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1889 Main St, Stratford, CT 06615-6528
+1 203-380-0338
06:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 06:00 - 15:00
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Irving, Texas
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165 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2016

I just moved to town and this deli is walking distance from my new house....being without pots/pans, etc, I recently ate out a lot. Great menu, fresh sandwiches, definitely a neighborhood place for a coffee and paper. Can't wait to get to know the crew as I become a regular! I highly recommend the Reuben and the Gobbler!

Thank laura_runs262
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 7 November 2015

I went there several times for lunch. After I tried their chicken, I only wanted that. Funny how some places do a particular food so good.

Thank Robert T
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

place is usually packed at lunchtime. Good food and good prices. I recommend the Chicken Cordon Blue

Thank Tsling
Stratford, Connecticut
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Have stopped in numerous times for a breakfast sandwich and a lunch break. Great variety to choose from and quick service, friendly staff, if busy it is still well worth the wait. Premier deli and sandwich breakfast shop!

Thank genevicz
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70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Food and staff is good but the place is run down and outdated, needs to be updated to keep with the neighborhood

Thank Kishka2014
Stratford, Connecticut
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Great local eatery to grab a fast breakfast sandwich and coffee. Also does a steady business for the lunch crowd!

Thank Judy G
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Excellent daily specials. All meats are from boars head. Homemade everything, Fast and friendly service. Prices are great for what you get.

Thank Eileen P
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

We've only had their food once, but our sandwiches were very good: turkey, stuffing, cranberry on wheat bread. The turkey seemed home-cooked. The stuffing could have had more seasoning--it didn't have great flavor--but it was a very good sandwich. We'll try it again.

Thank Lynn S
Fort Worth, Texas
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416 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2015

I have eaten in Delis from NY, to Las Vegas, to Kansas City, to..... and this one was absolutely top shelf. Breakfast sandwiches etc all day, Outstanding selections and two soup choices a day. You cannot go wrong at the Pickle Barrel

Thank BillIBT
Bethany, Connecticut
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2014

I cant believe how crowded this place gets. The prices are high and the food is average at best. You are better off going across the street to the Gaetano's, its an Italian deli with high quality ingredients.

Thank Stephen D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Delicatessen, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1889 Main St, Stratford, CT 06615-6528
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-380-0338

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