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“Average sandwich”

Gentile Bros Authentic Cheesesteaks
Ranked #2 of 73 Quick Bites in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Delivery
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Dining options: Delivery
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Not authentic at all. An authentic Philly cheese steak uses white American cheese, not a liquid on the stove. Always has onions fried in the chopped steak not added to the steak just before they put it in the roll. Talked a lot of sports, too much.

"WANT A REAL PHILLY CHEESE STEAK:? Delco's in Dunedin on Main Street. Fresh Philly hard rolls flown in every day. AWESOME....

Date of visit: January 2018
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1  Thank George N
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Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

I have had terrific Philly cheese steak sandwiches here.....and was delighted..but I have also had mediocre ones. Been there 9 times 6 great ones.3 not so great.
The owner should focus on quality control, and not so much jawing about sports.

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank Mike C
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Every time I am visiting the area, I come to Gentile Bros. for cheesesteaks. I am originally from Philly and they are as close to the original cheesesteaks as I have found in Florida!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Kristieanne
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Two friends from Philly separately recommended this place, and we finally got there. The buns are flown in from Philly and everything tastes great. Follow the 'how to order' instructions or they won't be so nice to you....

Date of visit: December 2017
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Thank buffytvs488
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

When they first opened they were they only place that actually used sliced rib eye which put them head and shoulders above their competition. When they first came out with their Clemenza( this was a double meat sandwich that was totally worth the 12-14 bucks it cost) it was loaded with sliced rib eye and it blew away any Philly steak sandwich I had ever eaten in the state of Florida, it was that good.

The sandwich they now sell is no better than Charley's, or Jersey Mike's which are both low end Philly Steak sandwiches. I wish they would go back to their old way of making a steak sub. It is obvious that they stopped using the thin slices of rib eye that made them the best because of the cost. I am sure the cost of the meat they used to use was just too much money and due too lack of business they were forced to use a much lower end steak. The problem with using that type of meat is that it does not separate them from all the other Philly steak places in town.

My favorite Philly steak joint is nothing like it once was. Please go back to the thin slices of rib eye that made you the best in town. I am really disappointed that I have to go to Charley's at the mall for a half way decent sandwich. Yours blew them away when you first started out.

Date of visit: July 2017
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3  Thank cigrmaster
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