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Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe

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540 Plank Rd., Waterbury, CT 06705
+1 203-754-5600
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quality food - quick

Each sandwich is individually made with product they cook/prepare in store. The bread/roll was light and crispy on top. They asked what I wanted on the sandwich (light mayo, please) and was exactly like I ordered. For about $7 I was pleased. Used the ladies' restroom-clean, plenty of supplies... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Flo C
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Torrington, Connecticut
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Plymouth, Connecticut
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The people in Waterbury are awesome and the place is happy. I used to love it but, the weigh the meat and put in smack in the middle and you eat bread before you get to the glob of roast beef. If they took the time to make it like they were going to eat it, it would make all... More 

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Thank Sandydollar S
Torrington, Connecticut
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Each sandwich is individually made with product they cook/prepare in store. The bread/roll was light and crispy on top. They asked what I wanted on the sandwich (light mayo, please) and was exactly like I ordered. For about $7 I was pleased. Used the ladies' restroom-clean, plenty of supplies. They've been in Waterbury for a long time but are not... More 

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Thank Flo C
Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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171 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh bread, quality meat, clean interior- Nardelli's = quality! Highly recommended deli for sit down or to go. Always good customer service, no matter how busy.

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Thank KidRip
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

KidRip, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are glad that you have enjoyed your experiences with us. It means a lot to us. We share every review that we receive with our entire staff. We appreciate that you get the value of huge portions & quality ingredients. We look forward to serving you, again.... More 

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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108 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great grinders. Is their large grinder growing as I get older or is my stomach shrinking? All their bits and pieces come together to make an unforgettable masterpiece. Their bread is a standout and fixing very fresh. Nardellis is the standard which all other grinders are compared to.

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Thank Fred S
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

Fred S., We couldn't have said it any better ourselves! Thank you for the awesome review. We read every review that we receive, and we know that this one will make everyone happy. We appreciate your business and we look forward to seeing you again, soon. GRAZIE~ Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe More 

New York City
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Good sandwiches. Right off the highway and next to Sultans Turkish restaurant. A bit pricey but overall good deli food.

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Thank Tallchief.
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We read every review that we receive and we share it with our entire staff. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your grinders. We understand that our food is a bit more expensive than your typical fast food places but we feel that our... More 

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211 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Saw Nordelli's on the Travel Channel and have traveled by them on several occasions. Finally stopped and was very impressed. Hubby has ham and cheese, I had Italian and a side of Cole slaw. Sandwiches were made like a sandwich should be made, or how you would make it yourself. Our mouths were hungry for Nordellis, however are closed on... More 

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1 Thank guvhuney
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

guvhuney, Thank you very much for your wonderful review. We read every review that we receive and share it with our entire staff. We know that your review will make their day. We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. Nothing makes us happier than to hear that a customer who wanted to try us for a... More 

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Delicious grinders. Plenty of food for the money and the ingredients are top notch. The bread is very nice and the toppings are as well. I have been here many times and will be back for sure.

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1 Thank Michael B
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

Michael B, There is nothing that makes us happier than to receive an awesome review! We share every review that we receive with our entire staff. Thank you for taking the time to let us know that you have had wonderful experiences with us. We look forward to keeping you a happy customer! GRAZIE~ Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe More 

Davenport, Iowa
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I have traveled to 24 countries so far in my life and have eaten a lot of grinders...subs...hoagies...torpedoes....etc...in my nearly 49 years but when I want the very best in the world all I need to do is make the trip back to my hometown of Naugatuck, Connecticut...or one of the other Nardelli's locations...and order my favorite...the Italian combo!

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1 Thank RTotoJ
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

RTotoJ, Thank you so much for sharing this review with our Plank Rd., Waterbury location, too! We are so glad that you LOVE Nardelli's. We love having you as our customer and truly appreciate your business over the years. We look forward to keeping you clowning around ;) GRAZIE~ Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe More 

Marietta, Georgia
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62 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We had just arrived in Connecticut from Atlanta and wanted a real Italian style grinder. We have past this shop many times while traveling by on route 84. I am so glad we stopped by this time. The sausage and pepper grinder with cheese was very good. The bread it was on is baked daily and was fabulous. We will... More 

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Thank kandn30068
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

kandn30068, We are so glad that you finally stopped in for a grinder. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We do hope that any time that you are in the area that you will come and try a variety of things. The sausage & peppers was a great choice and we also highly recommend... More 

Englewood, New Jersey
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Stopped of here with my wife to get a quick bite before heading to our new home. I was surprised and pleased with the choice of dishes and ease with which to order them. My wife has some food sensitivities, but even so, was able to satisfy her hunger. Would go back again!

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Thank Edward H
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

Edward H, Congrats on your new home! We are so glad to hear that you stopped in and enjoyed your experience with us. We are also thrilled that you were easily able to navigate our extensive menu and find things that worked with food sensitivities. We hope that you will stop in again. Grazie~ Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 540 Plank Rd., Waterbury, CT 06705
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-754-5600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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