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Philly's Best

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907 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-4809
+1 773-525-7900
10:30 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 02:00
Fri 10:30 - 03:00
Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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135 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

This is a decent place to stop by and grab a slice of pizza. Nice selection and you can buy pizza by the slice. The slices are large, the cheese is abundant and the toppings plentiful. I like the crust, it is not too thick. Great for a late night meal.

Thank Walter O
Level Contributor
29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

I wound up eating here as I waited too long to look for dinner one night. It was one of the few options available in the area after 10 on a weeknight. The guys there were nice, and I didn't expect the place to be packed, given the time, so service was pretty quick. But, the chicken philly...well, it was... More 

Thank peachy_ks
Los Angeles, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

I live nearby and have to walk by this on my way home from work. The places lined up along Belmont you always hope are quick dishes to grab when running late from the train. I've gotten the wings and fries here a few times- they were pretty good. My biggest issue is that they always seem to take 25... More 

Thank DanaZ077
Chicago, Illinois
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160 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

Bottom Line: While I've never had a cheesesteak in Philadelphia, I've eaten many and these were excellent. Ambiance - It's clean, but beyond that kind of like a food court sterile feeling. Food: They say they use Amoroso Rolls and beef from Philadelphia. Whatever it is, I thought it was great. Comes out hot. Nice melty cheese mixed with chopped... More 

Thank KrisK_8
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

In spite of a failed, but courageous attempt to find Chicago Pizza on a hungover morning, Philly's did the job. Not only did the server save our vulnerable souls from a creepy customer, the pizza was as big as the creep's male entitlement issues and as delicious as I clearly looked. THANKS AGAIN PHILLY'S.

Thank bonedawg
United States
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

Not pleased with our takeout...the roast beef was very dry. This is not typical but overall there was much room for improvement.

Thank SanDee V
Chicago, Illinois
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170 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

I wonder why a place like this can stay open. With the closing of Pie Hole, there isn't much left in Lakeview for a slice of pizza. Sadly, this pizza is garbage. Go up the street to Blaze Pizza. It will cost a little more, but it is worth it.

Thank flyairdave
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2014

This place is on Belmont near the redline stop. Tons of shops and diners in this area. The place isn't too fancy on the inside, tons of seating though. Order in the front and pick up in the rear of the store. I almost always order the cheesesteak, without onions. The sandwich is pretty hefty in size and very tasty,... More 

Thank Cvick1979
Chicago, Illinois
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149 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2014

4.5 Stars (again, if I could). Plenty of flavor in the original Philly Steak I ordered, and the fries were good and hot. I just wished there was more seasoning on my seasoned fries is all. This spot was one of those finds that catches my eye as I was walking towards the Belmont stop on the Red Line, and... More 

Thank neww0rldtraveler
Illinois, USA
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105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014

Their cheesesteaks are really good. I go here from work and it is worth the walk. This place is really good.. They have the best cheesesteaks I have ever had. I think they serve other things but I honestly have no clue. My stomach tells my eyes to only see cheesesteaks when I walk in the joint. :)

Thank BabelFish

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 02:00
10:30 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 907 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657-4809
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-525-7900

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