Memorable | One of the Best
Review by: Roadfood Team
Sub sandwich central in Wilmington, Delaware. The Italian hoagie is outstanding.
Casapulla’s Sub Shop has been around for over 50 years, and produces the most reliable subs in the worldwide mecca of subs, Wilmington, Delaware. There are a few other locales for Casapulla’s (on Concord Pike, and in Rehoboth), but this is the original in Elsmere, a hole-in-the-wall, cramped space that’s popular enough that they named the street after it.
What should I eat at Casapulla’s Sub Shop?
Bustling with activity, their subs define what a sub should be: oil (no vinegar), sweet and hot peppers optional, perfect bread. You get the picture. The cheesesteaks have that perfect blend of cheese, grease, ketchup and hot peppers. You have to ask for the latter two (do so on my recommendation) and you want the ketchup hot and mixed in.
Call ahead for the most efficient service, but if you go around lunchtime, you’ll be waiting regardless. The folks at Casapulla’s are hardworking, with perfect Delaware accents. You will be called “honey,” but not in a genteel Southern manner, rather in a more brash style. But they are as nice as can be.
On a recent trip to NYC, the family and I hit the Delaware border on I-95 around 8:30 PM, and called in our order from the cell. Traffic on the interstate was at a standstill, so I called in to describe our predicament. “Just knock if we’re locked; whoever’s cleaning up in the back will let you in and you can leave your money on the counter.” Let’s see them do that at Subway…
*original post by Jim Plank*
Directions & Hours
|Meals Served||Lunch, Dinner|
|Credit Cards Accepted||Yes|