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Dan's Philadelphia Cheesesteaks

3 James Street, Alexandria Bay, NY
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Cuisines: American
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Description: Dan's Philadelphia Cheesesteaks(315) 482-4422Alexandria Bay3 James Street Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
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  • English first
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English first
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

I was looking for a place to park so I drove down the less crowed end of James Street and found this Great Little Place with a friendly staff and the BEST CHEESESTEAKS EVER!!!

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Burlington, Vermont
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Panani's were good, but we thought it was kind of expensive. Also not alot of seating, (we were visiting during a busy weekend) so my family ordered take out and we ate it at the park.

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1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Since moving from Philly years ago, nothing has ever came even close to a cheese steak from Philly itself. Everything from the bread, to the steak to the cheese was spot on. Great taste of home without taking the 6 1/2 hour drive to get it!!

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Upstate NY
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My boyfriend and I stopped here before our Uncle Sam Boat Tour for a quick lunch. The food was okay (my boyfriend stuck with the original cheese steak and I had a Panini). The workers were young guys who weren't friendly and who spoke in mumbles. The food was expensive for relatively fast food. The "restaurant" itself has four tables... More 

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Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Try this restaurant based on other TA reviews and limited choices in Alex Bay. Sandwich was Ok was not as good as a true Philadelphia cheese steak sandwich. The cost of just the sandwich was over $8.

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I last reviewed Dan's 2 years ago, and figured I'd update my experiences as a regular summer customer. Overall, this place is still the best blue-collar lunch in the bay, if you want what's on the menu and don't care about ambience. The occasional complaints I've read here are not representative of a typical visit. Salads, paninis and cheesesteaks will... More 

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Waterbury Center, Vermont
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

cheesesteak wit was really good...juicy, messy, well-seasoned beef with a great green pepper flavor. I ordered one for my wife without mushrooms and it was delivered with them. Also, line cook had his food prep gloves on while messing with his iPhone screen, then reached the same hand in the freezer bag of fries -- if you're going to slack... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is amongts the very best original cheesteak sandwiches one can get. As good as Jimmy's in Philadelphia. We tried both recently and our family concluded that they were both equally good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Dan's offers an authentic, contemporary and personable experience worth checking out. All and all, this diner out-classes the other restaurants on the street.

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northern new york
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Decisions decisions... We ended up here...real meat,small rolls uncooked onions and peppers...prices are high..portions are small...next time in the bay ill try the place next door...they advertise the best in the bay...plus a free drink...5.99... Also there was a giant poodle in the restaurant.. not sure what it was doing there but the owner said come again...I will not...

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Address: 3 James Street, Alexandria Bay, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Alexandria Bay
Cuisine: American

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