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Philly Frank's Steaks

151 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078-2501
+1 760-591-0145
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“cheesesteak” (19 reviews)
“sandwich” (11 reviews)
“fries” (9 reviews)
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151 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078-2501
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 7 June 2017

We have been going to Philly Frank's since we moved here 5 years ago and have never been disappointed. We had had eaten Philly Steak and Cheese subs when we lived in Philadelphia and I can say what we get at Philly Frank's is just...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you were born in or around Phili or you have visited there...the cheesesteak sandwich is a local favorite and Philli Frank's duplicates these sandwiches. Easy to understand since the restaurant is decked out with Philadelphia team stuff and other Phili area photos....and the owners...More

Thank EscoDave
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome atmosphere awesome food! They've been a staple in San Marcos for years. They're food is authentic sandwiches from Philadelphia. The owners hail from Philly and have the restaurant decorated in Eagles memorabilia. They make cheesesteaks with or without onions, with provolone or whiz, with...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We'd been to Philly Frank's Steaks on our last visit to San Marcos and wondered if it still lived up to our first review (5 stars). We were not disappointed! Service was friendly and our sandwich ("The Works" $10.15) was delicious and generous enough in...More

Thank travelingrandma91355
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Try the ultimate fries. So freaking good! My personal favorite is beef, provolone, mushrooms & onions. Family owned & operated. People from Philly! Go Eagles!

Thank Bekhy C
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The inside is pretty dated. Looks like it was built in 1990 and never updated. The cheese steaks are pretty good most days. We have been several times, but this last time the meat was really bland. Couldn't even tell if there were any peppers...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We were in Carlsbad when someone recommended this place after telling them we were born and raised in Philly. They even fly in the rolls from Philly to give you a true experience. This was the best cheesesteak I have had since leaving Philly. Very...More

Thank RSW
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

I have been around and have eaten the best cheesesteaks, but this place beats them all. One bite and it's self-evident. Dana, Melissa and crew work magic to get it right. I would recommend a thousand times over. Do it right and ask for whiz....More

Thank Nick E
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Hands down, the best Philadelphia steak sandwich in San Diego county. That's all that needs to be said.

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 26 September 2015

When in town on business, we never miss a chance to go to Philly Franks. The place is small and can get a bit crowded during lunch hour but the cheesesteak sandwiches and a basket of fries can't be beat.

Thank sceneisle
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 S Rancho Santa Fe Rd, San Marcos, CA 92078-2501
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Marcos
  • Phone Number: +1 760-591-0145
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