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Userfriend Feb 21, 2012 10:55 AM

I am temporarily staying in the Horsham/Willow Grove area and need to find a place with CHEAP EATS. I will be responsible for feeding 6-8 other people about 4-5 different meals over the course of a week, so it has to be affordable. And it has to be take-out. It doesn't have to be gourmet at all. Even a great burger place would work for one of the meals I have to provide. As long as they are not the most expensive ones out there. Is there a decent Italian restaurant that gives you a giant plate of spaghetti for a reasonable price?

I heard about a Chicken/BBQ place called "Chicken Time" and we tried some of their food and it wasn't the greatest. Plus their prices were not that cheap.

Any cuisine is fine except Mexican or Indian.

I'd appreciate any help anyone can provide.

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    b1979 Feb 24, 2012 09:51 AM

    Pho and Beyond is my favorite in the area. For burgers, elevation burger is good. I think Lee's hoagie house in Abington makes the best hoagies around (and cheesesteaks).

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      cwdonald Feb 24, 2012 01:31 PM

      Where is elevation burger?

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        b1979 Feb 27, 2012 04:15 AM

        Elevation Burger is in the strip mall in front of the Lowes on Welsh Rd. And the meat is organic, free range, grass fed, etc... They make a great burger.

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          lauracohenromano Feb 29, 2012 02:59 PM

          I'm glad to hear about this, thanks!

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            crazyspice Mar 1, 2012 05:40 AM

            Thank you for the Elevation Burger suggestion! We stopped there for lunch yesterday and really enjoyed both the burger and their fries.

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          mikerichi Feb 25, 2012 02:49 PM

          I like Lee's, and there's also one in Horsham if that's closer to the poster's location. I haven't found a difference in quality between Horsham and Abington and I think both franchises have the same owner.

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            dberg1313 Feb 27, 2012 10:04 AM

            Very good food and service at Altomonte's on N. York Road in Warminster - they have a web site and extensive catering type take-out food plus the obvious sandwiches, etc. Their Monday night family dinners are quite reasonable and should serve at least 4 - 6 adults. You should look into the pasta meals (you mentioned spaghetti) - they have cheese ravioli, tortellini alfredo, penne, rigatoni, and so on. A small size of most pastas is about $30-35 and serves 8 to 10 generously. Also chicken, meats, seafood, vegetables and sides.

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          Velvet Elvis Feb 23, 2012 09:14 PM

          We got decent Italian take out from Graeme Park on County Line just west of 611 in Horsham.

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            Bigley9 Feb 21, 2012 11:07 AM

            How about Sam's http://www.samsitalianmarket.net/inde... ? Their tomato pie is incredible, haven't had much else but I have seen good reviews of the rest of their menu

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              cwdonald Feb 21, 2012 11:20 AM

              +1 for Sams Market. Definitely a take out place only. Allegro Grille is also good. They have a 10.95 3 course dinner if you eat by 5:30. Also have a takeout menu,

              http://www.allegrogrille.com/index.asp

              Pho and Beyond in Willow Grove is good Vietnamese food, Reasonably inexpensive. www.phoandbeyond.net.

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                Buckethead Feb 21, 2012 11:30 AM

                +1 on Pho and Beyond.

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                  cwdonald Feb 21, 2012 11:46 AM

                  Regarding burgers... you do have Jake's Wayback Burgers on 611, which is in the same vein as a 5 Guys but with a bit bigger menu. Definitely a decent burger, and they have nice shakes too. And you can order online.

                  There is also an outlet of Great Burger in Horsham, I havent been there but heard some good things about it. http://greatburger.net/

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                    Userfriend Feb 21, 2012 12:32 PM

                    Sorry to say I went to Great Burger 2 days ago and they have closed. There is a sign in the window to sell the fixtures. Too bad. That was definitely on my list of good places.

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                      cwdonald Feb 21, 2012 12:38 PM

                      Thanks for the update. I know they were locally own, originally in Southhampton and moved here. Its unfortunate. But do try the Jakes Wayback.

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              barryg Feb 21, 2012 11:06 AM

              How much do you want to spend per-person? Chicken Time's family meals are pretty cheap to me.

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                cwdonald Feb 21, 2012 11:04 AM

                What is your approximate budget per person for meals? And is it lunch or dinner?

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