Best of Philly

Best Hoagie

2014 BEST Hoagie

Via Roma

Remember when hoagies were actual hoagies? This Italian one will take you back: shredded lettuce, cold cuts and cheeses stacked high, sandwich oil astringent with oregano, and a perfect soft roll that sponges up all of it.

3200 Ridge Pike, Norristown, PA | 610-631-0669


2013 BEST Italian Hoagie

Pastificio

1528 Packer Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Readers’ Choice: We Philadelphians should know that a good Italian hoagie should be appreciated like a fine work of art. Out tasters seriously contemplated the nuances that make a sandwich superior: capicola or presciutto? Plain or seeded bun? Oregano or vinegar? In the end, Pastificio, with tissue thin slices of four Italian meats, tangy provolone… Read more »

2010 BEST Hoagie (Suburbs)

DiCostanzas Italian Sandwiches

1930 Market Street, Boothwyn, PA

It’s probably not on your beaten path, this sandwich shop with a Boothwyn address (GPS tip: actually not in Boothwyn more like Upper Chichester), but you won’t regret the detour. Salty prosciutto, capicola, ham and salami add up to an Italian hoagie so gratifying that the owners have made a business actually shipping them to… Read more »