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South Scottsdale
1.3 miles from Old Town Scottsdale
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PRICE RANGE
$21 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Deli
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to DeFalco's after seeing it on Triple D and had high expectations. The grocery and deli portions of the store are quite small but seemed to have a good selection. We ordered the Italian Sausage with Peppers Sandwich and a 1/2 order of...gnocchi with pink sauce. To their credit, the sausage was very good but the meal itself seemed average. The gnocchi pink sauce was pretty bland and just seemed like some average marinara and Alfredo mixed together. The portions were quite big though but I still wouldn't go out of my way to go here again.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed November 26, 2020 via mobile

Anything you order will not be a disappointment So many choices ...... Wow I wish I would’ve went on line to look at the menu I was sooo overwhelmed once there

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed July 27, 2020 via mobile

A great Italian deli/grocery store open only for takeout. The dining area is currently closed to customers. We were in the neighborhood and made a stop for hot sandwiches. Loads of choices. We decided on Chicken Parmigiana on a sub and grilled Pesto Chicken on...multigrain bread. The Pesto Chicken is typically breaded and I opted for the grilled meat. They make every order fresh. We waited about 10 minutes while they prepared our to go meals. All of the chairs are on top on the tables so little place to sit and wait. You can do some grocery shopping or just browse for Italian goods. Both sandwiches were huge and we both could only finish half of our meals. Both chicken dishes were very good. They have off street parking. Staff are friendly and efficient.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed April 15, 2020 via mobile

In these trying times, you would think that eatablishments would be thankful for any business. Not so in this case! I went to pick up a takeout order and the employee was a disgraceful business representative, as he was demeaning towards the patrons. We have...written hundreds of reviews that span globally, and this by far was the worst customer service. Do NOT recommend! Kathy and Gabe from NYMore

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

We had a calzone, the meat lasagna, and lemon bars. I wish I could make food like that! All the staff was awesome, too!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

This place has been on my list to try for awhile now. Every time I'm in that area and go for it, there is always a long long line (height of lunch hour). FINALLY, in the area at 1:15 p.m., went in for a late...lunch, perfect timing, lunch crowd thinning out and few tables open, I had my friend save a table while I ordered for him. Process: you place your order, they give you a number and they deliver your order to your table. The place is a grocery store and restaurant with very few tables to handle a lunch crowd rush. I ordered 1/2 Eggplant Parmigiana Sandwich, full size Meatball Sandwich, 1 Cannoli and Beer (nice that they have wine and beer) and all very reasonably priced. When the food arrived, all was good, hot and fresh. The bread is SOOO good! My eggplant was one of the best I've had and my friend loved his meatball sandwich. I was saving my cannoli for when I got home, LOL, didn't make it home I ate in the car ride home and was DELISH! My only note about DeFalco's which I was told when I placed my ordered that it will take 15 minutes to wait and it did, if not a little longer. So if you are in a real rush, be prepared. So glad I tried. Atmosphere: grocery store/restaurant, very casual. Service: good. Food: Very GOOD! I'm a fan and will be back.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

We heard of DeFalcos from Diners Drive Ins and Dives. We were not disappointed. I mean wow. It’s an Italian deli as well as a restaurant. The menu had great choices and I went with the 10” calzone. It was so filling I couldn’t finish...it. It was so fresh tasting and the sauce was delicious. I can’t say enough good about the food!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

Crusty bread filled with savory sausage sauce onions and peppers. Ice cold bottled beer. Ambiance. Shelves of true Italian delights to shop for before leaving.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020 via mobile

It’s a good thing we don’t live near here - I would never cook! This is an Italian grocery and deli that has a huge menu of items you can carry out or dine in at a handful of tables in or outside. The caprese...salad was huge with 8 or 9 mozzarella/tomato pieces on a bed of lettuce. The oil and balsamic vinegar were on the side. The gnocchi were nice and firm, they didn’t taste homemade but the sauce did. You can get a whole or half a sandwich. We got half each of eggplant parm and an Italian beef and split them. The beef was tender and really good. The eggplant was fantastic. We got a couple of “sides” of potato salad and antipasto salad which was easily enough for four of us. You place your order, find a table and they bring your order out when it’s ready. They also have beer and wine.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 29, 2020

We had the meatball sub as well as the cheesesteak, they were amazing. We will definitely go there again.

Date of visit: January 2020
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November 29, 2017|
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not sure, maybe call them.
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April 7, 2017|
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Response from Anthony D | Property representative |
Virgil, Unfortunately we do not ship. We are still a bit "old school" and have not started shipping any of our product. Honestly, we have a tough enough time keeping up with the daily volume of sausage we sell locally... More
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2334 N. Scottsdale Road Suite A133 Scottsdale, Az. 85257
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Frequently Asked Questions about DeFalco's Italian Deli and Grocery

  • Yes, DeFalco's Italian Deli and Grocery offers takeout services.

  • Yes, DeFalco's Italian Deli and Grocery offers delivery services.

  • DeFalco's Italian Deli and Grocery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5