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The 6 Best Cheesesteaks in San Francisco

Updated: March 22, 2021

Figuring out which ones are San Francisco’s best restaurants has never been easier. To get you the definitive list of the finest restaurants, we assessed the best review and restaurant sites incorporating millions of expert and diner reviews. Scroll down to compare ratings, reviews, prices, and hours in one place, and make your decision easier than ever.

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Phat Philly

American · $9 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

Buster's Cheesesteak

American · $20 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Telegraph Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Jake's Steaks

$9 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Marina
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Phillies

American · $12 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Crocker Amazon
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Metro Caffe

$12 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Hayes Valley
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.0

Jay's Cheesesteak

American · $12 avg. main dish
San Francisco, Mission
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Figuring out the best restaurants can take a long time. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 28808 spots across San Francisco, analyzed 3104661 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1901 lists and articles from the likes of Zagat, Hoodline and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life – applying our Feastfox magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in Zagat - Eat Your Way Across San Francisco's 24th Street, Hoodline - Hot Dog Hall Of Fame: 5 Places In San Francisco To Grab An All-American Favorite and Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life - Where to Find the Best Sandwich Shops in San Francisco/Bay Area. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Feastfox gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

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