A Taste of Italy has New York roots and a prime location in the heart of Wilmington along College Road – a combination that has helped solidify this market’s reputation as one of the best delis in the Port City. Opened in 1994 by a pair of brothers from NYC, patrons will find a world of inspired flavors that bring the taste of traditional New York Italian delicatessens to the Cape Fear region.

The deli menu is extensive and is perfectly suited for take-out lunches, family style meals, big catered events, and meats and cheese to enjoy with gusto at home. Patrons who are craving a quick lunch or dinner can order one of the signature sandwiches or salads, which include a Philly cheese steak, Sabett Hot Smoked Sausage Wedge, and grilled or blackened shrimp or chicken salads. Hungrier patrons can feast on a wide selection of fresh pastas, like pasta primavera, shrimp scampi, or Pasta Carbanaro with bacon, onion and Alfredo, or dive into a hearty meatball, chicken or eggplant parm sandwich. There is also a selection of breakfast items, as well as plenty of meats, cheeses and other gourmet foods that are sold by the pound and can be utilized for any home-cooked Italian dish. Always fresh and surprising, A Taste of Italy is a prime spot for Italian fare lovers to quickly, and completely, appease an appetite.

  • Monday8:00am-8:00pm
  • Tuesday8:00am-8:00pm
  • Wednesday8:00am-8:00pm
  • Thursday8:00am-8:00pm
  • Friday8:00am-8:00pm
  • Saturday8:30am-7:00pm
  • Sunday11:00am-6:00pm
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Wilmington, NC Boating Guide

Wilmington, NC Boating Guide

Wilmington originated as a port city, and its reputation as a haven for vessels of all sizes has lasted throughout the generations, making it one of the most popular boating destinations in southeastern North Carolina. From unique cruises of the downtown area to extended treks along the Intracoastal Waterway, the sheer range of boating adventures will entice any mariner to drop anchor in this distinctive town. Spend a day exploring the local waterways, or sign up for an area cruise, and discover why Wilmington life is at its finest on the water.

Wilmington Riverfront Park

Wilmington Riverfront Park

Riverfront Park, which encompasses a decent chunk of the popular Downtown Riverwalk, is a scenic region which will lure visitors into pulling up a bench seat, staying a while, and enjoying the miles of Cape Fear River views on the horizon.