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Gaetano's Deli

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Italian, Sandwiches
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1886 Main Street, Stratford, CT
203-377-8860
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery
Description: Italian Style Deli/Hot Foods for Lunch.

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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Deli Around

Gaetano's is the best. The service is great the guys are always friendly and accommodating to any changes in their menu. Their grinders are always freshly made. Always pick some up on the way to a New York Yankees game. they are big fans. The eggplant and sausage is the best you can find in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
dpundy
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Stratford, Connecticut
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English first
Stratford, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Gaetano's is the best. The service is great the guys are always friendly and accommodating to any changes in their menu. Their grinders are always freshly made. Always pick some up on the way to a New York Yankees game. they are big fans. The eggplant and sausage is the best you can find in the Stratford Area.

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Woodmere, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

we are not usually there on a monday and did not know it closes at 3 but the nice guy at the counter was able to sell me some of the yummiest dishes from the case; stuffed peppers (love the little red ones with goat cheese) and eggplant roll ups with mozzarella, pepper and basil. We happily brought them home... More 

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Stratford, Connecticut
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place has the best stuff ! My husband loves the Kovac's-chicken cutlet,broccoli rabe,roasted peppers(or hot ones if you ask)o&v-perfect ! The guys are great too - sometimes they're all singing to the radio...lol. The antipasto platter is unbelievable-always a hit when I bring it to parties.

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Stratford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of if not the best deli, on the planet. This is an Arthur Ave replant in Connecticut with real serious italian food, deli hero's, hot food, stuffed breads, soups, meat platter, name it. That being said please don't go here so I won't have to wait in line!

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Stratford, Connecticut, United States
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You can eat here as there are tables outside, but it is really a take out spot. Busy from 11:30 till 1:30, the line moves fast. Know what you want by the time you get to the counter - the meat is sliced per sandwich. Paper menus are by the door so no worries about trying to see the board... More 

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connecticut
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The food is genuinely Italian and wonderfully prepared--I am particularly partial to their prosciutto paninis. And the attitude of the staff is both friendly and helpful. Besides great prices, what more could you ask for?

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has been around for a long time an has not changed the quility of their food. A true Italian deli with a lot of variety.

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Glasgow, Scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

From the reviews on here and with Gaetano's being rated 1st, I had hoped for a better experience than I had. The sandwiches were good enough but no one seemed interested to help us choose or guide us in any way, nor were they impressed that we'd come from Scotland, having read the TripAdvisor reviews. I wouldn't hurry back.

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Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful experience. Fresh (meat sliced as sandwich was made) generous sandwich and a friendly outgoing staff. I will return when I'm in the area again. Not an eat-in, but worth a stop!

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

To borrow an old phrase...this place is a "hole in the wall" very small inside...but don't let that deter you!! You will find many, many Italian specialties here sold in the atmosphere of an Arthur Ave. N.Y. deli. Sandwiches are made fresh, there are various hot foods offered and in that vein...don't miss the eggplant parmigiana. Just like my mother... More 

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Additional Information about Gaetano's Deli

Address: 1886 Main Street, Stratford, CT
Phone Number: 203-377-8860
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stratford
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Sandwiches

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1886 Main Street, Stratford, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: 203-377-8860

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Sandwiches

Description

Italian Style Deli/Hot Foods for Lunch.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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