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“Always great food and great service.”
Review of Nello's Pizza

Nello's Pizza
Ranked #46 of 980 Restaurants in Mesa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pizza
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Reviewed 16 March 2012

No matter how busy, Nello's has always provided great service. The pizza is absolutely delicious, with generous toppings. Salads are huge, enough for two, and always fresh. Servers are attentive without being annoying, and every experience there has been a pleasure. Their house dressing is also a nice change from traditional salad dressings.

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Thank GeorgiainChandler
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Reviewed 20 February 2012

There was not a slice of pizza left it was so delicious, however, the salads were so large, we took the leftovers home. Recommend ordering the smaller size portion if you want it for just yourself. The guys enjoyed the beers they have on tap and watching the game on TV.

This is obviously a neighborhood hang-out and very popular, so arrive early. They do take reservations for large parties.

The downside was our server seemed a bit slow and the kids started acting up before we could get out. Could have been due to how busy the place was. Will go back again.

Thank AZ4Moi
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Reviewed 20 January 2012

I prefer thick Chicago-style pizza, but I went here several times with friends who like Nello's. Sadly, the toppings on their thin, drippy, New York-style pizza ran off the crust onto my plate!

Thank Marcus85204
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Reviewed 30 December 2011

Great pizza! A staple of Tempe. The service is great and the atmosphere is fun. The deep dish pizza is the best!

Thank DavidFancher
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Reviewed 25 October 2011

My wife and I went to Nello's of Mesa on Alma School Rd for dinner and it was awful.

When we walked in a young lady at the hostess station appeared that she would rather be doing anything other than seating people. She seated us and just scurried away. That was it. Just tossed the menus on the table and walked away. Not, "Your server will be right with you." Not, "Would you like some water?" NOTHING. Just turned on a dime and walked away.

Then, TEN MINUTES LATER, a "waiter" came up and took our drink order then he scurried away. TEN MINUTES later another waiter asked us if someone had taken our drink order. AGAIN, Ten minutes later our drinks arrived by who ended up being our server. Thirty minutes went by before we had our drinks. Another 20 before we got our pizza which was like cardboard with cheese on it.

THEN there was live music. OMG!!!! All three of these guys looked like crypt keepers. They were terrible. The Mandolin player played like he had hooks for hands. He kept missing notes like he was a beginner. The band was called Above The Rim. They should have been called Circling The Drain. OMG they did a cover of Bob Segar's Turn The Page and we thought we had walked into hillbilly hell.

It the owners of this restaurant are true Italians they should break their own knee caps.

If you like pizza go to Domino's or Pizza Hut. This place was a joke. With an unemployment rate of 9.1% and millions of Americans out of work you would think these people would take more pride in their jobs just in the hopes of keeping them.

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Thank Lady P
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