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By George! Pizza, Pasta & Cheesesteaks

1136 Arch St, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2921
+1 215-829-9391
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good52%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheesesteak” (61 reviews)
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“sandwiches” (12 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 18:00All hours
Pizza, Italian, Fast food, American
1136 Arch St, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2921
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I purchased my first ever Philly Cheesesteak from here with garlic and spinach, and it was absolutely fantastic. It was huge and I still dream of it today!...It is a very busy place and it is clear to see why as the wait is well...More

Thank Victoria N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you come to Philadelphia you gotta have a Cheese Steak and By George does not disappoint by any means. I was so satisfied from tue sandwich as well as so impressed with the party of tastes going on in my mouth.

Thank Darren C
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Decided for lunch at the amazing Reading Terminal market and just couldn't walk by this homemade food stall. The toss up was between the amazing meatballs or a cheesesteak and this time the cheesesteak won. One would have been enough between the two of us...More

Thank carol14gibson
Reviewed 15 July 2017

ordered two cheesesteaks + fries. Order was quickly prepared. Food quality was good, at a reasonable price.

Thank Traveller-BL
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It seems like everyone has the "world's best Philly Cheesesteak", I chose this place and think I chose the right place. Grabbed the sandwich to take back to the room and am glad I did (might have had to snap the button on my jeans...More

Thank ronniet552
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Was in the terminal market looking around and there were many choices for philly steaks but this had the ones that looked the best. So glad I was able to try it because it was scrumptious. It was full of goodness

1  Thank CDarrett
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I got the worst cheesestake ever. We also got other stuff but everything else was just ok. Not really sure why this place got good ratings.

Thank Kay_loves_NY
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The food looked absolutely amazing. I got the Cheesesteak which was loaded with meat and very tasty. Ask for more cheese to bring the ratio to a desired range but it was still very good. The service was quick and efficient. A great place to...More

1  Thank Greg C
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Skip the other spots and head straight to By George! for your cheesesteak fix. My favorite is the garlic and spinach with provolone, this sandwich packs a flavor punch for sure. And while you are at it, pick up one of there homemade sauces or...More

Thank sewpres
Reviewed 17 May 2017

great market with lots of great food options. Found By George as a result of other great reviews on Trip Advisor was not disappointed has to be one of the very best places for lunch in the market delicious cheese steak large portion a great...More

1  Thank Ed E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1136 Arch St, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2921
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-829-9391
  • E-mail
Brick Oven Pizza, Cheese Steaks, Chicken Cheese Steaks, Stromboli and Calzones, Gourmet Sandwiches, Pasta Salads, Caesar Salad, Hot and Cold Italian Specialties, Eggplant Parmesan, Chicken Parmesan, Baked Ziti, Sausage Peppers & Onions, Fresh Home-Made Pastas (cut to order) Frozen Pastas as well as Marinara and other Incredible Sauces, Pizza Dough, Fresh Mozzarella, Antipasti, and Bake-at-Home Stromboli and much more. "YOU HAVE A STEAK IN IT" Our mission is at the heart of what we do: "buy one, feed one." With every Cheesesteak sold, we use a portion of our profits to feed a child in need. We're passionate about helping those in our local and global communities while doing what we love-serving you.
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