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John's Philly Grille

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550 Pacific Coast Hwy, Seal Beach, CA 90740
562 493-8678
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great for take-out or quick dining

John's Philly Grille is our go-to spot when we want take-out sandwiches. Several versions of the Philly cheese steak, all good. Many other hot and cold sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, etc. Freshly prepared to order, tasty, filling, well-priced. There is an eat-in area but no ambience; really... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

John's Philly Grille is our go-to spot when we want take-out sandwiches. Several versions of the Philly cheese steak, all good. Many other hot and cold sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, etc. Freshly prepared to order, tasty, filling, well-priced. There is an eat-in area but no ambience; really just a spot for a quick meal on the go.

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Long Beach, CA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We recently ate here, and we always order the #3 (Steak, Onions, Mushrooms and Cheese). I have eaten a "Philly Cheese Steak" in Philly, and this is MUCH better. We ordered a large and it came piping hot and is more than enough for two. We also enjoyed the "Philly Fries" which are the thick type called "Steak Fries." They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Best Philly Cheese I've had in CA. I asked a local the best place for lunch. He was right!!! I'll be coming back the next time I'm in Seal Beach and so should you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

I often eat at this establishment while visiting Seal Beach. When I'm hungry and want something great, I go straight to this wonderful place!

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Seal Beach, California
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26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

Even thougth this is a small place. the owner is truly from Pennsylvania and has the flavor of cheese steak subs down pat. He even has Tasty cakes, so do your self a favor, if you want to explore some casual food from the City of Brotherly love (where I am from originally) drop in for some delicious luncheon fare.

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Palmdale, CA
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2008

Huge sandwich, great price. The meat had absolutely no gristle. Perfect meat, perfect store-baked roll, perfect toppings. I've never had a sandwich like this even by Philly. Add the store label cream soda and a Butterscotch Krimpet (Do you know how hard it is to find Tastykakes on the west coast?) and you're in business. And, yes, water ice. Felt... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 550 Pacific Coast Hwy, Seal Beach, CA 90740
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: 562 493-8678

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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