only thing I order there. Well, that and a nice cold draft,

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      Dee S Feb 23, 2007 06:14 AM

      I think Dave and Buster's has a great cheesesteak.

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        steakrules85 Feb 23, 2007 11:46 AM

        Thanks guys, anyone else have some advice for me??

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          poorstudent Feb 28, 2007 04:56 PM

          tony lukes

          1. HeatherFL Feb 28, 2007 05:05 PM

            Capital Grille!

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              aynrandgirl Mar 2, 2007 01:24 PM

              I just tried Cheesecake Factory's cheesesteak. It was actually rather small, especially for a CF item. It wasn't all that good, either, and for $10 I'd rather go to a mom & pop cheesesteak place.

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                steakrules85 Mar 2, 2007 03:21 PM

                Really that's surprising since everything there is usually tasty and huge. I was hell bent on trying it but thanks for the input.

              2. J T Mar 2, 2007 01:43 PM

                There used to be a chain out here called Mr. Philly. I don't know if it still exists. I just remember a greasy but tasty abomination so stacked with meat you could barely feel a bun underneath it.

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                  shallots Mar 4, 2007 07:46 PM

                  We had one Mr. Philly location.We ordered sandwiches that were barely edible. The store lasted less than a year.
                  One victory for the hinterland!

                2. HeatherFL Mar 2, 2007 03:18 PM

                  LOL :o I swear I can read! I thought this said CHEESECAKE! Sorry!

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                    hummingbird Mar 2, 2007 07:25 PM

                    Thanks for the clarification - you had me thinking what?!

                  2. monkeyrotica Mar 5, 2007 06:34 AM

                    Philadelphia Cheesesteak Factory does a pretty decent one, for a chain that is.

                    http://phillysteakfactory.com/

                    Jerry's Subs and Pizza as well.

                    http://www.jerrys-subs.com/

                    But I've had better at some Chinese restaurants, actually. Certainly better than some of the family-style bigname chains. Better prices too.

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                      Like go grinz Mar 25, 2007 11:35 PM

                      I have been to Geno’s, Pats, and Jim’s in Philly. For a chain in So. Cal I like Philly's Best from time-to-time. For the money it is actually very good. http://www.eatphillysbest.com/

                      If that don't work then Try Big Mike's Philly Steaks and Sub
                      507 Main St, El Segundo, CA 90245, (310) 726-9638 Get the big one.

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                        steakrules85 Mar 26, 2007 04:52 PM

                        Any recs for a sit down chain....ala CF, Champps, etc.

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