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Cheesesteak near I-95 south of Philly

michlusa Apr 14, 2009 02:45 PM

Driving from NYC to DC and want to stop for a great cheesesteak without going into town and dealing with parking. Any ideas?

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    Philly Ray Apr 14, 2009 03:08 PM

    If you get off at Oregon Ave, you can go to Tony Luke's. They are literally right around the corner from the I-95 exit and you can get right back on very easily when you are finished. Very good cheesesteaks and roast pork sandwiches. If you are driving with a friend, get one of each and share.

    Here is their website which has a link for directions.


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      TwoBellies Apr 14, 2009 03:31 PM

      Agreed! Best Pork Sammich ! ! !

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        mazza3 Apr 15, 2009 08:56 AM

        and i know that people don't talk about it much, but tony luke's also has a delicious roast beef sammie. not as good as nick's, but it should always be part of the discussion too.....

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          TwoBellies Apr 15, 2009 09:26 AM


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            ahaneiko Apr 15, 2009 09:30 AM

            You can also bring your veggie friends to Tony Luke's. Their green sandwich with broccoli rabe and aged provalone is killer!

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              TwoBellies Apr 15, 2009 09:43 AM

              that's my wife, nice call. Side note: A good frined of mine is a cousin of Tommy DiNicks of Reading Terminal fame. He prefers Tony Luke's Roast Beef with broccoli rabe over DiNicks, Go figure!

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      michlusa Apr 14, 2009 08:17 PM

      I've wanted to try Tony Luke's forever, so this is great news.

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        YoccosFan Apr 14, 2009 08:42 PM

        Tony Luke's is a good suggestion for a cheesesteak or a roast pork sandwich.

        Another place I would recommend is John's Roast Pork. They are located on Snyder Ave, only a short drive from the Columbus Boulevard Exit of I-95. They were voted #1 in cheesesteaks this year by 610 WIP Sports Radio. The only word of caution with John's is to check their hours before you go. They open early and close early and are not typically open after 3 or 4pm.

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          cwdonald Apr 15, 2009 03:22 AM

          A third worthy place to consider is Steve's Prince of Steaks, the location in Northeast Philadelphia. 7200 Bustleton Avenue. Get off at the Cottman exit of 95, about a half a mile to Cottoman and Bustleton and make a right hand turn. Steve's has its own parking.

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            Jonny Pops Apr 16, 2009 09:33 PM

            Where is their parking? I've been to this place a million times and I always park on the street.

          2. re: YoccosFan
            Bigley9 Apr 15, 2009 03:14 PM

            John's Roast Pork's Grill shuts down at 2:30, everything else at 3:00, M to F. Don't think they are doing Sat hours right now

            1. re: YoccosFan
              EastPA Apr 16, 2009 06:43 PM

              Johns will close even earlier if they run out of rolls...

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                EastPA Apr 16, 2009 06:45 PM

                YoccosFan, where you from? I'm original Lehigh Valley guy (Dieruff '79), now in Norristown, work across the street from John's, 2 blocks from Tony Lukes.

                Pete's (LU grad), Yocco, Brass Rail, Stahley's, Wert's. Crossroads...

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                  YoccosFan Apr 17, 2009 07:40 AM

                  I live in Montgomery County now, but have family in Allentown. So, I'm very familiar with Yoccos (best hot dogs in the world, as far as I'm concerned) and Brass Rail.

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