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Lorenzo's Pizza

Bella Vista / Queen Village
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900 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3808
215-922-2540
Website
Today
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 27
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  • 5
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
BEST cheesesteaks in philly!

Forget about Pats/Genos, Lorenzos is by far the BEST cheesesteaks. Don't let the atmosphere fool you, these guys make great cheesesteaks, the service is quick and the cheesesteaks are made fresh. Inexpensive, , not greasy at all, didn't leave me feeling sick with a stomach ache after I ate it. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
Ashleigh W
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  • Late Night
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Forget about Pats/Genos, Lorenzos is by far the BEST cheesesteaks. Don't let the atmosphere fool you, these guys make great cheesesteaks, the service is quick and the cheesesteaks are made fresh. Inexpensive, , not greasy at all, didn't leave me feeling sick with a stomach ache after I ate it. The sauce is also delicious, it has a slight sweetness... More 

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Virginia
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133 reviews 133 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Rumor has it that the location on South St offers a bigger portion of a better product. I think I made the mistake choosing Sicilian over Neopolitan pizza. Great yeasty bread but almost no sauce or cheese. There must be thousands of pizza choices in Philly but this style at this shop can be skipped.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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238 reviews 238 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I lived in Philly for three years, ate at many restaurants, there were a few that had better cheesesteak, but for food AND atmosphere, this place was the best. The first two times I was there they played nothing but Sinatra on the radio, combined with the food, and the awesome people made for a true food experience. They make... More 

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Connecticut, United States
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71 reviews 71 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I lived in Philly for 3 years, every time I am back I have to make a trip to Lorenzo's. By far my favorite cheesesteak in town and the best atmosphere. By that I mean, nothing nice, but great Philly people. The same 3 guys are working every time I go and they are great. Definitely a family business! Skip... More 

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hisar
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

we had walked a lot and were hungry and landed at lorenzo's . despite the hunger , the size of pizza slice made us sweat . we managed to finish our slices , they were delicious.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My dad recommended Lorenzo's to us, so my husband and I enjoyed a pizza here. We both said it was absolutely the most wonderful pizza we've ever had! We didn't get to try their Philly cheesesteaks, but those looked phenomenal as well.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

If you are looking for great pizza, cheese steaks, hoagies, chicken parm sandwich, this is where you want to go. John makes some of the best sandwiches in town. It's very Philly. Reasonably priced with all the ambiance of the Italian Market. You will leave here full.

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Keystone, Colorado
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246 reviews 246 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This is the thin and greasy and oily pizza of your childhood! Delicious pizza with the best kind of cheese!

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Lubbock
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152 reviews 152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I fly in from TX to PA once or twice a year...first place I want to go is Lorenzo's...35 years in the same place, with the same people, same fabulous pizza. The crust is just exactly the right thickness and texture, toppings are plentiful, sauce primo. Love the atmosphere and the entire experience. I am hoping to get by there... More 

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New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

Not Pat's, nor Geno's. Local spot for Philly cheese steak without frills or theatre. Had the standard recommended sandwich with onions and it tasted great

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 900 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-3808
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighborhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: 215-922-2540

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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