Philadelphia Eats - Cheese Steaks & Donuts


Where to Experience Philly's Donuts and Cheesesteaks

After exploring the rich history, art and culture of Philadelphia, we suggest taking a moment to indulge in some of Philadelphia’s most famous foods: cheesesteaks and doughnuts.  Here are a few of the city's best:

Jim's Steaks South Street
400 South St/s 4th St
South Street
Jim's is famous for giant cheese steak sandwiches, served-up in his classic diner. South Street is a good place for sneakers, jeans and indie shops. Jim's is temporarily closed as of April 2023.

John's Roast Pork
14 Snyder Ave/s 4th St
Whitman Neighborhood
Though they may be named after their pork offerings, John’s offers one of the best cheese steaks in the city.

Sonny's Famous Steaks
228 Market St
Old City
In the heart of the Old City, Sonny’s offers a more refined Cheesesteak experience. Nearby are art galleries,antique shops and theatre.

Beiler's Bakery
51 north 12th Street

Reading Terminal Market,  Center City
In the midst of a great food market, you can find Beiler’s offering a wide variety of fried doughnuts ranging from apple cider to even whoopie pies.

Federal Donuts
1632 Sansom St
Rittenhouse Sq
The soon to be national chain, Federal donuts offers some of the best donuts and friend chicken around.

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