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South A Philly

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1 King St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4468
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 am
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went to "Jimmy's" in Philly and had a TRUE Philly Cheesesteak. Thus, to compare these 2 places it is plain as day that the St. Augustine location is not a taste of Philly.🙁 Sorry the sandwich was soggy and not up to the bar. I guess if your not from Philly it's ok to enjoy and dream of Rocky.

Thank duane h
Lebanon, Tennessee
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food. Very clean self serve cafe. Very nice for a stop while visiting Ole Town. Mid afternoon meant no line and quick service. Try the Italian Chef salad!

1 Thank goteeup
Daytona Beach, Florida
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135 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We walked into this place at 1:00 pm looking to get a philly cheese steak , three employees standing at the counter and no one acknowledges us. finally I speak up and say "do we just sit anywhere ? " and his reply was " we're not really open yet ". what the heck does that mean are you open... More 

2 Thank Petergun1962
Palm Bay, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

If I was rich I would pay to have this food express shipped to me. The chicken buster has the perfect combination of quality ingredients. Burgers, cheese fries and funnel cake sticks were delicious! Staff was friendly and I will return everytime I visit St. Augustine. Best food of our entire trip!

1 Thank Kim F
Pam Coast Fl
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Spent $20.00 and got a burnt Ham and Cheese sandwich ,I mean almost black. Uncooked fires hard and cold in middle. With a drink. Totally un eat able. Wasted $20.00 Will not order from there again.

Thank Teri K
Mechanicsville, Virginia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on a tour of downtown St Augustine. Subs were delicious!!! Nice cool spot for lunch on a hot day. You can also get the steak subs without bread for the gluten conscious!

Thank Kendra S
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Needed some food after a late night Haunted Wine Tour around midnight and there isn't much still serving at that hour. We order philly steaks with swiss cheese plus shared an order of seasoned fries. The cheesesteak could have used a little more cheese but we ate every bite of everything. At midnight I'd go again!

Thank dingsterkat
Birmingham, Alabama
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

My son and I stopped here after a night cruise. It was late and we had the place to ourselves. The food was excellent! We both had the philly sandwiches with cheese wiz. You should try it! The service was excellent also. Fast & friendly.

Thank Semi-Native
Pine Castle
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The food & the service I have to give a 10, except for opening late, there's nothing I can complain about.. My fiance and I were there in st. Augustine for a day trip, we look at the reviews on TripAdvisor and talk to the locals and everyone recommended it for great sandwiches and the friendly atmosphere.. If you like... More 

Thank Jeff C
SW Ga.
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

nice little place with delicious burgers and tasty grilled ham and cheese on rye! Guy working there was super nice and accommodating.

Thank CSB1955

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 am
11:00 am - 2:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 King St, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4468
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Saint Augustine
  • Phone Number: 904-824-0666
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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