Max's Cheese Steaks
Max’s Steaks isn’t hard to miss. They have a massive and bold neon sign out front, the scent of sizzling beef and onions hits you as soon as you walk in, and when you pick up half of their 12-foot long steaks, the provolone cheese is so gooey that the strands will make a waterfall as you bring it to your mouth. A cheesesteak at the North Philly spot will run you $11, and while they have a few options like pepper steaks, chicken, and mushrooms, there’s nothing better than one loaded with onions and tangy pickles. The Italian roll is long and fluffy, but it’s firm enough to hold the juicy cuts of steak–which you’ll get so much of that when you first open the sandwich, you’ll just have to assume the bread is somewhere in the pile. They also happen to be open until 1am on weekdays and 2am on the weekends, so they can be your go-to move after a night at Lou & Choo or the Clock Bar.
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