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Salvaggio's Italian Delicatessen

2609 Pearl St.
Boulder, CO 80302
Best Of


  • $
  • Wheelchair accessible, Catering, Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
When you're talking about a true Italian deli experience, it's only the meat that matters. At Salvaggio's, the countermen understand this. No one's there for conversation at this spartan, six-table Boulder storefront. The customers come for the sandwiches -- in particular, a nice prosciutto on a roll or the fantastic red bells and mozz -- and these guys deliver.

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  • Bite Me
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