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853 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1312
+1 781-453-1164
09:00 - 21:00
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Hartford, Connecticut
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110 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Our sandwiches were delicious. The bread was fresh. Plenty of meat and cheese on the sandwiches. Loved the hot relish. Very reasonable prices. The woman serving us was pleasant and kind. Great find in Needham. You want a good sandwich this is the place to go.

Thank Wayne N
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121 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

The fare offered at Gianni's is standard, but the quality is not. Fabulous thin crust pizza and wonderful subs because they use high end deli meats and cheeses that are super fresh. The breads are also super fresh which is imperative. Friendly, friendly service. Great valuer. No skimping.

Thank BostonDiscerner
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

Gianni's serves the best Chicken Palm Sub around. It comes on a fresh braided roll with just enough sauce so that it is not a mess when you go to eat it.

Thank Jane M
New Jersey
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427 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013

If you advertise yourself as a gourmet deli you better step up big time. This place has nothing in it that would reassemble a gourmet deli. The only premium looking item in the store is the Boar’s Head deli signs. There are no prepared meals or showcases of food to get your taste buds going. I ordered an Antipasto salad... More 

Thank MrOcho
Needham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2013

For pizza, try the Gianni's special. It's like an old school Pizza Hut supreme pizza but much better since Gianni's layers on fresh veggies and meats. Food is always consistent and reasonably priced. The hard working owners are always friendly.

Thank pappyvanwinkle200
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

Got a chicken parm sandwich, actually all 5 of us ordered chicken parm. It was pretty good. I would add more sauce & cheese, but otherwise tasty. What the deli calls a small, I woud call an extra large. I finished half the sub.

Thank sevynsimon
Needham, Massachusetts, United States
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2013

They used to have great pizzas and chicken parm sandwiches and theyn things went down when they changed owners 5 years ago.

Thank Craig M
Needham, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2012 via mobile

Though Gianni's is very small and unassuming it serves some of the most delicious, authentic, and fresh sandwiches around. The bread is always soft and the meats are always fresh. I have never had a bad sandwich from here. The service is quick and the sandwiches are delicious. This is a real deli where you can get more than just... More 

Thank chickie9288

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Italian, American, Delicatessen
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 853 Highland Ave, Needham, MA 02494-1312
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Needham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-453-1164

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