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Philly's Finest

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American, Bar
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1527 3rd Street North, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
+1 904-241-7188
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Savannah, Georgia
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Googled "Philly Cheesesteaks" in the Jacksonville, FL area and this little gem popped up. It's located near the beach and in walking distance to a variety of good things. It's definitely your typical bar & grill setting but very enjoyable. There are lots of locals drinking and munching on the restaurants speciality. I will say the cheesesteak is worth the... More 

Thank Clynnm0702
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Philly's Finest for over 12 years now and it always tastes just as good as it did that very first time! Will be a life long fan! I would recommend this to anyone looking for amazing food at a great price! The ice bar is also a great touch!

Thank Kevin B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This place is great. I hate going to restaurants at Jax Beach because they're overpriced and the service just doesn't cut it. But this place has great service AND the food is made to order, it comes out hot and smelling great, even when they're busy . The drinks are fairly priced, and way better than many places out at... More 

Thank Candace M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff served us amazing wings last night. Great deal for Monday night football beer bucket. Awesome tshirts too. We will be back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here a lot and it has been outstanding every time. Their waffle fries are my favorite in Jax Bch. Recently they expanded and added an ice bar. So now you can have great food and keep your beer cold.

Thank woodard17
Jeff H, Owner at Philly's Finest, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your patronage over the years and the time to write a review. The breaded waffle fries are my favorite we have been buying the same brand since 2001 and will never change no matter how much the price has risen. hope to see you again soon. More 

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843 reviews
625 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Nacho's we ordered were burned. Bartender's were not that pleasant but wait staff was nice. Cheesesteak was good. Lots of screens for watching games.

Thank Nancy L
Jeff H, Owner at Philly's Finest, responded to this review

I am sorry your nacho's were burnt. We melt our cheese on the nacho's in a 550 degree pizza oven some times a couple tips of the nacho will have a little char on them. I am glad you enjoyed your cheesesteak we will work harder on the nacho's and thanks for the review. More 

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Been here twice, love the atmosphere when the Eagles are playing! All Eagles fans, oh yeah and the occasional rebel fan! Good food, bartenders are great and you can't beat the ice bar to keep you favorite beverage ice cold!

Thank avalon91
Jeff H, Owner at Philly's Finest, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and your patronage. More 

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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

i always visit here when i'm in the mood for a cheese steak and it seems that since his prices have gone up and the amount of meat you get has gotten smaller. i wonder if the owner realizes that the reason he has slowed down is that you can get just as good food down the road but better... More 

1 Thank craigslisterjax
Jeff H, Owner at Philly's Finest, responded to this review

First I would like to thank you for your years of business I am sorry you though the cheesesteaks were not as full of meat as before. I assure you we use the same amount of meat in every Cheesesteak since we opened in 2001. About the time of your review were had a problem with our bread from Phillys.... More 

Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The ice bar keep the beer cold and great idea. The subs are great and worth the trip. We have been back several time and alway please with what we got. I recomend and will become one of our hangouts..

Thank Jerry B
Jeff H, Owner at Philly's Finest, responded to this review

Thank you for making philly's Finest your Hangout. I try vary hard to serve a authentic and high quality Cheesesteak every time. I am pleased you think our food is the same and great everytime. More 

Slidell, Louisiana
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We stayed at the Hampton Inn Beach/Oceanfront, Phillies Finest (sports bar) is within walking distance of the hotel. We went to get pizza or salad, I wound up ordering grilled chicken salad, it was very fresh and very good, also very filling, They have nightly drink specials. We had rum and cokes for $3 bucks...can't beat that 😊

Thank PeggyA62

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1527 3rd Street North, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-241-7188
We are a Family friendly restaurant that specializes in Pizza and Cheesesteak from Philadelphia. We are born and raised in the Philadelphia area and we have our Rolls and Steak trucked down from Philly. We have a full Menu to accommodate everyone tastes not just Cheesesteaks. We have a Wine, Beer and Liquor and 60 Foot Ice bar if you are after a Ice cold drink in the Heat.

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