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The 12 Best Cheesesteaks In Columbus

Updated: July 27, 2022

Craving a Philly-style cheesesteak? These are the Columbus venues making this classic sandwich best. We found the best places for cheesesteaks in Columbus by analyzing millions of reviews from the best review sites. These are our top spots for thinly sliced steak, provolone cheese, onions, and a delicious hoagie roll!.

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Village Coney

American, $, Schumacher PlaceAmerican, $Columbus, Schumacher Place
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Many franks: The best places to celebrate National Hot Dog Day in Columbus

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Check out the 4 most popular spots in Columbus' Schumacher Place neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Warios Beef and Pork

$$, Downtown$$Columbus, Downtown
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

Seitan's Realm

Food Truck, $$, Central ClintonvilleFood Truck, $$Columbus, Central Clintonville
Google: 4.9
Yelp: 4.5

Alley Burger

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$Columbus, Downtown
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 5.0

Matt and Tony's Wood Fired Kitchen

American, $$, Brewery District (including Whittier Peninsula)American, $$Columbus, Brewery District (including Whittier Peninsula)
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    3 new American spots in Columbus

    Hoodline, 2019

A Matter of Steak

$, Cross Creek$Columbus, Cross Creek
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Flatiron Tavern

American, $$, DowntownAmerican, $$Columbus, Downtown
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.5

Black Box Fix

American, $$, EastonAmerican, $$Columbus, Easton
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Steak Escape

American, $, EastlandAmerican, $Columbus, Eastland
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 4.0

Submarine House

Pizza, $$, SweetwaterPizza, $$Columbus, Sweetwater
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Steak Escape Hilliard

American, $, Hilliard GreenAmerican, $Columbus, Hilliard Green
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

M & M Chicken & Fish

American, $, Deshler ParkAmerican, $Columbus, Deshler Park
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

What gets a restaurant into the top 10?

Choosing the right spot for Cheesesteak can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. We analyzed 161 lists and articles from top sources like Hoodline, 5530 Columbus restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. These top contenders have appeared in Hoodline - Check out the 4 most popular spots in Columbus' Schumacher Place neighborhood, Hoodline - 3 new American spots in Columbus and Hoodline - Many franks: The best places to celebrate National Hot Dog Day in Columbus. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so enjoy the best food with no agenda. The restaurants featured above represent the best of the best in Columbus Cheesesteak.

Questions & answers

Village Coney, Warios Beef and Pork, and Alley Burger are the highest-rated cheesesteak spots for take-out in Columbus.

There are 24 cheesesteak spots in Columbus.

Warios Beef and Pork, Alley Burger, and Matt and Tony's Wood Fired Kitchen are the highest-rated spots for cheesesteak delivery in Columbus.

Village Coney, Warios Beef and Pork, and Alley Burger are the highest-rated cheesesteak spots for lunch in Columbus.

Matt and Tony's Wood Fired Kitchen, A Matter of Steak, and Flatiron Tavern are the highest-rated cheesesteak spots that are good for groups in Columbus.

Drink pairing tips for Cheesesteak

  • Enjoy ribeye with Syrah

    For an elevated experience, pair your ribeye with Syrah. This combination works particularly well because this red wine provides a counterpoint to the richness of the marbled meat.


  • Cabernet Sauvignon with your New York strip

    Food with rich flavors, like New York strip, should be paired with a red wine like Cabernet Sauvignon if you want the most to be brought out of the flavors of the dish.

  • The perfect match for your prime rib

    Experts recommend pairing a prime rib with a glass of Petite Sirah, a popular red wine.

Fun facts about Cheesesteak

  • All in a day’s work

    Are you a fan of peanut butter and jelly sandwich? The current record for eating the most peanut butter and jelly sandwich is 6 sandwich in only 1! Do you love peanut butter and jelly sandwich enough to beat this record?

  • A tasty history lesson

    We can thank 1930s in The United States for the much beloved cheesesteak.

  • The most lavish olive wagu beef

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

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