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Gaetano's Deli

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1886 Main St, Stratford, CT 06615-6527
09:00 - 18:00
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Stratford, Connecticut
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250 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gaetano's Deli moved within the last 6 months from a small storefront on the corner of Main Street and Ferry Blvd to a nice new "house" on Barnum Avenue. Though lacking when Gaetano's was on Main Street, there is now plenty of parking behind their building. The subs, platters, deli items are still as fresh and delicious as ever. Stop... More 

Thank BibleBobK
Stratford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcome can not begin to describe the friendly warm greeting of Gaetanos. Like walking into an Italian Family Kitchen. From the breads through the homemade entrees and the best sandwiches in town. Abudanza!

Thank Joyce B
Stratford, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Despite it's small size, it is possibly the best Italian deli in Connecticut. I particilarly like their Italian-style tuna salad.

Thank R G
Stratford, Connecticut
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

As ever, the food, staff and selection exceed all expectations. But now in the new location it's even better. A wider selection of favorites, along with the old standbys. Go EAT !!!

Thank Donald P
Stratford, Connecticut
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you have not had a sandwich here, you have missed the number one spot in Stratford for probably the tastiest of all time! You name it, they have. Plus, being the best Italian produce market around!!

Thank davejulieC
Stratford, Connecticut
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Amazing collection of unique sandwiches (my favorite is the Frankie Soprano) served up by a fun and rowdy crew. I've loved this place for years, but their new location is even easier for me to get to at lunchtime.

Thank Eileen B
New England
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74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Real NY sandwiches, fresh bread from Arthur Ave, and a great variety of hot food as well. Have used them for catering and lunch - good stuff! and the new store is gorgeous! A little too much of the "hey baby" for my liking, so I send my husband in when I can.

Thank YankeeGalCT
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I travel to Connecticut for client trip twice a year...Last year I happened to "stumble" across Gaetano's...and "wow" was it good!!!...visited again yesterday - "wow" was it good again!!!... I wish they had a location in Myrtle Beach...

Thank Robert H
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Coming from a Stratford resident, Gaetano's is hands down my favorite place to go when I am in the mood for a sandwich or grinder. The staff is always happy and upbeat, and truly care for their customers. I believe everyone in Stratford would agree that this place is one of the best!

Thank Audrey P
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Maybe the best sandwich anywhere. Great products and great staff. Love everything about this place. Almost everyone in Stratford will agree.

Thank Tim B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1886 Main St, Stratford, CT 06615-6527
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: 203-377-8860
Italian Style Deli/Hot Foods for Lunch.

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