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Max's Steaks

3653 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19140-4255
+1 215-229-9048
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“cheesesteak” (40 reviews)
“sandwich” (11 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
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3653 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19140-4255
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visiting from Chicago and wanted the best cheese steak. After asking a few locals we we're directed here and it was Sooo good!! Line out the door or into the adjoining bar, "all day every day". They put Mayo on the bread; let them it's...More

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a friend after work on a Friday afternoon. We sat in traffic debating the senisibility of our decision, but once we stepped inside Max's, we knew it was the right choice. The place is a genuine Philly cheesesteak hot spot where they grill...More

Thank AllwaysAnAdventure
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

My coworker was a steak sandwich so we walked to Max's. The ordering line and cash only is reminiscent of Pats and Genos. The rolls were really good. I had the chicken cheese steak which was decent.

Thank JenNEU03
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I went to Max's Steak on Saturday October 10 2017 stood in line from 5 pm - 7:30 pm before I received my order. After I received the order, I found out it was incorrect, however it was corrected immediately. BRING YOU CASH BECAUSE IT...More

1  Thank lovePinkPeppercorn
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Best Philly cheese steak I've had. Got and shared a 24" Philly with provolone cheese instead of cheese whiz along with grilled onions and mayo. Comes in two sizes, regular (12") and double (24"). Other friend got a chicken Philly. The line was long (as...More

1  Thank BrysoC
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Let's start by saying that I might have eaten more cheesesteaks than 99% of the rest of the world. In fact , while waiting in line, I was chatting up a Max's regular and a visitor from Chicago about cheesesteaks and even the man behind...More

1  Thank Larry K
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I went to Max's Steaks on a Sunday around 5pm. The line wasn't very long, but the wait was about 45min-1hr total. We only had about 10 people in front of us so I wasn't expecting to wait that long. And about 5 of the...More

Thank shaneisha m
Reviewed 2 July 2017

You will not find Max's on your average tourist itinerary. Nor will you hear much about it in the friendly arguments about Pat's vs. Geno's. Perhaps its because of its location. Perhaps Max's is not all that well connected to media big mouths. Perhaps people...More

2  Thank Barnaby H
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Cheese steaks are amazing! Awesome bread, just enough meat, seasoned...yum! You definitely get your money's worth, the sandwiches are HUGE! This is my new spot!

Thank missthang10
Reviewed 31 May 2017

If you're in Philly this is the place to get a real Philly Cheese Steak. Don't go to the other two places in South Philly. The meat is perfect and the bread is soft. Once you order you have to pay in cash. Then you...More

Thank Antoine S
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30 March 2015|
Response from Joseph W | Reviewed this property |
You are correct, it is hard to find a bad cheese steak in Philly and you are right on about Max's sandwiches. But the next time you visit Philly, please stop by Jim's steaks on South Street and order the mushroom cheese... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3653 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19140-4255
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-229-9048
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