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203 E State Highway 260, Payson, AZ 85541-4928
928-468-1626
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very expensive and just okay food

We came up to Payson on a Sunday night and there was not a lot opened. We drove around before deciding to try Cardos Pizza & Italian restaurant. It was about 7 PM and there were very few people in the restaurant. There was a bar area where several people were sitting around the bar. Anyhow we... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
rexann k
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Gilbert, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My family and I of six decided to goto Cardos Italian restaurant because we heard that they had the best pizza in town. At 5:50 pm on a Saturday night. When we entered, the restaurant was clean and we were seated. The music was a bit loud for my taste, but not intolerable. To start out with the staff was... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We came up to Payson on a Sunday night and there was not a lot opened. We drove around before deciding to try Cardos Pizza & Italian restaurant. It was about 7 PM and there were very few people in the restaurant. There was a bar area where several people were sitting around the bar. Anyhow we ate in the... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Small but cute place. Had variety of pizzas and Italian dishes. Had Cardos favorite pizza and it was very good. A little pricey but worth it. limited kids menu. Music plays low, also has a tv for sports nuts, and a bar. Would definitely go back.

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Payson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I had the Margherita pizza. Toppings okay but the crust was not good at all. It tasted like a frozen pizza and but I can say that I have actually had frozen pizza that had better crusts. Also, the prices were way too high for what you get, the cheapest 10" pizza was $11.00. I would not recommend this place... More 

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Payson, Arizona, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food is ok but the prices too high. We were not impressed with the quality of the food. Especially for the price.

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Bonita, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Passing through Payson on a driving vacation, we ate here on the recommendation of a shop owner. We are glad we did. They have a full bar--important after a long day in the car--and the food was delicious. The green salad was very fresh and decorated with a few pieces of pepperoni. I had the spinach and cheese roll and... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

There were lots of good options on the menu, service was prompt and pleasant, My husband ordered the chicken marsala, and I had the pizza w/ feta and spinach. Both were very good and we shared them back and forth – they also had spumoni .. so we HAD to have that for dessert. Good beer and wine list, we... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Their pizza is so-so (far better than Pizza Hut, though). Some of their pasta dishes are pretty good. Service has been good to poor at times.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

it is hard to find a good taco pizza i couldn't believe when i saw it on their menu !! the taco pizza is fantastic i can't wait to go back to payson so i can have it again

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The service and atmosphere is great. Great patio. Definitely worth a stop. We will always make this a stop in Payson.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 203 E State Highway 260, Payson, AZ 85541-4928
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Payson
  • Phone Number: 928-468-1626

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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