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Defalco's Italian Deli and Grocery

2334 N. Scottsdale Rd, Ste. 133A Scottsdale, AZ 85257 | South Scottsdale | 480-990-8660

Location Description:

This family-owned Italian culinary hub located on Scottsdale Road is best known for its deli and grocery, but it also contains a casual sit-down dining area, DeFalco’s Italian Eatery. This neighborhood joint makes its pasta sauces in-house and serves them with gnocchi, five kinds of pasta, lasagna, four-cheese stuffed shells, chicken parmigiana, and cheese and meat ravioli. In true Italian-American style, DeFalco’s also has simple pizzas and calzones, both available in two sizes. Try any combination with the Italian sausage, which is made fresh in the restaurant. There’s not a single bad thing on the menu, but when in doubt, ask the employees which sandwich or dish turned out to be especially delectable that day – maybe the meatballs are extra tender, or the cheesesteak is perfectly juicy. DeFalco’s also has some great desserts, including a crispy, flaky cannoli with ricotta filling, diced cherries, chocolate chunks, and a dash of cinnamon.


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  • Cuisine(s): Italian
  • Hours: Sun 11am-9pm, Mon-Sat 10am-9pm
  • Price: $, $$
  • Serving: Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa
  • Features: Business Dining, Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout

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