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Philly's A Taste Of Philadelphia

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33 Sherman St., Norwich, CT
860-886-9449
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 34
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Terrific!

Philly's is the best! We have had the famous Cheese Steak sandwiches in 2 places in Philadelphia, including the supposed home of this invention and they did not compare to the ones at Philly's! Add that to the friendly staff, the beyond spotless restaurant, and the fair price and you could not ask... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Connecticut shore
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Philly's is the best! We have had the famous Cheese Steak sandwiches in 2 places in Philadelphia, including the supposed home of this invention and they did not compare to the ones at Philly's! Add that to the friendly staff, the beyond spotless restaurant, and the fair price and you could not ask for more. So if you are in... More 

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The title says it all. The food is great, and the service is friendly. Large selection of items, so most everyone should be happy. I always get The Philly, which is rib eye steak, onions and Cheez Whiz. Delicious.

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Norwich, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Genuine philly steaks are wonderful and loved by my whole family. Unfortunately the atmosphere provided is not. We always take our food to go when we order here. It has a kind of cold unwelcoming feeling to it and the music is way to loud and has nothing to do with the venue itself. Weird! The employees are very friendly,... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

When we pulled up outside Philly's I wasn't sure if they were open. It looked like a dive bar. But inside is a spotless, fast food joint serves delicious cheese steaks. They claim the key is the cheese whiz but we tried with and without and preferred the latter. My only regret was not trying some of the crazy fries... More 

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Norwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Hard to believe that these are better than the classics but they do.. And the option of having fries rather than a roll makes them even better, tho not on the waist! A great treat! And the enlarged location with actual seats makes it a real destination with parking!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Our first time here and definitely not our last!!This place was clean, the staff was welcoming and the food was simply amazing! My husband and I loved the Philly Cheese steaks and my kids loved the buffalo chicken fries.We cant wait to come back!!

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Norwich, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had a sandwich without the cheddar spread and it was great. The fries were good and the price was definitely reasonable. You order at the counter and they bring it to you.

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Norwich, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Shaved beef and cheese, an experience to be treasured in Philadelphia. The imitation in Norwich, regardless of the advertising, was poor. I had a soggy mess of plastic goo, over a scoop of shaved something on a grocery store roll. Sorry but that is not acceptable to me.

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Norwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great flavor, great portions. I've never had a bad experience here. I've expected one because nobody is amazing 100% of the time! But I have yet to be disappointed in the food or service. Shem is the best. Try the Bully, it's a day-ender because there's no way to recover from all that awesome. Top notch every time. Do it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

All I have to say. The best chicken wings I ever taste. The owner his the bedt and make you feel welcome and comfortable. The place is clean even the bathrooms. I always take my family and friends there.

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Additional Information about Philly's A Taste Of Philadelphia

Address: 33 Sherman St., Norwich, CT
Phone Number: 860-886-9449
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Norwich
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Fast Food

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33 Sherman St., Norwich, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Norwich
  • Phone Number: 860-886-9449

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fast Food
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?