Pat's King of Steaks

An authentic Philly Cheesesteak

1237 E Passyunk Ave
Philadelphia , PA 19147 US

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Pat's King of Steaks - Pat's King of Steaks® was founded by Pat Olivieri in 1930. Pat had a modest hot-dog stand at the base of the famous Italian Market in South Philadelphia.

One day he decided to have something quite different for lunch, so he sent for some chopped meat from the butcher shop. He cooked the meat on his hot dog grill, placed the meat onto an Italian roll, and dressed it with some onions. Just as he went to take a bite, a cab driver who ate a hot dog everyday asked what he had there. Pat said that it was his lunch. The cabbie insisted that Pat make him one. 

"Hey.....forget 'bout those hot dogs, you should sell these." The steak sandwich was born. As the years passed, both employees and customers alike demanded change...cheese was added.

Pat's King of Steaks 1237 E Passyunk Ave Philadelphia , PA 19147 US

(215) 468-1546

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Go early and chat with the "old timer" locals having donuts at the tables. They'll give you restaurant suggestions for your whole visit!
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