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Philly Cheese Steak Shoppe

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Steakhouse, Hot Dogs, Pizza, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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1811 G Street, Arcata, CA 95521
707-825-7400
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Description: Ay Yo! Come experience the world famous comfort foods that originated from...
Ay Yo! Come experience the world famous comfort foods that originated from the birthplace ofAmerica — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.We import key ingredients direct from Philly to make your cheese steak or hoagie sandwich truly authentic and delicious.Choose from over 18 CHEESE STEAK VARIETIES, also available in low fat chicken and vegetarian, non GMO soy! Complete selection of FRESH DELI HOAGIES and SALADS. We feature homemade sides dishes like Pennsylvania Dutch Coleslaw & our famous "Philly Steak Chili". Be sure to try our famous hand-tossed Garlic Fries or awesome Philly Steak Chili Cheese Fries! Finish your meal with a Tastykake dessert (from Philly, of course!).Our shoppes are jam-packed with fun facts, memorabilia and history about “The City of Brotherly Love.” Stop in for a visit today, and enjoy the best sandwiches in the West served up in a Phun, Phamily, Philly atmosphere!
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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Damn good cheesesteak!

Always great customer service. And delish cheesesteak. My fave is the double meat double cheese, bacon, mushroom and swiss. It's a little costly, my sandwich is around $13 by itself. Cheese fries are really good too.They serve beer now which is nice. And I like the out door seating during the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
Loca_Lisa707
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Blue Lake, California
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Blue Lake, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Always great customer service. And delish cheesesteak. My fave is the double meat double cheese, bacon, mushroom and swiss. It's a little costly, my sandwich is around $13 by itself. Cheese fries are really good too.They serve beer now which is nice. And I like the out door seating during the spring and summer. Great location right next to HSU.... More 

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Dawson Creek, Canada
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160 reviews 160 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Proper cheesesteak in Oregon. Little shack restaurant, 2 guys working the place and doing both food prep and counter. Excellent food, very wide variety of offerings. Good prices and service. Not a lot to look at from outside but it'll be the best cheesesteak you have on the west coast!

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Sacramento, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

we visited the restaurant during our trip to the redwood park. That was a swift stop before taking a trail. The service was fast. We found the food delicious.

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Grapeland, Texas, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Yum Yum!!! My husband and I had a Philly beef and Swiss with bell peppers, onions and mushrooms. I found out after we ordered that there were two sizes--- Regular and Junior. I was dismayed because I thought that I should have ordered a Junior and would not be able to eat regular because of the large amount. BUT NO!!!!... More 

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Arcata, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

After 6 visits over the course of 3 months, I am a full supporter of this place. My appreciation of this place is so great, I've written this review twice.( webpage bugged out after first submission) If authenticity is a concern: I spent the first 15 years of my life in Philly. The owner hails from there as well. What... More 

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Eureka, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

This is no holds barred, unapologetic oooey gooey deliciousness! Steamy soft bun with hot cheesey goodness! Leave your diet at the door and the vegetarians at home.....comfort food with no excuses! And if you ever get bored (you won't) they have fabulous variations that do not destroy the tradition of a Philly, mushrooms, tomatos etc....all good! Oh don't get me... More 

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McKinleyville, California, United States
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15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This is the perfect place to go whether you need a yummy quick meal on the go or a sit down lunch or dinner. Philly Cheese Arcata is great...great tasty fresh food in nice portions, even their soy cheese steak sandwich tastes like the real thing! The service is prompt & polite, helpful. Order to Cook time to service is... More 

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McKinleyville, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

I Love Philly Cheese Steak! The Cheese Sauce Is To Die For! Everything On The Menu Is Delicious! I Recommend also Trying The Chicken.

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Arcata, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This place is perfect to go to after a day of hiking, or if you're just craving a cheesesteak! Great fries, soft bread, good meat! I leave happy every time!

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McKinleyville, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

The best most original Philly's you'll ever sink your chompers into. Tender juicey meat. And wonderfully melted cheese. Mmmm so good

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1811 G Street, Arcata, CA 95521
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: 707-825-7400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Hot Dogs, Pizza, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Description

Ay Yo! Come experience the world famous comfort foods that originated from the birthplace ofAmerica — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.We import key ingredients direct from Philly to make your cheese steak or hoagie sandwich truly authentic and delicious.Choose from over 18 CHEESE STEAK VARIETIES, also available in low fat chicken and vegetarian, non GMO soy! Complete selection of FRESH DELI HOAGIES and SALADS. We feature homemade sides dishes like Pennsylvania Dutch Coleslaw & our famous "Philly Steak Chili". Be sure to try our famous hand-tossed Garlic Fries or awesome Philly Steak Chili Cheese Fries! Finish your meal with a Tastykake dessert (from Philly, of course!).Our shoppes are jam-packed with fun facts, memorabilia and history about “The City of Brotherly Love.” Stop in for a visit today, and enjoy the best sandwiches in the West served up in a Phun, Phamily, Philly atmosphere!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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