Philadelphia, PA - If the cheesesteak is the heart of America's food culture, Donkeys Place in Camden, New Jersey, is the place to be. This down-home counter-and-bar venue offers delicious cheesesteaks and classic bar grub-like French fries.
Donkeys Place Wins The 2022 Cheesesteak Madness
It's Offical - Donkeys has won The 2022 Peoples Choice Cheesesteak Madness with its dedication to quality and taste! And, of course, a few thousand votes. Donkeys Place now has the bragging rights for 2022 and joins past winners Leo's Cheesesteaks (2020) and By George (2021) as Tri-State Champs.
It may be hard to imagine that a Jersey restaurant could outshine the iconic Philadelphia cheesesteak, but that happened. The New Jersey cheesesteak is the real deal, and by Peoples Vote, Donkeys has come out on top this year.
Whether you are a fan of the traditional American dish or a savory twist, Donkeys Place has something for everyone. This down-home counter and bar venue offers authentic, delicious cheesesteaks and french fries. If you want to try these delicacies, don't miss this event!
On Parts Unknown, Anthony Bourdain travels through New Jersey, where he eats his favorite cheesesteak at Donkey's Place, a Camden steakhouse with three locations.
Now, the Camden steakhouse is a fan favorite and officially a Tri-State Cheesesteak Champion. The restaurant was founded by prizefighter Leon "Donkey" Lucas and was named after him. It's served on a round-poppy seed roll and comes with a side of fried onions.
Final Vote: #3 John's Roast Pork (47% of Vote Vs. #1 Donkey's Place (53% of Vote)