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Cosmi's

1501 S 8th St, Corner of 8th & Dickinson, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6401
+1 215-468-6093
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“hoagie” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Delicatessen
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LOCATION
1501 S 8th St, Corner of 8th & Dickinson, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6401
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1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Looking for the top rated cheesesteak to take a friend from Spain to sample her first. We'd had all other famous Philly steaks (Pat's, Jim's, etc.). Glad we discovered Cosmi's! It is now our favorite!

Thank lisette601
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Stopped in here to check it out based on other reviews and we're happy to say this was the best cheesesteak we have had in Philly. Lot's of steak. toppings, and the roll was amazing!! Not greasy, just juicy and perfect. Huge sandwich! There was...More

Thank sunny45
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here with the girlfriend to check out this South Philly deli, and per the routine, sample their cheesesteak offering. The owner was working, and the dude is super friendly and personable. He's energetic, talkative, and polite. If I was a resident of the...More

Thank Bradley C
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Right at the corner between Dickinson and 8th street. Their burgers are amazing, cheesesteak is super! Way better than Geno's and Pat's. The owner and staff are very friendly. My favorite is their Smokehouse burger. It looks like a convenience store from the outside. They...More

Thank tlthule
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This was our firstd and very quick visit to South Philadelphia in more than 20 years. Looking for hoagie shop and Cosmi's turned out on top every time. Ordered eight different hoagies, from Italian, Sicilian, Roast Beef, Turkey and more. Every one was delicious, the...More

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This place is a wonderful anachronism. You step inside, suddenly you're in one of those places that no longer exist. Nothing fancy here, in fact when we saw the store facade we almost turned around!. But do go in, cheesesteaks are really good, staff is...More

Thank infoexchange
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Decent Cheesesteak, great Hoagies good service very clean friendly environment well-stocked well-organized very appealing they know what they're doing there everything's layed out and merchandise well bright and clean it's a lot for a corner store

Thank 2Bige257
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I heard alot of good things about their cheesesteak and I usually follow up on this type of info so off I went deep into South Philly to try this cheesesteak....I've followed up on places that everybody liked in the past but I didn't such...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This corner deli was exactly what I was looking for -South Philly Cheesesteak without the fan fare..Very juicy sandwich with quality bread and cheese.. Overall just what you'd expect from and authentic cheesesteak.. Owner was super cool to talk to and the hours are great.....More

Thank bmajor7
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Not a touristy place at all, but a deli that sells cheese steaks and hoagies. You want touristy, you can find plenty of them in Philly, but who needs long lines and addy-tood? I've tried them all, and this place does it right. My daughter...More

Thank yazkazoo
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Restaurant Details

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Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 S 8th St, Corner of 8th & Dickinson, Philadelphia, PA 19147-6401
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-468-6093
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