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Capriotti's Sandwich Shop

Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups
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708 W Basin Rd, New Castle, DE 19720-1706
302-322-6797
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11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Capriotti's Sandwich Shop

They make the best sub sandwiches around. They are a little pricey, but worth the money. Everything is always very fresh. It is mostly a take-out shop. They do have an area with a table outside the door but not really a place I'd want to eat. They take orders by phone also, so you can save time... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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New Castle, Delaware
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New Castle, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

They make the best sub sandwiches around. They are a little pricey, but worth the money. Everything is always very fresh. It is mostly a take-out shop. They do have an area with a table outside the door but not really a place I'd want to eat. They take orders by phone also, so you can save time picking up... More 

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Northern Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We were hungry. Even the small sandwiches are a full meal. Definitely worth a stop. For years locals have been calling in their orders to pick up and it's great fun watching the counter staff interact with their regulars. No spot to eat inside but we drove into New Castle and headed down to the riverside park where we enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Traveled across the bridge from Jersey to visit, well worth the drive. Ordered the 12" Meatball Parmesan. It was fantastic, very good meatballs, sauce and cheese.

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New Castle, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great steak sandwiches. The Bobbie is a good one to try, turkey and cranberry sauce. The meats are tasty.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Decided to check out this place based on the reviews. Travelling from DC to Atlantic City, we thought Capriotti's would be a great place to stop for lunch, and it didn't disappoint. We all went for the Bobbie sub, a concoction of turkey, cranberry, stuffing, and mayonnaise, and it was delicious. Well worth the $10 or so for the foot-long... More 

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Smyrna
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Having tried to get a sub tray fir the hours later was told that they couldn't take care of that. Meanwhile other local sub shop had no problem. I don't understand what making 8 subs is so difficult

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Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

At one time they were probably the best subs in the area. Although they are still very good, they've slipped a bit since the original family sold the business to a corporation.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Decided to try this place after checking Trip advisor for a good place to eat. I can see how tho place is number one. I tried the Bobbie and it was excellent. It was like eating a Thanksgiving meal on a sub. The service was great and quick. The value was outstanding, the small was plenty big enough that i... More 

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Christiana, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I don't know where to start. The turkey is fresh every day. The Bobbi is Thanksgiving on a roll. The Cole Turkey is a winner. The Capastrami is outstanding. The Cheese Steak is WOW. Oh, the menu selection goes on. Don't order until you know the length of a sandwich, you may have to save the other half for later.... More 

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Bear, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We had heard about this place and decided to go try it out. Boy were we glad, it was the best lunch I had eaten. The service was great and food fantastic. Also it was not far from where we live so we can always go back time and time again since we now know how good the food is.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 708 W Basin Rd, New Castle, DE 19720-1706
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  New Castle
  • Phone Number: 302-322-6797

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Soups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?