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Carl's Steaks - CLOSED

507 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-4701
+1 212-696-5336
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
28 Apr 2015
“Best Philly Steak on the Streets of NYC!”
5 Dec 2013
“Great quick lunch! ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
507 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-4701
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Reviewed 28 April 2015

Visited the food truck near Times Square, and had a delicious sandwich. Pros: Great flavor, and good quantity of steak. Cons: Not enough cheese to make it 5 stars!

Thank John K
Reviewed 5 December 2013 via mobile

I come here often as it's by my job, great to pop in and grab a steak sandwich, just as good as Philly! Sometimes it gets busy but it's worth the short wait!

Thank SteveMcJr
Reviewed 18 March 2013

They say there are three essential ingredients for the authentic Philly cheesesteak: thinly-sliced steak, melted cheese and a long roll - grilled onions are optional. They also say that the meat should be rib-eye, the cheese Provolone, not the Cheez Whiz and roll Amoroso.At Carl's...More

Thank Cordeiro
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Best place in NYC for a cheesesteak. Small place, a few counters and small tables for inside dining, but best for take out. Service is well organized, walk up only; no table service. Food is always good and consistent.

Thank Who C
Reviewed 14 February 2013

We visited New York a while ago and we heard great things about Carl's Steaks, so we thought we should stop in and see what it was like. We really weren't too impressed. The food was decent but it was way over priced. My husband...More

Thank Taylor C
Reviewed 4 December 2012

The staff is very friendly, but the real problem I had was with the price. $14 got me a cheesesteak, bacon/cheese fries and a drink. Overall I found the quality and portion size to not justify the price. It tasted alright but I really wasn't...More

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 18 November 2012

The Cheesesteak Subs from this Restaurant are so good, you have to stop yourself from eating them every night!

Thank Mj W
Reviewed 19 August 2012

We hunted down this place after reading about it on some websites, and finally located it off E34 St. The place is unassuming, and appears to be some Yankees fan hangout. We ordered the Philly Cheesesteak which was a good size and tasty - meat...More

Thank Nic-NR
Reviewed 30 June 2012

I tried this place three times thinking that surely it must be good given its outstanding reviews. I just kept thinking that maybe it was just a "bad" visit. Not the case...third time...your out! I LOVE cheesesteaks and this just didn't deliver a great taste...More

Thank ZeeWee
Reviewed 13 June 2012

I came across this place (Downtown Manhattan location) while wandering around Downtown, and it was amazing. I've had one real Philly Cheesesteak sandwich before that I got from Philadelphia, and it pains me to say the one I got at Carl's Steaks was better. The...More

Thank Dion-NZ
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:20 PM
11:00 AM - 11:20 PM
11:00 AM - 11:20 PM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 3:30 AM
11:00 AM - 3:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 507 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-4701
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-696-5336
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