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Philly Steak Sub

312 Ballantyne St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3902
+1 619-442-2036
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
17 Feb 2018
“Love this place and their Huge sandwiches”
24 Jan 2017
“A Philly Cheesesteak in California?”
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Steakhouse, Deli
312 Ballantyne St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3902
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

Dude this place rocks, who doesn’t like philly cheese steak sandwiches and you better get a doggie bag because these are freaking huge! Come by and check out all the famous people and their pictures on their wall.

Thank Raymond K
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

When it comes to comfort food that I grew up with in eastern PA, I'm a purist. I don't eat pineapple on pizza, I don't use a spoon to twirl my pasta, and my Philly cheesesteak sandwiches had better come with just meat, caramelized onions,...More

1  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed January 13, 2017

Meat was good. Rolls lacked the crustyness of a real philly steak. They also did not have wiz. But they had tasty cakes and Pennsylvania Dutch Birch Beer. For where we are is was welcomed. If they were in philly their doors would be closed...More

Thank Charlie F
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Great food, dine in or take out. Not only do they have steak they serve Chicken and Turkey phillys. All have great flavor. Only place to get an philly sandwich in San Diego.

Thank Kristina_S_0509
Reviewed November 3, 2015

We love to stop by and get Philly's to go! They are delicious! Only problem is the crowds. You can call ahead and order - (619) 442-2036

Thank Cbarbie2000
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

This place serves great sandwiches ! The Philly with the works and the hot Pastrami are my favorites!

Thank Rhonda R
Reviewed August 11, 2014

I've been eating at this sandwich dive for more than thirty years. They've gone through at least three ownership changes and several remodels and they've done one thing consistently right- They've never changed the recipe for their excellent Philly Steak Sandwiches. These sandwiches are big,...More

Thank TLCNate
Reviewed November 11, 2012

Went here with a friend between classes at WSSU. Thought it would be better than McD's or BK. WRONG! Food is WAAAAAY overpriced, drinks are canned (and expensive) and staff could hardly speak english the day we were there. Go to Burger King or McDonalds...More

2  Thank Nester1961
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9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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  • Address: 312 Ballantyne St, El Cajon, CA 92020-3902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-442-2036
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