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Philly's Best

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18691 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708-6749
+1 714-968-2448
11:00 - 21:00
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Irvine, California
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256 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Their sandwiches are pretty good. The fries? Not so much. Service was ok. If you want a quick bite, good place to stop.

Thank mooki x
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Having traveled to Philadelphia and tried the authentic CheeseSteak this is a real find. They fly their bread in as well as other Philly favorites. The Cheese Steak with extra cheese, fried onions and hot peppers is my all time favorite.

Thank spm596
Fountain Valley, California
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453 reviews
382 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Philly's Best sandwich (steak) was NOT the best, mostly bellpeppers ($8.49). The Italian Hoagie ($5.99) was fresh and loaded with goodies with a perfect balance. In fact it was so good we ordered another one to go. Strongly recommend the Italian hoagie with oil & vinegar and peppers relish. Was there Sunday around 1pm and place was busy but available... More 

1 Thank baaaaaaa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Philly's Best has been my choice for sandwiches since they opened in 1992. Bob- the owner is always nice and the sandwich makers are so friendly. Never had a bad sandwich.

Thank MargieK23
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Nestled in the corner of a southern California strip mall, this is the best Philly Cheesesteak I've had outside of Philly. Being born there, with relatives who worked at Pat's, I know a real Philly when I taste one. P.S. An authentic Philly HAS to be made with Cheez Whiz!

Thank Bryan D
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Best Philly's steak sandwich I have ever eaten. Eating area is small. But the sandwiches are fresh and cooked in front of you.

1 Thank GwenOWolo
Fountain Valley, California
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

They have the best Philly cheese steak sandwiches I have had in California. They serve them on Amorosa rolls that they have shipped from Philadelphia. You can also get Tastykake and Frank's soda to compliment the Philly feeling.

1 Thank mikevaughn757
Fountain Valley, California
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350 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Philly's Best is a neighborhood treasure. We can always depend on a great meal when we eat at this little cafe. They offer great sandwiches and for those of you who don't want a traditional cheese steak, they offer deli sandwiches using Boar's Head deli meats. The bread is fabulous and the sandwiches full of flavor.

1 Thank beetrvln
Fountain Valley, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

They have excellent omelettes and many choices for lunch. The prime roast beef sandwich is very good. The waitress's are very nice and the food comes out fast. If you enjoy beer, their draft beers are one of best.

Thank Andrea T
Fountain Valley, California
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

The cheese steak is as good as any on south street in Philly even if the cook didn't know where south street is!

Thank Diana V

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Restaurant Details

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11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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  • Address: 18691 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708-6749
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Fountain Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 714-968-2448

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