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Philly's Phamous Steaks & Hoagies

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36 Tennis Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-4215
+1 215-646-9900
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Ambler, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good food.great people to talk to and if you want you can eat it there while watching any game thats on

Thank gasmanrobe
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great sandwiches. Loved it. I have been back several times after I found out about this little hideaway. Good pizza too.

Thank griffintino
Philadelphia, PA
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278 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Food is still very good under the new management. Menu is very similar. Only change seems to be a modest increase in prices on some items. Still a good choice for chicken cheese steaks, etc.

Thank patraveller2007
Philadelphia, PA
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278 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Philly Phamous has the best steak and chicken cheese steaks. Rolls are freshly baked on premises frequently during the day. Service can be slow at times, but that is because they are very busy at lunch and dinner time.

Thank patraveller2007
Philadelphia, PA
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278 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great food, particularly the chicken cheese steaks. Bread is freshly baked in house and is outstanding. Service can sometimes be slow on weekends, but only because of the demand. Usually has lots of counter help at peak times. I call ahead when possible, even when eatin in.

Thank patraveller2007
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Hoagies are bigger than Lee's The bread is home made making a huge difference. I find that they stuff the hoagies with lots of meat. Prices are bit lower than others.

Thank ssaitsky
Glenside, PA
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

CHECK your TAKE-OUT order BEFORE LEAVING THE BUILDING. This is a good place which we try to go to on a regular basis (and their ROLLS are to die for); however, we've recently been having problems with the accuracy of take-out orders (which, of course, is a hassle bringing it back, or eating something you don't care for, or missing... More 

Thank Jean S
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

God forbid you call in an order, you may be greeted with condescension and contempt. These people need to either train their employees on proper phone manners or just upgrade their staff. That's a shame, because the food is generally pretty good. Try Giuseppes on the other side of town. The food isn't any better, but the people have decent... More 

Thank Steve M
Ambler, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We got a couple cheese steaks and an order of wings to eat while watching a football game. The wings were okay and I might go back for them. The cheese steaks were the worst I think I have ever had. The roll tasted as if it was under baked. The filling was tasteless. We get ours with fried onions... More 

Thank SHWall
Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
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95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We don't eat cheese steaks a lot but if we do, philly Phamous has been our go to spot. I think they're a bit pricey but if you sign up for their text msg deals, you can usually save a few bucks. Be aware though- a lot of people are getting these msgs and they've been known to run put... More 

Thank gillygal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Tennis Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-4215
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Ambler
  • Phone Number: +1 215-646-9900

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