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Philly's Americana

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2155 n expressway suite g, Brownsville, TX
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Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yummy

Really good snack. A little high priced for a snack but it is in the mall so its to be expected. Pretty much all the items are good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
brenda g
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Really good snack. A little high priced for a snack but it is in the mall so its to be expected. Pretty much all the items are good.

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Salem, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Cheese steak was the best in the valley but the employees were kind of "clicky" greeting their friends with joy but not overly friendly to out-of-towners

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Brownsville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

my favorite hangout to watch sports. I love the Brownsville herald with a side of sweet potato fries. they play live music and dj too...happy hour and I'm there...

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Boston, Mass
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

More of a bar than a sub shop but a decent cheesesteak. Good roll. There's nothing like a cheesesteak from Philadelphis but this was good.

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Bronwsville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

The bread is great, if you want to have a taste of a good and old fashion Philly cheese steak sandwich don't hesitate, watch the game, enjoy ur beer, play pool n be laid back.

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Thank YmlMiranda
Brownsville, Texas
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80 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

bread rolls imported from philly. Graet cheese steak. Pleasant view of resaca.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2012

A very nice laid back place to hang out, have a beer and a sandwich. I was there on a Friday nigh and they were setting up a DJ or bang, so it may get loud in there later in the evening.

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Brownsville, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

the atmosphere is kind of like a small "dive" sports bar. The Brownsville sandwich is great with white cheese! It's packed with avocado, grilled onions, and jalapenos. Great selection of beers, but no full bar.

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Brownsville, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

The food is OK. It's not good. It's not bad. It's OK. Service is not good. You've got Brownsville guys who have probably never been 50 miles from home going out of their way to convince you they're from Philadelphia. What a crock. The owner lived there for a little while, but he's a Brownsville boy, too. He makes a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

Great place to satisfy great hunger. Only restaurant that makes a philly cheesesteak the real way, w/cheese whizz. And for that I give phillys Americana the awesome award. Also try the sweetpotato fries, they are something different and delicious. Great place for great hunger

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2155 n expressway suite g, Brownsville, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Brownsville

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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