Our Story

Carlino’s Specialty foods is a family-owned business that hails from Abruzzo, Italy. Boasting a set of recipes that have been passed down for six generations, Carlino’s Italian food store has flourished over the years to become one of the premier gourmet grocery stores in the Havertown area. Carlino’s first Pennsyvanian store opened in the 1980s, and it’s success quickly allowed them to expand to a second location. Thirty years have passed, but Carlino’s continues to provide high-quality Italian food to the Havertown, PA area.

Carlino’s specialty foods Ardmore location is only a few minutes’ drive from Havertown. Inside the store you’ll find an astounding array of gourmet Italian treats. Our shelves are stocked with signature pasta and sauces, butcher meats, meatballs, homemade Italian deserts, and over 40 varieties of olive oils from around the world. When it comes to an Italian meal don’t settle for second-best, let Carlino’s Market provide you with an authentic Italian experience.

Here are some highlights of our Ardmore location, located within easy driving distance of Havertown:


Gourmet Takeaway Meals

Don’t have time to cook? Carlino’s of Havertown is here to help! We offer a diverse range of gourmet meals to-go, including pastries, coffee, soups, breakfast starters, and full meals.


Gourmet Gift Baskets

Struggling to find the right gift? Put your worries to rest with one of our premium gift baskets. Each basket holds a huge selection of delectable pastas, artisanal cheeses, authentic cured meats, and desserts. If you’re trying to find the right gift for the tricky shopper on your list look no further, everyone loves a good meal.


Holiday Baskets – variety of homemade cookies, chocolate pretzels, and pizzelle to brighten up the festive season

Corporate Gifts – gourmet salami, cheese, and crackers, olive oils, and pastries for your office party

Thank You – curated Italian feasts and goodies to deliver your message of gratitude

College Care Packages – freshly-baked breads, jams, teas and hot chocolate, fruits, and a divine lasagna feast to cure the nostalgia

Congratulations – classic assortment of deli meats and fish and artisan snacks to congratulate the ultimate gourmand

Get Well – delicious instant family dinners featuring lasagna and chicken are sure to brighten up anyone’s day

Housewarming – elegant gourmet food selections – both savory and sweet – to surprise an amateur chef

Sympathy/Condolence – classic choice of homemade desserts paired with coffee and jam or a spaghetti and meatball family dinner to offer your sincerest well wishes

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for a quick meal, a culinary gift, or full service Italian catering, Carlino’s Market has you covered. Visit our nearest store and satisfy your Italian craving today!


2616 East County Line Road.
Ardmore, PA 19003
Phone #:  610.649.4046



Mon - Fri 9-7
Sat 9-6
Sun 9-4


Gourmet Italian food at the nearest grocery store in Ardmore, PA can be found here. (embed link for Ardmore gourmet food page)