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“Wait at 1 pm on a Sunday!”

Carmen's Famous Italian Hoagies & Cheesesteaks
Ranked #87 of 4,718 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We are in town for a meeting staying across from the market. We’ve eaten breakfast and lunch here daily. We used to live in a suburb of Philly so very familiar with cheesesteaks but it’s our first time having one of these. The line seemed to move slow just to place your order, not sure why that was. Took us at least 15 minutes to place our order. No fries are served here so I had to go to another vendor to get those. The cheesesteak was very good. Essentially we ordered the classic minus the hot and roasted peppers, so it was steak, cheese wiz, mushrooms and onions. One serves 2 people especially if you are eating fries with it.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Yes!! Lovely food at this place! We had Philly cheese steak here, on a hoagie. The lady taking the orders isn’t too happy (all the tourists probably aren’t helping), but it is all about the food. So go here for the fantastic hoagies!!!!

Enjoy it!

1  Thank Ingeborg_NL81
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Traditional sandwiches that are definately worth the wait.
Recommend to plan your visit so that you miss peak hours and cut down on your time standing.

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

we came here as a recommendation from friends who live in Phily & it was worth it! Really tasty & really filling too... great watching them in action too !

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Where else can you stand in a long slow line for 20 minutes at lunch just to order a famous Philly Cheesesteak. I ordered the classic with double cheese. It was very juicy and delicious. Spaces to sit in the market are a bit hard to find but everyone is friendly and the people watching is superb!

1  Thank Colleen L
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