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Geno's Steaks

Bella Vista / Queen Village
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1219 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5005
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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40 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Place was cool and food was great. It is a fast food place so don't expect a fancy restaurant. But again food was great so what else you need!

Thank Kriss T
Sewell, New Jersey, United States
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120 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You need to know the lingo when you order... type of cheese, with or without onions, other toppings. Beverages and fries ordered at the other window. Don't worry that the line is around the building as it moves quickly. Best cheesesteaks ever. The bread is chewy and compliments the beef perfectly. Yum

Thank VirginiaDiRienzo
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow was that drowning in grease! I know I wasn't going there for health food but I didn't expect that. I will say it was a very clean place. I was just disappointed.

1 Thank Denise M
Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whenever I'm in Philly I always make sure I stop by Geno's they have the best cheesesteaks and they are very fast.

Thank Jennifer D
Winfield, Illinois
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like cheese steaks that a not chopped, this is the place to go. Order food at one window, drinks at another, all outside . limited outside curb side tables, lots of crowds during prime times, but worth the wait. Staff are always in a rush, but it is part of the act/charm. Nothing has chane in amny years... More 

1 Thank B2306JTjamesm
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146 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is my prefered place in Philadelphia for Cheesesteaks. I love the bread and the meat, it seems fresh and is very tasty.

1 Thank Coleen O
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205 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

delicious experience, divine philly cheesesteaks, !!! we had two different ones, the provolone is divine and the one with cheez whiz, superb!! we were told they give back a lot to the community, asides of being famous, that was one of the reasons we went, is a must visit

Thank rosannar
Millersville, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Broughtpeople to try and both had never eaten here before they really enjoyed the whole atmosphere and wanted more!

Thank stan c
Holbrook, New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ok so we went on a cheesesteak crawl, Geno's is by far the best! This place has people cleaning nonstop, inside outside the place is clean. Now let's talk bread, this bread is made perfectly for a cheesesteak, it holds the cheese and juices without getting soggy, now the steak is not chopped! It's slices of rib eye this in... More 

Thank Moose1715
Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok This is a mixed review. I have lived in the area most of my life and let me tell you this is where the magic is. Chocolate on one corner and cheese steaks a few yards away nestled in the Italian village and covered in neon. I told u its mixed and full of friends I try to visit... More 

Thank Heather B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Steakhouse, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1219 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5005
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighborhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: 215-389-0659

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?