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Hartford Giant Grinder

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8 Hope St, Niantic, CT 06357
(860) 739-3181
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Giant Grinders, outstanding

Must have been a pound and a half of meat on the sandwich. Cost a bit more but it is worth every cent you pay.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
cconstantine72
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Must have been a pound and a half of meat on the sandwich. Cost a bit more but it is worth every cent you pay.

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Niantic, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

They over fill the grinders, but you get what you pay for. They cost more, but are so worth it. My husband will only eat a meatball grinder from HGG, and no where else. I love the capicola, take out the extra meat for another sandwich later. Unfortunately, they close at 4pm until July, then 6pm. Extended hrs would help,... More 

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New London, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

In an area where grinder delis are more prevalent than Starbucks, I can tell you these are the top in the area! They roast their own turkey and roast beef, not relying on basic cold cuts and it shows. Their Thanksgiving grinder is a feast in and of itself, and other grinders just as yummy! There is little seating, plan... More 

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New London, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

Very good grinders (subs where im from) piled high with meat and toppings! The guy making our grin...subs, was very friendly and accommodating to a special order.

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Niantic, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We go here year round. The grinders are always tasty. They do put a bit too much meat in them, but that is what they are famous for. I just give the extra to someone else. Definitely the best grinders in town. It's a hidden spot, mostly the locals go there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

If you want a great grinder, this is the place! Home made Roast beef is the best you can find. Great bread.

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East Coast USA
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

If you love fresh grinders and you are in Niantic, try this restaurant! You really can't go wrong, no matter what you order!

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Corrales, NM
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

We found this little hole-in-the-wall in Niantic, CT. We were starving and our expectations were pretty low but we found a hidden gem. The place has new owners and they are pulling all the stops to make customers happy. They cook huge hunks of real, fresh turkey and beef right there and the beef is rare and delicious. I don't... More 

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East Lyme, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Under new ownership (seems every 12 mo's), but this seems to be the best yet. The sandwiches are solid, great bread and a few in house smoked meats. Would recommend now with the new ownership. Always seemed a bit sketchy in the past :)

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

A stop at Hartford Giant Grinder accompanies any beach day for our family. Fresh bread, cut-to-order meats, crisp veggies...I couldn't make a fresher grinder at home. We love the Italian layered thick with ham, mortadella, salami, fresh lettuce, tomato and a layer of spicy banana peppers! Keep in mind the sub sizes are massive - have the staff show you... More 

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Additional Information about Hartford Giant Grinder

Address: 8 Hope St, Niantic, CT 06357
Phone Number: (860) 739-3181
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Delicatessen

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Hope St, Niantic, CT 06357
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: (860) 739-3181

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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