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72 America St, Waterbury, CT 06708-4144
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Never dissapointed when I order sandwiches or catering for work. They're very accommodating and great at helping you plan a menu. Food is delicious and people always ask me where it's from.

Thank Kristin A
Wolcott, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

Ordered my lunch today with coworkers. It was great ..I ordered the reporter panni. It was everything you want in a sandwich. My coworkers were very happy with what they ordered as well.

Thank Heather M
North Haven CT
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Ordered the Mootz Panini and there was literally one red pepper on the sandwich. It was the saddest thing I've ever seen. I tried to give it a second chance and I got the Veggie sandwich also bad... the artichokes were tough and it was completely messy. Wont be back. The staff on the phone is rude also.

1 Thank delvasto
Waterbury, CT
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Food is delicious, real old time Italian flavor. When I walked in, it smelled just like my Italian Grandmother's kitchen!

Thank MagaWaterbury_CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Definitely stop here. Great food. I suggest the Italian combo. The chicken cutlet is also quite yummy! There isn't much seating so grab and go.

Thank Lobes34
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Despite the considerable selection of meats, cheeses, and hot and cold dishes, ever since I tried their "Paradise" sandwich on a panini (grilled chicken breast, mozzarella, prosciutto and pesto mayo) I haven't been able to bring myself to order anything else - and I've been PLENTY of times! Their dessert selection is nearly as big as their deli offerings -... More 

1 Thank Michael C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is the best Italian delicatessen ever. The selection of Italian foods, sandwiches, meats, cheeses as well as pastries are absolutely great. No matter which sandwich you get you will thoroughly enjoy. The pastries are authentic Italian pastries. We stop to have lunch there whenever we are in the area. We are never disappointed and you won't be either

Thank Lee G
New Vernon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I were traveling thru Waterbury and she used trip advisor to find a place for lunch. The reviews led us here and we were not disappointed. I had the New Yorker and she had the Italian. The grinders are so big we saved half for dinner.

Thank Dan P
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I grew up with Avventura's and there's a reason pretty much every local knows the name. Avventura's is a great little Italian deli with the best grinders (subs) ever! While I go for the sandwiches and sides usually, they also have Italian baked goods. Town Plot is a small Italian section of Waterbury with some of the best local Italian... More 

Thank Mandi H
Shelton CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I have been going here for 3 years now. Always a great sandwich and greet sweets. people are great and the meats are always fresh.

Thank Firebuff66

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 America St, Waterbury, CT 06708-4144
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: 12035741274

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