Alleva

Deli / Bodega and Gourmet Shop · Little Italy
188 Grand St (btwn Mulberry & Mott St.), New York, NY 10013, United States
Hours:
Closed until 8:30 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 8:30 AM–6:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 8:30 AM–3:00 PM
Price:
$$$$
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.8/10

Based on 114 votes

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    Mat M.
    "Fantastic over stuffed sandwiches, love the Italian combo"(10 Tips)
    Tom J.
    "Great old-fashioned Italian deli, large sandwiches"(5 Tips)
    Shaw Yean L.
    "Try the fresh mozarella, prosciutto and Parmesan & prosciutto balls"(3 Tips)
    Jon S.
    "oldest cheese store"(2 Tips)
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  • sandwiches
  • Italian food
  • parisi
  • great value
  • authentic
  • paninis
  • good service
  • good for a quick meal
  • prosciutto
  • mozzarella
  • pizza
  • lunch
  • rice balls
  • arancini
  • bread
  • olives
  • Emily W.

    The Italian sub is huge. It's also really good, but only order it if you can handle a whole lot of meat.

    Emily Wilson · January 28
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  • catherine p.

    gigantic meatball subs for $10. could easily feed 2 people.

    catherine pao · October 16, 2015
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  • Some G.

    Get the fried prosciutto balls they are incredible

    Some Guy · June 13, 2015
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  • William H.

    On man that chicken parm hero is part of my life style.

    William Huba · June 12, 2015
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  • Ciaran G.

    Italian combo hero

    Ciaran Groarke · May 15, 2015
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  • Tom C.

    Get the Italian Combo. Plenty of meat on hearty Italian bread.

    Tom Conte · May 13, 2015
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  • Jon S.

    This place has all the charm of NY in the 1920s (it's apparently the oldest cheese store in the country), and their sandwiches are simple and delicious.

    Jon Steinback · April 29, 2015
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  • Tom J.

    Great old-fashioned Italian deli, large sandwiches

    Tom Joseph · April 23, 2015
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  • Wendy Q.

    Italian subs are massive and generously filled with cold cuts, however it needed more hot peppers/oil. Also I asked for sharp provolone and they wouldn't let me substitute it for the sandwich.

    Wendy Qiu · March 11, 2015
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  • Emilio V.

    Loved getting my cold cuts here too bad Bobby retired

    Emilio Vitolo · January 22, 2015
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  • Kimmie O.

    Order the arancini :)

    Kimmie Ohh · December 25, 2014
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  • Tracie L.

    Get one of the older guys to make your sandwich - they are the masters.

    Tracie Lee · October 31, 2014
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  • Mat M.

    Fantastic over stuffed sandwiches, love the Italian combo

    Mat M · September 26, 2014
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  • Raquel V.

    Most delicious sandwich I had in NY. Order the Italian Combo. It's delicious and serves two easily.

    Raquel Vasconcelos · September 2, 2014
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  • Jason

    Mozzarella sticks

    Jason · August 27, 2014
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  • Compass

    Heralded as the oldest cheese store in the U.S., Alleva specializes in ricotta and mozzarella.

    Compass · May 15, 2014
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  • Lou C.

    his is one of the oldest authentic NYC Italian deli’s - We get a sub here every many months or so :) - salami, hot sopressata, fresh mozz, lettuce, oil, vinegar

    Lou Chiorazzi · April 30, 2014
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  • Wesley V.

    Classic spot

    Wesley V · March 8, 2014
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  • Samantha C.

    Great burrata

    Samantha Cherney · December 17, 2013
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  • João E.

    Don't miss! Huge sandwiches with good prices and awesome produtcs.

    João Esteves · October 20, 2013
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  • Betty

    If you can't decide, give the Sopressata a try. Only choice to make: sweet or spicy!

    Betty · October 11, 2013
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  • keith b.

    The Italian Combo is an amazing sandwich - also get some rice balls heated up

    keith baumwald · August 3, 2013
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  • Nick D.

    A real old Italian deli. Great Chicken parm.

    Nick Devane · July 16, 2013
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  • Serious Eats

    Italian specialty goods, imported cheese, and some hefty sandwiches. Aim for ones with homemade mozzarella or ricotta.

    Serious Eats · July 9, 2013
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  • Zaquan

    Check out the panini's

    Zaquan · June 24, 2013
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  • Matthew M.

    I like the meatball sandwich here, but they don't have it everyday. You really can't go wrong with any of their other heroes though. Turkey/Swiss works great.

    Matthew Moore · April 27, 2013
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  • Jeremy F.

    DIY porchetta sandwich.

    Jeremy Fisher · April 2, 2013
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  • Zack🍕🍕

    Grana Padano

    Zack🍕🍕 · March 7, 2013
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  • Valentina M.

    the most authentic, stupendous prosciutto this side of the atlantic. order half a pound (*thinly* sliced) and eat it from the paper package while walking down the street.

    Valentina Monte · February 20, 2013
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  • Sarah J.

    Sandwiches are nearly as big as Parisi's but with fresher meats. So good! Plus, super friendly staff.

    Sarah Judd Welch · January 24, 2013
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  • Hattycakes H.

    Italian Combo was the best thing I ate in the city!

    Hattycakes Hats · January 14, 2013
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  • Stephen Y.

    #1 Italian combo. Best cold cut sandwich for lunch in town.

    Stephen Yang · December 28, 2012
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  • Avi F.

    Love love love this place. One of the few remnants of old Little Italy. Excellent mozzarella, soppressata, prosciutto, etc. Really nice people, too. Only caveat - the olives are only OK.

    Avi Flamholz · December 16, 2012
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  • Vincent I.

    Prosciutto, roasted red peppers, and mozzarella on a hero. If you didn't order this, you screwed up.

    Vincent Iadevaia · September 16, 2012
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  • Kris C.

    Perhaps the best ricotta I've ever had Read more

    Kris Chu · September 2, 2012
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  • Wesley V.

    Sandwiches do big I eat half for lunch and half for my 4pm snack. Try San Danielle prosciutto + mozzarella. And then grab some alla Calce olives.

    Wesley V · June 22, 2012
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  • Jason 6.

    Established 1892. Continuously family owned. Oldest Little Italy cheese shop. Original tiled walls and tin ceiling. Painted glass signs advertising "Burro e Uova" and "Latticini di Nostra Produzione."

    Jason 64128 · May 30, 2012
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  • Evan T.

    I really dont want to share these, but their prosciutto balls are amazing at 3 for two bucks

    Evan Tritt · May 11, 2012
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  • Harry R.

    $10 credit card min. Classic Italian deli.

    Harry Raymond · May 4, 2012
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  • Amy S.

    Get a rice ball and bruschetta. Best I've ever had.

    Amy San Juan · April 28, 2012
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  • Ron G.

    Customize on the combos as you please, they're guidelines. Gigantic too!

    Ron Goldin · April 25, 2012
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  • Percolate

    Get a prosciutto & mozzarella sandwich and enjoy. It's amazing.

    Percolate · March 21, 2012
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  • Shaw Yean L.

    Try the fresh mozarella, prosciutto and Parmesan & prosciutto balls

    Shaw Yean Lim · February 18, 2012
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  • Danny S.

    Since 1892! This place is real and very, very delicious.

    Danny Sauter · January 24, 2012
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  • Kelvin

    Lunch sandwiches are a great value. Go for the prosciutto and mozzarella sandwich, some olive oil on ciabatta bread.

    Kelvin · January 20, 2012
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  • Matt K.

    my favorite italian deli.

    Matt Kiser · December 16, 2011
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  • Aurelia S.

    My queen want hotdogs !

    Aurelia Sofia · December 13, 2011
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  • Amy S.

    Best bruschetta I ever ate!

    Amy San Juan · November 19, 2011
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  • Justin K.

    One of my favorite lunch spots. $7.75 for a hero that can easily feed 2.

    Justin Kalifowitz · October 6, 2011
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  • Mike O.

    The Italian Combo is the tits.

    Mike O'Toole · August 15, 2011
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  • Scanwiches

    Prosciutto, Fresh Mozzarella, Peppers on an Italian Hero Read more

    Scanwiches · August 7, 2011
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  • Scanwiches

    Salami, Soppressata, Prosciutto, Peppers, Provolone, Oil and vinegar on an italian hero Read more

    Scanwiches · August 7, 2011
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  • Scanwiches

    Turkey, Swiss, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Oil and Vinegar on an italian hero. Read more

    Scanwiches · August 5, 2011
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  • Jamie L.

    Best Italian combo sandwiches in all of little Italy!

    Jamie Leach · April 16, 2011
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  • Yesbelt F.

    The pepperoni from Alleva is great! Just like the kind on Lomardi's pizza. Much better than that hormel stuff.

    Yesbelt Fernandez · March 1, 2011
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  • Matthew P.

    Although the "go-to" in the area is Parisi, there are a few old school spots like Alleva that make great, reasonably priced Italian combo sandwiches and specialties

    Matthew Pantoja · August 17, 2010
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  • Chad M.

    Best. Sandwiches. Ever.

    Chad Marra · June 21, 2010
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  • Ian W.

    Get a rice ball, and then eat it out of your hand while you walk to your destination.

    Ian Westcott · March 12, 2010
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  • naveen

    my spot for lunch when I'm working from home (rotate between any of their four basic sandwiches)

    naveen · November 10, 2009
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