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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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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 6
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  • 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
Most recent review
Best grinder place in Connecticut.

I've been going to Nardelli's for a long time and I am never disappointed. One of my favorites is the Chicken parm grinder. The potato salad is the best.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Amy V
,
Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
via mobile
Good for:
  • Takeout
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93 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

I've been going to Nardelli's for a long time and I am never disappointed. One of my favorites is the Chicken parm grinder. The potato salad is the best.

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

Amy V, Thank you for being a long time customer of ours and spreading the good word about us. Our customers mean a lot to us and it always makes our day to get positive feedback from someone who has been eating here for awhile. We read & share every review that we receive with our entire staff. We are... More 

NY
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

90% of the time: jump in the car after calling in your order, and it will be waiting for you when you pull in to the parking area. Customers and employees are happy to be there and interaction is friendly with both groups. At least once meal per extended visit. The food is delicious and the hardest thing is deciding... More 

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

anelle, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We read every review that we receive and share them with our entire staff. Positive feedback means a lot to us. We are so glad that you've enjoyed your experiences with us. Calling ahead is a great way to go. We can see that if we're... More 

Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I would really recommend this place don't pass it by.The food is fresh and you can split one grinder. You get alot of food for the price and customers service was excellent. I was at a resort near by and this place was the highlight of my visit

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

taurusnyc, We are thrilled that we were the highlight of your trip! We love getting positive feedback from our customers. We share every review that we receive with our entire staff and we know that they'll appreciate seeing this. We thank you for touching on the things that matter the most to us. We think that generous portions and quality... More 

Waterbury, Connecticut
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This place has the best grinders around. They have a wide variety to choose from. The service is great with friendly people. One of the best places to eat!

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

Lois R, Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your experience with us. We care about our customers and hearing positive feedback really does make our day! We share every review that we receive with our entire staff. We are so glad to hear that you think that we have the best grinders around!... More 

Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This place is one of my favorites! I love their hot pastrami grinder, just the way they make it, its perfection! Was blown away to find out this place offers franchises, it has the taste and feel of a mom and pop deli circa 1950, Italian NYC.

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

Big_Daddy_Toges, We love getting positive feedback from our customers! Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know about your experience with us. We share every review that we receive with our entire staff and it means a lot to us to have happy customers! We so appreciate you saying that we've maintained a "Mom & Pop"... More 

west hartford,CT
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Stopped several times, and always happy with selections. Love the eggplant! Friendly and quick service.

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

bi4ever, We are so glad that you love our eggplant! It makes our day to get a good review. We share every review that we receive with our entire staff. We know they'll be happy to get this one! We appreciate your business and we thank you for being our customer. We look forward to seeing more of you in... More 

Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I've been eating Nardelli's grinders for over 40 years. The bread is awesome ask for the hard crust. They charge more for it (which I don't appreciate), but the cold cuts and cheese assortment is good. A lot more prepared foods now, like anti paste, chicken marsala, salads, and desserts too. The cannoli and torrone are here too. Try it,... More 

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

Raymojay, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are thrilled to hear that you've tried a variety of things and have enjoyed them. We are glad that you know about Millities bread. It indeed does cost a little bit more but it is a specialty item and it's worth it! We appreciate your business and... More 

Kew Gardens, New York
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

AWESOME. We were passing through on our way to Waterbury from NYC. I was looking for a local place that was great. Nordelli's was everything it needed to be. The place was warm and comfortable. The people inside were nice, helpful, and on top of things. And the grinder was AWESOME. Half of a grinder is going to be enough... More 

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

Aikoprod, We are so glad that you stopped by! We share every review that we receive with our entire staff and we are so glad to hear that you had a wonderful experience with us. We hope that the next time you are in CT that you'll come and see us again! GRAZIE~ Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe More 

Waterbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nordellis grinders are the best around! There generously portioned and delicious every time! My favorite is the stuffed pastrami... Soooo good! The one on Watertown ave in Waterbury is the best with my experience. Only let down was in Danbury. I knew it wasn't up to par the second it was handed to me. Noticeably wasn't as heavy as the... More 

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

Waterburyangelo, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review! We are so glad to hear that you've been happy with us. We love that you appreciate the good value of huge portions and quality ingredients. The baked stuffed pastrami is quite a delicious grinder! We're sorry to hear that there wasn't consistency between locations. You certainly shouldn't... More 

Newark, Delaware
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

First time had the chicken breast grinder, not soo good, chicken was gristle and almost like a preform. My co-worker had the Italian and said it was probably the best sandwich he ever had. Having heard this, i did return to give them a second chance. He was right, the Italian was the best sandwich i ever had. for that... More 

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

David K., We are so glad that you were willing to try us again after you didn't enjoy your chicken grinder. The Italian Combo is indeed one of our best grinders and we couldn't be happier that you thought so, too. We share every review that we receive with our staff and we'll make sure that they aware of your... 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 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen
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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