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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$5 - $10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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A Beer and A Cheesesteak
Roast Pork and Cheese
Provolone, au jus
Roast Pork Special
Homemade broccoli rabe, provolone, au jus
Chicken Cutlet Special
Breaded chicken cutlet, homemade broccoli rabe, provolone
Chicken Cutlet Club
Breaded chicken cutlet, mayo, lettuce, tomato, bacon, American cheese
Buffalo Chicken Cutlet
Breaded chicken cutlet, blue cheese or ranch, hot or mild buffalo sauce
Pizza Chicken Cutlet
Breaded chicken cutlet, marinara sauce, provolone
Italian Hoagie
Thinly sliced mortadella, capicolla, genoa salami, mild provolone, mayo, lettuce, tomato, banana hot peppers, raw onions, oil and vinegar)
Turkey Hoagie
Thinly sliced turkey, provolone, mayo, lettuce, tomato, banana hot peppers, raw onions, oil and vinegar
Philly steak sandwiches. Served “without” fried onions unless you ask.
American, whiz,‏ or provolone
Steak Special
Homemade broccoli rabe, provolone
Steak Club
Mayo, lettuce, tomato, bacon, American cheese
Pizza Steak
Marinara sauce, provolone
Bacon $+1.00
Honey Chipotle Steak
Homemade sauce, pepper jack cheese.
Old Fashioned
Fresh grilled tomatoes, Italian seasoning, oregano, provolone
Chicken Cheesesteak
American, whiz, or provolone
Chicken Steak Special
Homemade broccoli rabe, provolone
Chicken Steak Club
Mayo, lettuce, tomato, bacon, American cheese
Broccoli Rabe
Homemade broccoli rabe, provolone
Veggie Combo
homemade broccoli rabe, Italian hot peppers, bell sweet peppers, fried onions, marinara sauce, provolone
3 per order (yes, even our slider bun is from Philly)
Steak Whiz Sliders
Whiz with‏ or without fried onions
Chicken Steak Whiz Sliders
Whiz with or without fried onions
Broccoli Rabe Sliders
Homemade broccoli rabe, provolone
10 For $10.00
20 For $18.00
Buffalo Wings
Homemade sauce - hot or mild
Mozzarella Triangles
Yuengling Rings
Plain Fries
Cheese Fries
Italian Fries
Shorty’s “Philly Style” Whiz Nachos - Steak or Chicken Steak
Homemade guacamole and pico de gallo, whiz, banana hot peppers, sour cream
Romaine lettuce, cherry tomatoes, red onion, bacon, seasoned croutons, provolone
Italian Hoagie Salad
Romaine lettuce,‏ mortadella, capicolla, genoa salami, mild provolone, tomato, banana hot peppers, onions, served with oil and vinegar
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All reviews philly cheesesteak italian fries sandwich bread cheese steaks are bar atmosphere the real deal great little place new york bite to eat quick bite visiting nyc portions are huge times square food was amazing beer onions
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Reviewed yesterday

Surprised that this was mostly a bar - but they have fantastic service. We just ran in for cheesesteaks - they were awesome, and I was impressed that even though we were not ordering from the bar, there service was top shelf!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jaja19314
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in NYC for vacation and saw a cheesesteak place as we were walking around. The next evening we went for dinner. The cheesesteak is excellent and many choices. The fries come in a large serving! It’s a quaint place with a full bar,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank suemck1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited NYC with my in laws, and they wouldn’t stop talking about a Philly Cheese Steak. Eventually I came across Shorty’s and I am so glad that we did. The restaurant had a great atmosphere and the staff were so friendly. The food was amazing!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nicflo1989
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Vsited twice during our stay, once for a bite to eat and the second visit to watch sunday afternoon NFL. Staff and customers are amazing, an eclectic mix who are extremely friendly to out of towners. The cheesesteaks are by far and away the stars...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank geoffrandall1967
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Went here looking for a snack, and definitely wasn't disappointed. The portions are huge, more than enough to share between 2. the menu has a lot to choose from, however we went for the classic cheese steak with cheese whiz (however there is a variety...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank gogogadgetx
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Yes! It’s here - finally. All you characters searching for an authentic Philly cheesesteak here in the Big Apple can rejoice. Come and enjoy. Don’t expect decor.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ted-620
Reviewed October 24, 2018

great bar tucked away in Hell's kitchen area..........great prices, very friendly staff....didn't try the food - but heard from other customers really good

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank katy24NorthEast
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a cheese steaks and a beer. The food came quite fast and was hot. It was a good sandwich, with provolone and broccoli rabbe. Maybe could have used a little ajus in with the meat, but definitely worth a visit if you're...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ktown_camper
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

The cheesesteak was absolutely gorgeous and the fries with the cheese sauce delicious. I liked the fact that you can choose what kind of cheese you want in your cheesesteak. I followed the advice of the waitress and didn’t regret. She was really nice too.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ferrm93
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Went here as a group of 4. Very tight quarters. Older male crowd - very rowdy. Service was very poor and rude. Took food away when we said we didn't another round. Ordered the hot pretzels. Pretty sure they were microwaved. Rubbery and not salted....More

Date of visit: September 2018
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