While the origin of the expression “hoagie” is hotly disputed, and the correctness of the term itself is an even more partisan matter, what’s become slightly more clear now is this: who makes the best one in Phoenixville.
With a late surge that carried it by Bob’s Haven and the field, the Bridgeside Deli and Grille won the title of in our weekly Reader’s Choice poll. The West High Street Italian market garnered 37 percent of the vote, to 26 percent for the Haven and 10 percent for third place finisher Hog’s Island.
“This place hands down has the best sandwiches i have ever had, hot or cold. Its convenient location is something for me to :) about and the fact that they deliver is even more great!!!!,” gushed Yelp commenter Adrienne J., echoing a sentiment that is, apparently, widely shared.
Stop by on Sunday for the full regional results.