Philly Cheesesteak Toronto

The Best Philly Cheesesteak in Toronto

The best Philly cheesesteak in Toronto is the meatiest, cheesiest take on Philadelphia's iconic frizzled beef hoagie roll. Onions are the traditional toppings, but this East Coast comfort food can be decked out in any number of ways. Go with Whiz for the classic experience.

Here are the best Philly cheesesteaks in Toronto.


Illstyl3 Sammies
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Illstyl3 Sammies

If you're hitting up this sandwich spot on Richmond Street, don't miss out on the AAA ribeye goodness. Owner Germain Marshall, a former Philly resident, makes his own house-made hot sauce to give his cheesesteaks extra kick. For chicken, try The Kardinal Offishall.

When The Pig Came Home
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When The Pig Came Home

The Junction's deli has a trio of Philly cheese sandwiches using hand-sliced hanger steaks straight from the butcher counter. Get it with provolone, Cheese Whiz, or a mix of both in the cheesesteak done "Ryan's Way".


Philthy Philly's
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Philthy Philly's

With multiple locations of this franchise across the GTA, there's no escaping this chain of hulking sandwiches. They also combine the best of North America's comfort foods with a mashup of poutine with Whiz and Philly cheesesteak.

City Fried Chicken
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City Fried Chicken

Hit the Danforth or Lawrence Ave. East locations for this cheesy number with mayonnaise, BBQ sauce, hot sauce, and steak. Plus, at $7.99, it's one of the more affordable ways to get your Philly fix in the city.


Top Gun Burgers
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Top Gun Burgers

Kensington Market's brand for stacked halal burgers now has three locations in Toronto, meaning more places to try their steak sandwiches. Their B-52 sandwich is a show-stopper, with rib-eye steak, mushrooms, Top Gun aioli and melted cheddar cheese.


Nugget Halal Pizza
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Nugget Halal Pizza

This Scarborough mainstay has been doing shawarma, fries, and cheesesteaks by Sheppard and McCowan for more than 50 years. Their bun comes loaded with red and green peppers, onions, BBQ, hot sauce and mayo. It's $7.99, or an extra $2 for a combo.

M&CO. Burgers
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M&CO. Burgers

Opened in 2018, this Lawrence and Warden burger spot offers its own takes on Philly sammies. Orders come doused in sauces with peppers, lettuce, pickled onions, and your choice of beef or chicken.


Grill Gate
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Grill Gate

This Persian restaurant on Sheppard Ave. West does a surprising Philly cheesesteak. Their version is topped with 8oz ribeye steak, sauteed onion, melted mozzarella, and mushrooms. It also gets a drizzling of their famous special sauce.

Crown Pizza
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Crown Pizza

Coming out of a Markham Road plaza is a Philly cheesesteak with sauteed onions and melty cheese. This halal pizza shop offers thin-sliced steak, chicken, or veggies. It's $7.99 for a burger, or $10.75 for a combo.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Illstyl3. When The Pigs Came Home photo by @foodscoopto.


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