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Luke's Italian Beef

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Camelback East
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is my third time to Luke's on visits to Phoenix from south Texas. The beefs are about as close as you can get to a neighborhood beef stand back in my old hometown of Chicago. My one gripe is the 70cents for a so/so giardenaire which wasn't very hot or good. I hate being charged for sauces etc which... More 

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Thank thomaslS7009WS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

In Chicago, it isn't unusual to stop for a beef or hot dog. The best i have ever eaten. Started in Chicago, then found them in Tucson and finally they came to Phoenix. It will be 46 years August 2016.....yeah it is the best. Philly has nothing on Luke's Beef. Try the combo with green bell peppers and some hot... More 

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Thank Mildred Y
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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74 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Try the Italian beef. It is close to Chicago style beef. the smell when you wake in the door reminded me of home. Which they served Chicago thin style French fries...

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Thank travlert521
Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

I have been eating here for years and they have the best Italian beef sandwich ever! I have never had a better sandwich anywhere on the country including Chicago!!!!!!!!

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Thank Mark W
Phoenix, Arizona
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

Since moving out here to Phoenix from Chicago if been looking for places to eat that remind me of my former home. Found it! Googled Italian beef sandwiches near Phoenix and Wa-La! I was near by after a meeting and It was a no brainer to stop in. Had the Beef and Sausage Combo and Fries. Lets just say I... More 

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2 Thank Raystar_Enterprises
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2014

Going on week number 5 of a 9 week trip to Phoenix from Chicago was a lot tougher than I thought. Been wanting an Combo for a few weeks and usually don't have to go too far. But I am in a place where I don't know anyone and driving down the street I see Luke's Chicago Italian beef and... More 

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1 Thank Manny S
Phoenix, Arizona
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2014

Luke's Italian Beef is worth driving all the way from Chicago to get. Luke's has been a regular in our lunch rotation for over 10 years. Never fails to disappoint. Gets a bit busy and crowded during lunch so plan a bit of a wait. The menu goes beyond Italian Beef and includes brats, dogs, etc. Good variety and good... More 

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2 Thank Paul F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

Best beef sandwich in town,service can be slow when busy,food makes up for it :-) I'm an Italian from Chicago,its just like home

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1 Thank David G
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2014

Food good over all was great and decently priced. But the dude taking my order wasn't nice and looked mean. With a butterfly knife around a his neck. Really?! But the food was awsome!!

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Thank Justanotherdude85
Phoenix, Arizona
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2013 via mobile

I eat here at least 2 times a week and my stomach loves me. Great service, friendly staff and EXCELLENT food! It's been around forever.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch
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Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Phoenix, AZ
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Camelback East
  • Neighbourhood: Camelback East

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