Sonny’s Famous Steaks

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Sonny’s Famous Steaks
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Packed with school kids and history-geek tourists by day and wacky partiers by night, Old City can be a bit a of bear to handle regardless of what your watch reads. Mercifully, Sonny’s is there for you at most hours. This remarkably friendly restaurant—no totalitarian ordering rules here, just tell ‘em what you want—does its steaks right, tossing fresh-sliced ribeye on the requisite griddle-crisped Amoroso’s roll with whatever toppings you choose. They do this well and they do this fast, and on weekend nights they do this until 3 in the morning, when we need this life-saving service the most.

By: Drew Lazor

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Venue name: Sonny’s Famous Steaks
Contact:
Address: 228 Market St
Philadelphia
19106
Cross street: at Bank St
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sun 11am–10pm; Fri, Sat 11am–3pm
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Dry over cooked burger, small patty. Overpriced for quality and quantity. Would not recommend.


Sonny's used to get overlooked until GQ ranked it number one. Now it's super busy! I don't mind though, they're still fast. I'm there like every weekend at 2 am with my bf who likes it way more than Geno's/Pat's. Their fries are great too.