|Owner(s)||Proetto family (two locations)|
|Previous owner(s)||William Proetto|
|Food type||North American cuisine|
|Street address||431 North 62nd Street|
|Other locations||469 Baltimore Pike Springfield, Pennsylvania, 19064|
Jim's Steaks is a Philadelphia restaurant specializing in cheesesteaks, founded in 1939 on North 62nd Street in West Philadelphia. Jim's Steaks currently has two locations, the original in West Philadelphia and another in Springfield, Pennsylvania. Jim's Steaks owned the restaurant on South Street until 2011.
In the 1930s, "Jim and Millie" offered sandwiches from their house in West Philadelphia. In 1939, they converted the house into what became Jim's Steaks. In 1966, William Proetto and his brother, Tom, purchased the restaurant. In 1976, Proetto and Abner Silver opened a second location on South Street. In 1996, a third location was opened in Northeast Philadelphia, but was shut down in July 2017 due to health code violations. A fourth location was opened in 1999 in Springfield, Pennsylvania.
In 2011, Silver took sole ownership the South Street location after Proetto's death. The name of Jim's Steaks on South Street was later changed to Jim's South Street. Jim's Steaks currently operates two locations. The location in Springfield is open while the original West Philadelphia location is temporarily closed for renovations.
Foobooz listed the Springfield location as one of the "31 Cheesesteaks to Eat Before You Die" describing the restaurant as "black-and-white tile, polished stainless, beef steaming on the grill".
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