Psst... We're working on the next generation of Chowhound! View >
HOME > Chowhound > Greater Boston Area >
Jun 20, 2010 04:18 PM

Philly Cheesesteaks in Boston?

I'm having a craving for a Philly cheesesteak... I personally like the ones from D'Allesandros, but there are differences of opinion...
Anyone have a recommendation for where a good Philly-style cheesesteak can be had, preferably North of Boston?

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
  1. I've never encountered a Philly cheesesteak north of Boston or anywhere else around here. I'm curious to see if there actually are any. Man up and have a *real* steak & cheese! LOL.

    1. Yeah, no. Steak sandwiches, we have: Philly style, not so much.

      1. A friend of mine has talked about cheesesteaks at Sandwich King at Lowell before. I've never been, so you I can't personally guarantee anything, but if your expectations are set right (i.e. don't go to Chicago and then complain that the pizza "Just isn't like it is back home in New York" as someone I know did) I'm sure it'll satisfy a craving.

        Sandwich King
        361 Bridge St, Lowell, MA 01850

        1 Reply
        1. re: TroyOLeary

          I'm sure there are a dozen places within a mile radius of the OP where he can get a "cheese steak".

        2. Generally, one should look for Phillly cheesesteaks in....Philly, not Boston.

          Old big thread for reference:

          1. Never been...and don't care to look it up, but I have heard of that Willy's Philly's place in Maynard.
            Maybe worth a shot?