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Recs for lunch by the airport

Cookie Baker Mar 8, 2012 10:00 AM

Any good, casual places by the airport? Would especially like to try an authentic cheesesteak.

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    cwdonald RE: Cookie Baker Mar 8, 2012 10:05 AM

    Are you going to be flying through or staying at the air[port? Or on your way to Philadelphia? If you have a layover in Philadelphia, between the lines at security and the fact there is nothing close by, you would be better off eating at the airport.

    We can recommend places IN the airport, because there is nothing in and around the airport to speak of. If you are on your way to Philadelphia, we can recommend.other options.

    And there is no such thing as a good cheesesteak.

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      Cookie Baker RE: cwdonald Mar 8, 2012 10:26 AM

      Flying into the airport and heading toward Delaware.

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        urbanfabric RE: Cookie Baker Mar 8, 2012 10:36 AM

        When and what time of day? John's Roast Pork isn't far off the highway, but has limited hours. You'll have to head north there and then back south, but I've heard it's worth it.

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          barryg RE: urbanfabric Mar 8, 2012 10:37 AM

          Yea John's is one of the few cheesesteaks worth eating. It would be a little bit out of the way, but it's close to the I-95 exit/onramp.

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            cwdonald RE: barryg Mar 8, 2012 01:41 PM

            Very good suggestion. Their roast pork is worth considering as well. This will only work if you can get there before about 2pm.


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              barryg RE: cwdonald Mar 8, 2012 02:15 PM

              Heres a nice tidbit on that site:

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                urbanfabric RE: barryg Mar 9, 2012 08:48 AM

                whoa, man. that is exciting.

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              Philly Ray RE: barryg Mar 8, 2012 02:37 PM

              Tony Luke's is right off of 95 as well.

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                cwdonald RE: Philly Ray Mar 8, 2012 02:57 PM

                I would drive out of my way for John's, I wouldn't for Tony Lukes.. especially since the person needs to go to Delaware.

      2. Delucacheesemonger RE: Cookie Baker Mar 8, 2012 01:37 PM

        Easiest way to do it is to take is to take 95 S to Delaware then the 495 cut off to Philadelphia Pike, just about 0.5 miles then south on P. Pike for about a mile and Claymont Steaks will be on your left. Alternative At the last Pa exit on 95 S take 452 east for 100 yards to DiCostanzo's, great hoagies

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          Buckethead RE: Delucacheesemonger Mar 8, 2012 02:01 PM

          +1 on Claymont Steaks, plus you won't have to drive north and then back south again (though John's would be better).

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            gfweb1 RE: Buckethead Mar 9, 2012 03:14 PM

            Claymont Steaks is on your way to DE and does a good job.

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