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Paesano's Philly Style Sandwiches

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152 W Girard Avenue, Italian Market, Philadelphia, PA 19123
+1 267-886-9556
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Allentown
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

Just finishing up my Paesano beef brisket sandwich. Absolutely incredible. Stopped in today with my daughter and they were out of their signature potatoes. No problem. They said if you can wait fifteen minutes we will make more. We did and they were worth the wait. Love this place.

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Thank KenAllentown
Lincoln, Nebraska
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109 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014

This is my first, last, and sometimes just when I need to fill my craving stop every time I go to Philly. My new home is Paesano's. If they would rent me the room above the store I would eat there everyday of my stay. All the sandwiches at Paesano's are good from the o.g. Paesano my favorite with beef... More 

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3 Thank Mike P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 May 2014

The perfect place to have lunch in Philly's Italian Market. All of the Paesano's sandwiches are unique and interesting combinations - absolute works of art and incredibly tasty! Every one I've tried has been fabulous. One of these days, I'll try the Bolognese - which includes fried lasagne! - but it's so hard to resist my favourite ... the Gustaio... More 

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1 Thank ceethebee
Paesano P, Manager at Paesano's Philly Style Sandwiches, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We hope you get to try the Bolognese soon! More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2014

I love this place! My favorite is the Paesano but all of their sandwiches are top notch! I have a gluten intolerence leaving me few options when it comes to sandwich shops. I was beyond happy when I found out theat Paesano's offers gluten free bread!

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4 Thank CMM25
Paesano P, Manager at Paesano's Philly Style Sandwiches, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing such an awesome review. It is always our pleasure to bring the good Paesano's of the world all the Love! More 

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139 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Great sandwiches, mostly takeout crowd on New Years Day and that was a good thing because seating is minimal. Wishniak cherry soda on tap went well with Zawzeech sausage sandwich, the local folks had ordered Paesano sandwiches-brisket and eggs and that looked good too. Very busy guy taking orders, he said 12 minute wait and got it exactly right. Big... More 

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1 Thank TheCFO
Paesano P, General Manager at Paesano's Philly Style Sandwiches, responded to this review

What a great way to start the new year! Thank you very much for taking the time to tell the foodies where to get the goods. You make us look good, and for that, we thank you! More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

Encouraged by reports (including the recommendation from Anthony Bourdain's The Layover) we skipped the Pat/Geno's cheese steak showdown for this little sandwich shop abutting the Italian Market. We were not disappointed. We easily got beyond the zero atmosphere and few beverage options to the creative sandwich combinations. We were sorry to only be able to try two. I had a... More 

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Thank npwest
Paesano P, General Manager at Paesano's Philly Style Sandwiches, responded to this review

You are the reason why we work so hard! Thank you very much for showing your love towards our sandwiches. It really means a lot to us. Next time you come in please remind us of your review. We would love to give you a great big hug...or free stuff:) More 

Clinton, New Jersey
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441 reviews
353 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

I went based on TA opinions. Sandwiches were good, but not out of this world. We had the Paesano, Arista and Giardina, All very good. Out of the three, the Paesano was the best. Sandwiches were made on French bread, Bread did not fall apart and kept all ingredients together. These sandwiches do get soggy if not eaten quickly. Eat... More 

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Thank AndiamoAMagna
Paesano P, General Manager at Paesano's Philly Style Sandwiches, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and writing such a great review. We really appreciate you taking the time out to tell the world about out sandwiches. You truly are one of best paesans'. Mention your review next time you come by and we'll throw in some extra love. More 

Sterling, Virginia
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88 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2013

We have tried the "popular" tourist restaurants on and around 9th street on several trips to Philly and for the most part have been very disappointed. NOT this time. My roasted eggplant sandwhich was the best roasted eggplant I have ever had. My husband's mixed Italian meat sub was very good. The staff was friendly and welcoming. The biggest reason... More 

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1 Thank karen l
Paesano P, Manager at Paesano's Philly Style Sandwiches, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a great review. As I'm sure you know your comments are the best form of connection with our customers. And hey, us south Philly folks gotta stick tight. Ciao Bella. Gracie. Paesano. More 

Los Angeles
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103 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2013

I had the Arista here: Roast Pork, Rabe, Sharp Provolone on a chewy Italian roll, yummilicious! I love Broccoli Rabe so the sauteed Rabe, lots of roast pork and sharp provolone set my taste buds on fire. Wish I had a chianti. If you are not a Rabe fan you may want to try their other sandwiches. This sandwich is... More 

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Thank paolola
Paesano P, General Manager at Paesano's Philly Style Sandwiches, responded to this review

Thank you! Your kind words are worth every ounce of love we put into sandwiches. You are a true Paesan and we'd love to have you back. And when you do, let us know about your Trip Advisor review and we'll take something off the check. More 

Boston
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100 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2013

On my recent visit to Philly I wanted to find the best steak and cheese sandwich, but in my search for that I came across the many rave reviews for Paesano's. It's not steak and cheese but better. It turned out to be convenient for my ride on the historic #15 trolley route too, as it's just a couple of... More 

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Thank MarkLBoston
Paesano P, General Manager at Paesano's Philly Style Sandwiches, responded to this review

Thank you! Your kind words are worth every ounce of love we put into sandwiches. You are a true Paesan and we'd love to have you back. And when you do, let us know about your Trip Advisor review and we'll take something off the check. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 W Girard Avenue, Italian Market, Philadelphia, PA 19123
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 267-886-9556

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