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1 King Street, Saint Augustine, FL
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Ranked #117 of 492 Restaurants in Saint Augustine
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
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
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English first
Saint Augustine, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I treat ourselves to a South-a-Philly hamburger whenever we have a few dollars to spare. At 4.99 each, they are a good deal for downtown St. Augustine, and they are simply delicious--classic burger with trimmings. The fries are great, too. And just as good is the counter seat by the window where you can sit, eat, and... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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333 reviews 333 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I've had steak subs while in the city of Philadelphia. The subs from this establishment were right on par (be aware that Philly steak subs are on the blander side to begin with). I think this sub was actually a tiny bit better than the Philadelphia versions, even though it was chopped steak slices than full slices of steak. The... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Philly was good. Sub and salad was just ok. Atmosphere was very good and it was easy to get into and order even on a busy day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I have been here multiple times over the years and watched the business grow and grow. The food is always excellent and the owners are always friendly. We stop here every trip St. Augustine.

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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This place is so amazing! The only thing I would change is I would make the rolls Amaroso's. The rolls are good, don't get me wrong. They make authentic steaks, including the cheez whiz. :)

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This was our third stop at South A Philly. We try not to duplicate restaurants on vacation, but there are a few that are way too good! The steaks and fries are great. They also have old video games and pinball machines to play while you are waiting for your food.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Dont let the small size and hidden location of this place turn you away. THE BEST philly I have ever had. Not to mention it came with a side of some tastey cheese fries. Not the most healthy choice but hey a philly cheese steak isnt susposed to be. Cant say enough about this hole in the wall joint that... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Just a little sandwich place, but they make a mean pork roll, egg, and cheese sandwich. It's the real deal !

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Savannah, Georgia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Yeah, that horrible. The wings were over-cooked, sprinkled with garlic that came from Publix. I was afraid to try the dressing that came with it because it was that freaky. Wings were rubber. Philly Cheese didn't have cheese. Fries were drowned in Old Bay and had no other flavor. Would take Burger King over this crap

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Excellent philly the way it should be ! Clean and friendly little place. Nice surprise. Great buns too

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Additional Information about South A Philly

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

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