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Old 11-12-2007, 01:31 PM
 
Location: DENVER
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can anyone recommend a good place to get real mexican food and a good philly sandwhich
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Old 11-12-2007, 03:47 PM
 
Location: Richmond, VA
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Gino's or Pats for the cheesesteak...not sure about the Mexican food.
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Old 11-12-2007, 04:35 PM
 
Location: Toronto
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For Mexican try: La Lupe near the Italian Market or Taqueria Riendo in Northern Liberties. For more upscale, Las Cazuelas in NoLibs or Xochitl in Headhouse Square.
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Old 11-12-2007, 04:58 PM
 
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Gino's or Pats for the cheesesteak...not sure about the Mexican food.
Definitely not Gino's or Pats. They are the worse, only good if you are drunk at 2:00 a.m. Jim's on South Street is better or Tony Lukes on Oregon Avenue.
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Old 11-12-2007, 07:27 PM
 
Location: Villanova Pa.
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Mexican- Upscale I'll add Tequilas which is on 16th + Locust I believe. Much more casual the Mexican Post has a couple of center city locations-2nd + Chestnut and 15th+ Cherry I believe.

Cheesesteaks- I agree with Newmarlig. Pats + Genos are absolutely terrible.Tourist traps that make horrible cheesesteaks, avoid as if your life depended on it. Jims is much better or better yet go into one of the local pizza shops and order a cheesesteak. that might be your best bet.
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Old 11-12-2007, 07:38 PM
 
Location: .N6 A4
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or better yet go into one of the local pizza shops and order a cheesesteak. that might be your best bet.
I was thinking that when I have bought cheesesteaks in the past (I hardly ever eat them these days), it was usually just from food trucks (which can be wildly hit or miss), or yeah, from local pizzerias.
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Old 11-13-2007, 09:05 AM
 
Location: Richmond, VA
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Definitely not Gino's or Pats. They are the worse, only good if you are drunk at 2:00 a.m. Jim's on South Street is better or Tony Lukes on Oregon Avenue.
Tony Lukes...forgot about that!
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Old 11-13-2007, 01:49 PM
 
Location: SW Philly
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Definitely not Gino's or Pats. They are the worse, only good if you are drunk at 2:00 a.m. Jim's on South Street is better or Tony Lukes on Oregon Avenue.
couldn't have said it better myself... gino's and pat's are for the tourists and the after club munchies

also there's a mexican restaurant on south street, near third i believe, very good food... i wish i could remember the name but it's slipping my mind right now
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Old 11-16-2007, 09:31 AM
 
Location: DENVER
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any good hole in the wall bars to take in a game
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Old 11-16-2007, 09:36 AM
 
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any good hole in the wall bars to take in a game
Mcglinchies 15th and Latimer between Walnut and Pine.
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