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1030 Lancaster Ave, Columbia, PA 17512-1848
+1 717-684-7627
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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 

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Thank Mia-Lenny
COLUMBIA, PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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.

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Thank mrcook322
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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.

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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!

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Thank Chad W
York, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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.

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Thank PJKehr
York, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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 

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York, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 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.

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Thank Fell-Sarge
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

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

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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 

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Thank Paul M
Hagerstown, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

My brother in law was in town for business and he was complaining the he can not get a cheese-steak in CA and he wanted on badly. So a call was placed to Snith's to see if they could accommodate the whole family (15) they replied they could but we would not be able to sit together. When we got... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?