The Best Cheesesteak In Philadelphia | Best Of The Best

  • Published on Dec 15, 2018
  • INSIDER asked people on Snapchat what their favorite cheesesteak restaurant is in Philadelphia. Herrine Ro and Emily Christian travel to the city on a quest to find the best one. The restaurants included are John’s Roast Pork, Jim’s Steaks, Dalessandro’s, and Pat’s King of Steaks. After trying four different kinds, they announce their winning sandwich.
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    The Best Cheesesteak In Philadelphia | Best Of The Best

Comments • 2 296

  • Evan Bisch
    Evan Bisch 2 hours ago

    American Cheese is the best cheese on a cheese steak no cap!! Also most corner stores have a generic philly cheese steak!

  • mugensamurai
    mugensamurai 10 hours ago +1

    Aww man you all missing out. Tony Luke's is around the corner for me and I am surprised they're not even on your try list. Please try them they make some quality food.

  • Daniel Morales
    Daniel Morales 16 hours ago

    They shouldve just went to the west side of philly and gotten one at the bodega faccts

  • SkyRim LuvR
    SkyRim LuvR 19 hours ago

    If I'm ever in Philly, I plan to visit Dalessandros :-) ♥

  • Anthony Sanders
    Anthony Sanders 22 hours ago

    Wish both of you would have cross the street to Geno's (80's)...I think you would have like....from Philly and I go to Dalessandro when I take leave from the military and return home

  • JP Prophete
    JP Prophete 23 hours ago

    At the end they both look cheesesteak wasted.

  • Rick Conner
    Rick Conner Day ago

    I am from philly and u do not put cheesewhiz on a cheese steak. I'm 65 years old and an original cheese steak provolone cheese was used.

  • Demetrius Cooks
    Demetrius Cooks Day ago

    Hey people. You would be safe in Europe. U.S. (meat) is bogus. Take a 🚗 To Cincinnati OHIO , famous meat company smell is really bad..

  • aquiariots72
    aquiariots72 Day ago

    They (combined) ate less than 10% of the sandwiches involved. Their comments are BS, to be ignored...

  • Reginaldo Gomes
    Reginaldo Gomes Day ago

    Isso é carne moida com queijo já existia isso no brasil a tempos eo pior é que os gringos acham que ele que inventaram

  • Venz Lucero
    Venz Lucero Day ago

    food insider unfortunately has a hoax scoop en this is one of it. just love the food not this two thou, they look stupid.

  • Mir The kid
    Mir The kid Day ago

    If u from philly u will know that Max’s has the best cheesesteak

  • Jr shelton
    Jr shelton Day ago

    Genos is pretty good but like pats it’s a tourist attraction

  • adrian Jo
    adrian Jo Day ago

    John 🅱️ucci

  • Joe Young
    Joe Young Day ago

    Those sandwiches are lacking. I get the concept of the cheese steak but that's one dry ass sandwich. Gotta have ribeye steak and provolone cheese. None of that nasty ass fake cheese. You gotta put mushrooms, bell peppers, jalapenos, mayo, mustard, lettuce and tomatoes! I used to eat Philly style until I made it Cali style!!

  • Sam Parker
    Sam Parker Day ago

    Who would take advice of the best philly from 2 skinny girls anyway,take advice from a fat boy that looks like he's eaten a lot of them

  • feelwill1
    feelwill1 2 days ago

    Jealous looks goooooood, but no Geno’s?

  • Connor Sauer
    Connor Sauer 2 days ago

    Don't waste your time on this garbage video. Heres what you're looking for:

  • Matthew Golden
    Matthew Golden 2 days ago

    5:30 who looks on the floor for a napkin

  • FunkStudios: Control the Cool

    Jim's is the truth, but I also like Fino's in Mt. Airy. They sell 2 ft long cheesesteaks and are not stingy on the cheese!

  • Marie Anne Dougherty

    Ladies... great job! The top two are my two favorite! Although there are other "known" cheesesteak places all over Philly. What I do find, is that whatever type of steak you grew up eating whether finely chopped, slab of meat, or medium chopped steak will be your favorite. If you are ever back in the area, Pudge's in Montgomery county is a good place, along with Iskabibbles on South Street, Chink's (Now Joe's), along with Steve's are some of the favorites throughout the city and surrounding.

  • Frank Kolton
    Frank Kolton 3 days ago

    They look REAL good, but you keep putting sandwiches in the way.

  • Vicky Claire
    Vicky Claire 3 days ago

    Why do I torture myself

  • Shawn Jones
    Shawn Jones 3 days ago

    Waltz on Baltimore Pike

  • The Chef
    The Chef 3 days ago

    Pats is terrible! Back in the day it was all right. John's is the absolute best Philly cheesesteak! Hands down!

  • Ranger Ripcheese
    Ranger Ripcheese 3 days ago

    Emily, why are you staring so intensely into my soul with your lifeless eyes

  • i8urm81
    i8urm81 3 days ago

    These mother fuckers ruined cheese steaks for me. Eat a dick

  • Alfatih Rohman
    Alfatih Rohman 3 days ago

    Yang makan orang Chinese

  • l bachets
    l bachets 3 days ago

    The reason D'allessandro's chops the meat so much is that it is cheaper cut of beef. If you look at the video the pile on the grill is almost loose ground beef. It's almost a coarse ground hamburger they can mass prep the steaks by chopping and piling then they just have to scoop it in the rolls and off you go.But people like it and I get it. John's is shredded loosely just to separate the layers of beef. John's is the best around. Pat's is a tourist trap. Jim's is up there pretty good. But their west philly location was the best. Steve's prince of steaks should get a review they are up there. Been cutting meat for over forty years and been eating steak sandwhiches longer.

  • sam king
    sam king 3 days ago

    Erin has a tiny mouth

  • Auzzie G
    Auzzie G 3 days ago

    I'm ugly so i speak from experience when i say those women are the most hideous SOB's I've seen aside from myself. They can't even do their "profession" properly with little to no info on the food itself.

  • Sethemiah
    Sethemiah 3 days ago

    i cant do the cheeze whiz. mustard, mayo, or switch it out for pizza sauce, but the yellow cheese.... i have tried, and i just cant.

  • gooby pls
    gooby pls 3 days ago

    Emily can get it 😤😤😤

  • Semi-Aquatic Simian
    Semi-Aquatic Simian 3 days ago

    Is it just me or do you love watching this foodslut fill her mouth?

  • Hemi Puru-Peri
    Hemi Puru-Peri 3 days ago

    when they say cheese whizz makes me not want to eat it

  • Richard Wagner
    Richard Wagner 3 days ago

    John's is the only one that makes their steaks to order, the other's have giant piles of meat on the grill. Coincidentally, they all suck.

  • Kappa Koosh
    Kappa Koosh 3 days ago

    How many times can they say "like" when they talk?

  • Horst Tristan von Wittenbach

    Only thin slices, no minced beef!... 😠🤬😅😊

  • praack
    praack 4 days ago

    Pat's consistently falls to the bottom for the last 5 years, they need to pick up their game

  • Olivia Gorski
    Olivia Gorski 4 days ago

    The blond girl said "This is what I've waited for!" for the first and second Philly cheesesteaks.

  • james kushman
    james kushman 4 days ago

    1:37 PHUUUUUUUKET DUUUUDE, Pro's always touch their face ,while cooking.....Absolutely not, while in the back cooking or IN FRONT OF CUSTIES AND A LIVE CAMERA.ooooooof.

  • Charles Clark
    Charles Clark 4 days ago

    Pinnochios, Cambridge. Winthrop st. off JFK. Best subs & Pizza!

  • Charles Clark
    Charles Clark 4 days ago

    Only takes a few minutes to cook to order. I don't like overcooked mass production!

  • Charles Clark
    Charles Clark 4 days ago

    They all overcook the steak.

  • Charles Clark
    Charles Clark 4 days ago

    Philly cheesesteak is overrated!

  • Arun James
    Arun James 4 days ago

    the blonde is cute

  • Arun James
    Arun James 4 days ago

    OMG that's alot steak

  • Nick Dannunzio
    Nick Dannunzio 4 days ago

    Geno's (I think is better) is just across the street from Pats... could have been a bonus add to your vid with no travel time...

  • Becky Pelland
    Becky Pelland 4 days ago

    I don't like a steak sandwich that isn't cooked with onion and mushrooms all together and no absolutely no cheese wiz ,American is the one for me

  • Seth Sovak
    Seth Sovak 4 days ago

    Dear Gals....please allow me to apologise to you both for the lack of courtesy you both received in Philly. That no one in your video informed you or offered you marinara with your cheese steaks...or provolone is totally unfathomable to me and I feel that you should take legal action against them. Also beyond me is that you were not shown the hot peppers at Pats....but really you should have gone to Geno's. Who the fuk steered you wrong on that one??? And mayo and fukin ketchup....I would have shown that steak to the trash can. Again, my apologeez to yiz bofe for for having been given truly erroneous tips and info on all of this.
    Does anyone know if Shanks on 10th street is still around??? that was the best I ever had
    ps...I lived at 7th, Carpenter and Passyunk for 6 years

  • Marcus Power
    Marcus Power 4 days ago

    Try better editing next time you two dim-wits. At least don't put a customer/employee in the damn video. Editing 101 ladies.

  • lyss yui
    lyss yui 4 days ago

    papi stores and pizza stores got the best ones.

  • Elizardo's VARIOUSTv

    The blonde girl recording. In her head "hurry tf up im tryna eat"

  • James Easley
    James Easley 4 days ago

    Tony Luke, Steve's, chubby's

  • dougal brown
    dougal brown 4 days ago

    Don't know what that yellow stuff is, but it sure ain't cheese.

  • Domenic Akrawi
    Domenic Akrawi 4 days ago +9

    who else is watching at 3 AM craving and starving for this kind of stuff

  • ReaverTwoKilo
    ReaverTwoKilo 4 days ago +1

    West Coaster here who's favorite indulgence food has always been cheese steak (notice I didn't say Philly because I have not yet had the pleasure of ordering one in Philadelphia).
    I will make it out to Philly one day. I have to say, after watching this, Dalessandro's looked absolutely amazing. I think my first one will be with some mayo, American cheese, and onions. 😍

    • ReaverTwoKilo
      ReaverTwoKilo 3 days ago

      +FastNEzy Thanks for the recommendation. When I finally get out that way, I'll go check Steve's for sure. I plan on going on a Philly Cheese Steak binge while I'm there! So I'd love to try multiple spots.

    • FastNEzy
      FastNEzy 3 days ago

      ReaverTwoKilo Try Steve’s they’re honestly more locally famous, but still. Their steak is in slices and not chopped finely. I love that texture of slices/slabs of steak instead of the typical chopped shit, I hate it chopped..

  • Derrick Landers
    Derrick Landers 5 days ago

    So many people on here affixed to Max's, Geno's, Tony Lukes, etc., but the truth of the matter is what a few people posted - it's boils down to where you live in the city. Most of the places mentioned below make good sandwiches, but you can get good to great sandwiches at many corner stores and Bodegas as well - there is no "Philly Law" that says that you have to go to one of these places for a good sandwich. If you're in the city and not familiar then yes, stay on the beaten path, but people who are from the city and know what to look for will ask the people that they know in the neighborhood that they happen to be in where to go for a good cheese steak...on a side note and to give an example, one of my favorite places to grab a sandwich is Ms. Lee's (as it is called in South Philly) at 17th and Wharton. Jimmy will make any sandwich on his menu board any way you want it...literally! The best homemade chicken salad and chicken breast sandwiches for miles around! They make it right in front of you...not out of a pre-made container like so many places; the chicken breast is 100% breast sliced and dipped and golden fried...nothing is pre-packaged or prepped!

  • Joyce Thomas
    Joyce Thomas 5 days ago

    How do you go to Pats and not Geno's right across the street? The reason that they probably did not allow you to tape is because there competition is literally right across the street.

  • melissa mccrea
    melissa mccrea 5 days ago

    As a military member stationed in Willow Grove, PA not too far from Philly in 1995 I'd like to give a shout-out to Lee's Hoagies. Also Italian Delight but only because ID delivered to the base lol!

  • 713boomboom
    713boomboom 5 days ago +1

    She has the tiniest mouth i have ever seen surprised shw coukd bite it lol

  • Zelot Brood
    Zelot Brood 5 days ago

    Grate, now i am hungry!

  • Brett Ellison
    Brett Ellison 5 days ago

    whiz or gtfo

  • Kelly Royds
    Kelly Royds 5 days ago

    Dalessandro's, Barry's, Joe's, Max's, Mamma's and Chubby's make the best cheesesteaks.

  • Charles Kennedy
    Charles Kennedy 5 days ago

    Stopped eating cheesesteaks a long time ago, but appreciate the nostalgia of my youth

  • Kefalos
    Kefalos 5 days ago

    Dalessandros is great, but you missed Tony Luke’s my fav.

  • As above So below
    As above So below 5 days ago +1

    Why she look like 👽

  • Nitin Toms
    Nitin Toms 5 days ago

    Isn't there another shitty place for cheese steaks called Geno's in Philly?

  • Tav Yisrael
    Tav Yisrael 5 days ago

    *PROVOLONE! Has entered the chat*

  • toasted chilly
    toasted chilly 5 days ago +5

    No onions are not an option..but I'll slap you if you put green peppers on it..I'm serious and I have.

  • Luis Duenas
    Luis Duenas 5 days ago +1

    did john wash his hands after scratching the sweat off his forehead at 1:36 before handling the meat at 1:45 ??

    • Luis Duenas
      Luis Duenas Day ago +2

      +Scratch Itch hilarious

    • Scratch Itch
      Scratch Itch Day ago +1

      That's true! I always wash my hands after handling my meat!

    • Stefanzo
      Stefanzo 4 days ago +1

      Luis Duenas lmao good catch, worse happens daily tho

  • jrij28
    jrij28 5 days ago

    Yes John is right. NO CHEEZ WHIZ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • c0n0rth3g04t
    c0n0rth3g04t 5 days ago

    I’m sorry no Tony Luke’s

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  • jesus reyes
    jesus reyes 6 days ago

    I don’t trust skinny people!

  • The Cheeseburger_666

    Philadelphia -Cheese- Milk Steak > that shit abomination of a "cheesesteak" at subways
    and where the hell is TONY LUKE'S?

  • Tanya A. Foxxx
    Tanya A. Foxxx 6 days ago

    Man y'all buggn JIM'S ON SOUTH ST. IS THE BEST BABE'S TRUST ME 💛💛💛🍽🤗

  • Christopher Feller
    Christopher Feller 6 days ago

    These lesbos need to find a quiet place to film

  • Shane Daniel
    Shane Daniel 6 days ago

    They just mad that Pat's wouldn't let them film... plus the 4th cheesesteak in 1 day wouldn't be good anyway

  • Dman Johnson
    Dman Johnson 6 days ago

    Should have went to Maxxs at 3653 Germantown Ave.

  • Maurio Mellz
    Maurio Mellz 6 days ago

    What happened to Geno's?

    SULTAN SLY 6 days ago

    That Asian girl must eat a lot actually can see the muscles on her cheeks

  • Mike Hunt
    Mike Hunt 6 days ago

    stupid thots

  • Rick Miclat
    Rick Miclat 6 days ago

    who taught u how to review? you sound scripted and wheres you lips?

  • Jama Thaughn
    Jama Thaughn 6 days ago

    So what is the average price of a Cheese Steak?

  • N3TRO
    N3TRO 6 days ago +1

    In Germany we dont have cheesestakes :(

    • Scratch Itch
      Scratch Itch Day ago

      But you have Hamburg(ers) and Frankfurt(ers)!!

  • ג'וני ביררוב

    Meat and cheese do not go together. It is not kosher .
    Meat should go with hummus, Crispy Fries and salads.

    • Star Jones
      Star Jones 4 days ago

      Max's got the best cheesesteaks. Anybody from Philly no dis duh!! WHERE'S Maxes

  • Mark_Plays366
    Mark_Plays366 6 days ago


  • John Rife
    John Rife 6 days ago

    Cute girls eating. Thumbs up.

  • Aaron Hughes
    Aaron Hughes 6 days ago

    Mmmm Tasty 🤤🤤🤤🤤🤤

  • TuAsPerduLeJeu
    TuAsPerduLeJeu 6 days ago

    If you ever go to John's Roast Pork again, definitely get their roast pork sandwich with broccoli rabe and provolone: orgasm in your mouth 1000000%

  • Minnie Loveless
    Minnie Loveless 7 days ago

    Pats in the best. Philly girl..Everyone I know loves pats this video sucks ass

  • Samantha Gill
    Samantha Gill 7 days ago

    why did they do pat's, but not geno's? its right across the street

  • Charlie Barr
    Charlie Barr 7 days ago

    They didn’t even go to Geno’s! Forget the cheez-whiz just get provolone

  • John Smith
    John Smith 7 days ago

    I hope Buzzfeed doesn't rip this off!

  • Bluish
    Bluish 7 days ago

    I went to Jim's Steaks... it was so heccin crowded. We waited a pretty long while to get a cheesesteak, but it was worth it.

  • Esso
    Esso 7 days ago

    That girl has a really small mouth

  • BBQSmoker NC
    BBQSmoker NC 7 days ago +3

    Genos right across the street :p

  • northenr light
    northenr light 7 days ago

    To be honest, I think Philly cheese steak is overrated!! People in America should really pick up cooking skill, so sick and tired of people using works like "wonderful, amazaing. fabulous" on a average piece of sandwich !!. PS: Everyone in South Philly knows how shitty Pat's is, their pre-cook their steak and set it aside.