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The Philadelphian

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9860 S 700 E Ste 13, Sandy, UT 84070-3915
10:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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146 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is delicious and full of flavor. Highly recommend getting a sandwich from here. The restaurant itself is a little dingy and dirty.

Thank Andrew T
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215 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

This sandwich shop promotes their Philly cheese steaks, which are not made to Philadelphia tradition. They have been modified for local tastes. Our group stopped by for a quick lunch. Service was fast at the register and the sandwiches came out quickly. The decor is extremely plain. The tables and chairs are mismatched. Some chairs should hit the trash, they... More 

Thank Railhistoryfan
Riverton, Utah
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

As far as the food goes, they make the tastiest Philly Cheesesteak in town and at a decent price. If you're looking for classy surroundings, don't go there. It is the stereotypical hole in the wall. I really like their fries too.

Thank Lacy C
Sandy, Utah
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

They are a little dive that serves the best philly in the valley, quick and fresh- Try the fried mushrooms, they are hand dipped not frozen and off the charts good.

Thank TopUtahReviewer
Lehi, Utah
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

This is a great place for a philly cheese steak. Great sandwiches. Place may not be well kept, but I go for the food and it's very popular.

Thank bigunclepooh
Port Orchard, Washington
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77 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

When I visit my In-Laws in Sandy, Utah. The trip is not complete without a stop at the Phily. In fact it has become a family tradition to get me my 8" Hot Combo and Fries.

Thank Rick R
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Terrible service. Overheard a young girl ask an employee if they had fry sauce, the employee said "we do but I'm not getting it for you". Service was also very slow, employees were not wearing their hats properly to catch hair from falling in food. Gross place.

1 Thank Carter L
Salt Lake City, Utah
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

This place is so filthy I refuse to go back (my husband really likes the sandwiches). It is absolutely gross, I don't understand how they are allowed to operate this way. The sandwiches have kind of gone downhill in the last couple of years, it seems they are not as tasty. But such a turn off to see everything covered... More 

Thank latrevisana
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

I had fond memories of this place from about 15 years ago. I was back in the area and decided to revisit. I arrived at about 11:30 am and best the crowds. The place is definitely a dive. It reminds me of being at your divorced alcoholic uncle's house. Not super clean. Horrible decor. Weird ways of doing things. A... More 

Thank Jason S
Draper, Utah
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477 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The cheese steak is colossal!! Hey its a sandwich shop so don't expect fine digs when you get there only a good selection of well made and tasty sandwiches! When I went the place was packed with people lining up outside waiting their turn. You order and pay at the register than find a table or wait on the side... More 

Thank Jack M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9860 S 700 E Ste 13, Sandy, UT 84070-3915
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Sandy
  • Phone Number: 801572

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