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Genovese's

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217 W Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ 86301
866 611-8809
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 113
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    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
Relaxing atmosphere, good food.

A nice place to eat if you want comfortable and clean. Nice staff and the pizza was top notch. Tourists or locals, this is a must try.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Danny W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to eat if you want comfortable and clean. Nice staff and the pizza was top notch. Tourists or locals, this is a must try.

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Thank Danny W
Temecula, California
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Relatively new to Prescott and our first time to Genovese's, but we will definitely be back. The waiter was excellent very knowledgeable about the menu and had some excellent comments. The decor is definitely what you would call "family" style, but I would probably not want to be there when it is very busy, not a lot of room in... More 

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Thank Charles K
Prescott, Arizona
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bistro atmosphere, service beyond good, food was the best Italian I've ever eaten. It tasted like everything was freshly prepared, light, well balanced sauces in both the spaghetti and meatballs, and the vegetarian lasagna. It was almost full at 5:15pm. I will go again!

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Thank Wanda R
Prescott, Arizona
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123 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love Italian food and being new to the area are still experimenting with the culinary "delights" of Prescott. We found Genovese's to be a delight. Many previous raters have complained about the service but we found it genuinely friendly and fairly prompt in meeting our needs. But it's the food that counts. It's a fairly broad menu and contains... More 

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Thank davefoshee
Arizona
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Even on a super busy Christmas evening, this place shines. Serves lots more than pizza. Family run restaurant with obvious pride and a warmth missing from the everyday chain joint.Right downtown surrounded by other eateries.Kids welcomed with mids menu. Stands out from the scores of burger joints. Shudda tried the tiramisu!

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Thank happy_to_travel_4752
Scottsdale, Arizona
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200 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

I really wanted to like this restaurant more than I did. Two people we met in town, a shopkeeper and a taxi driver, highly recommended this as one of the very best in town. We arrived about 7pm, which apparently this time of year is at the end of the dinner rush. We were seated quickly, as soon as a... More 

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Thank Teresa M
Wellington, Kansas
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We were fortunate to find open tables just before 5 pm on a Friday, so we ducked in to see what all of the fuss was about. We ordered the Chicken & Veal Marsala entrees and were treated to some of the finest Italian food we'd ever been served! The restaurant was packed as special Acker's Music Events were taking... More 

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Thank Phil L
Sydney
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

If you are in Prescott and you love authentic Italian cuisine, you must try Genovese's. It has the feel and atmosphere of a true family run Italian restaurant. The food was superior. I had Veal Parmigiana for $20.95 and it was delicious. It is also refreshing to try a restaurant that offers real service in a no rush atmosphere and... More 

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Thank RoamingWulff
Arizona
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Good points - Still a charming place, good service and a Caesar salad that has to be made from scratch, which is a rare find these days. But the calamari steak was not the same. Perhaps they have a new supplier? The taste was still good, with capers and sauce.

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Thank ScarlettHippie
Prescott, Arizona
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185 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

When we saw the veal was from Provini, a source of excellent veal in Wisconsin, we opted for veal entrees, marsala and piccata. The veal was, indeed, excellent; however, it was smothered in a creamy sauce and an abundance of mushrooms which totally overwhelmed any flavors from the marsala or capers -- quite a disappointment. The bruschetta and spumoni were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 217 W Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ 86301
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Prescott
  • Phone Number: 866 611-8809

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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