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La Bocca Urban Pizzaria

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££ - £££
Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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7th and Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281
+1 480-967-5244
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Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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San Diego, CA
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39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great deal for single or couples. Full bottle of quaffable wine and great pizza that filled me up. Took the leftovers back to my hotel room. Claudia was outstanding. Knowledgeable, friendly and local. Deal is Mon/Tue but this is a regular spot for me. I observed two changes since last visit. More pizza oriented menu than before. More homeless outside.... More 

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, excellent service. Ordered bruschetta, pizzas, Calzone. Very nice ambience (in November at least), one can sit streetside or inside with the big glass doors open.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the Thursday Date night special and it was excellent! Meredith was one of the best servers we have had in years. Great food, incredible service and a good price!

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Verdi, Nevada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Happened upon this place on a walk up Mill st. Some of the best pizza we've ever had. Thin crust, obviously baked in ever hot oven. Great ingredients, imaginative menu, attentive, friendly staff. Good wine list.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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177 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

An upscale college pizza joint. I am unsure what is the big deal about it. My colleagues had bragged about it. The decor and ambience was just ok. Again, a good pizza restaurant.

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USA
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Came to check out ASU and decided to try La Bocca Urban Pizzeria. Soooo glad we did! The ambience of the restaurant is warm and super chill. It is a bit noisy but not obnoxiously so. We had the Margherita pizza and it was amazing, we then tried the cast iron chocolate cookie with vanilla bean gelato.....it was to die... More 

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San Jose, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We have now been here twice when visiting our college student. We really like the antipasti appetizer - the elephant garlic is very good. We also like the bruschetta, especially that you can try different ones on the plank. The pasta, pizza, and salads all seem to be very good. We had very good service both times.

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Thank Carrie R
Draper, Utah
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386 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Good food, pizza, bruschetta. Disinterested server--too bad. Good price. Worth a visit. I would go back.

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Thank Dunn45
Phoenix, Arizona
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I met a friend for lunch and I arrived earlier than my friend. I was greeted by the hostess a sat at a table near the front. A great view of people scurrying up and down the sidewalk. Once my friend arrived we were approached by our waitress if appeared to be in training as she had a shadow observing.... More 

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Horseheads, New York
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150 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We were in the area and decided to check out this restaurant. The atmosphere is amazing. It is located right in the middle of all that is arizona state university. They have daily drink specials. What I love is that they had a beer on draft that is made back where I am from near Kalamazoo. The food is great!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7th and Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-967-5244

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?