The Cheese Steak Shop

Downtown San Jose

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In a Nutshell

  • Classic, philly cheesesteaks
  • Wide selection of specialty steak & chicken sandwiches
  • Good for dine-in or carryout

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 4, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person. Limit 1 per table. Limit 1 per order. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only at downtown location. Must use in 1 visit. Tax and gratuity not included. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Like the Earth, a sandwich is made of layers and gathers its strength from its meaty core, which pushes condiments toward the crust to erupt and bury fingers in deliciousness. Let rivers of mustard magma run with today's Groupon: for $7, you get $14 worth of cheesesteaks, specialty sandwiches, and more at The Cheese Steak Shop.

The Cheese Steak Shop pleases palates of all types with a menu stocked with savory steak options, including specialty steak and chicken sandwiches, classic Philly-style cheesesteaks, and meatless-but-hearty steak fries. Pizza sauce, mushrooms, and provolone top thinly sliced grilled steak to form the 10-inch deluxe philly cheesesteak sandwich ($6.99), and the King of Philly sandwich employs 50% more protein and dairy products to halt hunger with the beefy authority of a bovine traffic cop ($8.49). Chicken-tempted customers may put a spin on classic sandwiches by outfitting them with piquant poultry instead ($6.75 for a 10" sandwich), siding their selections with large orders of steak fries ($2.49) to dapple tongues in flavorful shades of ketchup. Each satisfying stack is mouth-delivered on a soft italian roll and comes customized with your choice of grilled onions and hot or sweet peppers.


65 Yelpers give The Cheese Steak Shop a four-star average, and Yahoo! Locals give it a 3.5-star average:

  • the cheesesteaks are awesome. flavorful, meaty, ooey gooey on the perfect bread. they've got a ton of options from extra cheese/meat to pepperoni and other less traditional ingredients. – sean g., Yelp, 1/31/11
  • Our Cheese Steak came out steaming hot and OVERFLOWING with steak and other goodies. Hands down, I have never had so much steak in one sandwich---there was NO way they could have fit anything else in it. SCORE! – Nam N., Yelp, 12/17/09

The Cheese Steak Shop

Above the counter at The Cheese Steak Shop there’s a sign bearing the warning, “CAUTION: MAY BE HABIT FORMING.” Once you’ve sampled the shop’s Philly-style sandwiches—made with thick-sliced beef loin served on an Italian roll—you’ll understand why. Guests can customize their sandwiches with different toppings, adding zest with chili peppers or the flavors of a summer cookout with barbecue sauce. Those with oversized appetites can take on the King of Philly sandwich, a hefty 10-inch cheesesteak loaded with 50 percent more meat and cheese than the shop’s classic offerings.

Customer Reviews

It was a very enjoyable experience! The tall white guy working the counter is awesome! Super friendly!
Jason J. · June 30, 2013
Very friendly and fast service.
Nora C. · June 28, 2013
very friendly staff, nice portion for price paid
Larry L. · June 28, 2013
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    Downtown San Jose

    76 E Santa Clara St.

    San Jose, California 95113

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