This small eatery is the perfect place to find an authentic Italian hoagie. Order the namesake hoagie, filled with prosciutto, genoa salami, ham capocollo and provolone. For a savory bite, dig into the New Calabria, made with sweet and hot sopressata, prosciutto, dry cured capocollo, chopped olives, fresh mozzarella and topped with a balsamic drizzle.
3523 W. Chester Pike, Newtown Square.
This casual joint has a hoagie for your every craving. The Roy is a creative take on chicken marsala, topped with spinach and provolone. Or try the Padre, a breaded chicken cutlet paired with rosemary, sweet peppers, lettuce, tomato, melted mozzarella and Russian dressing.
841 Conestoga Road, Rosemont.
Bella Cucina’s Old Timer hoagie is layered with sopressata, mortadella and mozzarella. For a hot option, peruse the array of chicken cutlet sandwiches or try the roasted pork, meatball parm, or chicken scallopini versions.
3 North Five Points Road, West Chester.
Hoagie names at Bria & Latella’s are quippy and fun, just like the sandwiches. The Boss delivers a drool-worthy eat thanks to soppressata, capocollo, genoa salami, prosciutto di parma and sharp provolone. Revel in the Toscano Porchetta, stuffed with pork, provolone and roasted peppers.
37 S. Eagle Road, Havertown.
This Phoenixville favorite serves savory eats like homemade roast pork with broccoli rabe and provolone and a killer cheesesteak. If something on the menu doesn’t strike your fancy, make your own hoagie with any number of satisfying toppings.
402 W. High St., Phoenixville.
With its artisanal cheeses and homemade fresh bread, Carlino’s hoagies will make your mouth water. For a classic, try Angela’s Choice, made with prosciutto, fresh mozzarella and pesto. Tuscan Mama’s Meatball bursts with flavor thanks to the warm meatballs simmered in marinara sauce and topped with sautéed spinach and fresh mozzarella. It’s perfect for a hearty lunch. If you’re feeling bold, try Uncle Frank’s Pork—pulled pork topped with broccoli rabe, provolone cheese, fried long hots and pork gravy.
2616 E. County Line Road, Ardmore; 128 W. Market St., West Chester.
If you’re in the mood for unusual hoagies, look not further than Colonial Village. This shop dishes up inventive options like a homemade meatloaf hoagie, slow-cooked roast beef hoagie, and a lump crab cake on a Kaiser roll, topped with tomato, lettuce and tartar or cocktail sauce.
1305 W. Chester Pike, Havertown.
Capp’s savory hoagies will keep you coming back for more. Case in point: the homemade chicken salad hoagie, the tongue-in-cheek Hit the Road Jack, a grilled chicken hoagie with Montreal seasoning and chipotle mayo and enveloped in pepper jack cheese, and Nonna’s Hot Roast Beef.
1071 Colwell Lane, Conshohocken.
This laid back eatery specializes in hand held sandwiches. Flavorful chicken salad hoagies topped with bacon or avocado, plus daily specials like flounder wraps topped with pepper jack cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, hot pepper and mayo are among the standouts.
2 E. Athens Ave., Ardmore.
One of the oldest storefronts in Radnor Township, John’s has had plenty of time to perfect classic hoagies. Dig into options like buffalo chicken or roasted pork. The homemade chicken salad is delicious thanks to a mixture of white meat chicken breast, mayonnaise and celery.
1 Pennsylvania Ave., Wayne.
This classic sandwich shop offers one of the best chicken saltimbocca hoagies around. Made with a fried chicken cutlet, provolone, garlic spinach and prosciutto, it’ll satisfy you’re savory cravings. The Jackie, a turkey, provolone, tomato and pesto hoagie, is also a good bet.
676 Lancaster Ave., Berwyn.
Create your own hoagie at MasterPeace or dig into menu staples like the turkey BLT or chicken tender hoagies. Hot sandwiches are also impressive, like the Cuban grinder—pulled pork topped with Swiss cheese, pickles, ham and mustard.
523 Fayette St., Conshohocken.
Don’t let the name fool you. This Havertown mainstay specializes in traditional Italian cuisine, and hoagies are no exception. Enjoy the Goodfella, with cracked pepper turkey, sharp provolone and roasted peppers, or delve into the Nicholas, a breaded eggplant hoagie layered with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and balsamic vinegar. The eponymous P & S Special is no slouch, either. The prosciutto, provolone and roasted pepper hoagie is a toothsome, satisfying bite.
30 Brookline Blvd., Havertown.
This Italian market stocks fine cheeses, olive oils, cured meats and an array of antipasto. Try Tredici’s old school hoagies which pay homage to the region like the South Wayne, made with ham, Swiss cheese and mustard. Or try the Radnor, which is layered with salami, capicola, pepper ham, pepperoni, provolone and red wine vinaigrette. Louella Court puts a spin on the classic roast beef hoagie, topped with cheddar, red onion and horseradish.
185 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne.
From home-style turkey to egg salad, Vinnie’s has a sandwich to satisfy your every craving. Try the buffalo chicken cheesesteak or bacon cheeseburger for a more adventurous meal.
110 S. Edgemont St., Media.