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A Taste Of Italy

1101 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-4308
+1 910-392-7529
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“chicken parm” (12 reviews)
“wedges” (9 reviews)
“bread” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
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1101 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-4308
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Delicious Italian entrees and sandwiches. Also an Italian grocery store. Sauces, bread, charcuterie, wine and more available. Prices very reasonable!

Thank lafff
Reviewed 5 March 2018

When you enter this deli you want everything on the menu. Everything smells and looks so good. I ordered two wedge sandwiches with provolone, genoa, capicolli, and ham. When i got them i couldn't believe how chock full of meat and cheese they were. My...More

Thank JeanieP46
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The food is good but it is very greasy and tears up my stomach every time I have eat it, so had to give it up.

Thank PerihanW
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Although expensive, their catering is just so good. I recommend making your own pasta and brras to go along with one of their awesome large meals to cut down on costs.

Thank bax42
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The meatballs are huge. I enjoyed the stuffed shells and each kid enjoyed the spaghetti with one meatball. Plenty of food and tasty!

Thank Barnsley B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We always go here for lunch whenever we are in town. They have the best meatball and chicken parm subs. So fresh, large and the bread is so good!!! Must go if you're craving Italian!!!

Thank victoriab607
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The food is always great. It's not fancy you order and bring to table but the Italian sandwich and chicken parm is always great and you get enough for second meal.

Thank kings_20147
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Have been coming here for years. The to go dishes are great as are the sandwiches on hero bread. The Italian bread is great. The cheese's are too. Especially the fresh mozzarella. Love the rainbow cookies, brownies and so much more. Like a good old...More

Thank Sasafras22
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I love this place. I love the smell when you first walk in, I live the little mini market with all the Italian goodies, I love the sale price on their big cans of olive oil and mostly I love their meatballs and salad. You...More

1  Thank rpboz
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This place is awesome! They have delicious meals that are quick! They also have a great little Italian market there. My family of 5 was able to eat there for under $30! At a certain time, like 7pm, they have a limited menu. This was...More

Thank JordanGrande
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Questions & Answers
24 June 2016|
Response from MJM525i | Reviewed this property |
We have never ordered it but I am sure you won't be disappointed! They only use the finest meats and cheeses!
Salvatore F
18 February 2016|
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Response from rpboz | Reviewed this property |
Yes, talk to Tommy, he's a delight to work with!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-4308
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-392-7529
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A Taste of Italy was founded in 1994 by brothers Tommy Guarino and Chris Guarino. Born and raised in New York, they came to Wilmington,North Carolina to open an establishment that would bring the taste of traditional New York delicatessens to the shore.Using original recipes passed down from generation to generation, and shared with them by their mother, A Taste of Italy’s cuisine captures an authentic Italian Taste that has helped win them the title “#1 Deli in the Port City”. Come in and experience A Taste of Italy in Wilmington, North Carolina today!A Taste of Italy takes pride in using only the best quality products and ingredients. The aromas that fill the air are nothing short of spectacular!We Specialize in Catering!Corporate and private parties, weddings, and other special occasions.
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