Providing good food and refreshment is a family tradition for the brothers behind San Marzano Italian Market. It runs in their blood.

Their great-grandfather, Filipo Colasessano, made his way to the West Virginia coal mines after leaving Italy on one of the many boats transporting immigrants from Europe over a century ago. Filipo lost his leg in a coal mining accident and was unable to return to work underground. The coal company set him up with a General Store and Tavern. Filipo began to offer delicious pepperoni rolls and pizzas and the establishment, now known as Colasessano’s, flourished.

Meanwhile, Filipo’s daughter, Carinda, met and married Giuseppe Padula, a local businessman who had his own tavern, The Madison Street Inn. Fast forward two generations and Carinda and Giuseppe’s grandsons are striving to continue the tradition with an enticing and authentic Italian market in north central West Virginia.

Specialty Grocery

Bring a little bit of Italy to your pantry with a wide assortment of olive oils, classic sauces, fresh and dry pastas (including gluten-free varieties), and gourmet spices.

On our shelves you’ll find imported specialties like Perugina chocolates, products from nationally recognized brands like DeLallo, and local and regional favorites like Oliverio’s peppers and Apple Annie’s breads and pies. Round out your meal with a selection of fine wines, quality coffee and espresso, and Italian-favorite sodas and juices. Spice up your entertaining with fine meats and cheeses or find everything you need in our store to craft the perfect antipasti platter. We’re also the perfect spot to find a unique and thoughtful gift to delight the foodies in your life!

What can you find here?

We have carefully stocked the finest ingredients to enhance the culinary experience for both gourmet chef and novice home cook alike. You may just find your newest “secret ingredient” right here.

Pasta and sauce

Pantry Staples and Jarred Foods

Vinegars, oils, dressings, sauces, pastes, fresh and dry pasta (including gluten free), beans and rice, spices and mustards, peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms, olives, garlic, artichokes, spreads and dips.

Meats and Cheeses

Fine cheeses, deli meats, meatballs, prosciutto, pancetta, salami, pepperoni, sausages, anchovies, sardines, clams, shrimp, tuna, calamari, scallops and more!

Meats and cheese
Italian bread

Breads and Sweets

Breads, buns and rolls, breadcrumbs, wafers, Italian biscuits, biscotti, pizzelles, cookies, pretzels, nuts, chocolate, figs, dried fruits, marmalade and preserves.

Wine and Drinks

Wine, sodas, waters, coffees, espresso, teas and juices.

Italian wines

Charcuterie Boards and Gifts

Our creative staff is ready to assemble mouthwatering charcuterie boards or tasteful gift baskets for your next occasion. We offer a variety of sizes. Prices will vary depending on the meats and cheeses selected, but as a rule of thumb, $10 per person typically includes 3 meats, 3 cheeses, fruit, crackers and dipping sauces.  Please allow 24 hours notice so that we can custom create the perfect assortment.

A Few Brands We Stock:

Authentic Deli

Transport yourself to another corner of the world momentarily when you visit our deli, open daily. Our authentically prepared sandwiches and salads elevate your lunchtime experience or impress family and guests when you add your own platter (shh … we won’t tell). Stop in today and join in our love for Italian food and culture.

Deli features:

Sandwiches made daily with deli meats and cheeses
Spicy Italian Sandwich
Chicken Pesto Sandwich
Muffuletta Sandwich with Olive Tapenade
Caprese Sandwich
Tortellini Pasta Salad
Olive and Feta Salad
Ham Salad

Still curious?

See our full list of inventory here. Availability is subject to change, please call if you wish to inquire about a certain product.

All Products

Location and Hours

700 Fort Pierpont Dr.
Morgantown, WV 26508
Cheat Lake, WV 26508

Phone: (304) 241-5723

Sunday: 9AM – 5PM
Monday – Thursday: 9AM – 7PM
Friday/Saturday: 9AM – 8PM

Contact Us

If you are searching for a particular product or would like to make an inquiry with our deli, call or complete the form below and we’ll be in touch!

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