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“Such a Yummy Italian Deli”
Review of Italian Store

Italian Store
Ranked #5 of 944 Restaurants in Arlington
Cuisines: Deli, Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Reviewed 28 August 2016

If you like authentic Italian food, this place is for you. The best subs in town (try the Milano), delicious New York style pizza, wonderful premade pastas you can keep in the freezer. And they have great Italian items for your pantry. This is a wonderful place to pick up subs and then head to the park or an outdoor concert.

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

With nearly 20 years of Arlington experience under my belt, I can say with absolute certainty that Italian Store owns the Sicilian pizza and Italian sub market in Arlington area. They are simply the best. People can debate their favorite NY style pizza if they want, but if Italian store isnt in the top 10% of that category, they lose credibility.

Add in the stores efficiency to serve hundreds of patrons within reason, with high quality meat (and a large portion of it on every sub), high quality store items including seasonal tomatoes, wine, pasta, salads, etc. and 5 stars is the only way to describe The Italian Store Experience.

Nitpicking: not 100% consistent on quantity of sub ingredients, but that's also the beauty of Italian Store. The least amount of meat you will experience is still 50% more to double that of say, Jersey Mike's or similar.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

All you have to do is go to the Italian store any day and there will be a line. They open at 10 AM and there's usually a line. The meats and cheeses they use are very fresh and are in abundance with every sub. They are located in a small shopping strip mall so you can get a ticket and go to Giant of CVS or Starbucks and wait for your number to come up because there's usually a wait. Great service and excellent food.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I grew up in NJ and, other than The Italian Store, we basically have to go to DE in order to get the quality of meats, cheeses and pasta that we can find here. Whenever I have to put the kids in the car for a long trip, I psych myself up by stopping at the Italian Store for my mortadella sub. The lines are long, but the food is more than worth it.

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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Two locations and it does not matter which one you go to. They easily have the best Cold Cut Subs in Northern Virginia. I like the Capri but it does not matter what you order, you will not be disappointed. The staff is always friendly and the owner makes you feel like family. Tired of subs? As a New Yorker, I can tell you that their pizza is as close to a New York Pizza as you will find in the area.

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