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localgal55 Jun 27, 2010 04:30 PM

Has anyone found a good milkshake in or near ambler? Haven't had one in years and am willing to travel a reasonable distance to find one.

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    Chefpaulo Jun 27, 2010 04:58 PM

    Pardon my memory lapse, but there is a deli at the corner of Butler and Bethlehem Pikes next to the fireplace store that has had great milkshakes since time immemorial. Costa's? Haven't been in 25 years. maybe no longer there but, if they are, they are the best!
    CP

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      cwdonald Jun 27, 2010 06:07 PM

      It is definitely still there. Family run. Decent hoagies and cheesesteaks but their milk shakes are outstanding.

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        AmblerGirl Jun 27, 2010 07:06 PM

        Yep, Costa Deli. I have not tried it yet (which is surprising because I live less than 5 minutes away) but everyone I know raves about how good they are!

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        xtian Jun 28, 2010 08:45 AM

        Yes, Costa Deli is the spot. Just be sure to have p l e n t y of time... They might have the slowest service in the county. Their sandwiches are good too.

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          gardens4me Jun 30, 2010 02:16 PM

          Costa's is the place for a milkshake...hands down.

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            Karen K Jul 1, 2010 10:35 AM

            Costa's is my son's favorite milkshake place. if you go, you'll feel that you're entering a time warp. The place probably hasn't changed in 50 years.

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              Chefpaulo Jul 1, 2010 03:57 PM

              My first shake at Costa's was July 1st, 1969. Upon entering, I felt that marvelous 40s/50s feel. Still there.
              I raise my cup to a happy 41st anniversary of our initial meeting.
              Long live the greatest shake place!!!

              CP

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