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Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe

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540 Plank Rd., Waterbury, CT 06705
+1 203-754-5600
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

What attracted us to stop at Nardelli's was the billboard "Exit 25, Easy Off, Easy On"...at least the first part was correct. Had to drive 4 miles to get back on the highway. Being from the south, I was the only one in our party who knew that grinder was just another name for a sub. Since they have been... More 

Thank James T
Onancock, United States
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Squeaky clean place, foods beautifully arranged for selection into enormous, yummy grinders. "Works" includes diced veggies and hot sauce, all recommended. Half-grinders are large enough for two. Great side salad (unless you really don't like green pepper, which was abundant), blue cheese dressing was first-rate. Amazingly, three of the ten Trip-Advisor top-rated restaurants in Waterbury are all adjacent!

Thank Alan S
Ansonia, Connecticut
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is delicious and when I went I had excellent customer-service. They get the sandwiches made super quick. I love that they have a variety of options to choose from! The only problem is that they are expensive.

Thank 21Natalie0323
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They do make big sandwiches but the prices are high. Customer service the couple times I went was terrible.

Thank paralegal4444
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are glad to hear that you were impressed with the size of our grinders. We try and provide good value with our portions and ingredients. We wish that you had experienced better customer service, though. It is unusual to hear that our staff wasn't pleasant. We are sorry... More 

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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to eat Gluten free and their rolls are some of the best I've ever eaten. I actually bought a case of them for home because they are so good. As for the food prepared in the shop, they are very attentive to detail and even prepared my sandwich in a separate area with clean utensils. They have so... More 

Thank Chris W
Miramar, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fresh and substantial subs served with a smile. It was my second trip to Waterbury and my second lunch at Nardelli's

Thank lisie5997
Prospect, Connecticut
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130 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't know what it is but Nardelli's, here or at any of their franchise locations, has THE best grinders bar none! Their bread is soooo good. Crisp crust with chewy inside. The perfect complement to any choice of fillings. Now they are offering a gluten free option so even those with sensitivities can still enjoy a sandwich here. Yay! Big... More 

Thank metalmaiden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

This place is simply awesome! Traveling through the area and wanted something quick and not a chain. DELICIOUS CLEAN GREAT SERVICE!

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

We are thrilled that you had a great experience with us! We hope that you'll stop in again the next time that you are in the area! We appreciate the positive feedback. We read every review that we receive and we share it with our staff. We know that this will make their day to see all of things that... More 

Hudson Valley, NY
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Wow!!! We stopped here today, for the first time, and we'll definitely be back!! We got two grinders (wedges, as we call them in NY), and they were both super delicious!! The bread was fresh, there was plenty of meat, the price was awesome, and the service was very friendly!! If you love sandwiches, you must stop here!!!

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

ChooChooTina, Nothing makes us happier than getting a review like yours. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We are so glad that your grinders were awesome and that you had great service. We share every review that we receive with our entire staff and we know they'll be pleased to see this. We look... More 

united states
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Really like this deli. They have so many different kinds of grinders - whatever craving you desire. I love the chopped veggie mix they add to the grinders. Salads are pretty good too. Service is always pleasant!

Thank WeMeander

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 540 Plank Rd., Waterbury, CT 06705
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-754-5600

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