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“A must before leaving..........” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Philly Ted's

Philly Ted's
1415 N Lacrosse St, Rapid City, SD 57701
605-348-6113
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Ranked #7 of 191 Restaurants in Rapid City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Sandwiches
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout
Gillette, Wyoming, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“A must before leaving..........”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

I NEVER leave Rapid without stopping by Ted's. We have always loved there cheesesteaks and sides. This time we had 7 different sandwhiches and one cheeseburger, and everyone one of them were great.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Rapid City, SD
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3 restaurant reviews
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“Better than in Philly”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

A few years back I researched cheese steak restaurants in Philadelphia before a visit there. I hit a number of the best according to local opinion. At least to an outsider, Philly Teds make a better sandwich than any I tried there. Prices are very reasonable too.

Visited February 2013
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48 restaurant reviews
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“Season the meat!..”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I enjoyed the philly but it was slightly dry from over cooking and i really wished they could have seasoned the meat some..i LOVED the onion rings..PERFECTLY seasoned...my fiance also loved his but said the meat could have used seasoning also...i ordered the giant with onion and mushroom with prov cheese...took the other half of my sandwich home...heated up the next day but i took the meat out and added to the skillet with Seasonings..MUCH BETTER...maybe I'll order my next philly with the onion rings on it for more seasoning..over all..average but i'd go back..

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“My Favorite Rapid City Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

For my family and me, eating at new, unique places is a major goal on any trip we take. We always try to eat at someplace we've never tried before when we travel, but on visits to Rapid City, this rule is meant to be broken. We visit Rapid City at least once a year, and we have made it a family custom to eat at Philly Ted's every time! Ted's cheesesteak sandwiches are one of my all-time favorite things to stick in my mouth. The seating sucks, the order area is ridiculously small, but those things don't matter. The food is top notch and is priced right. I've never had a Philly cheesesteak in Philadelphia, but if they are anything like Philly Ted's cheesesteaks (which, according to others more in-the-know than me, they are), I understand why they are such a phenomenon. Some of the reviews on here dog on the use of Cheez Whiz. I LOVE the Cheez Whiz, but there are sandwiches available with other, less perfect cheese-type products.

If you are looking for a good eat and have a few minutes to wait (this ain't traditional fast food where your food sits under a heat lamp... they make each order fresh), give this joint a try!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
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“YESSSS!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Nothing else like it around here.
Now I can't eat a "Philly Steak" anywhere else.
Lots of options or just the basics.
I love catching this place when I have that certain kind of stressed out hunger that can only be satisfied by big tasty food.
Thanks Ted.

Visited October 2012
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