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8775 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70809-2269
1(225) 248-0006
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10:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Dine in or take out specialty sandwiches. Philly Cheesesteaks, wraps...
Dine in or take out specialty sandwiches. Philly Cheesesteaks, wraps, salads. Local family owned
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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best cheesesteaks south of Mason Dixon Line

We lived in Philly for 7 years so we are always on the look out for a good cheesesteak. Everyone claims to have a good one but very few actually do. Philly Me Up is pretty darn close to a true Philly Cheesesteak. We ordered a chicken cheesesteak and a regular cheesesteak with onions and cheese... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 11, 2015
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Cape Coral, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Good food, not great. The meat was not sliced like I expected, but that's not a bad thing. It was fresh cooked/made, and the bun was fresh and soft. I would go again but not drive across town for it.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We lived in Philly for 7 years so we are always on the look out for a good cheesesteak. Everyone claims to have a good one but very few actually do. Philly Me Up is pretty darn close to a true Philly Cheesesteak. We ordered a chicken cheesesteak and a regular cheesesteak with onions and cheese only. They were loaded... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I always want a chicken cheesesteaks from here when I visit my son in Baton Rouge. We placed a carry out order of 5 cheesesteaks...some chicken, some steaks with variety of toppings and vegetables. The order was perfectly prepared. They even waited until I arrived to drop the fries so they would remain hot. It is always delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

Great cheesesteak. The chicken cheese was my fav and I lived in Philly for 8 years. Just like Philly...maybe even better. The Cajun chicken and Cajun steak were also good and meaty. You may order them with or without onion, peppers and mushrooms. All prepared to order. We loved our first order from here but they have really odd hours.... More 

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Hammond, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

By far the best philly I have ever had!! Only downside... They get pretty busy at lunch time so make sure you get there a little early. Everything is made to order every time! Love it!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

I was born and raised in Baton Rouge, and I can honestly say until today that I had never had a Philly cheese steak. My husband heard about the restaurant from a fellow deputy sheriff, and after hearing his review, we both had to check it out. Oh my! It was amazing. I had The Loaded, and everything was cooked... More 

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Zachary, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

Read about Philly Me Up in Tripadvisor. The wife and I decided to give it a try on the evening of Mar 2, 2012. Ordered two phillys with fries. There are two sizes. Regular and small. The wife ordered the small. Cooked to order. Excellent!!! Loaded with steak, cheese and bell peppers! Next time i will asked for additional bell... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

The food can't be beat. If your going for lunch it would be best to call ahead sometimes they are super busy. Also when dining in be prepaired to smell like a cheesesteaks the rest of the day. The kitcken opens up into the whole place filling the air with cheesesteak aroma. The staff is so nice and don't forget... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2011

Typically I don't have high expectations of food from out their area of origin, but this was definitely an exception. This is the best Philly Cheesesteak I've had since moving down South 4 years ago. They have a many different types you can order. They even have a local type Cajun cheesesteak. I can't wait to go back and sample... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2011

Food is AMAZING! Best cheesesteak I've ever had. The service is the friendliest in town! I jus wish their hours were longer! :)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8775 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70809-2269
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: 1(225) 248-0006

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 9
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Dine in or take out specialty sandwiches. Philly Cheesesteaks, wraps, salads. Local family owned
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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