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Geno's Steaks

Bella Vista / Queen Village
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1219 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5005
+1 215-389-0659
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I liked the sandwich but I prefer Pat's as I am more for the little crushed up bits of rib eye instead of the large slices. Regardless, nice meal and I would advise anyone to visit them both. For comparison, at least.

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Thank Jonas P
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've had steak um sandwiches better than these cheesteaks, once was enough to know I didn't like it...And kinda expensive!

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Thank Amy H
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a delicious cheesesteak at Geno's, and their cheese fries are to die for! There was a long line, but they keep it moving quickly. Be sure to order like a real local! Wish we had sandwiches this good on the west coast!

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Thank D2264TLsusang
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Though this is a touristy place it is well worth a visit, it was recommended to us and I enjoyed every bite of the Philly Cheesesteak and every chip. My best friend didn't enjoy his, so it depends on your taste.

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Thank aglaiaman
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Geno's Steaks at the Philly airport,....wonderful and a fitting goodby to Philly. Philly does have very good food, we experienced what we could, and Geno's at the airport is a must, if connecting a flight, or getting that ' On More Philly Cheesesteak, ( with cheese wiz ), Geno's is the place.

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Thank Fred J
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband loves cheesesteaks so on our visit to philly geno's was high on the list. I really liked the fries but the cheesesteak was disappointing no amount of ketchup could improve the insipid meat. At least no one can tell me now is a must stop

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Thank Dannielle S
Forestville, Maryland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered a Cheesesteak Hoagie with sweet peppers, american & provolone cheese, and fried onions. The bread was soft but it was tough like it had been microwaved because it was hard to chew. The meat was extremely tough and flavorless. I tried to tell my brother to go to Ishkabibbles but he insisted on going to Geno's Steaks. When... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a Friday around 3p for a late lunch. Line was about 30 deep and we thought about leaving, expecting a long wait. Amazing....wait was less than 5 minutes! Order sandwich and pay at 1 window, go to next window to order drink & fries and pay again. It was pricey for what you get. 30ish dollars for... More 

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Thank KK9983
Shelby, North Carolina
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by this must eat attraction. Priced very high. Food was ok. Im glad i stopped to say i was there but wont be back

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So today my SO and I tried Gens's for the first time to test it against Pat's. We had the cheesesteak with cheddar and the cheese fries. The cheese fries were excellent!! And the cheese on the sandwich was better than Pat's and the sandwich a little bigger. The staff was prompt and polite and the experience of standing in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1219 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-5005
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Neighbourhood: Bella Vista / Queen Village
  • Phone Number: +1 215-389-0659

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