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1398 Barnum Ave, Stratford, CT 06614-5403
+1 203-377-2436
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1398 Barnum Ave, Stratford, CT 06614-5403
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

I have been going here since they first opened in 1970. Salernos never disappoints. Food is great, authentic Italian, and the service is fantastic. You always feel at home here and you always bump into someone you know.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 322johnpauls
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Our family who travels in a motorhome came to visit us. They wanted pizza. We ordered Salernos’s pizza. Two large , 1/2 bacon, 1/2 eggplant, 1/2 mushroom with sausage and 1/2 with Sausage with peppers. It was like we died and went to heaven. They...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank shorty142
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for really good pizza or traditional Italian food, this is the place to go. It’s a casual, family run place with really, really good food. Prices are very reasonable, so you can’t go wrong.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 770mariant
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We live close by so this is our go-to place for Italian; at least once a month or more. We have been going for many years (since the old 'c&c' days). The food is always good (my wife says you can't say that about their...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank nguittard
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The pizza is fantastic. Service is slow. NO FREE REFILLS ON SODA. FULL CHARGE FOR REFILLS. Our waitress was kind if spacey.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bsanta13
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Our first time here. Salad was good, but our sausage and mushroom pizza was tasteless, but it looked good!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Phillip_Phyllis
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Has had Best Pizza for years! They don't advertise so the following is word of mouth. The Calzones are huge and off the charts with taste the pizza is so good. It's not a thick crust, not real thin just right! The prices are good...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank hungry_hungry_hipp0
Reviewed 3 March 2018

My friends and I frequent Salerno’s and the foods always good. They do have excellent pizza and the waiting staff are hardworking like they’re family to the business. They do have the same menu for years now and I’d love to see the add a...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank DantheIronman
Reviewed 14 February 2018

What a wonderful surprise - I have lived in Stratford and have never eaten here - The pizza was amazing. The atmosphere wonderfully casual - even my husband's chicken cutlet was great! What a great easy family place. They don't take reservations so you will...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Moni3kids
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We are transplants from NEPA so we enjoy the "Old Forge, PA" style pizza. Always delicious. We really like the antipasto too!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank LuluTheCommish
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Daniel M
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Response from Carlo S | Property representative |
I'm so sorry we missed your question. For the future.... We are open Christmas Eve until 6pm "sharp!". ( our staff have children and want to be home with them on Christmas Eve )
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1398 Barnum Ave, Stratford, CT 06614-5403
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-377-2436
Established in 1947Salerno's first opened it's doors in May, 1947 in the Southend of Bridgeport. The war was over and the G.I.s brought back a taste for pizza. Billy and Tina worked hard to get their little place going. In 1954, the pizzeria was moved to the East End of Bridgeport and renamed The C&C Pizzeria. There, the business flourished and it was decided to introduce our family's recipes along with the pizza and grinders. An opportunity opened in 1970 to open a pizzeria in the Cutrufello Building in Stratford, CT. The family decided to rename the pizzeria. Salerno's Apizza has been in the same location ever since. Today, Salerno's in Stratford serves not only the original pizza it first served in 1947....but, a selection of homemade (from scratch) pastas and sauces, specialty dishes and offers a dining room seating 70. The decor is retro 1940s and the music is Doo-Wop. Salerno's also accepts phone- in orders for pick-up. All of our recipes are available as catering trays. Bring the family!
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