2372 Arthur Ave.
at E. 186th St.
Established in 1915, this Italian grocer is loved for its cured meats and imported cheeses, grocery items, dried fruits and nuts, olive oil and other grocery items. Excellent prices, including on things like DOP San Marzano canned tomatoes and large tubs of olives.
What to know:
The store is small and nearly always crowded. Try to shop on any day but Saturday. They open at 7:00 a.m.