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1030 Lancaster Ave, Columbia, PA 17512-1848
+1 717-684-7627
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A hot humongously large steak sandwich with sauce, onions and extra cheese that feeds 2 of us for under $10 and is super tasty - what's not to love?!?!

Thank shepherdsewe
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I have been living around this area for 30 years now, and throughout this time I've gotten food here, mostly takeout, but once in a while we stay and eat. I have within the last year noticed inconsistencies in the food and food preparation not towards the better I must sadly say. The last time we ate here was in... More 

Thank Mia-Lenny
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

At one time this was the best place to grab cheesesteaks. Now they have gone down hill some. Meat is pepperie and workers at time rude and orders get messed up.

Thank mrcook322
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I always get the take out. Each and every sub is made to order and is always fantastic. Cheese steak subs are preferred over Pat & Geno's in Philly. Cash only accepted.

Thank Polly J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I remember eating from here as a child. To this day, 20 years later. I still love eating here. The Cheeseburger Subs are the best!

Thank Chad W
York, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We have been there many times. Only once have I ever had a cheese steak I did not consider very good. Service is sometimes a little slow but the wait is worth it.

Thank PJKehr
York, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I have been coming here for many years. They are known for their Philly Cheese Steaks. They are not as good as they used to by. They lack any seasoning. Nothing a little salt and pepper from the table can't fix. Overall for the price they are very good. Everything else except the onion rings on the menu is very... More 

1 Thank Larry L
York, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This was my first time at Smiths. I got carry out. Fast, friendly service. I had the medium cheesesteak with onions and sauce; it was huge! It could have used a little salt, but that was my fault. Good job.

Thank Fell-Sarge
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Never ate inside..always just got take out. The steak sandwiches are the best ever. Fresh and juicy!

Thank Martha H
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I've been coming here occasionally for about 40 years, so I feel qualified to address some of the issues I'm seeing in other reviews. My review is for take out only, I haven't been inside for over 30 years. Service: Quite inconsistent. It seems like every time I go there there's a new group of teenagers that have not been... More 

Thank Paul M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1030 Lancaster Ave, Columbia, PA 17512-1848
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 717-684-7627
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?