Giolitti’s Delicatessen and Marketplace is your locally owned and operated Italian osteria in Annapolis, MD. Founded in 1992, our full-service Italian delicatessen specializes in homemade Italian eats made with the freshest ingredients and is your local source for seasonal wines. As an osteria, we offer an informal dining experience combined with high-quality gourmet sandwiches, artisan pizzas, antipasto, and more. Whether you’re looking to pick up a 14” Neapolitan Margherita artisan pizza or Quatro Formaggi made from four varieties of fresh cheese, there’s a little bit of something for everyone down at Giolitti’s. Read on to find out about 3 of our favorite casual Italian eats at Giolitti’s available for pick up or dining in!
Italian Osteria Eats: 14” Artisanal Pizza
At Giolitti’s Deli, we make artisanal pizza from scratch with the finest ingredients, including 00 Caputo flour to make an authentically crispy pizza crust like you’d find in the heart of Italy. We have five varieties of artisanal pizzas available, including Margherita, Funghi, Boscaiola, Quattro Formaggi, and Giolitti’s Special. One of our favorite varieties is the Margherita pizza, which is made from fresh mozzarella, our homemade Italian tomato-based pizza sauce, sliced tomatoes, and topped with basil. Looking for an Italian pizza with meat? Check out our Boscaiola pizza, which features sauteed mushrooms paired with mild sausage for only $14.95.
Gourmet Sandwiches for Lunch
We have a large selection of gourmet sandwiches available for lunch, served daily for take-out. You can choose from either our house favorites or build-your-own sandwich as either a half or whole. The Roman house favorite is loaded with thinly-sliced prosciutto, capicola, and provolone on an Italian roll with shredded lettuce, tomato, white onion, our in-house dressing and hot peppers for only $8.95 half and $12.95 whole. Looking for a gourmet sandwich built to your own specifications? Build your own gourmet sandwich with your choice of breads, meats, cheeses, condiments, and extras for only $4.95 half and $8.95 a whole!
Italian Dinner Appetizer: Bruschetta Sampler
One of our top favorite appetizers from our Italian dinner menu is the bruschetta sampler plate, available for $7.95. Our bruschetta sampler comes with traditional garlic bread topped with freshly-diced Roma tomatoes, minced garlic, basil, homemade tapenade (olive spread), marinated artichoke spread, and mushroom spread. This casual, Italian appetizer is sure to be a hit with your whole family and is a great light bite paired with a glass of seasonal wine.
Authentic Italian Cuisine From Giolitti Deli
Giolitti Deli is a full-service Delicatessen in Annapolis, MD, specializing in authentic Italian cuisine. Founded in 1992, we use the freshest ingredients to make time-honed recipes from scratch, with no MSG or preservatives. We believe in real food and offer many healthy options, including vegetarian and vegan menu items. At Giolitti Deli, we make our own sauces, mozzarella, grilled and roasted vegetables, bread, pizza dough, and desserts, and our sandwiches, salads, pasta, pizza, and entrees are made to order. Owner Mary Giolitti has combined her passion for great food and fine wine to offer Annapolis a true taste of Italy!
Team members who also make the business possible include Manager Kathy Hunter, Manager and Catering Director Cheryl Molesky, Head Baker Porfirio Diaz, Chef Alfredo Escobar, and Deli Manager Noe Merino. To contact us, please visit our contact page or give us a call at 410.266.8600. Also, be sure to keep up with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and our blog!