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A Taste Of Italy

1101 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-4308
+1 910-392-7529
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chicken parm” (12 reviews)
“subs” (6 reviews)
“bread” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
1101 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-4308
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Reviewed 4 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 11 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 24 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

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
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This restaurant has good Italian, which to me is hard to find in the south. They catered a party I attended and from the baked ziti to the Chicken Picata every dish was delicious. Traveling previously had lunch at the restaurant proper. Small friendly place....More

Thank Suzen G
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I have been ordering food from Taste of Italy since 1995-ish. Their menu is broad enough to never get boring (Hot and Cold choices and MANY of them). Not just sandwiches, baglels but soups, salads, Boars Head Foods, only the best. Honestly, a lot of...More

Thank Noreen S
Reviewed 10 November 2016

There food is excellent all the time! Stop in for a breakfast sandwich, lunch, or dinner. They do a great job of catering events. The salads are fresh and the lasagna is fabulous!

Thank melo0910
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25 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
19 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
USD 2 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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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