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Pat's King of Steaks

1237 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5060
+1 215-468-1546
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good27%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“cheese whiz” (225 reviews)
“cheesesteak” (1,145 reviews)
“sandwich” (464 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Fast food
1237 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5060
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Reviewed 4 days ago

expensive- across the way from Genos - get one of each to compare, Provolone and Steak - I prefer Jim's Steak and even Tony Luke's

Thank Arthur And Lily L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out of our way to take my daughter and 2 friends on the way back to NYC. Told them it's the "Real place" for cheesesteaks...I warned my daughter when ordering expect them to be rude since it's considered part of the "experience." To which...More

Thank Joherty217
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a former exchange student I had missed out on the experience back then, but my American brother introduced me ~ 10 years ago. And it was so good and so much fun, that I took my wife for a long walk from city hall...More

Thank DoDaDaDi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pat’s is one of the most iconic places to grab a Cheesesteak in Philadelphia. I visited with some friends on a recent trip and tried the Mushroom Cheesesteak with Cheese Wiz and Onions. The sandwich was tasty; the fresh bread was filled with a generous...More

Thank nic_leon2005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here we go! The cheesesteak battle was one of the reasons we traveled through Philadelphia during our trip. We had to try Geno's, Pat's, and John's. Here is our votes, and there will certainly be arguments about it because we argued about it ourselves. Out...More

Thank Jack4355197
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you come to Philly for cheese stakes you missing the best culinary the city has to offer. Best cheesestakes are in Reading Terminal Market

1  Thank Patagonik8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dislike writing not 'wonderful' reviews. $11 for a soft white bread roll, cheez whiz spread over thinly sliced limp beef ? Five dollars for frozen fries? Maybe I am a Canadian snob ,but anything less than fresh cut fries in Canada is a recipe...More

Thank norman18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is just a steak sandwich so don’t expect to hear harps when you eat one. They aren’t bad but it’s definitely driven by the hype.

Thank RaleighBri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On this trip to Philly, we had planned to visit Pat's and Geno's and do a comparison taste test. My other half was not in the mood for a cheesesteak, so I went to Pat's for the basic steak "wit" onions and cheese "wiz".That will...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to try original Philly Cheese Steak, this is the right place. Pros: - Absolutely delicious french fries and good cheese mushrooms steak (huge) - No problem with parking - We had beautiful sunny day so we enjoyed sitting outside (during a cold...More

Thank mamushka s
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Tad H
6 November 2017|
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Response from Spdk9taz | Reviewed this property |
Nope, only cash.
4 September 2017|
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Response from C B | Reviewed this property |
I tagged along with my hubby who loves Philly cheesesteaks. It's a tradition. The lines are long and fast paced. Pat and Geno's face each other. You are expected to know what you want by the time you make it to the... More
Laura P
13 March 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1237 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5060
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-468-1546
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