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“Decent lunch”
Review of Spataro's

Spataro's
Ranked #301 of 4,519 Restaurants in Philadelphia
Cuisines: Soups
Neighborhood: Chinatown
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Neighborhood: Chinatown
Reviewed July 9, 2012 via mobile

Just had a cheesesteak for lunch here and it was not bad. Wanted to eat one while I am in Philadelphia and had it in the Reading Terminal Market.

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Reviewed March 26, 2012

Ordered 3 cheesesteaks(wit and American)and they were outstanding..!!...They were cooked fresh not sitting on the grill for a while..and not greasy...The best in Philly..!!

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Reviewed March 16, 2012

Meat is fresh. Good roll. Used to have more meat. A little pricey for those who know Philly

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Reviewed September 12, 2008

Went on the recommendation of the check-in lady at the Masonic Temple a few blocks up. We figured that she (born and raised in Philly) would point us to just the right spot. Afterwards several friends said that Spataro’s is definitely not the place to go for a typical Philly cheesesteak.

Situated in the Reading Terminal Market amongst a myriad of other food stations, I imagine most tourists would simply walk by. The do not make cheesesteaks either “wit whiz or witout”, rather they use sliced Provolone or American. Also Spataro’s offered green peppers which were pickled rather than fresh. This substitution is certainly not an improvement on the classic sandwich as it adds a funky taste to the final product. This is probably why our friends feel we did not get a typical experience.

Overall tasty. I thought my steak looked a little burned. They do not sell french fries (had to go to another station for those) and the wait was considerable (only one guy making sandwiches). Definitely not wowed and would not recommend to anyone.

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