Sonnys Cheesesteaks

The best cheesesteak in philly

Old City, Phila.

The Best Cheesesteak in Philly

Welcome to
Sonny’s Famous Steaks!

Looking for the best Philly cheesesteak in Philly? You found it! Sonny’s is known for its authentic, award-winning Philly Cheesesteaks and its super-friendly service. It’s located in the heart of historic Old City, Philadelphia. It’s just a five-minute walk from Independence Hall, The Liberty Bell, and the Constitution Center.

Sonny’s has received countless awards and honors. It was named “The Best Cheesesteak in Philly” by GQ Magazine and ranked in the top five best Philly cheesesteaks in the city by US News and World Report. In 2022, Sonny’s was named one of the best dining destinations in the United States by Trip Advisor as part of their Travelers’ Choice Award series.

Our menu features a variety of Philly cheesesteaks, burgers, and even vegetarian options like our grilled-cheese sandwich. We also offer gluten-free cheesesteak rolls upon request.

Sonny’s welcomes anyone looking for an authentic Philly cheesesteak experience!

Sonny's Cheesesteaks in Old City Philadelphia
The Best Cheesesteaks in Philly

The Best Cheesesteak in Philly!

Everybody’s always talking about how much they love Sonny’s! GQ Magazine’s food critic Alan Richman taste-tested all the big-name cheesesteak shops only to proclaim Sonny’s, “The best cheesesteak in town!” U.S. News & World Report featured Sonny’s in, “The 5 Best Cheesesteak Shops in Philadelphia.”  Locally, The Inquirer places us on their list of top cheesesteaks. We’ve been discussed and praised in Forbes. Foodies will appreciate Sonny’s appearance in blogs such as Serious Eats and Eater.

Near The Liberty Bell and Independence Hall!

We’re located in Old City — the heart of Philadelphia — only a six minute walk from The Liberty Bell! Philly’s official tourism site,, awarded Sonny’s number one on its “Top Places for Lunch Near the Liberty Bell” list. Also nearby are the National Constitution CenterIndependence Hall, The Independence Visitor Center, and The Museum of the American Revolution. Also, the PA Convention Center

Near the Liberty Bell
School Group Cheesesteaks

Reservations for Tour Groups and School Field Trips

Are you with a large group looking for some good ol’ fashioned Philly dining? We got you covered! We welcome tours, business groups, student field trips, weddings, and more.  We work with organizers to accommodate tight schedules and last-minute changes! We even offer discounts and dining packages. Contact us through the form on our Group page!

Sonny’s Merch is Now Available Online!

Represent your love for Sonny’s with high-quality clothing and accessories. You’ll find premium t-shirts, fitted t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, baby clothing, aprons, stickers, and even a handkerchief for your dog! All items have our logo and slogans like “You Can’t Beat Our Meat!” If you’re a fan of Sonny’s, you can’t miss out on this stuff. It’s pretty awesome stuff. Plus, it makes a great gift!