Best of Philly

Best Hoagie

2017 Best Hoagie (Suburbs)

Old-Fashioned Italian at Ricci’s

The meats are thinly shaved to order, the bread is seeded (as it ought to be), the dressing is light, and the provolone has a bite. Building a quality hoagie takes years of experience, and Ricci’s—around since the 1920s—has had plenty of practice.

1165 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-334-6910 | Website

2016 Best Hoagies


132 South 8th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

The longtime Northeast Philly shop expanded into Center City last year and showed a whole new audience that the city’s very best Italian hoagie comes […] Read more »

2015 Best Hoagie

Turkey Diablo From Primo Hoagies

Multiple locations Website

Restaurant purists may bitch about the chain-ification of our city, but the Turkey Diablo (with its thin-sliced turkey and hot-pepper cheese) is all the reason […] Read more »

2014 Best Hoagie

Via Roma

3200 Ridge Pike, Norristown, PA Website

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 […] Read more »

2010 Best Hoagie (Suburbs)

DiCostanzas Italian Sandwiches

1930 Market Street, Boothwyn, PA Website

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 […] Read more »

2013 Best Italian Hoagie


1528 Packer Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

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 […] Read more »