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Sonny's Famous Steaks

228 Market St, Frnt, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2846
+1 215-629-5760
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cheese whiz” (107 reviews)
“fries” (133 reviews)
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American, Fast food
228 Market St, Frnt, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2846
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Reviewed yesterday

We had heard about so many different that we decided to go with Sonny's since reviews had been good, it as near Independence Hall and our hotel, had restrooms and places to sit inside. We had read that they were friendly and that they serve...More

Thank Lou P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popular cheesesteak spot on Market Street. Seating is cramped, but service is quick. A great choice if you want to check the cheesesteak sandwich box.

Thank WhereNext2NYC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tons of places in town to down a steak so this one is listed my many high on the list. Took my daughter and her boyfriend for her first Phillly steak. Awesome! Right about of wiz and onions and bread was perfect ! Not miss...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second authentic Philly Cheese Steak. These are so good. Awesome onion rings. Totally want to go back!

Thank Hikingbennette
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some friends said I should try this place because it was better than Ginos. I gave it a try and it was a really great sandwich. The classic with cheese wiz and grilled onions is the way to go!

Thank pagebaluch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious cheeseteak. Juicy and full of flavor Good side of fries. Joyful service and proximity to the historical sites make it a must stop.

Thank Smertios
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend, a south-west Philly native, said we were going to this place for a true, authentic taste of the City of Brotherly Love. It did not disappoint. The service was as warm and welcoming. The cheesesteak was everything I ever dreamed it would be......More

2  Thank Dale M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yum! great introduction to what a cheesesteak is. There was a large group of us but they dealt with us speedily and with great service

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If this is one of the best, I’m unimpressed. I really wanted to have a great meal, portions not huge, nor price... just was expecting better flavor or bread...

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Know what you want by the time you get to the register to order! It’s an assembly line, but incredibly efficient. The line moves quickly, place your order and in no time you’re enjoying a classic cheese steak. Simple, but tasty. Don’t expect fancy, this...More

Thank mrg128
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Market St, Frnt, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2846
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-629-5760
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Sonny's is known for its authentic, award-winning Philly Cheesesteaks just a few blocks from the Liberty Bell and National Constitution Center in the heart of historic Old City, Philadelphia. Sonny's is continually ranked number one on Philly Cheesesteak top ten lists, notably by GQ in 2014. We care about our sandwiches. We use 100% fresh Angus beef and slice it fresh every morning (most places order it sliced). Each sandwich is individually prepared to order (versus the now common practice of producing a batch of sandwiches at once). That's why both tourists and locals frequent Sonny's -- it's real, it's genuine, and it's delicious. Sonny's Cheesesteaks is in downtown Philly, convenient to hotels and sightseeing hubs. Tour groups and school groups flow in and out of local hotspot. We provide discounts to groups that book in advance on our website. We also have discounts for US Military, police officers, students and more! We pride ourselves on our friendliness. We love newcomers and are eager to teach folks everything and anything about cheesesteaks. Don't get nervous ordering, and please, ask questions! Sonny's is the real deal Philly cheesesteak experience -- and it's easy to get to by foot, cab, or subway (SEPTA 2nd Street Station). Feel free to call for directions or check online.
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