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517-519 Morse Street, NE, Washington DC, DC
Tue - Wed 08:00 - 16:00
Thu - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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116 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

With a front you could inadvertently miss, A. Litteri isn't pretty, but this 75+-year-old Italian market and deli has any ingredient you could want from the old country, including dozens of kinds of olive oil, tomatoes, cheeses, and wines. At the counter, they offered a classic Italian sub, with capicola, Genoa salami, mortadella, prosciuttini, provolone, lettuce tomato, hot peppers, and... More 

1 Thank Mark H
Warrenton, Virginia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Family owned and operated since 1926 Litteri's is a true DC landmark. Pick up a sub or pizza for lunch or dinner. They have a great variety of pre-made pasta for you to take home and cook or all the ingredients you'll need to make your own Italian meal. You must get their meat balls and or homemade sausage. Use... More 

1 Thank T W
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

If you're staying locally - Northeast sector - A.Litteri is a suburban Italian gem behind a nondescript facade. Do go in to find pasta, sauces, cheese, sausage and fantastic wine. All with an Italian theme and very reasonably priced.

Thank Colin C
Potomac, Maryland
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145 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

excellent products and very helpful staff. Grab a sandwich because they are excellent. Take home sausages because they are excellent. Usually to find product like this you have to drive to NY or Philly.

Thank RR22RR
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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157 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Aside from great heros and my fav is the meatball sub, the balsamic vinegars and virgin olive oil selection for us cooks is the joint. Also if you love the tonno from Italy and anchovies this is the place to get them. LOVE Liteeri

Thank Charlotte H
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Fax your order in to save time! Fed my team (15) with each being able to order their own sub. Terrific.

Thank tmocon1
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369 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

DC institution that is showing its age in a time where more is expected of even basic comfort food. In contrast, Bub and Pops gets that and does a more modern take on comfort subs of the same variety better. Sub rolls were not all that great if supposed to be authentic Italian bread rolls. Lunch meats were cut too... More 

Thank ExRIGuy
McLean, Virginia
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126 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

We went here with some friends who have known the current owner since 1973. The store is located right next to Gallaudet University in a semi-seedy line of warehouses. But appearances can be deceiving! Once inside the store you will be greeted with an enormous selection of olive oils, pastas, cheese, wines and other gourmet items. The deli is fantastic... More 

Thank Jeff K
Washington, DC
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

This place is best for sandwiches is DC better yet the best in the DMV! The meats and breads are so so fresh and delicious! The lunch time is very busy but it is well worth the wait! You will not be disappointed with your sandwich! Family owned and the staff is friendly and accommodating! Love..Love this place for sandwiches!

Thank Asil7981
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

The food is worth the search! You can speak English Italian Spanish or sign. Galaudet University is next store with Hotel rooms for the public. Wine and olive oil tastings are a regular thing. A great example of knowing where to go. Now you do.

Thank Paul Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517-519 Morse Street, NE, Washington DC, DC
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC

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