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A Guide to Philly's Most Unique Cheesesteaks

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Today, in a few select cities across the Eater universe, we're taking a look at the best places to find exciting, elevated versions of classic local dishes.updatecheesesteak.jpg


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Everyone knows and loves Philly's iconic comfort food grease-fest, the cheesesteak. But, after devouring literally hundreds of them, you need a change of pace. Luckily, more than a few local chefs have taken our classic dish and recreated it for a new audience. Whether it's a Cheesesteak Spring Roll from Circles Contemporary Asian or a Lobster Cheesesteak from Chickie's and Pete's, there's something for everyone.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. The Cheesesteak at Brauhaus Schmitz

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718 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19147

2. The Philly-Style Roll at Zama

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128 S 19th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

3. Foie Gras Cheesesteak at Barclay Prime

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237 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

4. Garlic Bread Cheesesteak at Santucci's

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901 S 10th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147

5. Lobster Cheesesteak at Chickie's & Pete's

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1526 Packer Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19145

6. Truffled Cheesesteak Empanadas at Good Dog Bar

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224 S 15th St
Philadelphia, PA 19102

7. The Crawfish Cheesesteak at Chris' Jazz Cafe

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1421 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19110

8. Cheesesteak Spring Rolls at Circles

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1516 Tasker St
Philadelphia, PA 19145

9. Parisian Cheesesteak at Caribou Cafe

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1126 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

10. Cheesesteak Egg Roll at China House

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1739 E Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19148

1. The Cheesesteak at Brauhaus Schmitz

718 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
718 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19147

2. The Philly-Style Roll at Zama

128 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
128 S 19th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

3. Foie Gras Cheesesteak at Barclay Prime

237 S 18th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103
237 S 18th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103

4. Garlic Bread Cheesesteak at Santucci's

901 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
901 S 10th St
Philadelphia, PA 19147

5. Lobster Cheesesteak at Chickie's & Pete's

1526 Packer Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19145
1526 Packer Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19145

6. Truffled Cheesesteak Empanadas at Good Dog Bar

224 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
224 S 15th St
Philadelphia, PA 19102

7. The Crawfish Cheesesteak at Chris' Jazz Cafe

1421 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19110
1421 Sansom St
Philadelphia, PA 19110

8. Cheesesteak Spring Rolls at Circles

1516 Tasker St, Philadelphia, PA 19145
1516 Tasker St
Philadelphia, PA 19145

9. Parisian Cheesesteak at Caribou Cafe

1126 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
1126 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19107

10. Cheesesteak Egg Roll at China House

1739 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19148
1739 E Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19148

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