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Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe

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540 Plank Rd., Waterbury, CT 06705
+1 203-754-5600
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Sturbridge, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I make a point to eat here when I am in Waterbury. The best grinders and Italian specialties in the area. Easy access from Rte 84. I always get the Italian combo with the works. A half sandwich is a meal. They also have their own label soda that is very good.

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Thank napple01
Dennis, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband ordered subs for a fishing trip and was very satisfied with the quality of the meats and cheeses and the generous portion of the subs.

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Thank cal308
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

cal308, We are thrilled to hear that our grinders satisfied during a fishing trip! We appreciate you taking the time to let us know. We hope you'll stop in and visit us again, soon. GRAZIE~ Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe More 

NH
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136 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Good sandwich. Didn't care for the default prep: hot sauce, black olives, sweet mustard. Too much schwing, competing with the rest of the ingredients on the sandwich.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your grinder with everything on it. Our customers say that our "classic mix" of diced marinated veggies lends a unique flavor to our grinders. In the future, you are welcome to order your grinder just the way that you... More 

Plymouth, Connecticut
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Combo grinder with everything is delicious. I love their stuffed breads sausage broccoli and the Stromboli absolutely great around the holidays. Don't forget their rice pudding and bags of pistachios so fresh!

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Thank 761marianna777
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. It sounds like you have a tried a variety of delicious things and found some favorites. We agree that the Italian Combo with everything is a great way to go. We also love that you leave room for our awesome desserts. They really are a treat. We appreciate... More 

Ct.
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We go there often and once a year they hold a contest for a free grinder a week for a whole year and a plague with your name and picture to take home as well as hang in every store in Connecticut. I won and have had the opportunity to get whatever I want each week for the year.I have... More 

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

So nice to hear from one of our Great Grinder Give-Away winners! We will be having another one soon! We are so glad that you have tried and enjoyed a variety of things. We think coming in every week is a great way to get to know all about us. It's been great having you as a regular customer. We... More 

Oakville, Connecticut
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Nardellis is a great grinder/sub, hot and cold shoppe. i know quite a few people that come from different states to visit and the first stop is at Nardellis. Yes I recommend this grinder shoppe to everyone.

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Thank theodorab988
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review. We are thrilled to hear that you have enjoyed your experience with us. We love getting visits from people out of state. We also hope that with our 13 locations throughout the state of CT that it's easy to find a location of ours to enjoy a... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great food grinders, salads, wraps they have it all quick service in and out. I have my concerns about how professional Corp is. I bought a few Gift cards for Christimas and they were all reused. I told the girl I can't give someone a used card, she told me it's a gif card I don't understand what he big... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write us a review. We read and share every review that we receive and share it with our entire staff. We are glad that you brought the gift card issue to our attention so that we may address your concern. We apologize that the answer given by our staff member was... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 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 

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Thank James T
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

James T., Thank you for taking the time to write is a review. We are sorry that you found it a little difficult to find us off the highway but we are certainly glad that you stopped. We are surprised to hear that you didn't love your grinder. We hope that the next time that you are in Waterbury that... More 

Onancock, United States
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

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!

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

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us. We are glad that you have tried your grinder with our classic mix. We think it adds a truly unique flavor to things. We are also happy to hear that you've enjoyed our salads. We hope you try a variety of things and find new favorites, too.... More 

Ansonia, Connecticut
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

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.

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Thank 21Natalie0323
NardellisCT, Owner at Nardelli's Grinder Shoppe, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are so glad to hear that you have enjoyed your experiences with us. We like to think that we provide our customers with great value since our portions are generous and our ingredients are good quality. We appreciate your business and we look forward to serving... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Italian, American, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?