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Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe

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American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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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
A Great Selection

This is not the average sandwich shop. The selection is outstanding. Cold or hot subs are available, Soups, salad and desert are a nice bonus

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Lou B
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English first
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is not the average sandwich shop. The selection is outstanding. Cold or hot subs are available, Soups, salad and desert are a nice bonus

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Waterbury, Connecticut, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

They have the best grinders and food around. What ever you want on it they will do. They aim to please

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Waterbury
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Freshly made grinders on your choice of fresh breads. I always get the half grinder. Staff are courteous and efficient. If you give a tip, a bell is rung and all the staff say "Grazie".

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Prospect, Connecticut
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Nardelli's is my all time favorite sub shop. The bread is delicious. Perfect crust and texture for a sub. The meats are great quality. They have a house hot sauce that is awesome! My absolute favorite is the cold turkey breast sub. Nothing can compare. I guess that's why they keep winning awards for their subs. They have opened up... More 

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This grinder shop has great subs and salads. One order is easily enough for 2 people. There is one draw back and for me is s a big one. When I got my credit card the following the last trip there was a separate charge on it for a $2.00 tip. I did not authorize this charge and I don't... More 

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

Mar122, We are extremely sorry to hear that a mistake was made on your bill with the additional charge. You are absolutely correct that everyone should always check to make sure that they are charged the right amount. We all make mistakes but it's how we handle them that makes all the difference. It sounds like we did indeed apologize... More 

Cheshire, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Nothing fancy here, just a great place to get an Italian grinder for lunch. All sorts of meat and cheese and pepper delicacies.

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

Rangelo2014, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. You are right, nothing too fancy here, just good portions and quality ingredients. We are so glad that you enjoy our Italian Combo grinder. It is one of our all time favorites. With so many things on the menu, we hope you'll find a variety of... More 

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I live in Naugatuck and I guess you can call me a regular. I have tried numerous subs and overall, they are good. The bread is fresh and the topics are top notch. A few times, the heating of the hot subs has not been even, and I'd get a cold bite of what should be hot chicken. I absolutely... More 

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

Sandra G., We love hearing from our regulars! Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We share every review that we receive with our entire staff. We thank you for letting us know about the uneven heating process. We've been looking in to alternative ways to warm up our grinders to avoid these types of issues... More 

Orlando, Florida
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

I stopped there going thru Waterbury because of the sign that said best grinders but I personaly didn't find that , average may be , I didn't think they were that good an we had 2 different subs . I wouldn't go back it was nothing special

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

Rick D, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We share every review that we receive with our entire staff. We are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your experience with us. We wonder what 2 grinders you tried. If you didn't have it, our Italian Combo grinder with everything is a great way to... More 

Thomaston, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I drive by Nardelli's everyday and so it's a nice easy stop and pick you up food. The staff is always polite and service is quick! Nothing more filling than those grinders. It's a challenge sometimes to eat the whole thing at one seating. Well worth the cost.

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

Barbara D, We love that you stop by often. Thank you for being a regular customer! We're thrilled that you're happy with your experiences with us. We share every review that we receive with our entire staff and it means a lot to us to know that we've made you happy! We thank you for commenting on our portion size.... More 

Waterbury, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The staff is amazing at Nardelli's, especially the Platt's Mill Road location (the one right off of I-84 in Waterbury. The service is quick, the restaurant is clean, and the staff is courteous and polite -- oh yeah, and their grinders are uncomparable!! There's something for everyone!! I especially like the BBQ Chicken!! And make sure you at least a... More 

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

jorozco203, Thank you so much for writing us such a great review. We couldn't have said it any better ourselves. We love that you love what we do. We are thrilled to hear that you've enjoyed your experiences with us, especially when we say "GRAZIE" for getting a tip. You certainly don't have to leave a tip but it does... More 

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Additional Information about Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe

Address: 540 Plank Rd., Waterbury, CT 06705
Phone Number: +1 203-754-5600
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
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
Average Prices: USD 10
Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

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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
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, 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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