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South A Philly

1 King Street, Saint Augustine, FL
904-824-0666
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Ranked #98 of 485 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
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 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
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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
1 review
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
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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
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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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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

I have had better cheesesteak than here. I bought 2 groupon coupon and they only honor one per customer per day. Btw the site say $10 a cheesesteak but actually it's like 7.99 for it so u only save $2 not $4. Bread is not true Italian hero bread like Philadelphia. Sorry south A philly if u would of taken... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

We have lived here for years and every time we visit we are let down by the terrible and rude management(the owner). The food is why we have continued to go however it is extremely overpriced for what you get and when you try to use a coupon the manager is extremely rude and refuses to take them even though... More

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Augusta, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

My husband and I are from South Jersey and have not found a decent cheesesteak in the south. We found the South A Philly cheesesteak to be authentic and absolutely delicious. The steak was perfectly cooked and the roll - just like up north. The owner took time to sit and talk to us about Philly, which we found to... More

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