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Philly Cheese Steak Shoppe

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1811 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5620
+1 707-825-7400
11:00 - 21:00
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Redlands. CA
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39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Looking for a place to grab a bite to eat with our dog, we stumbled upon this shoppe. I have never had Philly cheese steak before and was open to trying it. By time we arrived it was pretty chilly to eat on the patio, so we placed our order to go. While my husband enjoyed the regular sandwich, I... More 

Thank mmmcdougal
Berkeley, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We ate here on 4th of July and it was so great! It had outdoor seating and old school booths and lots of great american food options!

Thank Brooke C
Arcata, California
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

If you like cheesesteaks and want a truly authentic one, this is your spot. They import the rolls from Philly and they know how to cook them right. Its a bit expensive but you get what you pay for - they have gone the extra mile to import all the right ingredients and make a real cheesesteak, so it's worth... More 

Thank danielgale
Newhall, California
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124 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

We had the classic Philly. It was tasty and the bread was good. They could be a bit more generous with the meat. Otherwise... the place was old but clean and friendly staff.

Thank Darkdivine
Crescent City, California
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86 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

I grew up in Philly and fell in love with Amoroso rolls while chowing down hoagies and pizza steaks at Larry's old place on 63rd St. This steak shoppe is the real deal. I live more than 90 minutes away but try to stop by for lunch whenever I'm passing through Arcata. Make sure you get provolone ! Prices are... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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53 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015

I loved this place because I could have a philly cheese steak without the steak but with chicken (don't eat red meat). It was great - price couldn't be beat.

Thank Markie_Mark115
Bloomington, Illinois
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

Stopped here after a day of hiking in the redwoods. We were very hungry and read some good reviews on here and on Yelp. I ordered a cheese steak with jalepenos and ranch and my husband had some special that they were advertising on the wall (can't remember what it was). We both LOVED our sandwiches and considered coming back... More 

Thank Amanda L
Central Valley of California
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142 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

This is an "order at the counter and we'll bring your food to you" kind of place where you are handed a glass and you choose your drink. My wife and I both ordered the Philly Cheese Steak which came with fries and a drink. There are several booths inside and two tables outside with umbrellas. We sat outside in... More 

Thank richansen53
Salem, Oregon
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97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

My husband and I are born and raised east coast people but recently moved to the left coast. We were elated to find a Philly Cheesecake place on the west coast and had to try this place. Their Philly Cheesecakes hold up to the best of them! These guys know their Phillys and the place is decked out in Philly... More 

Thank misshistorybarkley
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

Fantastic Philly, try the garlic cheese fries, a regular size was enough to feed 2 people, excellent prices easy on easy off 101 great service.

Thank Brandon S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Steakhouse, Pizza, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1811 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-825-7400
Ay Yo! Come experience the world famous comfort foods that originated from the birthplace ofAmerica — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.We import key ingredients direct from Philly to make your cheese steak or hoagie sandwich truly authentic and delicious.Choose from over 18 CHEESE STEAK VARIETIES, also available in low fat chicken and vegetarian, non GMO soy! Complete selection of FRESH DELI HOAGIES and SALADS. We feature homemade sides dishes like Pennsylvania Dutch Coleslaw & our famous "Philly Steak Chili". Be sure to try our famous hand-tossed Garlic Fries or awesome Philly Steak Chili Cheese Fries! Finish your meal with a Tastykake dessert (from Philly, of course!).Our shoppes are jam-packed with fun facts, memorabilia and history about “The City of Brotherly Love.” Stop in for a visit today, and enjoy the best sandwiches in the West served up in a Phun, Phamily, Philly atmosphere!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?