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Ishkabibble's Eatery

337 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1518
+1 215-923-4337
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese whiz” (8 reviews)
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American, Fast food
337 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1518
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't eat steak and was sad to miss Philly cheese-steak on my trip to Philly. Then someone suggested me of this place which has a chicken alternative. I cannot vouch for it to be parallel to the traditional cheese-steak (coz I haven't tried one)...More

Thank Patheeka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s not pats or geno’s. It’s not glamour outs or exciting. What it is is good cheese steak. It doesn’t have drama or fine dining. It’s a cheese steak served quick hot and good.

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was told by locals that Ishabibble's makes the "best" steakcheese (Philadelphia's creation). I wasn't impressed at all by the seating/atmosphere in the diner, nor by the actual steakcheese itself (almost no cheese at all). In fact, a steakcheese I had in a local pub...More

Thank Ouppoeps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

another South Street bulwark, counter help was nice but quality of meat is average and sandwich was dry and bland.

Thank giolibertino
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Well, we had to try a cheesesteak while in Philadelphia. Several friends suggested Jim's Steaks across the street, but the Saturday afternoon line was verrrry long, we were hungry, so we took a chance with Ishkabibble. And it was pretty good (yes, we each had...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Not all the hype, my family said I can make a better cheese steak than them and I don't cook, was not worth $12. Had no seasoning and I ask for mayo and they didn't put it on the sandwich, also good luck on the...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We had Philly's cheese stake with onions, peppers, grilled mushroom. We loved it, it's on our list to visit again.

Thank qual82
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Ishkabibble's was a recommendation from front desk person at center city hotel as an alternative to Pat's/Gino's and it was spot on. Trust locals when it comes to food! Delicious cheese steak with whiz and fries are amazing. Not much place to sit but I'd...More

Thank happytraveling3
Reviewed 24 February 2018

I tried the Ishka Steak (Mushrooms, American Cheese, Sweet Peppers, Pizza Sauce, and Onions). Seems like a pretty good combo but for some reason it was a little bland, bun was soggy, and the whole thing was not that hot coming out. Found myself reaching...More

Thank Gamberioni
Reviewed 24 January 2018

Went there before the NFC Championship Game (Eagles/Vikings). Never had a true authentic Philly cheese steak (with the exception of Tony Luke's that I reviewed as well). This place was a bit trickier getting to but it was well worth the effort. Having the two...More

Thank Ed E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 337 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1518
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-923-4337
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