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Gooey Looies

231 McClellan St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-1951
+1 215-334-7668
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
14 Sep 2016
“Legit Cheesesteaks!”
23 Aug 2016
“You can stop searching, the BEST authentic cheesesteak is HERE,”
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10:30 - 19:00All hours
231 McClellan St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-1951
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Was a little bit of a mission to find because if you go down the wrong street its all very narrow one ways, so make sure you watch the names of the streets carefully. Its a small little hole in the wall sandwhich shop that...More

Thank Stacey C
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The one thing we really wanted to find was an authentic cheesesteak the locals would eat. Not a chain, not a touristy place. I bet you feel the same way. This. This is your spot! Our family of four shared two large cheesesteaks, and it...More

Thank karakara1
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The atmosphere wasn't great but the food was tremendous. One of the best (if not the best) cheesesteaks in Philadelphia. Come here for the food and leave to eat somewhere else, not the greatest place for families to eat.

Thank Robbie C
Reviewed 3 May 2016

They offer a wide variety of sandwiches that are cheap and delicious. Their cheesesteaks are packed and cheaper than the more famous steak places. Our personal favorite is the cornbeef special. So big you can't get your mouth around it. Check out their website to...More

Thank crackcrab
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

The hoagie was delicious! Filled with fresh, lovely layers of ham, this sandwich can't be beat for the value! The service was friendly as well. Bring cash and ENJOY!

Thank stepbrown5
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

Yes their cheesesteaks are large. However, the meat is bland and the overall steak doesn't have that much flavor. The rolls get way too soogy. This place isn't a secret, so don't think you found the spot where all the locals get their cheesesteak. Fifteen...More

Thank Philly L
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Born and raise in the South Philly neighborhood of Pennsport/ 2nd street....down where the Mummers clubs are located, we have hidden our favorite foodie place. This is the real deal in Philly cheesesteaks and hoagies. ANYONE who doesn't like their sandwiches must be a cra-ZY!...More

Thank CapeMayBeachBunny
Reviewed 27 September 2014

We stopped in after a morning driving in from out of state. We had heard that the locals like Gooey Looies and decided to give it a try. We also knew that some had a difficult time finding it. We, too, had a little difficulty,...More

Thank MinimalTravels
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

From the reviews here, we thought the cheese steaks at Gooey Looies would be amazing, but it was mediocre at best. The bread was soggy and there was way too much meat. The sandwich fell apart as we were trying to eat it, and it...More

Thank Stephanie_MEL
Reviewed 30 July 2014

This place has huge cheesesteaks at great prices. Way more meat than the touristy Pat's and Geno's (who doesn't even chop his). And they use provolone, not that chemical mess called Cheese Wiz. The entire staff is super friendly too! Set in a tiny shopping...More

Thank ChrisColumbia_MD
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10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:00
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  • Address: 231 McClellan St, Philadelphia, PA 19148-1951
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-334-7668
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