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Geno's Steaks

1219 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5005
+1 215-389-0659
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“cheese whiz” (120 reviews)
“sandwiches” (144 reviews)
“fried onions” (23 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pm Hours
American, Steakhouse, Fast food
1219 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5005
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The surrounding atmosphere is neat! But the cheesesteaks were subpar in comparison to the hype and price of them. We ended up here because it was a Sunday and all the good places were closed. Do it to check-the-box but do it knowing that there...More

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

As most of you know finding this place and parking is a feat in its self. Cask only , poor service but a GOLD mine of a business. I have found over the years that as this business evolved they found short cuts and lost...More

Thank FamilyTime23
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was expecting this place to have THE best cheesesteak ever!! It was cold and dry and GROSS! I guess it's only famous for being in the boys 2 men video. only go for the picture if your a boys 2 men fan because the...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of two cheese steak places tried in Philly. This place is one of the originals and a tourist attraction . Simple orders ...onions or not, and be quick about it they have no time for confusion or questions . Did not like the slimy...More

Thank Machet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to come here and try the cheesesteaks since they're so famous. They really have it down to a science from the time you get in line you order and you have your food it's a literally less than 5 minutes. Very impressive. The...More

Thank littleskunk2
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 3 weeks ago

After a Sunday visit to the Museum of the American Revolution we took our granddaughters to Geno's for lunch, a first for all of us. Traffic in the neighborhood is crazy and the limited parking is better left to someone used to parallel city parking....More

Thank madamsusan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did someone say “NOT IMPRESSED???” Well they hit the nail on the head! Very disappointed in this $10 dry as a desert sandwich! I fell for the HYPE and tried it...rather have streak umms🤬🤬🤬🤬

Thank Angelique B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No trip to Philly is complete without a purchase of a Cheesesteak. I hadn't gotten a chance to get a good one...so before my flight I stopped at Geno's and was pleasantly surprised. It was the tastiest meat filled Philly Cheesesteak I had ever. I...More

Thank ladylapoet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OK, so this is an on-going rival of Pat's Steaks which is on the opposite corner. Not a Food Network viewer but my son said we had to try it. What I can say is they're not that great for the price; sandwiches, fries, and...More

Thank Bobbettelynne
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This was not my experience so I cannot answer this question.
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Nothing, it's just what they call them in certain parts of the country...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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: 1219 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5005
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-389-0659
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