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Only Time for One Philly Hoagie -- Which One?

Paul Lukas Apr 18, 2008 11:03 AM

I'll be passing thru Philly on Saturday and will have time to make exactly one sandwich stop. I don't want a cheesesteak -- I want roast pork or some other sort of hoagie/sandwich/etc. Do I want Tony Luke's? Nick's Bar? Someplace else? Talk to me!

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  1. saturninus RE: Paul Lukas Apr 18, 2008 11:11 AM


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      jerseytomato RE: saturninus Apr 18, 2008 01:44 PM

      Second Sarcone's

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      PhillyLaura RE: Paul Lukas Apr 18, 2008 12:48 PM

      DiNic's Roast Pork with provolone and greens (spinach or rabe, your choice) at Reading Terminal Market. Add a soft, straight out of the oven pretzel from Fisher's. Yum

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        bluehensfan RE: PhillyLaura Apr 18, 2008 05:11 PM

        I second DiNic's (if you have the time). And there's $3 parking at the garage across the street with validation http://www.readingterminalmarket.org. Admittedly Tony Luke's is closer to 95 though (if you don't have the time).

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        Hungryin theBurbs RE: Paul Lukas Apr 18, 2008 01:45 PM

        If you're coming from 95, by far the easiest spot is Tony Luke's. Get the roast pork italioano (the one with broccoli rabe and sharp provolone). I just had one yesterday. It's a fabulous sandwich, and you can't get more Philly. If you want to venture further afield, there are lots of great hoagies to be had.

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          IamStarving RE: Paul Lukas Apr 18, 2008 05:32 PM

          Sarcones, as well. Best Hoagie anywhere.

          1. crazyspice RE: Paul Lukas Apr 18, 2008 06:40 PM

            Sarcone's - No Question!!

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              Philly Ray RE: Paul Lukas Apr 18, 2008 07:46 PM

              I'm going to go against the grain here and recommend Lombardi's on Ritner St. between 12th and 13th Sts. for a really good hoagie.

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                brightman RE: Philly Ray Apr 19, 2008 05:41 AM

                Lomdardi's is a very good recommendation. So is the roast pork from Tony Luke's.

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                cwdonald RE: Paul Lukas Apr 19, 2008 07:07 AM

                Going against the grain, I would suggest John's Roast Pork

                (ACROSS FROM SNYDER PLAZA)

                I think its better than Tony Lukes... and their rolls are amazing, and the provolone is extra sharp.

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