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Good cheesesteaks near 95?

lunabug Jul 2, 2009 11:19 AM

We'll be traveling through Philly on 95 this weekend and next. Any place to get a quick and good cheesesteak not too far off the highway?

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    brookquarry RE: lunabug Jul 2, 2009 11:23 AM


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      Buckethead RE: brookquarry Jul 2, 2009 11:31 AM

      Yup. It's practically underneath 95. John's Roast Pork is also excellent and convenient to 95, not quite as convenient as Tony Luke's but only a minute or two away from the Columbus Blvd./Washington Ave. exit.

      Of course, my advice would be to skip their cheesesteaks altogether and get a roast pork sandwich from each place.

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        brookquarry RE: Buckethead Jul 2, 2009 11:33 AM

        Or better still, one cheesesteak and one roast pork (since the poster appears to be from out of the area)

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          lunabug RE: Buckethead Jul 2, 2009 11:34 AM

          Sounds awesome. There's two of us, so we'll get one of each. Thank you both!

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        barryg RE: lunabug Jul 2, 2009 11:52 AM

        Steve's Prince of Steaks is tied with John's Roast Pork for me as the city's best cheesesteak. It's in the Northeast part of the city, not far from 95 at all. Tony Luke's is good, too, but I like Steve's and John's much more.

        Steve's Prince of Steaks Comly
        2711 Comly Rd, Philadelphia, PA

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          weeare138 RE: barryg Jul 4, 2009 06:25 AM

          My take on Steve's...

          My take on Tony Luke's...

          My rating scale has Tony Luke's only beating out Steve's by 1/10 of a point. Both are great. The Tony Luke's roll is unbeatable.

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            TwoBellies RE: weeare138 Jul 4, 2009 06:42 AM

            "It's an all out assault and take-no-prisoners approach by virtually drenching the inside of the bread and covering the steak."


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