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Geno's Steaks

1219 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5005
+1 215-389-0659
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“cheese whiz” (123 reviews)
“fried onions” (23 reviews)
“taste test” (40 reviews)
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00:00 - 23:59 Hours
American, Steakhouse, Fast food
1219 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5005
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Came from PA and moved to So. Cal. been eating cheese steaks since I was a kid. Geno's is the Rocky of cheese steaks, or so I had been lead to believe. I tried it as well as 5 others in the city. Geno's was...More

Thank Goodfoodperson
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everyone knows the steaks are going to be good. The service is fast. The only complaint I have is there is no where to sit. Try eating a juicy cheese steak while standing on a sidewalk next to a park.

Thank CharlesT223
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here with a work friend. We had a cheesesteak here and then walked across the street and had one at Pat’s. Both sandwiches were really good, but both my buddy and I agreed that Geno’s was the better of the two!

Thank Taylor P
Reviewed 1 week ago

While I grew up outside of Philadelphia and have eaten many cheesesteaks, I had never actually had one from any of the know Philadelphia establishments. We stopped at Geno's so I could finally have an official Philly cheesesteak and I have to say, I do...More

Thank NoraK22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I were in Philly for the day and we wanted to have our own taste test between these two institutions. We arrived first at Geno’s and split a Cheesesteak with onions and Cheez-whiz. Then we walked across the street to Pat’s and...More

Thank rexcab
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here several years ago, was not impressed. I had a Philly with Provolone and much better. Juicy meat, cooked perfectly, nice people. Very clean. My wife's favorite of the 4 we had today.

Thank southcarolinafam2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried both Geno's and Pats we liked Geno's best they were more moist. Parking is hard to find close by. Very few tables to sit and eat at both places. There is a place across the street that has more tables and a rest room.

Thank jerjoTucson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went due to this being on the tv show. It is okay but I prefer different cheese. Went with friends and we all had a good meal.

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Geno’s was good! Their location is across the street from Pat’s. We did not eat at Pats but did eat at Tony Luke’s- Tony Luke’s is better!

Thank bkmomof2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a taste test and got one cheesesteak from Geno's and one from Pat's. Hands down Pat's was the unanimous winner. Geno's bread is chewy, the meat is in thick slices and the line moved much slower than Pat's. Worth doing the taste test...More

Thank Julie H
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Response from Lee S | Reviewed this property |
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Nothing, it's just what they call them in certain parts of the country...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1219 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5005
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-389-0659
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