Fuhgeddaboudit Food: Defonte's

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An old school Italian sandwich shop has been serving customers in Brooklyn for decades. 

Located on Colombia Street, Defonte's has been family owned and operated for 96 years, and first opened in 1922.

Their most popular sandwiches include the Nicky Special, a Italian combo sandwich with generous piles of ham, capocollo, salami, fried eggplant, provolone cheese, hot salad, marinated mushrooms, lettuce, tomato, oil and vinegar.

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Owners say they are looking forward to continuing to serve their dedicated and loyal customers for many years to come.

Defonte's
379 Columbia St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

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