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Max's Steaks

3653 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19140-4255
+1 215-229-9048
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“hoagies” (4 reviews)
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3653 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19140-4255
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start by saying that I might have eaten more cheesesteaks than 99% of the rest of the world. In fact , while waiting in line, I was chatting up a Max's regular and a visitor from Chicago about cheesesteaks and even the man behind...More

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I went to Max's Steaks on a Sunday around 5pm. The line wasn't very long, but the wait was about 45min-1hr total. We only had about 10 people in front of us so I wasn't expecting to wait that long. And about 5 of the...More

Thank shaneisha m
Reviewed 1 July 2017

You will not find Max's on your average tourist itinerary. Nor will you hear much about it in the friendly arguments about Pat's vs. Geno's. Perhaps its because of its location. Perhaps Max's is not all that well connected to media big mouths. Perhaps people...More

Thank Barnaby H
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Cheese steaks are amazing! Awesome bread, just enough meat, seasoned...yum! You definitely get your money's worth, the sandwiches are HUGE! This is my new spot!

Thank missthang10
Reviewed 31 May 2017

If you're in Philly this is the place to get a real Philly Cheese Steak. Don't go to the other two places in South Philly. The meat is perfect and the bread is soft. Once you order you have to pay in cash. Then you...More

Thank Antoine S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is my only and favorite spot to grab the best cheesesteak. There is parking & loads of stores nearby.

Thank godismycenter
Reviewed 16 April 2017

First of all, I ordered mine the way the Local's do and it does not disappoint. The Sandwich was "HUGE", it was longer than my forearm. The Sandwich tasted so good that I have made plans to go back just for the Sandwich. Like other...More

Thank Todd A
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The wait was long and the appearance might run you off. Located on the north side. The cheesesteak was very good. If you have time and some friends with you, this is a god place to try. I don't recommend you go here alone or...More

Thank Fred918_Owasso
Reviewed 25 February 2017

In town on business, a friend who is local recommended Max's if we wanted a great cheese steak (vs. the tourist trap venues). So glad we followed her advice. There was a short line when we arrived, which moved pretty quick. Customers were diverse...local people...More

2  Thank carolinasunshine13
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We came here for that very reason...we saw it in the movie Creed (one of the best movies of 2015). We loved the Philly atmosphere. A crowded joint where you stand in line talking and laughing with complete strangers. The sandwiches were huge and on...More

Thank Jonathan G
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30 March 2015|
Response from Joseph W | Reviewed this property |
You are correct, it is hard to find a bad cheese steak in Philly and you are right on about Max's sandwiches. But the next time you visit Philly, please stop by Jim's steaks on South Street and order the mushroom cheese... More
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  • Address: 3653 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19140-4255
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-229-9048
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