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Gaetano's Deli

1886 Main Street, Stratford, CT
203-377-8860
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Ranked #1 of 129 restaurants in Stratford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Delivery
Description: Italian Style Deli/Hot Foods for Lunch.
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Dining options: Delivery
Description: Italian Style Deli/Hot Foods for Lunch.
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English first
Stratford, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Although we have lived in the area for five years, we had never made it to Gaetano's until last week, and already we've been twice. Stratford is a little lean on great deli's, and this place tops them all and pretty much any deli anywhere. The crew is amazing - funny, helpful, friendly, and really fast so the long line... More

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Woodmere, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We have so many places in NY, Gaetano's is from the Bronx actually, but none compare to these guys. Their sandwiches are great but they have these fabulous breads, ricotta fritters, eggplant wraps and a new one for us: little red peppers filled with goat cheese. Did I mention how they are super nice and friendly and give people tastes... More

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Westport, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you grew up in or around the Bronx, NY, this is normal food and you LOVE it. We were spoiled back in NY and took great places like this for granted. Not anymore. Once we moved to CT the bread was differnt, not to mention the meats and cheeses (of course we are talking wedges here). When Guy opened... More

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Stratford, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This place reminds me of the World Famous Fish market in Seattle, but instead of Seafood it's Italian! Customers love this place because of the freindliness, fresh food and and atmosphere. It's authentic and you feel like family when you walk in. This place is a true gem!

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Haddonfield, New Jersey
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82 reviews 82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We were passing by on the way to Rhode Island and I found this place online. By the time we ordered and paid we felt like we were regulars. The staff is over-the-top friendly and accommodating. The sandwiches are excellent. I had an eggplant complete with peppers and mozzarella on a long roll. My husband had chicken with prosciutto, peppers... More

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This deli is its one of the best around. The worker are friendly and make you feel happy. The sandwiches choice are great.

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Stratford, Connecticut
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72 reviews 72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My dad recently passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer's. My sweetheart brought over a wonderful Italian cold cut platter, like one she had gotten for a relative's funeral dinner. The selection of meats, cheeses, and garnish items were phenomenal. From what I heard, it was a bit pricey, but very delicious. We had enough to bring to church... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Great food. Friendly fantastic service. Always fresh. Always delicious. If you're in the area I highly recommend stopping. A local gem.

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Stratford, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Wonderful for take out and catering. Great staff -- friendly and knowledgeable staff. Its what you'd expect on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx.

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Monroe, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Stopped in to grab some sandwiches for dinner, wasn't sure what to get. Asked the guy behind the counter to help us to decide, as we hadn't been there before. Got a grand welcome, lots of tasting of meats and cheese while he prepped some tasty sandwiches for us. Couldn't have had a better experience, and have already gone back... More

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