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Joe's Steaks + Soda Shop

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6030 Torresdale Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19135-3733 (Formerly Chink's Steaks)
+1 215-535-9405
10:30 - 20:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stopped at this location, as well as the one they have on Girard. The sandwich in my opinion is average to OK, but I love the fact they have crinkle cut fries. The day we stopped in, the whole of the staff were females...I'm not sure if that's always the case, but I found that unique (cooks and waitresses).... More 

Thank Bradley C
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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144 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Its a cool place , a old soda shop . Were you can get a real Cheery coke . The cheesesteak was very good as were the fries . Its small inside but worth the visit .

Thank Terps007
Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great service and very tasty cheesesteak!!! This place is a must! Strongly suggested... But guys, do not exaggerate (I know it is not easy) or you will have to walk an entire week to get rid of the extra calories XD

Thank 404DavideNotFound
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Diner style booths. Crusty rolls; rib eye beef, pickle bar, bottomless soda. Onions and provolone. Corner Frankfort and Girard in Fishtown.

Thank MordRoz
Dublin, Ireland
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113 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

So happy we dropped in here by accident. This was my FIRST ever Philly cheesesteak sandwich experience and this place did not disappoint. All i can say is, in future I would have my sandwich with extra American cheese. I would gladly return if I ever return to this country.

Thank Bubviv
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Hands down, best steaks. It irks me that they changed the name the used for years and years but, the quality remains.

Thank AndyRinPA
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102 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We visited Joe's Steaks + Soda Shop a few hours before we left Philadelphia. I wanted to try at least one more philly steak resturant before I left. I must save, I was not disappointed. The quality and flavor of the cheesesteak's were top notch. There was plenty of seating which isn't the case at most cheesesteak resturants. Make sure... More 

Thank Isaiah A
Utica, New York
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122 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

My husband and I found this place while searching "Best Cheese Steak in Philly" on Google. This place was great. I ordered fries and a vanilla milkshake and we split a large cheese steak. The fries are definitely frozen from a bag and not made in-house, so I would skip those, but the milkshake was pretty good. It wasn't the... More 

Thank Mccabers
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

As a tourist coming into Philly for the day, we found Joe's. It was very close to the train which was handy, and the food was quite good. Great value for your money and the service was spot in.

Thank Alyssa S
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

For a great cheesesteak and neighborhood feel try Joe's . This place is the real deal . Not the glitz of south phila neon . Just a great steak and service. Bring an appatite and try a hand made milkshake . I bring all my bussiness contacts and out of town friends here.

Thank c0ffeegeek007

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6030 Torresdale Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19135-3733 (Formerly Chink's Steaks)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-535-9405

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