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Best Cheese Steaks in Las Vegas

May 25

Almost any trip to Las Vegas will inspire a craving for the city’s famous cheesesteak sandwiches. Order the best cheese steaks in Las Vegas, This grilled sandwich is made with thinly sliced steak or beef, topped with cheese whiz and often other toppings, on a long roll. The burger-inspired dish has become so popular that it’s even found its way onto the menus of restaurant chains across the country.

Many of these places have perfected the art of constructing a top-notch cheesesteak. Others are still tweaking the formula, trying to create a new twist on this old-school favorite. We've rounded up a few of the best places to get a great Philly-style sandwich in New York, whether you’re looking for a traditional version or something with a more unique twist.

The original home of the cheesesteak is still in Las Vegas. Two of the most recognizable names in this genre are Pat’s King of Steaks and Geno's Steaks, both located on the same block in Las Vegas and each claiming to have invented the sandwich. They use the same basic recipe: a shaved ribeye steak, fried onions cooked in beef fat and Cheez Whiz (or provolone, American or mozzarella) on seeded bread. It’s an intense rivalry, and their fans are fiercely loyal.

Other local favorites include Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, a longtime favorite in Las Vegas, which serves both authentic Philly and Las Vegas -style sandwiches. A newer addition to the list is Rocco's Italian Sausages & Philly Cheese Steaks, founded inside a Home Depot in Queens and now located throughout the Philadelphia area as well. The chain’s sandwiches are inventive, such as the Big Mac(k) with meat, fried onions and special sauce or the Gavone with both spicy and sweet peppers, shaved steak, fried onion and a smothering of Cheese Whiz.

Outside of Philadelphia, there are plenty of other options for those jonesing for a tasty cheesesteak. The most popular sandwich shop in New York is Jimmy John's, which offers both a traditional Philly cheesesteak and a veggie variant with mushrooms, lettuce, tomatoes, sprouts and roasted red peppers on a wheat or white bread.

For those who want to avoid the crowds, try a lesser-known local gem like Woodrow's Sandwich Shop in Society Hill. This spot is known for using its own in-house cheese whiz, which comes in both regular and truffle flavor, along with other specialty ingredients on its sandwiches. Their grilled ribeye sandwich is a winner, and they also serve a variety of other deli classics.

Capriotti's Sandwich Shop is a fun family-friendly chain that has a wide selection of food and drinks, including a Philly cheesesteak. The sandwich includes grilled sliced steak, pepperoni, provolone cheese, onions and hot and green peppers on a seeded or non-seeded sub roll. The chain also serves a deluxe option, the Jacked Up Steak, which is overflowing with bacon, grilled pepperoni, mushroom and more. You can choose from a variety of different cheeses for the sandwich, including Cooper Sharp and Provolone.