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Dec 28, 2012 01:58 AM

Corropolese bakery and deli in Lansdale

I see that Corropolese bakery and deli is due to open soon in Lansdale in the shopping center next to the burger king. They are going to open early and close early and they claim to be famous for their tomato pie. Anyone know anything else about this new joint?

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  1. I don't know anything specific about it, but I have had Corropolese tomato pie in the past and I remember being very pleased.

    1. Corropolese is by far the best Italian bakery in the area! Great tomato pie, hoagies, fresh rolls and desserts! I am so excited to have them closer to my home. We travel to Norristown because they are the best!

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      1. re: Gina01

        Great addition to Lansdale! If you are having a Super Bowl party, their hot roast beast with gravy is fabulous. I really do like their tomato pie too!!

        1. re: crazyspice

          Awesome! Not sure when the Lansdale one will open. Soon I hope. It will be very convenient despite the true bakery hours. But they are open seven days a week the little flyer I got in the mail is proclaiming.

          1. re: crazyspice

            CS, Would you happen to know specifically what type of beast it is that they serve? Plus 3 on the tomato pie.

            1. re: Bacchus101

              I do not. I just know it tastes fabulous and I never thought to ask. I like it better than Sam's Italian.

        2. I hope they open soon. Did a drive by yesterday but no dice.

          1. Corropolese tomato pie is very good and a Norristown classic, thank God it's available to me at the Limerick Corropolese. The thing about tomato pie to me is that it's only really good for maybe 6 hours after it's made. Any longer than that and it's not as good and day old tomato pie is blecchh. They also have really good Kaiser rolls and other rolls and breads.

              1. re: givemecarbs

                It was not as of last Wednesday. But there were people in there working. I got some coupons in the mail, but there was just the generic "opening in January," no firm date.

                1. re: gaffk

                  If they are opening in January .. they need to open this week. I wonder if you can tell whether its going to be a retail outlet or whether they will be baking things like the tomato pies on site.

                  1. re: cwdonald

                    We looked in, but honestly they didn't seem to be far enough along to determine what kind of setup it's going to be. Luckily, the coupons don't have an expiration date.

                    1. re: cwdonald

                      OK, just found this article:

                      Looks like they are now aiming for this Wednesday. And yeah, it's going to be a retail outlet--no on-site baking and no dine-in option.

                      1. re: gaffk

                        Thanks gaffk for the info and the Distorter link. Now I must find out more about this roast beast for SBS

                        1. re: givemecarbs

                          Have you ever tried the roast beef at Lansdale Meat Market? They roast the beef there, you can get it at their deli counter. Then you can pick up the jus in containers in their fridge section. Take it home and dump the jus and beef in a crock pot on warm. When I moved to this area 2 years ago, my extended family came to help with the painting, hanging, etc and the beef was a big hit.

                          1. re: gaffk

                            Haven't tried it yet. Sounds like a good idea for a crowd. When it's only me I head straight to Pumperniks

                        2. re: gaffk

                          they are open alright. Bad news is they really mean it about the whole six o'clock thing, even on opening day. Got there right at six but no dice. Err no tomato pie. I was not the only disappointed potential customer lingering at the glass doors.
                          When they started turning out the lights on the customers inside the hope went out of our eyes and we left. Tomorrow is another day.