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Salerno's

1398 Barnum Ave, Stratford, CT 06614-5403
+1 203-377-2436
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“tomato pie” (7 reviews)
“plums” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1398 Barnum Ave, Stratford, CT 06614-5403
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Just like mama made it, order anything just don't forget the cheese cake! Great small town Main Street felt....

Thank glwebber59
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Limited on street parking, descent service in a very old establishment. That said, the 1947 scamorza pizza is by far the best pizza around. You don't stay open for 70 years just on luck. Please try Salernos once in your life. I promise you won't...More

Thank Trafficman968
Carlo S, Owner at Salerno's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you for your generous opinion. We strive to prepare most of our meals from scratch, just like my grandparents.

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Having lunch at Salerno's we felt very nostalgic. My husband was raised near the Greek side of his family and I was raised near the Sicilian side of my family and a lot of or childhood memories are similar, so while we sat in this...More

Thank AuntieCricket
Carlo S, Owner at Salerno's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you! We take great pride in serving the same quality meals that our grandparents place on heir table for the family. We hope you do return.

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Once again we ordered a bunch of pies, salad and meatballs for a family get-together. And once again we were not disappointed. Salerno's has been around forever and I guess there's a reason for that. Their pizza is consistently good.

Thank Michele G
Carlo S, Owner at Salerno's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you. 70 years strong. Yes, we take pride in preparing our meals as close to the meals our family prepared at home. Simple, abundant and reasonably priced.

Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Top notch, food was excellent. Employees very friendly. Antipasto salad (is enough for 3 people with no problem. Only problem is there is only street parking which can be a problem. Pasta and sauces we had were superb. Would recommend this place to everyone.

Thank Kathie P
Carlo S, Owner at Salerno's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you for your critique. Yes, street parking only. The bright side is it doesn't seem to bother our business.

Reviewed 19 January 2017

We were in the area and decided to give this place a try. Friendly and prompt service. We didn't care for the pizza, we are just not fans of the darker crust. Plus they put huge chucks of pineapple on it and that made it...More

Thank mauisunset2000
Carlo S, Owner at Salerno's, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2017

Thank you for your review. I will share it with my staff. In the future, should you come in again, please request how you want your pizza baked... e.g. "Light Baked, well done, etc. we will also advise the bakers to chop the pineapples smaller......More

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I love their pizza with the works. The best pizza ever. I love going there. They have a wonderful salad too. I recommend this place for all my friends.

Thank Fabil G
Carlo S, Owner at Salerno's, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you for your kind words.... Yes, our "Works" pie is a big favorite with the hungry....

Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

They have the best pizza around. I go there whenever I have a chance. I always order the pizza with the works. Amazing. Their servers are always friendly. I recommend this place for everyone who loves pizza or salad or other things related.

Thank Fabil G
Carlo S, Owner at Salerno's, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

Thank you! Yes, our works pizza is chock full of pizza goodies..... Glad you enjoy our offerings. Spread the word

Reviewed 19 November 2016

Salerno's is somewhere we go periodically, either for a pizza or a pasta entree. It has never disappointed in either category. This time one of us had a white pizza with spinach and meatball, the other spaghetti and meat sauce, a half portion, and we...More

Thank Lynn F
Carlo S, Owner at Salerno's, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2017

We are happy you enjoyed our offerings....we are celebrating 70 years this year (2017). We hope you and your family can join us in celebrating this May 2017

Reviewed 9 November 2016

I'm an outlier. I think the tomato pie is average. Love most of the others though so I'm a big fan. It's a time machine type of joint. See for yourself!

Thank Tim B
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Daniel M
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Response from Carlo S | Property representative |
I'm so sorry we missed your question. For the future.... We are open Christmas Eve until 6pm "sharp!". ( our staff have children and want to be home with them on Christmas Eve )
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1398 Barnum Ave, Stratford, CT 06614-5403
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +1 203-377-2436
Description
Established in 1947Salerno's first opened it's doors in May, 1947 in the Southend of Bridgeport. The war was over and the G.I.s brought back a taste for pizza. Billy and Tina worked hard to get their little place going. In 1954, the pizzeria was moved to the East End of Bridgeport and renamed The C&C Pizzeria. There, the business flourished and it was decided to introduce our family's recipes along with the pizza and grinders. An opportunity opened in 1970 to open a pizzeria in the Cutrufello Building in Stratford, CT. The family decided to rename the pizzeria. Salerno's Apizza has been in the same location ever since. Today, Salerno's in Stratford serves not only the original pizza it first served in 1947....but, a selection of homemade (from scratch) pastas and sauces, specialty dishes and offers a dining room seating 70. The decor is retro 1940s and the music is Doo-Wop. Salerno's also accepts phone- in orders for pick-up. All of our recipes are available as catering trays. Bring the family!
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