Shank’s Original An Old-School South Philly Experience

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Philadelphia, PAThe Delaware River Waterfront’s Shank’s Original serves a highly reputed cheesesteak—and an old-school South Philly experience. Wise patrons know to save room for a bite or two of Shank’s famed chicken cutlet sandwich too.901 S. Columbus Boulevard, Pier 40, (215) 218-4000, shanksoriginal.com - The Delaware River Waterfront’s Shank’s Original serves a highly reputed cheesesteak—and an old-school South Philly experience. Wise patrons know to save room for a bite or two of Shank’s famed chicken cutlet sandwich too.901 S. Columbus Boulevard, Pier 40, (215) 218-4000, shanksoriginal.com


Stop by Shank’s Original for a highly reputed cheesesteak and an old-school South Philly experience transplanted to the waterfront. The tradition of Shank’s dates back to 1962 when Shank’s and Evelyn’s (“Shank’s”) opened its doors to the Italian Market near 10th and Catherine Streets. In 2009, Shank’s closed it’s original location and opened a new location on Columbus Boulevard. The new location is right at the base of Pier 40 on the Delaware River. - VISIT PHLLY

 


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