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“A must before leaving..........” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Philly Ted's

Philly Ted's
Ranked #20 of 249 Restaurants in Rapid City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Seating, Takeout
Gillette, Wyoming, United States
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“A must before leaving..........”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

I NEVER leave Rapid without stopping by Ted's. We have always loved there cheesesteaks and sides. This time we had 7 different sandwhiches and one cheeseburger, and everyone one of them were great.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Greggory F
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Rapid City, SD
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Better than in Philly”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

A few years back I researched cheese steak restaurants in Philadelphia before a visit there. I hit a number of the best according to local opinion. At least to an outsider, Philly Teds make a better sandwich than any I tried there. Prices are very reasonable too.

Visited February 2013
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Thank Steve S
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Level Contributor
69 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Season the meat!..”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2013

I enjoyed the philly but it was slightly dry from over cooking and i really wished they could have seasoned the meat some..i LOVED the onion rings..PERFECTLY seasoned...my fiance also loved his but said the meat could have used seasoning also...i ordered the giant with onion and mushroom with prov cheese...took the other half of my sandwich home...heated up the next day but i took the meat out and added to the skillet with Seasonings..MUCH BETTER...maybe I'll order my next philly with the onion rings on it for more seasoning..over all..average but i'd go back..

    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank chulaboriqua79
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Terrytown, NE
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62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“My Favorite Rapid City Restaurant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2013

For my family and me, eating at new, unique places is a major goal on any trip we take. We always try to eat at someplace we've never tried before when we travel, but on visits to Rapid City, this rule is meant to be broken. We visit Rapid City at least once a year, and we have made it a family custom to eat at Philly Ted's every time! Ted's cheesesteak sandwiches are one of my all-time favorite things to stick in my mouth. The seating sucks, the order area is ridiculously small, but those things don't matter. The food is top notch and is priced right. I've never had a Philly cheesesteak in Philadelphia, but if they are anything like Philly Ted's cheesesteaks (which, according to others more in-the-know than me, they are), I understand why they are such a phenomenon. Some of the reviews on here dog on the use of Cheez Whiz. I LOVE the Cheez Whiz, but there are sandwiches available with other, less perfect cheese-type products.

If you are looking for a good eat and have a few minutes to wait (this ain't traditional fast food where your food sits under a heat lamp... they make each order fresh), give this joint a try!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Rapid City, South Dakota, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“YESSSS!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

Nothing else like it around here.
Now I can't eat a "Philly Steak" anywhere else.
Lots of options or just the basics.
I love catching this place when I have that certain kind of stressed out hunger that can only be satisfied by big tasty food.
Thanks Ted.

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Ryan H
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