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La Piazza al Forno

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5803 W Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301
623 847-3301
Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Flavors bursting in every bite!

Stumbled across the restaurant while perusing antique shops in Glendale & we were pleasantly surprised & then found out it was featured on Triple D! Their pizzas are made in the Neopolitan style & cooked in a real brick, wood fire oven. My husband is picky about his pizza & can't stop raving about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
cdenoi
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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139 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Top Contributor
220 reviews 220 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Stumbled across the restaurant while perusing antique shops in Glendale & we were pleasantly surprised & then found out it was featured on Triple D! Their pizzas are made in the Neopolitan style & cooked in a real brick, wood fire oven. My husband is picky about his pizza & can't stop raving about how flavorful it was. It's very... More 

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Surprise, AZ
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124 reviews 124 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We went with friends and we all loved our food! It's a small, casual restaurant, and it's loud and vibrant. The food is amazing! We ordered the special pizza which had a "handle" stuffed with ricotta -- TDF. Everything is made with the freshest ingredients! Keep in mind that if you have a reservation, they still won't seat you until... More 

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Denton, Texas
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170 reviews 170 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We've eaten here several times over the past couple of years Its a small little restaurant with a limited, but delicious menu. We love the pizzas and pasta dishes . The caprese salad is a must; I think the mozzarella must be made locally. We've never had desert but the cheesecake looks marvelous. Good, friendly service but don't be in... More 

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Chesterton, Indiana, United States
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90 reviews 90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

A fun atmosphere in a nice area of Glendale. With trendy pizza flavors and soda's made with real sugar its a great place to gather with friends and enjoy some unique pizza. This is not your normal Italian pizzeria. Supposedly Guy Fieri was here for Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Stopped here for something quick for dinner. We absolutely loved the pizza. Small place with big flavor. Fresh ingredients, great food, excellent staff. If you are in the area do yourself a favor and stop for a great meal in a laid back casual environment.

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Livingston New jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We were in Arizona and my kids and I love diners drive ins and dives so we looked up all the Arizona restaurants close to us. This one was 20 minutes away and the pizza looked great on Tv so we drove up. We had to wait about 20 minutes for a table. This place is a true dive, but... More 

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Glendale, AZ
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This pizza is awesome. Real authentic pizza with fresh ingredients. Not what you would expect to find in downtown Glendale. Hidden gem!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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221 reviews 221 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Located in Old Town Glendale, I actually drove by twice--it's easy to miss! Small but comfy place with a hometown atmosphere. I rarely pay attention to plaques near front doors but this one had lots. Of note is their VNP certification--a validation of their authenticity in creating Napoli-style pizza. Which, BTW, was amazing. Our gal, Sandy, walked us through the... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Stopped in on a weeknight and thought the hours were odd with it closing at 8:30, but with the surrounding neighborhood I see why. Good news was, the place was packed! Great pizza, thin and filled me up nicely. Not greasy or messy. This is a great kind of place to stop in for a quick bite!

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Lethbridge, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

There's an autographed poster of the blond spiked hair tv food critic by the door. This place is high on this list for a reason. Really great crust. The old stone oven baked. All high end ingredients. Very knowledgable staff. Closed Sundays and Mondays. Which sucked because we wanted to go back again. Well worth it. And it's only two... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5803 W Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: 623 847-3301

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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