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Philly Cheese Steak Shoppe

1811 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5620
+1 707-825-7400
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
16 Jul 2018
“Solid Cheesesteak”
5 Aug 2017
“Truly Authentic ”
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American, Steakhouse, Pizza, Deli
1811 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5620
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

They offer a wide range of cheese steak options for herbivores and carnivores. The sandwich rolls they use are amazing!

Thank grizz814
Reviewed 28 June 2013

The food was delicious, the price was right and the two people working there were very nice and friendly. The cook seemed genuinely concerned about how well we liked our food, very nice. I'm glad we ate there.

Thank Brianduckfan
Reviewed 10 May 2013 via mobile

Consistently great comfort food keeps me coming back. Just got back from South Jersey, and I can't complain a bit about this place. Add malt vinegar to a cheesesteak hoagie and the fries if you haven't tried it!

Thank ManicMuncher
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Oh yes, this very conveniently located sandwich shop just at the end of the pedestrian bridge from Humboldt State University offers a casual atmosphere and great food. Order any sandwich and it comes with freshly baked bread and oodles of toppings. Refill your drink at...More

1  Thank Christina B
Reviewed 19 July 2012

I've had really great Philly cheese steak many times before, just not at the Philly Cheese Steak Shoppe in Arcata. They just don't quite get it right, and the dining ambiance is plastic (not) fantastic. With so many good inexpensive lunch choices in Arcata (LFNY...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 29 March 2012

I am sure someone from Philly would choke at the thought of a vegetarian cheese steak but nothing illustrates the quirkiness of Arcata better. The real steaks however are great, though a bit pricey. Soft rolls, melt in your mouth tender steak and wondrous gooey...More

1  Thank bmp68
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Reviewed 11 February 2010

I guess it gets good reviews because every college town needs it's own cheese steak shop. But I felt like it was the boringest thing I have ever ate, mmm unseasoned steak cheese onions etc...

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Reviewed 30 July 2009

Veggie cheesesteak. How fun is that? Yum. It's not on the top of my list, but worth a visit for the vegetarian.

Thank planthugger
Reviewed 6 June 2009

Excellent cheesesteaks, oddly enough.

Thank raevin67
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US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1811 G St, Arcata, CA 95521-5620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Arcata
  • Phone Number: +1 707-825-7400
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Ay Yo! Come experience the world famous comfort foods that originated from the birthplace ofAmerica — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.We import key ingredients direct from Philly to make your cheese steak or hoagie sandwich truly authentic and delicious.Choose from over 18 CHEESE STEAK VARIETIES, also available in low fat chicken and vegetarian, non GMO soy! Complete selection of FRESH DELI HOAGIES and SALADS. We feature homemade sides dishes like Pennsylvania Dutch Coleslaw & our famous "Philly Steak Chili". Be sure to try our famous hand-tossed Garlic Fries or awesome Philly Steak Chili Cheese Fries! Finish your meal with a Tastykake dessert (from Philly, of course!).Our shoppes are jam-packed with fun facts, memorabilia and history about “The City of Brotherly Love.” Stop in for a visit today, and enjoy the best sandwiches in the West served up in a Phun, Phamily, Philly atmosphere!
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