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John's Philly Grille

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20379 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-4348
+1 714-969-8755
10:00 - 21:00
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Huntington Beach
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Great cheesesteaks!!!!! they have a lot of other great items too!! Onion rings and fries are really good also the big steak fries and tasty onion rings. Check the menu online They have a lot of unique specialty items like pizza fries and stuff like that.

Thank jeffcS4865GB
huntington beach, ca
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I've lived in HB for over 25 years. johns is on our family favorite list of go to places (we like it WAY better than other HB philly joints and believe me we've tried many as we have a friend who is a Philly cheesesteak specialist-who has decided that John's is not only the best in HB but the best... More 

Thank HBwavehunter
Upland, California
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116 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I love this little shack with outdoor seating. The food is great, the people behind the counter are friendly, and there are always lots of locals. Try any of the cheesesteaks and steak fries and you won't go wrong.

Thank Nate W
Salt Lake City, Utah
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

My husband and I live for Friday and our tradition of a foot long philly grill pastrami sandwich with EVERYTHING! Hot perfectly seasoned pastrami with gooy melted cheese and the crunch of salty pickles of course with a side of made to order steak fries, heaven! No comparison! You come for the food not the atmosphere.

Thank Stephanie P
Huntington Beach, California
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

John does it right. The reason he has had multiple locations for about twenty-five years is that he does the real deal cheesesteaks and hoagies. No, you don't say "Philly" cheesesteak. You get a great sized sandwich with a great roll. John's is a must stop!

Thank RJK333
Anaheim, California
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Been going here for years and have never had a bad sandwich. I love their Philly but have had some of their items and liked them. Good frys and onion rings also. They also have their own brand of root beer that is good, but not great.

Thank Troy-Wo
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Ol Johnny makes a mean sandwich. Real dizzio. Keep it up Johnny ;). Way better than those other nitz's that are calling their sandwiches a cheese steak.

Thank Hasan S
Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

I've been coming here for the last 20 years, I moved away to the East coast and nothing has compared to what you get aT John's. By far the best of the best!

Thank pclaire1980
Sacramento, California
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90 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

This little outdoor restaurant, diner, not sure how to describe it. There are several outdoor concrete tables for seating in a parking lot atmosphere. You definitely do not dine here for the atmosphere. The food is another story. Their Philly Cheese Steak sandwich is absolutely the best you will find outside of Philadelphia. They are huge and absolutely delicious!!! They... More 

1 Thank bonaventure
Akita, Japan
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

Great sandwiches, very tasty. Outdoor seating or call ahead for pick up. Needed somewhere for dinner late our first night of vacation & this was perfect.

1 Thank Diana P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20379 Beach Blvd, Huntington Beach, CA 92648-4348
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Huntington Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 714-969-8755

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?