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Bob's Italian Food Imports

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324 Main Street, Medford, MA 02155
+1 781-395-0400
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Medford, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice place. Quick friendly people eager to satisfy your needs. One of medfords finest. Definitely worth the trip.

Thank mikelrave
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food is always fresh and tastes so good. sandwiches are a very generous size. their chicken cutlets are amazing whether you buy them to cook at home or in a sandwich

Thank patriciacC6451AL
Medford, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I go to Bob's mostly for the cold cuts. This is where I've found the best Prosciutto di Parma around. Most of the fat is trimmed and it is sliced super-thin, the way it is done in Italy. Really, you won't regret it, it is top quality. I also get regularly the Rosmary ham (prosciutto cotto al rosmarino); very delicious... More 

Thank frog_in_ma
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Bob's has been a staple in Medford for a number of years. The lunch business is super and the quality on it's offerings are super. They also have an expanded deli with all the top varieties.

Thank John H
Medford, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The quality of the food sold here is top notch and the subs and other dishes are fantastic. I grew up in this area and have been going to Bob's for well over 50 years to initially buy cold cuts and other items for my mother and then for my own family because it's the best! This isn't a sit-down... More 

Thank SouthMefordItalian
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146 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Small and Jumbo both come on a seeded bradied roll stuffed with all the fixings and you have yourself one of the best Italian subs you can have. Fresh cold cuts and fresh bread. It cant be beat. This is a goto when any one visits us from out of state.

Thank bostonshovel
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing. I go here regularly for their delicious subs and fresh Italian ingredients to make my own dishes. I especially love their homemade pasta. Everything here is quality and authentic--it's no wonder they've been doing business for nearly a century. Do note that this place does get VERY busy, especially around the lunch hour, so it does... More 

Thank Sophia L
Medford, Massachusetts
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The best Italian cold cuts and specialties around, a neighborhood deli-type store with old charm. Their sub sandwiches are delicious -- quality ingredients, freshly baked rolls, heaping, but manageable portions. Their butcher meats are fantastic as well -- freshly made sausages, prime cut steaks, a whole array of marinated b-b-que meats, and again, a collection of fresh breads, pasta's and... More 

1 Thank JoeSki14
West Dennis, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great cold cut cut to order rosemarie ham is great. Bob and his staff is his two sons and Tony are great. Call ahead

Thank 435manzo
Arlington, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Bob's is one of those places that I file away and pull out for a quick and satisfying sandwich. They have the best chicken and veal parm sandwiches ever. The sizing can be confusing as small is pretty good size, large can feed two and jumbo well you better be hungry. There steak and cheese also very good. They have... More 

Thank Hilary S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 324 Main Street, Medford, MA 02155
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Medford
  • Phone Number: +1 781-395-0400
Famous for almost 80 years, Bob's Italian Foods serves authentic Italian Take-out Pasta, Sandwiches and Deli Foods in a charming old-world Italian grocery store. Also available are specialty-cut prime meats, homemade Italian Sausage and a full range of Buffet Catering trays for any size event with advance order. For 3 generations, the Bob's family continues to surprise visitors with new and exciting additions like new types of ravioli and menu specials regularly. Order specialty Italian foods to ship across the USA from our ItalianFoodImports site or visit the Bob's site for catering and take-out menus. Street parking is always available nearby. Come visit Bob's,"Medford's Little Italy," soon!

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