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3653 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19140
215-229-9048
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Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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  • 7
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great Steaks

My wife said that WE HAD to visit Max's. Great steaks, Staff were cool and initiated and kept conversation flowing. Will definitely go back if I ever go back to Philly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
MarcDre
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife said that WE HAD to visit Max's. Great steaks, Staff were cool and initiated and kept conversation flowing. Will definitely go back if I ever go back to Philly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Philly has a half dozen real competitors for best cheese steak. Max's is on the top of my list. I haven't been here for ten years. Stopped by on a busy saturday with a few friends. Same Max's as always. Great sandwich and great environment. Philly at it's best. Real cheese steak done well with love by real Philly folks.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I drove 90 minutes just to get lunch here! It is CLEAN and the people are FRIENDLY!!!!! It's not a sit down restaurant but we took our food to the adjoining bar and had a few beverages with our subs. I ate half and took the rest home! It was even better day 2 if you could... More 

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Thank Veronica C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

My cousins from philly took me here to have my first cheese steak. I kept mentioning how good it was. The meat was tender, perfectly cooked, and seasoned. The staff was pretty friendly and the wait to get my food was not long at all. I went about 10pm. The fries were good and it was interesting to see that... More 

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Thank FoodLover904
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 via mobile

No need for a drawn out review. The cheese steak is amazing. I came up from DC and got the large cheese steak. The wait was worth it. Ate half at the bar and took the other half home. I will make regular trips there, it's worth it.

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Thank Chris S
Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

Clean establishment. Ok service. The young lady making the cold hoagies was very nice. The guy on grill was not as nice, but it was cool. Not crowded like most times.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

While on vacation we came all this way just to get Max's cheese steak and Italian hoagie. They're the greatest.

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Thank Dean A
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you ever get a chance to visit Philly and want a great tasting and LARGE Cheese steak or Chicken Cheese Steak sandwich then Max's on Germantown Avenue is the place to be. I usually order the foot long Chicken Cheese Steak with fried onions, provolone cheese, ketchup, salt & pepper and mayo on the roll.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

I had bought a cheese steak from here gave them a $20 dollar bill and they gave me a fake $10 I contacted the owner and he wouldn't even try to do anything NEVER AGAIN WILL I COME HERE POOR SERVICE

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This was the worst cheesesteak I ever ate too....I had to throw it away .....I can't believe they changed the steak .....Max's is my favorite cheesesteak in the world .....what where they thinking....please go back to the original steak!!!!!!!!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3653 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19140
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: 215-229-9048

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Delicatessen

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