Steve’s Prince of Steaks
Another member of Philly’s cheesesteak royalty.
Steve’s Prince of Steaks has been a cheesesteak institution in Northeast Philadelphia for more than three decades and now that they’ve opened a location in downtown Philadelphia, more and more happy customers are becoming “loyal subjects” of the Prince…, as the slogan on Steve’s t-shirt happily declares. And for good reason: the cheesesteaks at Steve’s are legit.
Served on a long, thin roll that has just the right amount of chew, the cheesesteak sandwich at Steve’s features large pieces of grilled rib eye and a generous helping of whiz and fried onions. You can substitute American for whiz or choose Provolone or Mozzarella for an extra $0.35, but our recommendation would be to stick with the whiz — it’s a classic.
Protip: if you want to add an element of heat to your cheesesteak at Steve’s, get one with an order of hot roasted peppers on the side and then scatter them onto your sandwich to taste. It’s good eats.
In addition to this very visitor-friendly location in Center City at 16th and Chestnut Streets, there are three other Steve’s locations: the original location in the Northeast at 7200 Bustleton Avenue, another at 2711 Comly Road and another in Langhorne, PA.
In the neighborhood
111 South 15th Street Philadelphia, PA 19102
- The Westin Philadelphia
- Inn at the Union League
- ROOST Apartment Hotel, Philadelphia- Rittenhouse
- Sonesta Philadelphia
- Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
- Rittenhouse 1715, A Boutique Hotel
- The Rittenhouse
- Hyatt at The Bellevue
- The Dwight D Hotel,
a City House Hotel
- View more hotels
Museums & Attractions
1 S 15th St, Philadelphia, PA 19102
- Philly @ The Movies:
Rocky at the
Philadelphia Museum of Art
- Rittenhouse Square
- Philadelphia Open Studio Tours
- Emergence of a Modern Metropolis Walking Tour
- Monument to Six Million Jewish Martyrs
- Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
- The Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia
- Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
- View more attractions
Restaurants & Dining