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Las Vegas - Chicago-Style Italian Beef Sandwich or Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich on Strip?

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rjohn40787 Oct 10, 2009 09:35 AM

For those who love Chicago-style Italian beef sandwiches...like the kind you find at Portillo's in Chicago...is there a good place on the Strip for such sandwiches? Or Philly Cheesesteak standwiches?

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    Illuminatus Oct 11, 2009 03:38 PM

    There is no where on the Strip that I know of to get a Chicago-style Italian Beef. I am from Chicago and live in Vegas. I know all the places in Vegas to go for Chicago style food and I don't think there is any on the Strip but there are places off the Strip if you really want it.

    Philly Steak on the other hand I have no idea if it is available on the Strip but there is a very authentic Philly Steak place here in Vegas.

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      LVI Oct 14, 2009 01:11 PM

      Not that this will help you (I will keep my eyes peeled here for any positives about Philly Cheesesteaks as it is one of my favorites after a long hard night) but there did used to be a place right where they built the Venetian. Oh the memories!

    2. ssinderella Oct 15, 2009 12:24 AM

      Neither one are on the strip, but Pops has a good philly cheesesteak and Chicago Hot Dogs has a good italian beef. Both are off the strip (Pops is on decatur and CHD is on N Rancho). If there is a Capriotti's, they have a fair cheesesteak--they are all over Vegas
      http://www.popscheesesteaks.com/
      http://www.capriottis.com/
      http://www.chicagodogs.com/

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      1. re: ssinderella
        Steve Green Oct 17, 2009 09:19 AM

        There's a Capriotti's just off the strip (walking distance) on W. Sahara. Cheesesteaks are fine, but I'm no expert. I do like their meatball sandwiches.

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        Capriotti's
        324 W Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89102

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