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The 10 Best Cheesesteaks Near Newark

Updated: June 28, 2022

The cheesesteak is a serious contender for the king of all sandwiches and these Newark stores take that title seriously! We found the best places for cheesesteaks in Newark 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!.

Find the perfect Cheesesteak spot

Gyro Kabob House

Middle Eastern, $, NewarkMiddle Eastern, $Newark
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen

New American, $$, NewarkNew American, $$Newark
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Mad-Macs

New American, $$, NewarkNew American, $$Newark
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

Amore Pizza

Pizza, $, NewarkPizza, $Newark
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.0

Claymont Steak Shop

Pizza, $, NewarkPizza, $Newark
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

If you travel further

Riviera Pizza

Pizza, $, BearPizza, $Bear
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Roma Pizza

Pizza, $, ElktonPizza, $Elkton
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Pats Select Pizza | Grill

Pizza, $$, ElktonPizza, $$Elkton
Google: 4.1
Yelp: 3.5

Thurston's Pub

Bar, $, BearBar, $Bear
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.0

Cuzino's Pizza & Pasta

Pizza, $$, ElktonPizza, $$Elkton
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.0

Why these restaurants?

We know how tough it is to find the best Cheesesteak in Newark. We analyzed 770 lists and articles from top sources like , 16402 Newark restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. We cross-referenced with top lists, like . Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their updated available services, so you can actually enjoy the food we show. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Cheesesteak connoisseurs and amateurs alike are bound to enjoy this list of the best Newark Cheesesteak.

Frequently asked questions

Gyro Kabob House, Tony's Cafe, and Amalfi Pizza have outdoor seating and cheesesteak in Newark.

Deerhead Hot Dogs, Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen, and Mad-Macs are the highest-rated cheesesteak spots for a pick-up order in Newark.

Gyro Kabob House, Tony's Cafe, and Amalfi Pizza are the highest-rated late-night spots for cheesesteak in Newark.

Gyro Kabob House, Tony's Cafe, and Amalfi Pizza are the highest-rated cheesesteak spots to get a quick lunch in Newark.

Gyro Kabob House, Tony's Cafe, and Amalfi Pizza are the highest-rated cheesesteak spots for lunch in Newark.

Drink pairing tips for Cheesesteak

  • Syrah with your ribeye

    When considering what goes best with ribeye, we recommend a glass of Syrah, it truly complements the dish as it provides a counterpoint to the richness of the marbled meat.


  • The ideal pairing for New York strip

    Experts often pair New York strip with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon, a popular red wine.

  • Pair Old Fashioned with porterhouse

    If your food palns include Steak, then you should consider helping it along with some cocktail. We find that a Old Fashioned, with its hits of spice tones, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

Fun facts about Cheesesteak

  • History lesson

    Where does cheesesteak come from? The United States and the creator was Pat Olivieri .

  • Think you can handle some prime rib?

    Molly Schuyler knows that you can never have too much of a good thing. They proved this by eating 23 pounds of prime rib, setting a world record in the process!

  • Overpriced, much?

    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?

Parking tips

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