Saturday, July 18, 2015

diBella's Subs

Mentor, OH location outside Cleveland. Wish I had a warmer one!
I was told about diBellas a year or two ago on a Facebook group for another chain as someone asked where to go instead as the other place was out of reach.  diBellas are to me except when I go to their native Monroe County (only just learned they're from outside Rochester) and Albany County (even though I usually go to local rival Mr Subb when I visit there).  Back in Kodak country, I thought diBellas were just another Italian restaurant which would be a bit much on the road.  I ate at the Brighton flagship and it's streets ahead of Subway and even another Flower City native Wegmans (we have eight in Onondaga County so they're too easy for me like the multinational one).  Here's where diBella's should open new locations in CNY and beyond (we did have a word over the phone):

Fulton (former Tim Hortons, Jrecks or Eckerd)
Oswego (former Ponderosa, Eckerd, Dollar Tree or other vacancy on NY 104, or Arby's)
North Syracuse (Northern Lights, former Ponderosa, United Inn [Buckley Road],  Flat Iron Grill/Colorado Mine Steakhouse [across the road], or Tim Hortons)
deWitt (Bridge Street confirmed to open by next year)
Liverpool (former Quizno's, 7th North Buffet, Burger King/Heartland Subs, Chase or Arby's)
Cortland (downtown, Tim Hortons or Riverside Plaza)
Baldwinsville (former Burger King)
Utica (former Rite Aid or Friendly's)
New Hartford (former Ground Round, Toys 'R Us or NY 5A/Commercial Drive)
Fayetteville (former Jays Village Chevrolet)
Camillus - former Friendlys
Canandaigua - former Ponderosa
Chittenango (former Kinney Pharmacy)
Bridgeport (former Kinney or Victory Market)
Cicero (former McDonald's, Plainvilles Natures Fare, Buffalo Wild Wings, Tim Hortons/Mighty Taco or Seasonal Merchandise)
Syracuse (former Tipp Hill Denny's, Western Lights and/or Erie Blvd E/NY 5)
Oneida (former Friendly's or Tim Hortons)
Rome (former Staples)
Canastota (former Family Dollar)
Auburn (former P&C on Genesee St and/or Grant Ave./NY 5)
Marcellus (former AOK)
Westvale (Westvale Plaza but different section than "the other place")
Fairmount (former Thrifty Shopper)
Ithaca (The Commons or NY 13/96)
Nedrow (Green Hills Plaza)
Baldwinsville (former Rite Aid on Downer St and Tim Hortons on Moyers Corners)
Central Square (former Disc Connection)
Watertown (former Tilted Kilt)

Most of these could also be used for Firehouse Subs (which is now in Camillus and are already in Tompkins County) or Jersey Mikes for that matter!

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