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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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Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Wonderful hole in the wall dining!

Great sandwiches and burgers. Counter service and very casual. Food is absolutely delicious and cooked to order. Many varieties to choose from of cheesesteaks,

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great sandwiches and burgers. Counter service and very casual. Food is absolutely delicious and cooked to order. Many varieties to choose from of cheesesteaks,

Thank covingtonLouisiana
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Best cheesesteak on The west coast! Easy to get to . Will cater to any size party..even has a grill on his truck! Dynammite,, #let'seat

Thank biancos2015
Seal Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Super-friendly staff and amazing Philly cheese steaks! Go for The Works with onions and peppers and just savor the flavor all the way through. A huge value given the relatively low price for what you get.

Thank Dennis C
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 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.

Thank 3SBTraveler
Long Beach, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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 

Thank rjhaardvark
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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.

Thank RadM3
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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!

Thank Doublevc68
Seal Beach, California
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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.

Thank caryandrachel
Palmdale, CA
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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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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
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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