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“Delicious grinder!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Vocatura Bakery Incorporated

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Vocatura Bakery Incorporated
695 Boswell Ave, Norwich, CT 06360-2826
860-889-1582
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Ranked #25 of 97 Restaurants in Norwich
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New London, Connecticut
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101 reviews 101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“Delicious grinder!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

Neighborhood hot spot for takeout. The eggplant grinder wAs very good. The sauce tasted just like my Nona's. I agree maybe a bit more eggplant. Will go back for sure!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Oakdale, Connecticut
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108 reviews 108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“Its all about the bread”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

If you need an old fashioned "grinda" this is certainly the place. My favorite is the tuna salad. Prices very reasonable and even the small is good sized. Pizza by the slice is good as well (and very hard to find in this vicinity). Large selection of baked goods as well.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Brewster, NY
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“found by chance, excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

this is across the street from Seafood etc. combine the two for a perfect take to your hotel meal. found this place by chance.. got some pizza and the best Eggplant grinder in my life. Yes this is grab and go... but so great.

We were in the area for an event at Foxwoods, and were searching around for something that was local, would not have found this without Tripadvisor 'cause it looks really modest and is off the beaten track. Get the large eggplant grinder.. the pizza by the slice will remind you of Flrenza ITALY not Connecticut. Yumm.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cedar Key, Florida
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“Worth the trip to CT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

I have been going to Voc's since I was a little girl and let me tell you, I don't live in CT anymore and this place is something I CRAVE! The customer service is spot on--you feel like a part of their family and their food is AMAZING (Grind-ahs on the most delicious freshly baked bread, pizza--go for the Westerly style, and homemade baked goods). This place will always bring the idea of home to mind and is ALWAYS my first and last stop when I am in CT. I hope they will be around for many more years to come!

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Waterford,CT
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31 restaurant reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Absolutely Splendid”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

Not quite a restaurant this is really a take out bakery with a twist.It has hot and cold grinders on fresh bread and home made pizza.Not only is the bread fresh made,I had a meatball grinder and a can of soda for $5.25 total and it was delish! The pizza slices are $1.00 and are wonderful,More than snack size but less than a full size slice,its still a great bargain and worth eating out in your car.They have traditional grinders from cappicala to ham to salami etc., made fast by a team of grinder builders and of course since its a bakery, there are tempting treats as well.The only reason this does not get an excellent is no seating,but as far as a bargain is concerned, this is a genuine bargain!

  • Visited February 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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