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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” (124 reviews)
“sandwiches” (146 reviews)
“fried onions” (22 reviews)
Open Now
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

You meet people from Philadelphia in a bar, you mention cheesesteaks, they tell you the place to get the best cheesesteaks in Philly, you wake up the next morning and can't remember a single place they said, so you go to the tourist place that's...More

Thank kimn9668
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ok so the sandwich on its own is pretty average. I felt the bread and the meat should of been a little bit softer and tender. But the flavor was there and when you add all the condiments they offer it turned into a really...More

Thank IsaiahMichel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went to the location in the Philadelphia airport between terminal B and C in the food court. I got a cheesesteak with everything to go for my nephew. He wolfed it down so I presume it was good but I didn’t taste it so...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was so looking forward to tasting the Cheese steak yet the beef wasn’t very juicy, lacked much flavor and both bun and beef were tough.

Thank Mikeofokc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for a midnight snack with the family. All loved their sandwich! My son went to Pat’s the next day and said Geno’s was better.

Thank winger33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just not as good. Period. Went there today after Pat's for the second time. It's good. Just not AS good as Pat's.

Thank marksvickery
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a tourist trap but it still puts out a great product. Fast service--no parking. You'll spend a lot of time finding someplace to park. Easy to understand the devoted following. Great sandwiches. (I like just a hair better than Pat's across the street)

Thank Bmcgnh
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part about Geno's is the "wiz" or the cheese. They are a Philly classic, and we heard we had to go to both Geno's and Pat's (which are literally right across the street (alley really) from each other. So we tried both back...More

Thank Shannan22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting a friend in Philly and wanted to try true Philly cheesesteak. This was hands down the worst cheesesteak I’ve ever had. Meat tasted like it was boiled and had ZERO flavor. We ordered the mushroom cheesesteak with provolone cheese and the mushrooms...More

Thank Konstantin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was once known to have amazing cheese steaks. There are plenty of celebrity pictures to prove popularity. If you like incredibly bland, unseasoned, not chopped, cheese steaks, this is the place for you. This place has so much business it doesn't care what...More

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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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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