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South A Philly

1 King Street, Saint Augustine, FL
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Ranked #117 of 484 Restaurants in Saint Augustine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
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.
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  • English first
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English first
West Palm Beach, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We saw all the good reviews and came for some philly steak subs. I got the philly sub, (toppings are extra $- which was disappointing). My husband got the chicken philly with some extra toppings as well. First off, the sandwiches are about 8 inches long and maybe 3 inches wide (very thin and small). They had hardly any flavor... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My boyfriend and I recently decide to eat at South a Philly on our recent trip to St. Augustine. We both got the chicken philly. We added a side order of cheese fries. Both sandwiches were good.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The Philly cheese steak was verry very good the service was good I hope so we were the only people there lol, no problem with a living social coupon

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Jacksonville, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The sandwich was very good but they need to offer a bigger size. Unfortunately, they only offer one size and they're not flexible about anything. Most legitimate Phillys I've had are a pretty big size but not at this locale. If I go back, I'll skip the fries and order two sandwiches instead.

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Louisville KY
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We jumped off of the Red Train and wanted to get out of the heat. We didn't have any info or coupons for this place. The food was delicious! My husband had the Philly cheesesteak and I had the chicken salad hoagie. It was awesome! We also had cream cheese jalapeño poppers that were very tasty. Even without our coupons... More

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New Port Richey, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Fantastic Philly sub and the Onion rings are absolutely fabulous. Very large subs can feed 2 if your having fries and or rings. There are coupons available. Salads are also really good there . prices typical trendy 6.99-8.99 subs and drinks I believe under 2

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Palm Harbor
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Overpriced for what you get. Sandwich was dry and underwhelming. Lack of steak. Used to be better..not sure what happens. I personally never see anyone in here anymore...perhaps it's better at peak times when times are good, but today was probably my last time going. Just not worth it. A steakum sandwich at home would have been better.

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Clermont, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This was a real gem in a town full of places trying to get your business. The food was excellent !! If you're looking to sit and be waited upon, go elsewhere. If you are looking for a real Philly cheesesteak, this is the place for you. The prices are very reasonable for a tourist town. and the staff are... More

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We firstly went to South A Philly last year after an excursion on the Red Train, seemed like a good place to get in out of the blazing hot sun, we found the management and staff very friendly, maybe being British helps? We didn't find them rude at all, the Philly Cheesesteak was wonderful, very nice, very hot and very... More

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Rome, Italy
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This place has basic sandwiches but they are tasty and quick. It's a little pricier than I'd like but it's in a tourist area so that wasn't unexpected. We ate here after touring the Spanish galleon ship across the street in the harbor. I got a ham and cheese sandwich, which was fairly basic but still tasty.

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