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“Pat's King of Steaks”

 
 
"Pat's King of Steaks" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
1. "Pat's King of Steaks" Marker
Inscription. Using culinary influences from Abruzzi, Italy. Brothers Pat and Harry Olivieri created one of the nation's favorite fast foods. The steak sandwich, from a centuries-old recipe used in American homes, Pat's steaks originated here in 1930 and invented the prototype of beefsteak sandwiches that uses Italian-style roll and seasonings. Since 1930, Pat's Steaks has shown its hospitality to celebrities and politicians known world-wide, and has an important part in the City of Philadelphia's place in the history of American cuisine.

Text by Historian Celeste A. Morello, MS. MA.
 
Erected 2008.
 
Location. 39° 56.002′ N, 75° 9.547′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of South 9th Street and East Passyunk Avenue on South 9th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Police Department Philadelphia (within shouting distance of this marker); Moyamensing Prison (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Federal Street Burial Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frank Gasparro

"Pat's King of Steaks" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
2. "Pat's King of Steaks" Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mary Magdalen de Pazzi Parish (approx. 0.4 miles away); "The Italian Market" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christian Street Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mario Lanza (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Pat's King of Steaks image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
3. Pat's King of Steaks
"Pat's King of Steaks" billboard across the street image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
4. "Pat's King of Steaks" billboard across the street
"Pat's King of Steaks" image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
5. "Pat's King of Steaks"
The mural is some of the famous clients of Pat's Steak and it is located across the street
Geno's Steaks image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
6. Geno's Steaks
Chief competitor of Pat's Steaks located across the street.
Geno's Steaks-distant photo image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 24, 2015
7. Geno's Steaks-distant photo
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 30, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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