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Costa Deli

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901 E Butler Pike, Ambler, PA 19002-6031
+1 215-646-6173
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 07:05 - 09:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A few days ago I was in the mood for a cheesesteak so I stopped by Costa's and was not disappointed. There were other people having milkshakes and they gave them good reviews but I can't handle a cheesesteak and milkshake together anymore so that will wait for next time. Friendly, Down home atmosphere. Would definitely return.

Thank neil p
Margate City, New Jersey
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sure, they serve many other things. But when my son -- who has been out-of-town for a decade -- comes to visit us, then Costa's is the one place we go to give him his Cheesesteak fix. There is nothing better!

Thank Marc_from_Margate
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

This is the place to go - old-fashioned friendliness and fabulous food. Whether you want picnic foods, authentic Italian items, or an old-fashioned milkshake at the retro counter, Costa's is exactly what you're looking for. They also have delicious (and very reasonable) breakfast sandwiches, Italian coffee, and even gourmet cupcakes made by the owner's wife. It's also a full deli!

1 Thank ga1waygir1
Ambler, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Just moved to Ambler a few weeks ago and am totally impressed by the quality of food that I have received here. I have had lunch here twice, ordering a cheese steak and an "original" hoagie. Both were very good. If you want a great milk shake, they gottum. But the real kicker is the meat and cheese trays that... More 

1 Thank Joe K
Parker, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We pulled off the highway on the way to the airport, hoping to find a great hoagie shop before we left Philly. Bingo, Costa Deli was it. Owner and his family were welcolming and I was excited to see the tripadvisor logo on the door. I grew up in Philly and get back once in awhile and I know what... More 

1 Thank William D
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A family run business that looks like a 60's dinner. Mostly take-out but there are booths and a counter with chairs. Excellent milk shakes- made with real ice cream. Good steak sandwiches and hoagies. Friendly staff

1 Thank DavidThomas223
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Great food and knowledgeable owner. I'm Italian and I like that he carries specialty foods for Italians. His rolls are very good and anyone from Philly area knows it is all about the roll.

1 Thank John H
Philadelphia, PA
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278 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Sandwiches here are very good. Nice selection of hoagies and hot sandwiches on fresh long rolls. Could do without the owner pushing his pastas, cakes, etc. He is very aggressive to the point it gets annoying. I would come here more frequently, but do not want to hear the same pitches every time.

Thank patraveller2007
Warrington, Pennsylvania
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150 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I believe in supporting local business, on a regular basis, not in one lump sum. Steak and chicken salad sandwich, one order of fries and two milkshakes..,,$30.00. I could go into Ambler and get dinner for two on that budget. Food was good, not the best or worst but the cost is the deal breaker..,,,,insane. Would I return.....if I hit... More 

Thank Wheelz369
Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
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95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

If you live around Ambler and haven't been to Costa's Deli, shame on you!! They have been in business for over 60 years for good reason, their steaks and hoagies are fabulous!!! The brothers Costa, sons of the original owner have continued the tradition and the quaint deli is a throw back from the 50's. Make sure to sit at... More 

2 Thank gillygal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
07:05 - 09:00
11:00 - 23:00
07:05 - 09:00
11:00 - 23:00
07:05 - 09:00
11:00 - 23:00
07:05 - 09:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 E Butler Pike, Ambler, PA 19002-6031
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Ambler
  • Phone Number: +1 215-646-6173

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?