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Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe

540 Plank Rd., Waterbury, CT 06705
203-754-5600
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Ranked #2 of 288 Restaurants in Waterbury
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
Dining options: Takeout
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Dining options: Takeout
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English first
west hartford,CT
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

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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Kew Gardens, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Waterbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

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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Newark, Delaware
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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 

Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Stopped by for lunch as I was traveling through the area. Seen the sign from the travel channel rating it as one of the best grinders in America. Well they were spot on, I had the Italian combo, I was not disappointed. It was the best grinder I ever had. It was fresh and delicious. I was surprised how fast... More 

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

Rich W., We are so glad that you stopped by for lunch! We couldn't be happier that you experienced an Italian Combo grinder. It is one of the best grinders we offer. We share every review that we receive with our entire staff and we know that they'll be happy to see this. We truly appreciate you taking the time... More 

New Haven, Connecticut
Top Contributor
142 reviews 142 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The best sub shop, ever!...just so fresh delicious and great value... I usually get my favorite ham and cheese ,but there is so much more....pulled pork, grilled chicken, pastrami, ...so good that they are now all over Connecticut... I always go out of my way to make it here for lunch....and always great to try something new.....

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

JJFlash7, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are thrilled that you love our grinders. Ham & cheese is a great choice. There are so many grinder options that we are glad to hear that you've tried some other ones, too. We share every review that we receive with our entire staff and... More 

Hillsboro, OH
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you leave here hungry, it is your own fault. Their subs are massive. Half is more than a foot long sub at most places. Employees are very friendly.

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

Durango4x4, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We share every review that we receive with our entire staff and we know they'll be happy to see this! We agree that it is very hard to eat a whole grinder in one sitting. Most customers take the second of their whole grinder to go... More 

Hayesville, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This place is hopping at lunch time. They have several locations and easy to find. The sandwich menu is tops, deli items are always fresh, and desserts tasty! Eat in or take it and run. Nardelli's is a stop on our way north to visit friends ~ never a disappointment. You can order salads by weight if you don't want... More 

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

Caroline W., Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! We are so glad that you stop here on your way North! It is the perfect place to grab a bite easily on/off the highway for lunch or dinner or a snack in between! We are thrilled to hear that you've enjoyed your experiences with... More 

Harwinton, CT
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I had not been here in about 25 years....and decided to stop in when I was in Waterbury. So glad we did! What a great selection of freshly made food! NOT just grinders as I remember from so long ago! Well worth the trip!

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

Rascal1226, We are so glad that you decided to stop in, again. We loved reading your great review. We share every review that we receive with our entire staff and we know they'll be glad to see this! We love that an old customer has stayed with us and is enjoying all of the things that we offer now beyond... More 

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Additional Information about Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe

Address: 540 Plank Rd., Waterbury, CT 06705
Phone Number: 203-754-5600
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
Cuisine: American, Delicatessen

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