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11 Gut-Busting Philly Cheesesteaks to Try in Los Angeles

The ooiest gooiest sandwiches in the city, right this way

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While Los Angeles may not be the originator of the gut-busting behemoth known as the cheesesteak, our great city certainly has some fantastic iterations of Philly’s tastiest export. Spanning from the Valley down to the South Bay, there are plenty of places to get your fill of the cheesy sandwich, often with a choice of the traditional toppings of provolone, American, or Cheez Wiz. Here now, the 11 greatest Philly cheesesteaks in Los Angeles, presented from north to south.

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Philadelphia Steak & Hoagie

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The Valley’s go-to for all things Philly-inspired, Philadelphia Steak & Hoagie is the place for a variety of cheesy behemoths including cheesesteaks and hefty tortas.

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Philly's Best Burbank

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Southern California’s only dedicated cheesesteak chain lets diners add a variety of toppings that range from that classic veggie mix to pepperoni and pizza sauce to their sandwiches. Those who avoid red meat can even substitute chicken for the sliced steak. 

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Boo's Philly Cheesesteaks and Hoagies

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Perhaps the most authentic Philly experiences comes by way of Silver Lake’s Boo’s, where your gut-busting sandwich is served exactly as it should be — on an imported Amoroso roll with a choice of cheese.

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Fat Sal's

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LA’s most over-the-top sandwich chain known for putting mozzarella sticks and chicken fingers on their sandwiches makes a tasty cheesesteak, too. This is as straightforward as Fat Sal’s gets, with ribeye steak, grilled onions, and melted American cheese.

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Sandwich Shop

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This simple Downtown eatery sports an international menu of lunchtime favorites. The star of the show is the bulgogi cheesesteak aka the gogi hoagie. Korean marinated ribeye is topped with provolone, jalapenos, and sesame seeds for an east-meets-west collab of epic proportions. 

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Victor Jr's

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Culver City’s beloved Italian deli Victor Jr’s doesn’t serve the most traditional replication of Philly’s most famous export, but when prime beef and grilled onions are topped with provolone and mozzarella, no one’s complaining. 

South Philly Experience

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LA’s roving cheesesteak specialist, this food truck serves the hot sandwiches “wit” or “witout” onions and a selection of the classic three cheeses.

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Figueroa Philly Cheese Steak

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USC’s go-to cheesesteak ships in their rolls from Philly before loading them up with thinly sliced ribeye, onions, peppers, mushrooms, and jalapeno nacho cheese.

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Great Western Steak & Hoagie Company

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Westsiders have the Great Western Steak & Hoagie to call their own, with divey digs that makes the experience feel all the more authentic.

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Hinano Cafe

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Did you know that Venice mainstay offers more than just great burgers? The cheesesteak with peppers, onion, mayo, and melted American cheese on a sesame seed roll is a sleeper hit at what was supposedly Jim Morrison’s favorite Venice hangout.

Big Mike's Philly Steaks & Sub

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South Bay standout Big Mike’s loads their sandwiches with grilled onions, hot peppers, sweet peppers, pickles, tomatoes, lettuce, and a choice of steak or chicken, all from its tiny strip mall digs.

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Philadelphia Steak & Hoagie

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The Valley’s go-to for all things Philly-inspired, Philadelphia Steak & Hoagie is the place for a variety of cheesy behemoths including cheesesteaks and hefty tortas.

Philadelphia Steak & Hoagie
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Philly's Best Burbank

Philly's Best Burbank
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Southern California’s only dedicated cheesesteak chain lets diners add a variety of toppings that range from that classic veggie mix to pepperoni and pizza sauce to their sandwiches. Those who avoid red meat can even substitute chicken for the sliced steak. 

Philly's Best Burbank
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Boo's Philly Cheesesteaks and Hoagies

Boo's Philly Cheesesteaks and Hoagies
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Perhaps the most authentic Philly experiences comes by way of Silver Lake’s Boo’s, where your gut-busting sandwich is served exactly as it should be — on an imported Amoroso roll with a choice of cheese.

Boo's Philly Cheesesteaks and Hoagies
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Fat Sal's

Fat Sal's
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LA’s most over-the-top sandwich chain known for putting mozzarella sticks and chicken fingers on their sandwiches makes a tasty cheesesteak, too. This is as straightforward as Fat Sal’s gets, with ribeye steak, grilled onions, and melted American cheese.

Fat Sal's
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Sandwich Shop

Sandwich Shop
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This simple Downtown eatery sports an international menu of lunchtime favorites. The star of the show is the bulgogi cheesesteak aka the gogi hoagie. Korean marinated ribeye is topped with provolone, jalapenos, and sesame seeds for an east-meets-west collab of epic proportions. 

Sandwich Shop
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Victor Jr's

Culver City’s beloved Italian deli Victor Jr’s doesn’t serve the most traditional replication of Philly’s most famous export, but when prime beef and grilled onions are topped with provolone and mozzarella, no one’s complaining. 

South Philly Experience

South Philly Experience
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LA’s roving cheesesteak specialist, this food truck serves the hot sandwiches “wit” or “witout” onions and a selection of the classic three cheeses.

South Philly Experience
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Figueroa Philly Cheese Steak

Figueroa Philly Cheese Steak
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USC’s go-to cheesesteak ships in their rolls from Philly before loading them up with thinly sliced ribeye, onions, peppers, mushrooms, and jalapeno nacho cheese.

Figueroa Philly Cheese Steak
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Great Western Steak & Hoagie Company

Great Western Steak & Hoagie Company
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Westsiders have the Great Western Steak & Hoagie to call their own, with divey digs that makes the experience feel all the more authentic.

Great Western Steak & Hoagie Company
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Hinano Cafe

Did you know that Venice mainstay offers more than just great burgers? The cheesesteak with peppers, onion, mayo, and melted American cheese on a sesame seed roll is a sleeper hit at what was supposedly Jim Morrison’s favorite Venice hangout.

Big Mike's Philly Steaks & Sub

South Bay standout Big Mike’s loads their sandwiches with grilled onions, hot peppers, sweet peppers, pickles, tomatoes, lettuce, and a choice of steak or chicken, all from its tiny strip mall digs.

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