Lancaster PA -The City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, offers more than just the traditional PA Dutch style cooking. The food scene is full of specialty items that will excite your taste buds. And Philly's Cheesesteaks on one of these items.
Best Cheesesteak and Chicken Cheesesteak Spots in Lancaster
1. Route 66 Restaurant PA
A 50s-inspired diner for a menu of timeless comfort food faves to eat in, take out, or for delivery—definitely, a place to have a cheesesteak, with unique sandwiches such as the chicken tandoori cheesesteak. But the Must-Try is the Custom Cheesesteak - grilled fresh with cut black Angus steak, cheese, grilled onions, green peppers, and mushrooms on Italian sub rolls. Address: 45 W Liberty St #2700, Lancaster, PA 17603
2. Captain Gus's Steak Shop
This old-school Philly Steak and Sub shop in Lancaster offers some of the best authentic cheesesteaks. The cheesesteaks have the classic steak, cheese, sauce, and grease flavor, and everything is made to order. Address: 600 W Orange St, Lancaster, PA 17603
Made-to-order pizzas & plates of pasta, along with sandwiches & burgers, are offered in a casual setting. From hand-trimmed meats to fresh-made dough, this place has been serving delicious food and a fabulous dining experience for years. And they do not disappoint when it comes to some of the best cheesesteaks outside of Philly. Address: 1657 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA 17602
4. Stubby's Bar and Grille
Cozy corner spot offering big-screen TVs, a jukebox & a menu of hearty soups & sandwiches. Stubby's Bar and Grill has excellent cheesesteaks and amazing salads. Must-Try: Stubby Steak - Sautéed onions, cheddar cheese, pepperoni, green peppers, mushrooms, and steak sauce. Address: 254 E Frederick St, Lancaster, PA 17602
5. Captain Gus's Steak Shop
Captain Gus's Steak Shop is a fantastic spot that fully lives up to its exterior charm. If you're searching for an authentic Philly cheese steak experience akin to Pat's or Geno's, this is the place to be. The eatery exudes a vintage vibe, reminiscent of cherished memories at your grandpa's place. The staff, comprised of seasoned veterans who have been with the establishment for quite some time, adds to the nostalgic atmosphere. 600 W Orange St, Lancaster, PA 17603
Although just a few hours' drive from Philadelphia, listed below are a few spots in Lancaster with some great versions of the Philly Classic without the long trip.
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Written By: Philly Bite Magazines Staff
Lancaster Best Of Series consists of a round-up of the best places to find great food, entertainment, and more.