Plenty Cafe – *****

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at Plenty Cafe in East Passyunk, Philadelphia, PA I was hanging in Trendy East Passyunk. I guess trendy means you're trying to separate yourself from the traditional Philadelphia cheesesteak stereotypes. Plenty Cafe had the closest...

Steak Out – 92

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at Steak Out on Woodbury-Glassboro Rd in Sewell, NJ This is Daddy's big boy. Like the country song says; (sidebar - I loved the country decor) I can already see my big boy taking his team to the State Championship. I paid the extra...

Alumni Grill – 89

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at Alumni Grill on rowan Blvd in Glassboro, NJ. This is the perfect winter Cheesesteak for me. I love thick creamy soups in bread bowls in the winter. This cheesesteak had the texture of a thick creamy soup in a bread bowl. This...

The Perky – 86

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at The Perky in Phoenixville, PA. I'm thinking the proper name would be The Perky serving Oaks Smoke BBQ. We got the brisket cheesesteak. It came with a bag of chips. Crowded and loud neighborhood bar. I love the building/old house....

Steam Pub – 83

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at Steam Pub on 2nd St Pike in Southampton, PA I was really looking forward to going to Steam Pub. Everything they post on social media looks fantastic. I was very happy to see that they had a cheesesteak on the menu. I thought they...

Yardley Inn – 90

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at Yardley Inn by the Delaware river in Yardley, PA. This is your spot if you’re out doing historic Washington Crossing stuff and you want to go to a nice restaurant but you also want a cheesesteak. This is kind of a tricky one...

WTF? Where’s The Food? Food Truck – 93

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at WTF? Where's The Food? Food Truck in Ewing Township, NJ WTF? Where's The Food? Food Truck, Ewing, NJ. Ding, Ding, Ding, The clear winner of Jim and Dan's five cheesesteak Tuesday. Scored 93/100. Add WTF? Where's The Food Food...

Gleason’s Bar – 86

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at Gleason's Bar in Levittown, PA Fun little day drinking neighborhood bar. It doesn't look like it from the outside but a very friendly & chatty crowd. They have done some upgrades to the menu and the gentleman at the bar we're...

Tony & Dominick’s Pizza – 89

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at Tony & Dominick's Pizza on Newport Gap Pike in New Castle, DE. Who knew New Castle DE was the mecca of culinary Delights? This was a very well and lovingly made pizza shop cheesesteak. I went with the Tony and Dominick's...

1010 Pizza – 90

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at 1010 Pizza nestled nicely on the corner of route 1 and route 352 in Media, PA Very good little spot on a funky corner with a media address. A very good cheese steak. I had a tough time scoring it. It's on the cuspis of very good...

3 DDD’s – 90

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at 3 DDD's Pizza in New Castle, DE This was a wonderful surprise cheesesteak. I want it to spend the afternoon in historic New Castle and needed a cheesesteak from somewhere along the way. 3 DDD’s was the wonderful answer. Family...

Chops Cheesesteaks – 88

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at Chops Cheesesteaks on south St in Philadelphia, PA The meat on this was very tasty and good. I think the worst thing about this Cheesesteak is that it is in the highly contested and congested South Street Cheesesteak Market. Roll...

Tony Joe’s House of Great Eats – 91

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at Tony Joe's House of Great Eats on Ridge Rd in Bucktown, PA Tony Joe's House of Great Eats, Bucktown, PA. I love this place. Very cool old building. Funky hip-hop vibe (you know that is my scene). I think the weak link in this very...

By George for the pastrami cheesesteak – 91

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at By George for the pastrami cheesesteak By George, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA. Remove small children from the viewing area. Get Brittney Spear’s song, ‘Ooops I did it again’ song in your head ---- Oops, by George,...

Simply Savory Cafe – 91

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at Simply Savory Cafe, 5 Commercial Plaza, Elkton, MD Simple Freaking Awesome Savory Cafe. This was a darn good cheesesteak. The whole experience was even better. If you have kids take them here (when I'm not there). Every...

Hollywood Grill – 81

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at Hollywood Grill on Concord Pike in Wilmington, DE Thank goodness Hollywood Grill does everything else well and doesn't rely on their Cheesesteak business. Very standard cheesesteak. Carole's BLT had a ton of bacon. You have to eat...

C-view Inn – 90

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at C-view Inn on the circle in Cape May, NJ Great day to be the Cheesesteak guy. I have been driving by the C-View Inn for 40 years. The last 40 years of my life have been a lie. Then again I guess I'm happy I finally stopped into...

A&LP foods – 91

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at A&LP Foods in Wildwood, NJ This was the overall winner of the Philadelphia cheesesteak Adventure Jersey Shore part 2, 2 days, 9 cheesesteaks, 2 breweries and 2 distilleries adventure. This was a delight. It must be a new...

The Depot – 89

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at The Depot in Cape May, NJ I like the Depot. Very nice young man. They seem willing to collaborate on a sandwich idea. We were on the adventure so we stuck with the Cheesesteak and got the cheesesteak made their way with their...

Wayside Market – 88

Philadelphia Cheesesteak Adventure at Wayside Market on the westside of Cape May, NJ. Westside Market, Cape May, NJ. I love the history of this place. I love that there was a car accident in front of it in 1920 or 30 and part of the market was involved. Love this...