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Sonny's Famous Steaks

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$8 - $15
American, Fast Food
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband wanted to try this as a Philly thing. He had a steak sandwich and my son and I had grilled cheese. The woman who took our order was unpleasant. She was taking calls the whole time and paying barely any attention to our...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For all the great reviews and a shout out from Serious Eats, I was expecting a better cheesesteak. I got the loaded- meat was under seasoned (although cooked well) and there were way too many peppers. Service was a little surly too. I’ll keep searching.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here after much research for best cheesesteak in Philly. We only had a couple hours in town so wanted to make a good choice. We were not disappointed. My family all got loaded cheesesteak sandwiches, both with cheese whiz and provolone so we could...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 21, 2020

On to the next one, Sonny’s was my third Philly cheesesteak experience on my trip. I was still on my mission to find that one Philly cheesesteak that would wow me. I ordered a Philly Cheesesteak with mozzarella cheese, mushrooms, and fried onions. This cheesesteak...More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed May 21, 2020

Best cheesesteak I had in Philly! Sonny's isn't too far from the Liberty Bell/Mint area & it doesn't get they hype that Geno's or Pat's gets, but it was packed with locals & tourists. The line went out the door, which I'm sure is a...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed April 6, 2020

Honestly, we only stopped here because it was close to our hostel. We left anticipating our next visit. It was so delicious. The bun was soft and fresh. The veggies were perfectly sauted without having that burnt flavor. The cheese was melted perfectly into the...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 16, 2020 via mobile

I’ve been here with my friends , and the local is really good , nice atmosphere, friendly staff and a tasty philly cheese steak with a lot of condiments choice , good price .

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

Cheesesteak was absolutely delicious will definitely go back again with my family so they can try it.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

Ate here based on reviews and was mildly disappointed. Meat was good, but bun was soggy-not our preference. Fries were ordinary. Prices were reasonable. Atmosphere was so-so.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

I've had other Philly cheese steaks and liked them more than the one I had here. It was still good, but not worthy of my going back.

Date of visit: February 2020
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