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Joe's Steaks + Soda Shop

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6030 Torresdale Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19135-3733 (Formerly Chink's Steaks)
+1 215-535-9405
10:30 - 19:00
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Sun 10:30 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small clean diner that's very busy but turns tables quickly. The staff is hard working and friendly The French fries are crisp and come a lot of ways. There is a pepper and pickle bar. That I thought was needed. I found the steak sandwich a little one dimensional. Ordered with provolone onions and mushrooms. No real wow of flavor... More 

Thank Calvin H
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting Philly for a week and a friend of mine told me I needed to try a famous Cheesesteak, they're really a thing from Philadelphia and I said yes. Since it was my very first time in the city I had the "normal" cheesesteak and I can't say a bad thing about it. It was HUGE and DELICIOUS,... More 

1 Thank Kelo P
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for steaks sandwiches because we kept hearing how good the are. We got the sandwiches to go, and a few milkshakes as well. Loved everything. The steaks were the best I've had in years!!! The milkshakes were delicious too. The wait was long because they were busy and we didn't order in advance. We happened to be... More 

1 Thank Joanne E
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This was like a time capsule. Cheese steak sandwich and crinkle cut fries were hands down the best I've ever tasted. Service was great and friendly. Definitely want to go back again very soon.

Thank Raymond A
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I've stopped at this location, as well as the one they have on Girard. The sandwich in my opinion is average to OK, but I love the fact they have crinkle cut fries. The day we stopped in, the whole of the staff were females...I'm not sure if that's always the case, but I found that unique (cooks and waitresses).... More 

Thank Bradley C
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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188 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Its a cool place , a old soda shop . Were you can get a real Cheery coke . The cheesesteak was very good as were the fries . Its small inside but worth the visit .

Thank Terps007
Toronto, Canada
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great service and very tasty cheesesteak!!! This place is a must! Strongly suggested... But guys, do not exaggerate (I know it is not easy) or you will have to walk an entire week to get rid of the extra calories XD

Thank 404DavideNotFound
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Diner style booths. Crusty rolls; rib eye beef, pickle bar, bottomless soda. Onions and provolone. Corner Frankfort and Girard in Fishtown.

Thank MordRoz
Dublin, Ireland
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114 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

So happy we dropped in here by accident. This was my FIRST ever Philly cheesesteak sandwich experience and this place did not disappoint. All i can say is, in future I would have my sandwich with extra American cheese. I would gladly return if I ever return to this country.

Thank Bubviv
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Hands down, best steaks. It irks me that they changed the name the used for years and years but, the quality remains.

Thank AndyRinPA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 19:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6030 Torresdale Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19135-3733 (Formerly Chink's Steaks)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-535-9405

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