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Philly's Phamous Steaks & Hoagies

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36 Tennis Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-4215
2156469900
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Philadelphia, PA
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186 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Philly Phamous has the best steak and chicken cheese steaks. Rolls are freshly baked on premises frequently during the day. Service can be slow at times, but that is because they are very busy at lunch and dinner time.

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Thank patraveller2007
Philadelphia, PA
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186 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Great food, particularly the chicken cheese steaks. Bread is freshly baked in house and is outstanding. Service can sometimes be slow on weekends, but only because of the demand. Usually has lots of counter help at peak times. I call ahead when possible, even when eatin in.

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Thank patraveller2007
Dresher
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Hoagies are bigger than Lee's The bread is home made making a huge difference. I find that they stuff the hoagies with lots of meat. Prices are bit lower than others.

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Thank ssaitsky
Glenside, PA
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

CHECK your TAKE-OUT order BEFORE LEAVING THE BUILDING. This is a good place which we try to go to on a regular basis (and their ROLLS are to die for); however, we've recently been having problems with the accuracy of take-out orders (which, of course, is a hassle bringing it back, or eating something you don't care for, or missing... More 

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Thank Jean S
philly
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

God forbid you call in an order, you may be greeted with condescension and contempt. These people need to either train their employees on proper phone manners or just upgrade their staff. That's a shame, because the food is generally pretty good. Try Giuseppes on the other side of town. The food isn't any better, but the people have decent... More 

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Thank Steve M
Ambler, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

We got a couple cheese steaks and an order of wings to eat while watching a football game. The wings were okay and I might go back for them. The cheese steaks were the worst I think I have ever had. The roll tasted as if it was under baked. The filling was tasteless. We get ours with fried onions... More 

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Thank SHWall
Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
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93 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We don't eat cheese steaks a lot but if we do, philly Phamous has been our go to spot. I think they're a bit pricey but if you sign up for their text msg deals, you can usually save a few bucks. Be aware though- a lot of people are getting these msgs and they've been known to run put... More 

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Thank gillygal
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Came to Philly for weekend and wanted a real cheesesteak. So I came here. Best cheesesteak I've ever had!!!!! So when you come to Philly come here.

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Thank Indycolts45
Atlanta
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72 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

This was an okay steak. I wasn't impressed - it was kind of greasy and bland. There are other places for a cheesesteak.

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Thank MrOrph
Ambler, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

This is a great place with a huge creative menu and very reasonable prices. What really makes it, is the fresh rolls that make on the premises. WOW!! Takes the sandwiches to a whole new level.

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Thank J H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Tennis Ave, Ambler, PA 19002-4215
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Ambler
  • Phone Number: 2156469900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?