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Geno's Steaks

1219 S. 9th St.
Philadelphia, PA, 19147, United States
TEL: (215) 389-0659

Known all over the world, Geno's has been a pioneer of that greasy tradition, the Philly cheesesteak, since 1966. Located at the very same South Philadelphia intersection where the famous sandwich first debuted in the 1930's, the corner storefront has bright, colorful neon signs bearing the resto's name, below a giant, illuminated hoagie on the roof. It's window service only, and the massive line moves quickly. Ordering is a science: For a cheesesteak with Cheez Wiz (the traditional choice) and fried onions, it's "one Wiz with." 

Insider Tip:

While there is no indoor seating, you can try and snag a spot at one of the covered sidewalk tables if you want to eat there.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Dinner
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Hot Spot
  • Historic/Legendary
  • Kitchen Open Late
  • Lunch
  • Late-Night Dining
  • No Reservations
  • Patio/Outdoor Seating
  • Take-Out Available

Cash Only: 1

Cuisine Type:: American Traditional


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