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1 King Street, Saint Augustine, FL
904-824-0666
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11:00 am - 2:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery
Description: We are a staff of friends and family who are proud to bring you the best...
We are a staff of friends and family who are proud to bring you the best tasting cheesesteaks and hoagies in Florida. Our bread is shipped down par-cooked from South Jersey, then baked fresh throughout the day, so you can enjoy authentic flavor straight from the oven. Each day we slice our rib-eye by hand to ensure our steak is tender and delicious; we would never dream of serving that pre-sliced stuff! We have original Cheez Whiz to give your cheesesteak that real Philadelphia flavor, the same way we ate them growing up. If that’s not your thing, we also offer American, Provolone, and Swiss cheeses, all from Dietz and Watson, who also provides all of our Italian meats (for an unforgettable Italian hoagie that will make you think you’re right back in Philly!). We have put our hearts into creating sandwiches we are proud to serve, and we hope you enjoy eating them as much as we enjoy making them.
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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Pinball, baby!

I go there for the pinball. They used to have three machines. Now they are down to one. The food is fine but I only eat there cuz of the pinball.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
pint67
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FL
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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English first
FL
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I go there for the pinball. They used to have three machines. Now they are down to one. The food is fine but I only eat there cuz of the pinball.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Came in late at night and had wonderful service with equally wonderful food. Staff was friendly and chatted with my husband and I as our food was being prepared.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

My wife and I were vacationing in St. Augustine, FL. The city was celebrating it's 450th anniversary! I was craving a Chicken Philly that I have become so fond of at Lenny's Sub Shop. I decided to give South-A-Philly sandwich shop a try. I ordered take-out. The service was fast and friendly. When I got back to the resort to... More 

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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

They serve the BEST fried pickles! Veggie burger was perfect, tuna salad was tasty but I wish they offered a choice of buns as I prefer not to eat white bread. We were a little disappointed that nothing came with our $7-$8 sandwiches....would it be too much to throw a pickle or a handful of chips into the basket?

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Great service and wonderful chicken Philly. Great place to visit if you are from out of town! I travel all the way from New York and this was definitely one of my favorite places in St. Augustine!

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St Augustine Beach, Florida, United States
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151 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Classic Philly Cheese Steak from authentic Philly folks. This place never disappoints. Solid place for a freshly prepared cheese steak but that about all. Counter service as you would expect.

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New Port Richey, Florida
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A great place to have Philly cheese steaks in St. Augustine. They actually use cheese wiz on the steaks! Place is decorated in Philly sports items.

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Loved the quick service. I had Philly Cheesesteak. It was delicious. We built up an appetite after watching the fireworks. We were so happy that South A Philly was opened.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Fresh cooked...authentic Philly cheesesteaks....get the cheese whiz on your steak. Chris,owner, is a great guy. Just needs air conditioning.

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Pompano Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

Delicious cheesesteaks authenticated by people who would know. Great fries, PA chips, birch beer, and more!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 King Street, Saint Augustine, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: 904-824-0666

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups

Description

We are a staff of friends and family who are proud to bring you the best tasting cheesesteaks and hoagies in Florida. Our bread is shipped down par-cooked from South Jersey, then baked fresh throughout the day, so you can enjoy authentic flavor straight from the oven. Each day we slice our rib-eye by hand to ensure our steak is tender and delicious; we would never dream of serving that pre-sliced stuff! We have original Cheez Whiz to give your cheesesteak that real Philadelphia flavor, the same way we ate them growing up. If that’s not your thing, we also offer American, Provolone, and Swiss cheeses, all from Dietz and Watson, who also provides all of our Italian meats (for an unforgettable Italian hoagie that will make you think you’re right back in Philly!). We have put our hearts into creating sandwiches we are proud to serve, and we hope you enjoy eating them as much as we enjoy making them.
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 - 2:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 am

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