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1501 S. 8th Street, Corner of 8th & Dickinson, Philadelphia, PA
+1 215-468-6093
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Right at the corner between Dickinson and 8th street. Their burgers are amazing, cheesesteak is super! Way better than Geno's and Pat's. The owner and staff are very friendly. My favorite is their Smokehouse burger. It looks like a convenience store from the outside. They have 2 tables and about 8 seats inside store. People usually take out but you... More 

Thank tlthule
Level Contributor
99 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This was our firstd and very quick visit to South Philadelphia in more than 20 years. Looking for hoagie shop and Cosmi's turned out on top every time. Ordered eight different hoagies, from Italian, Sicilian, Roast Beef, Turkey and more. Every one was delicious, the cold cuts were the best. Would highly recommend Cosmi's when in South Philadelphia area or... More 

Thank Sam N
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This place is a wonderful anachronism. You step inside, suddenly you're in one of those places that no longer exist. Nothing fancy here, in fact when we saw the store facade we almost turned around!. But do go in, cheesesteaks are really good, staff is super friendly, and price is great.

Thank infoexchange
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211 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Decent Cheesesteak, great Hoagies good service very clean friendly environment well-stocked well-organized very appealing they know what they're doing there everything's layed out and merchandise well bright and clean it's a lot for a corner store

Thank 2Bige257
Tampa, Florida
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I heard alot of good things about their cheesesteak and I usually follow up on this type of info so off I went deep into South Philly to try this cheesesteak....I've followed up on places that everybody liked in the past but I didn't such as Johns Roast Pork and you can add these guys to that list....here is my... More 

Thank Kevin W
Denver, Colorado
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

This corner deli was exactly what I was looking for -South Philly Cheesesteak without the fan fare..Very juicy sandwich with quality bread and cheese.. Overall just what you'd expect from and authentic cheesesteak.. Owner was super cool to talk to and the hours are great.. I ate my steak in the deli and chatted it up with the owner and... More 

Thank bmajor7
Worcester, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Not a touristy place at all, but a deli that sells cheese steaks and hoagies. You want touristy, you can find plenty of them in Philly, but who needs long lines and addy-tood? I've tried them all, and this place does it right. My daughter and I stopped in for a couple of steaks to go and we weren't disappointed... More 

Thank yazkazoo
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72 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

A Philly native pointed us to this neighborhood deli with great sandwiches. Want a great Philly cheesesteak for less than $10? Need a good Italian coldcut hoagie? This is your place. There’s no ambiance, though, just good food. They had 2 folding tables and an assortment of folding chairs. We sat, we had a nice lunch, and moved on to... More 

Thank Loribbb
Bucks County, Pennsylvania
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346 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Heard about this place and finally made it on a Friday before Game Day ran over Philly for the ND Temple game. Hoagie was fabulous. Had Scilian on a seeded roll for $9.95. enough for two people. had the other half on Game Day and held up remarkably well. this is more meat and sharp provolone. minimal veggies. fabulous roll.... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Well I heard a lot about this place and we saw their selection for fries and figured we would give it a try. Well we got the mega fries and thought the fries would have real bacon, but they had on it bacon bits. The fries were cooked, but not crispy and the wings were tasty, but no ranch on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 S. 8th Street, Corner of 8th & Dickinson, Philadelphia, PA
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-468-6093

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