Chester County has all sorts of different types of food, but sometimes you just want a good sandwich. Whether you call it a grinder, sub, or by its proper name, the hoagie, sometimes that’s exactly the food you crave. If you live in the area, here are the best places to get hoagies in Chester County.
The Best Hoagies in Chester County
1. Lorenzo’s Steaks and Hoagies
216 E Market St, West Chester, PA 19382 · (610) 696-5400
If you like food, and why would you be reading this if you don’t, you’ll love Lorenzo’s. They have it all: wings, breakfast sandwiches, and the best hoagies in Chester County. They are famously known for their cheesesteaks, and they make eight different types. Regardless, if you want hoagies, this is the place for you!
2. Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop
117 E Swedesford Rd, Exton, PA 19341 · (610) 363-7095
This is a local chain with shops in Delaware and Eastern PA, and they make excellent hoagies! Capriotti’s will likely wow you with their signature sandwiches, like the nationally acclaimed “The Bobbie” or their new Wagyu Cheese Steak, but it is their more traditional sandwiches that keep people coming back.
3. Giorgio’s Pizza and Subs
135 West Lincoln Hwy, Exton, PA 19341 · (610) 524-6104
This is an old-style pizza and hoagie place. They craft top-notch hoagies as well as incredible chicken and meatball parmesan sandwiches with specially made bread. While it is not much to look at on the outside, you will be back.
4. Bevan’s Cold Cuts
551 E Gay St, West Chester, PA 19380 · (610) 692-9958
As every hoagie lover knows, the secret is in the bread. Bevan’s uses only Amoroso’s rolls, known throughout the region as being one of the tastiest rolls available. Regardless, this family-run business is definitely better than most other hoagie shops in the area.
5. Sam’s Sub Shop
329 E State St, Kennett Square, PA 19348 · (610) 444-3580
In business since 1946, Sam’s is a small but popular hoagie shop, and all the food is good. There’s a bakery down the street that makes the bread for them, and all the toppings are fresh, with the food cooked to order. Who cares if you need to take it to go?
6. Primo Hoagies
155 Pottstown, Pike Chester Springs, PA 19425 · (610)-321-0499
Primo’s first opened its doors in South Philadelphia and, as you can tell by their name, specialize in hoagies, which are some of the best you’ll find. Primos are most well known for their Italian Hoagies. They have five different types and all are fantastic, whatever hoagie you are craving, Primos has you covered.
1401 S Whitford Rd, West Chester, PA 19380 · (610) 431-3256
Deli-Grove is a small convenience store that happens to make some of the most outstanding hoagies and cheesesteaks you will ever enjoy. The bread is fresh and all the toppings are cut to order. One of several family-owned businesses on our list, that have been around for decades, Deli-Grove will likely become one of your favorite sandwich shops.
8. Colonial Village Meat Market
929 S High St, West Chester, PA 19382 · (610) 436-9514
Colonial Meat has been open since 1972 and makes some of the most satisfying sandwiches in Chester County. They are also a full-service deli. So, while you wait for your hoagie, you can also get deli meat, bread, and cheese by the pound.
9. PJ’s Deli
1992 Valley Rd S, Pomeroy · (610) 857-5728
While extremely popular with those who live in the immediate vicinity, PJ’s Deli is a hidden gem in Chester County, which you can find right off Strasburg Rd in Pomeroy, PA. They serve handcrafted hoagies, with the freshest ingredients, that will satisfy your appetite.
9. Pepper Mill
813 N Chester Rd, West Chester · (610) 692-0100
In business for over 35 years, the Pepper Mill is a West Chester institution. Their menu overflows with Chester County favorites, as well as original items. However, should you not find one of your old favorites on the menu, just ask, they are happy to make it for you.
How We Ranked the Best Hoagies in Chester County
MyChesCo crunched the numbers to find the best hoagies in Chester County, using both online data and our own secret sauce to produce the above-ranked list of the best shops to satisfy your craving.
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