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Joe's Steaks + Soda Shop

6030 Torresdale Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19135-3733
+1 215-535-9405
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak sandwich” (11 reviews)
“pickle bar” (5 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
6030 Torresdale Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19135-3733
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Locals know this is the place to go for a delicious steak sandwich. My parents went here as a kids and know I love to eat here when I visit philly. So much better than the chains or tourist trap cheesesteak places.

Thank Kenneth T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place! Everything was on point from our waitress to the food. Sodas had the old soda shoppe taste. The steak sandwiches were huge and covered in whiz. One bite sent your tastebuds to heaven. This was my first experience with a true...More

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

You always hear about “the best Phila steak sandwich” is Geno’s and Pat’s. (Where they use wiz for cheese) NOT!! The next time you visit phila go to Joe’s (the original Chink’s steaks) started almost 70 years ago. I live in Colorado but from phila...More

Thank marzm999
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Good place to go late night for a cheesesteak and a shake when the bars in Fishtown are closing. There is usually a line so get there before 2am :) They have both small and large cheesesteaks. The small is a great way to get...More

Thank erin w
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Had the best cheese steak I've ever had from Joe's and even though it was extremely busy on Saturday night my food was made within fifteen minutes of ordering. The fries are a great addition as well.

Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Get your cheesesteak here...perfect roll, steak flavorful and made to order. They have a nice condiment bar for your sandwiches as well. Milkshakes are dynamite!

Thank 1RaiderFan
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Just a short hop over the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge from Palmyra, Joe's (Used to be called Chink's after the original owners last name, but not PC today), this is a great little spot for a quality cheese steak. Located in the middle of row homes, a...More

Thank William C
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We found the cheesesteaks to be dry and the service extremely slow. Not sure what folks see in this place other than its conveniently located across the street from a gentleman's club. Parking is difficult. one positive - they put a lot of meat on...More

Thank Peri A
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

So far my favorite cheesesteak place! Food was fresh and tasty, decor meets the theme. Overall pretty damn good cheesesteak place in N Philly.

Thank humis
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

A brand name is as important as the product it represents and when Chink's (a great brand name) became Joe's it became so to speak simply "Average Joe." Not the same to me. the Doctor hit me with some LOVE and a helpful vote!

Thank DoctorVonCueBall
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24 August 2017|
Response from Christine G | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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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