We’ve been watching the progress of the new Joe’s Steaks location in Fishtown (Frankford and Girard) for quite some time now. Today we were rewarded by seeing the new sign go up–a sure, well, sign that things are progressing nicely.
There’s no opening date announced yet, but we do know that they’re doing walkthroughs next week, and are already planning the grand opening festivities–all of which means that the big day can’t be far off.
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Joe’s Steaks at Girard and Frankford.
Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop’s new location at Frankford and Girard was announced back in May and work has finally begun to convert the old Acropolis Diner into a cheesesteak emporium. Pictured are several shots of the exterior and interior being overhauled.
Despite the current look, owner Joe Groh is still aiming for a mid-December opening.
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Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop (formerly Chink’s) is adding a location in Fishtown. The new Joe’s Steaks will be located at the corner of Frankford and Girard Avenues, in the long vacant Acropolis Diner. The new location will have seating for 50-60 guests and will offer an expanded pickle and pepper bar. A grill in the front window will mirror the original shop’s layout. Owner, Joe Groh says “this move was inevitable for the continued success of the restaurant.” Groh hopes “the larger space and vibrant location will create a whole new generation of Joe’s lovers.”
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