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Smith's Hotel

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1030 Lancaster Ave, Columbia, PA 17512
717-684-7627
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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69 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Thank Donald E
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

The best Cheese Steaks around, I would of rated this 5 star but the attitude of the workers is very poor , the guy that runs the place is the same way , I've been there many times the food is very consistent just like the poor attitudes. I know it is difficult to hire goog people, but when trainer... More 

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Thank ROBERT M
Columbia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

The cheesesteaks, and cheeseburger subs are very good. Their regular subs are good also. Selection of sides are good also.

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Thank Michael R
York, Pa
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60 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The steak subs here are second to none in the area. Bigger and 10X better than anything sold in Philly. The service is quick, they have a bar and an outdoor patio.

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Thank bigbit
Columbia, PA
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

As other reviewers note, the cheeseburger subs are fabulous. I've been here several times and have always had a tasty and juicy burger on a soft bun. Cheese steak subs? I have no idea how they ever got a reputation for them. The meat is always dry and, if there is cheese on it, you couldn't prove it. The french... More 

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Thank Beffy1167
Columbia
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

best steak sandwiches and subs around. Always went here for lunch on Fridays. Just had a cheeseburger today and it was as good as always. Been going there for 20 yrs. Never ate on the deck or in the bar; always have done take out. You can't go wrong going here. Staff friendly. kitchen clean always clean french fries are... More 

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Thank R F
York, Pennsylvania
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152 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Subs, cheese steaks, atmosphere can't be beat. Food is good whether you eat it here or carry it out. Be sure to try a cheese steak.

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Thank Betty F
New York City, New York
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180 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

They take only cash, so know that up front. Food is well prepped but it's a menu of standard bar food. Good wraps, burgers and cheese steaks (which they are rightly known for). Decent atmosphere. Good for a quick bite or hang for some drinks.

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Thank Ian S
Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Smith's Hotel is a popular place for subs and alcohol however, the food is so far below the quality standard of most restaurants I have ever in and the take out customer service is all teenage students with no customer service skills such as hello, not gossiping while making food and no thank you's after I pay. The food is... More 

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

For a great cheese steak or cheese burger sub this is the place to go to. Smith's has been around for a long time. Inside it is not fancy but is clean and neat. My family and i like to sit outside on the deck during nice weather. Service is always with a smile and prices are reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1030 Lancaster Ave, Columbia, PA 17512
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: 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?