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Best of Philly

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2818 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1019
+1 602-266-7374
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:00
Sat 10:30 - 16:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Love this quaint little sandwich shop downtown. Stopped by on an absolute fluke. Glad I did. The Philly sandwiches are the best I have had in my travels. Cooked to order, fresh, delicious. No skimping on the meat. Staff was awesome, they felt like family. Do give this place a shot.

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Thank Jessica M
Phoenix, Arizona
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145 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

My wife and I had the pleasure of enjoying the Large Philly Steak is fairly lean and tender, thinly sliced, griddle fried with olive oil, splashed with onions and topped with a solid amount of tasty melted white American cheese in a 10” Italian Bread roll along with an order of crunchy and tasty French fries. Touted as the best... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

This place may be small in size but big on flavor and variety. They have it all when it comes to sub sandwiches or Gyro's. The cheesesteak with everything is fabulous.

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Thank vickey s
Aztec, New Mexico
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

Chose this place to eat at based on reviews on TripAdvisor. Looking at it from the outside we didn't think it was open and it was mid afternoon on Saturday then we saw another couple walking in. The place is small and really not much to look at. We ordered a philly for hubby and I got a gyro. Took... More 

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Thank Joyce L
Peoria, Arizona
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

I grew up in New Jersey and according to my Mom cheesesteaks are the 5th food group! Ok so maybe not but if you're like me and craving a bit of home then this is the place to go. Everything's fresh, fast, and greasy just like it's supposed to be. The menu has all the traditional favorites so everyone can... More 

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Thank Kathy M
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013 via mobile

I just happened to see this llace while driving downtown and it's a new fave. I love hole-in-the-wall places with great food and that is exactly what Best Of Philly is!

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Doha, Qatar
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2012

A hole in the wall but packs huge flavors, they have the best Philly in Phoenix, also try the Gyro, it is sooo good, actually try anything it will be awesome. Mike the Owner rocks, he is the best. This place is worthy of a visit by Foods Network’s Guy Fieri from Diners, Drive-ins and Dives.

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Colorado
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449 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2011

The bread was fresh, but not much flavor to the meat and cheese. Tasted like they sliced lunch meat, heated it up and put it on a bun. Only one kind of cheese (not Cheese Whiz!), and that was not very flavorful either. The French fries I had were ok, but not particularly flavorful. The counter staff were VERY pleasant.

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Chandler, Arizona
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2011

Get a Double Meat Double Cheese Philly, Great flavor perfectly seasoned. I ususally get the foot long my last visit I acyually saved about half usually I say I am going to and finish it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 16:00
Saturday
10:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2818 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1019
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Encanto
  • Neighbourhood: Encanto
  • Phone Number: +1 602-266-7374

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