Are The Best Cheesesteaks Really In Camden NJ

Donkey's Place in Camden NJ - If you're in the area and craving a tasty cheesesteak, then you'll love the down-home feel of Donkey's Place. This bar & counter venue specializes in cheesesteaks, French fries, and more. But don't let the homey feel fool you - Donkey's is also a great place to get a drink and a good burger.

The Donkey's Tavern is a historic landmark in Camden, New Jersey. It was founded by Olympian boxer, Leon Lucas, and is named for him. The restaurant was named for him and has remained in the Lucas family since 1947. Guests can also order a drink at the bar, or stay in and watch the game on TV. Donkey's Place has a special menu and is open for business during the day and has live entertainment during certain nights.

Located on 1223 Haddon Avenue, Donkey's Place has been a local landmark for almost seventy years. After Lucas' retirement from the sport, he began selling fried steak and onion sandwiches to the public. He also bought a bar on Haddon Ave. The place grew in popularity and became a Camden institution. In 2015, the food critic Anthony Bourdain visited the restaurant and declared the grilled cheesesteak "sublime," and his cheesesteak rivaled those in Philly.

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