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“Go here and you'll feel welcomed despite the area”

Amato's Cheese Steaks
Ranked #110 of 2,207 Restaurants in San Jose
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Fast food, Soups
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Reviewed 14 June 2014

I had the works shorty hot sandwich. It was really tasty. They ran out of ketchup and the chief was nice enough to pour some out of a bottle into a small plastic container for me. It was extremely thoughtful of him and I appreciate the extra time he took to make a happy out of town customer fell welcomed.

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Reviewed 26 February 2014

So much selection! Different meats, with/with-outs and sizes, you pretty much get to customize your favorite cheese steak here! And it doesn't even have to be steak...chicken, sausage...such great flavor and you can tell by how busy they are at ALL times! Great fries & rings too. These guys know their stuff and they are awesome community folks too! Their rolls are spongy & crunchy, but hold the texture when doused in their amazing cheese sauce. Meat is lean and grilled to perfection with the peppers & onions...makes me hungry just typing this! This is a must try...you'll be back!

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Thank SHerbertSJ
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Reviewed 3 January 2013

Amatos is simply great place to get delicious cheese steaks. Their prices are good and the product even better. The place is decorated with photos taken from Philly. The bread they use is super fresh and the meat is delicious. I recommend the cheese fries, with the cheese on the side. You can miss the place-The big Philadelphia Eagle Van in front of the place is a dead give away.
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Thank Conrad6487
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Reviewed 16 November 2012

I grew up in South Jersey, and I know what a good cheesesteak is. Other places that claim to serve cheesesteaks don't even come close. This one is pretty authentic, right down to the bun. They're huge, as they should be. The only bad thing is they don't have Tastykakes.

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Reviewed 25 May 2012

Amato's is a family-run place that screams Philadelphia - all kinds of photo's of Philly on the walls, the restaurant's truck is painted with the Eagles logo, and let's not even talk about the guy with E-A-G-L-E-S tattooed across his knuckles - meat is great, rolls are great, and the combination with cheese, onions, peppers and whatever else you want is heavenly. Ambience-wise, don't expect more than a few tables, red stools and a counter that run along the long wall, hot sauce, ketchup, and napkins, and you won't be disappointed. Those who aren't working on the something to hang over your belt should probably order just one "shorty" and split it with someone you love. Hey, if you're still hungry when done with that, just order another - but odds are that if you order fries and a shorty and split it with someone, you have a chance at walking away without being in pain. I'm not a small guy (6'1", 230) and I usually walk away sorry that I didn't split with someone. Best. Cheesesteak. Outside. Philly. Okay youse guys, go get 'em.

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Thank sunchaser528
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