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1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
+1 215-925-6833
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08:00 - 18:00
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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281 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although the lineup was huge it moved fast. Watching the cook was neat as he definitely had a system. the end result was a great meal that left me satisfied the rest of the day.

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Thank Richy_Bobby
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a cheesesteak and cheese fries from the location inside the Reading Terminal Market. Steak was way dry! Had I not gotten cheese whiz and mayo to add a little moisture, it would have been inedible. Fries were also old and dry. For $18 with a drink, this was a huge disappointment!

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Thank kmb4583
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a late lunch. Read some of the reviews and decided to try it , I ordered a plain cheesesteak with cheese whiz. The portion was big enough to share but I could barely see or taste the cheese which made the sandwich very dry. The other people enjoyed their sandwich -they seemed to have more cheese on... More 

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Thank Cindy A
Boston
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a disappointment! Paid $11 for a sandwich to be thrown away. It was made quickly, cheese wasn't melted, meat very dry. Everyone said to try a cheesesteak in Philly....my $ could have been spent much more wisely! Never again....

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Thank WorrywartBoston
Willingboro, NJ
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel recommended this place and it was great. I ordered a cheesesteak with American cheese, fried onions, lettuce, mayo, and tomatoes. I also ordered cheese fries. They have their system down pack. The line may look long but it doesn't take long and it moves pretty quickly. I loved the cheesesteak and as a cheesesteak lover it is all... More 

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Thank NJAccountant
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we walked through Reading Station, we decided to stop at Spataro's for breakfast and it was FANTASTIC!!!! I highly recommend the sausage, egg and cheese bagel.

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Thank Matt K
Houston
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106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

High volume cheesesteak Food was very good and very quick, even around lunch time Super nice service

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Thank txbride
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

A long line even at 1:30 but moves quickly. You order then watch them cook your cheesesteak right at the counter. Large sandwich with a lot of meat.

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Thank tlbryan1
Las Vegas
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106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I had my heart set on my first Philly Cheese steak. I was disappointed in what it was--chopped roast beef instead of ground beef fried and on a hoagie roll.

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Thank David F
Laguna Beach
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152 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This was not the best ever, but it was really good in a fun environment. A not trivial line a lunch but moved pretty quickly. Orderd my cheesesteak with wiz, mushrooms, peppers and onions and enjoyed watching the cook chop like crazy seconds before serving it up.

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Thank 4SIGHT

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 18:00
Thursday
08:00 - 18:00
Friday
08:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1136 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-6833

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?