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Posted by Good on 05/13/2012
The cheesesteaks are really good. Everything else is ok. Sometimes it takes a long time for delivery. Took an hour last time. The person answering the phone isn't very friendly. But, at least the food is good-once you get it. I don't think there is another place on the UES to get cheesesteaks. Overall, we like the food & will keep ordering!
Posted by SuperKat on 03/11/2012
After having lived in Philly for 3 yrs, we can definitely tell the difference beteween a good and a bad steak. Finally, we have a decent steak place on the UES. Bread was perfect, wiz option was there, the meat was seasoned well and even the fried pickles were good (they should offer a spicy chipotle mayo with those!). Anyone who has had real Philly steaks in Philadelphia, knows they shouldn't be smothered in cheese and Aaron's had the perfect amount. Also, authentic "steak" joints don't offer much else. Their specialty is steaks and it should stay that way. Other places that offer everything from burgers to gyros usually have crappy cheesesteaks. We ordered delivery and it was very quick. Will definitely be coming back every time we have a craving.
Posted by Cris on 03/01/2012
Delivery was almost 1 hour even though I live close by. Food still came fairly warm. Cheesesteak is delicious. Chewy bread. Flavorful, finely chopped beef. Exactly what I wanted. Waffle fries were standard. Boneless spicy chicken wings were just ok. Clearly made from white meat. No sauce. Resembles a larger, not as crispy popcorn chicken. Next time only going back for cheesesteak.
Posted by Anonymous on 02/25/2012
Good cheap cheesesteaks with a nice offering of fried sides including waffle fries and Tater tots. It didn't blow my mind but the delivery was quick and the steak did the trick late night.
Posted by Anonymous on 01/20/2012
I ordered this for delivery. It took an hour and my cheesesteak had no cheese on it, though I doubt it would've been that great if it did. I won't be ordering from here again.
Posted by Michael Sansnom on 01/11/2012
I'm writing this review because as of me writing this there are no reviews for this place on the net, so I figure lots of people will be on the fence. I've lived on the UES my whole life so I know pretty much all the restaurants around here, and this place has become one of my new favorites. First of all, this place serves sandwiches ala Philly Cheesesteaks. I ordered a steak sandwich, waffle fries, and a friend ordered tater tots and boneless spicy chicken wings. I ordered delivery and the delivery arrived promptly with no problems. The steak sandwich was excellent, really very good. I would say Aaron's Steaks is to Philly cheesesteaks what Luke's Lobster is to lobster rolls. It's not quite as upscale as Luke's Lobster so instead of a fancy branded box you get a sandwich wrapped in aluminium foil, but cheesesteaks are supposed to be a tiny bit greasy and soggy so I'd say its perfect. Taste was spot on. The waffle fries were the best waffle fries I've had on the UES, or even anywhere. Perfect crispness/flavor and did not arrive soggy (which most places do for delivery)! I tried the tater tots and they were solid as well - good taste, crispy on the outside but soft on the inside, not soggy, etc. The boneless chicken wings were very good although the spicy version is still quite mild (although I have a high threshold for spice, so your mileage may vary.) Overall, I welcome this place to the neighbourhood. This place ranks amongst my favorite casual/delivery restaurants on the UES (Cascabel, Luke's, San Matteo, Lenny's, Shake Shack, etc. for reference of what I consider top-tier on the UES).