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Zerio's Old World Restaurant & Catering

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2 Willowbrook Rd, Cromwell, CT 06416-2505
+1 860-632-8555
10:30 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 20:00
Fri 10:30 - 21:00
Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Cromwell, Connecticut
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I love this place! Great food and service, they have original fare with flare! The meatball panini is the best sandwich in town.

Thank Mr-eroc
Hartford, Connecticut
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464 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simple, clean and friendly...lots of fluorescent lighting--seem more of a deli with lots of selections. Italian grinders are huge and loaded. I'd return with friends and an appetite -- better for take out service.

Thank GringoAlto2000
Berlin, Connecticut
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is great. It's worth the stop. It's one of my favorite lunch spots. Ask for Dede's Cole Slaw.

Thank Neemr22
Hartford, Connecticut
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is a great place to pick up wraps, grinders, and salads, but my favorite by far is their chicken soup; it always has lots of chicken in it, as well as a delicious broth. I am so happy this spot is located 5 minutes from my home.

Thank Emoljohn
Cromwell, Connecticut
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

great place, but needs more tables. good food, will tell more friends about this place.... some times it full of people and no standing room, I think its more of a take out place.

Thank charles c
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

The food is good, but good for take out, wouldn't really call it a restaurant. They have a few tables and chairs, but they are mostly for the quick lunch bunch. Always try to call ahead so you don't have to wait, average wait time is usually around 10 to 15 minutes and that's if you don't want anything hot.

Thank Cathy H
Norwalk, Connecticut
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

So, we were fooled by the name. Arrived at 7:45pm on a Saturday night, disappointed by the fact that its more deli than anything else but still undaunted we ordered a few grinders and a pannini. Portions were large and better than average taste but they wanted us out of there and so they could close at 8 pm. By... More 

Thank DadhitstheRoad
Cromwell, Connecticut
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96 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

This establishment is primarily a caterer and take-out place. There are three tables and a counter for eat-ins. The place is impeccably clean, decorated with Greco-Italian theme. Their menu was extensive. I ordered Eggplant Parmigiana Grinder (aka Submarine, Hoagie, etc.), Potato Salad, and Pumpkin with Sausage Soup, for two to take home. The lady at the counter was informative, courteous,... More 

Thank Karen M
Cromwell, Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Folks.... I've got to be honest with you.... Zerios is an ABSOLUTE GEM that happens to be about a mile from my workplace. All I can speak to is their Paninis. First, I had a their Reuben (Pastrami), then I tried their BBQ Pulled Pork, then Southwest Smoked Turkey. With God as my witness... each one has been better than... More 

Thank Jason L
Meriden, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

I LOVE THIS PLACE FROM THEIR HOMEMADE SOUPS, THE PANINIS. I HONESTLY HAVE NOT HAD ANYTHING YET I DISLIKE. I ESPECIALLY LOVE THEIR BUFFALO STYLE CHICKEN PIZZA AND THEIR CALZONES.I have had those in just about everywhere in CT and by far this is the best.I love love this place thumbs up indeed, and their staff is the friendliest, the... More 

Thank QMC333

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
Italian, American, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Willowbrook Rd, Cromwell, CT 06416-2505
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Cromwell
  • Phone Number: +1 860-632-8555
Zerio's is a local favorite for Pizza, Soups, Salads, Paninis and Deli Sandwiches.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?