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Frankie's South Philly Cheesesteaks

#121 of 1,553 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
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2574 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719-3363
+1 520-795-2665
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Good stop almost made me feel homesick, it's all about the rolls. Add in that they had tastykakes and that put them over.

Thank Timothy B
Tucson, Arizona
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45 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Killer subs with quality meat, fries were good, need a better selection of sodas tho. Try it early lunch or dinner because it does get busy and the place is small

Thank bnut7242
1 review
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Yup! This is the place. A co-worker recommended this place to me. I ordered the cheesesteak with cheeze whiz. It is one of the best I've had. Another great find in Tucson!

Thank Constance C
Naperville, Illinois
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202 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Parking is a bit tight at this place. Plentiful inside seating. Clean and well kept restaurant! Very, very nice employees that seem to like working there. Specifically the cashier Amy? Angie? I forgot her name but she was so sweet and kind! She offered great suggestions because I had not been here before. The cheesesteak was plentiful and very great... More 

Thank Kim L
Oro Valley, Arizona
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Went to Frankie's with a couple golf buddies because the one from Philly area raved about the Cheesesteaks at Frankie's. I ordered exactly the same as my Philly golf buddy. I figured he was the expert. #1, the 9" size was too much for me; should have ordered the 5". #2, I was not impressed. Seemed like there was little... More 

Thank AZGolfMan
Baltimore, Maryland
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Tucson has the closest thing to Philadelphia Cheesesteaks one can get! This small but mighty place is located on Campbell and Glen, and is certainly worth a stop! The owner orders the steak rolls from Philly, and he also has a variety of Tastykakes. to choose from as well. If you have never had one......try a Tastykake! Another thing I... More 

Thank Holly S
Fond du Lac, WI
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73 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Saw on the food channel site. I have never had a Philly cheesesteak before but I thought it needed something, like sauce. The pizza steak was very good. You can eat in but it is a more take out place.

Thank WIRelaxed
Tucson, Arizona
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100 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Best tasting Cheesesteaks in town. A little hot!! But you can ask for the chilis on the side and it still taste great.

Thank tbjones2017
Isla Verde, Puerto Rico
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Oh, Frankie's, how I love your cheesteaks soooooo much! I have been here on several occasions, and I always make a point to eat here when I'm back home in T-Town! I always get the 12" steak "wit" onions. I've tried American, Provolone, and the classic Cheez Whiz; none disappoint. I also order a small drink because they have free... More 

Thank Krag S
Phoenix, Arizona
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Better to eat at for dinner than lunch - you can actually find parking then! Great atmosphere, excellent food and relatively large portions for the higher pricing. The at table peppers are FANTASTIC. Really only downers is parking can be a bear and prices are a little high, but for the best Philly Cheesesteak in AZ... Worth it!!

Thank Ryn_and_Mike

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2574 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719-3363
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-795-2665

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?