Pat's or Geno's? Philly is the reigning champion of cheesesteaks, and Chowhounds know where to get the best ones. Add your own thoughts to the discussion about what makes the perfect cheesesteak.

What's the Difference Between a Philly Cheesesteak and a Steak and Cheese Sandwich?

A long, crusty Italian roll cradles thinly sliced, sautéed ribeye steak, dripping with meat juices and messy, melted cheese. That's a Philly Cheesesteak. It's heavy. It's simple. And ooooh, boy, is...

Searching For A Cheesesteak In Philly? Take a look here

by observ 12 months ago

I tried 23 cheesesteaks that were listed for another websites' ultimate cheesesteak guide and this is what I think.. I am not a local and don't have a local's insight, but this list was made by loc...

Philly Cheesesteak @ Koala's Fine Food in Guerneville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Yesterday's news filled me with gratitude for the voters in the City of Brotherly Love . . . and a craving for a Philly cheesesteak. Not easy to find a good one in California, let alone wine countr...

Top Round Philly Cheesesteaks

by zackly 1 year ago

I've had Geno's and Pat's and they are great as advertised. I know the traditional cut of beef used for theses sandwiches is a ribeye, semi-frozen and sliced thin on an electric deli slicer. For t...

How Steak-Umm—yes, that Steak-Umm—became a voice of reason in the pandemic

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . Steak-Umm’s social voice and tone for the past few weeks has managed to balance acknowledging the unique circumstances of the pandemic while also maintaining its long-established sense of h...

Authentic Cheesesteak

by lobstagal 2 years ago

Looking for Chowhounder recommendations for an authentic Philly Cheesesteak spot to visit on my way back to MA from a graduation in Allentown this weekend... Thank you!!

Help with a Baltimore favorite - the shrimp cheesesteak

by scotdc 9 years ago

People of Baltimore, I need your help. Looking around for my upcoming trip to Charm City, I came across something I had never heard of - the shrimp cheesesteak. I see this on various sandwich sh...

Philly Frank's

by Dagney 3 years ago

Now that I am back.... I ate at Philly Frank's last month. I am not from Philly, so I cannot personally speak to their authenticity, BUT I know people who are from there who swear by this place...

Techniques to get an authentic philly cheesesteak at home

by itryalot 10 years ago

DH is hosting friends to watch the game in a few weeks and we thought these might be a welcome change from the usual fare. How do you get the thin, juicy strips of meat be tender. What cut of be...

Boardwalk Sub Shop | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Been keeping an eye on the build-out of Boardwalk Sub Shop in south Salinas that took over Red's Burger space. Driving by yesterday, I spotted a handwritten sign that opening day will be January 22...

Sandwich Trip in Philadelphia

by turbowine 4 years ago

In Philadelphia for the first time, and by myself as well. Without the spouse to influence my decisions, I thought I'd check out their reputation as the "best city in America to eat a sandwich." ...

Drake's Deli (St. Augustine, FL)

by BostonBestEats 4 years ago

LET'S GET A KILLER CHEESESTEAK: In Florida!!! At Drake's Deli in Saint Augustine FL... Despite having lived in Philly for 5 years, I've never really been a fan of cheesesteak sandwiches. Crappy...

Is there a good philly cheese steak in Austin??

by whoalilponie 12 years ago

Looking for the best and most authentic. What makes it real, is it the meat, does it have to be shaved rib eye steak, what about the roll and let's not forget the all important cheese, wiz or provo...

Cheesesteak at Jimmy's NY Pizza in Sterling

by Steve 4 years ago

Some places just look like they are not going to produce anythting Chow-worthy. Even after all these years of having success at holes-in-the-wall, sometimes there is no promise of a hidden gem. ...

Help finding a restaurant in Philly (and cheesesteak)

by DCRandy 4 years ago

We will have an opportunity to spend an evening and most of the following day in Philly on August 23. We would really appreciate a dinner recommendation for a special occasion (birthday dinner). ...

Short Visit to Philly - Passyunk, bakeries, cheesesteaks, etc.

by arp29 4 years ago

Hi ‘hounds, I am heading to Philly in 2 weeks with my sister and my 10 and 21 year old nephews. The 21 year old will be doing research and the rest of us will be doing the tourist thing. My prim...

Philly Cheesesteak in Minnesota

by tda 14 years ago

Are there any restaurants in Minnesota that are close in authenticity to the real Philly Cheesesteaks?

Philly Cheesesteak Rant

by Ally1111 4 years ago

First online rant but felt so strongly about my disappointing lunch, I had to share with fellow food people. Our corporate cafeteria offers a Philly Cheesesteak and most times I've had it, it wa...

Cheese Steaks in Northern Delaware - Where's the best?

by ohso 4 years ago

Wondering where I can find a near authentic Philly Style Cheese s Steak in the Wilmington/Newark/New Castle area? Preferably with wiz but not a requirement Some have pointed me to the Dog House in ...

best cheesesteak in delaware county

by santos 14 years ago

in search of the best cheesesteak in delaware county. i know somewhere in delco there is a place with great cheesesteaks and would like to here from locals where that gem is. thanks ahead for your ...

Pat's or Geno's for cheesesteak?

by irishnyc 14 years ago

Heading to Philly in 2 weeks for a ballgame, and the boy and I love to search out must have food when we travel. Please don't tell us to go elsewhere -- Pat's or Geno's it is. Which do you prefe...