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La Bocca Urban Pizzaria

7th and Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281
480 967 5244
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Ranked #20 of 612 restaurants in Tempe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Contemporary
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
San Diego, California
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

While I was out here with my husband on his business trip I met a high school friend who lives in Tempe for happy hour. I was staying at a hotel right by the famous Mill Ave and she works around the corner. She and her husband come all the time for happy hour so she suggested the Bruschetta Plank... More

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Great environment, although the seating is a little cramped. The service was fantastic. They had a great beer choice and happy hour certainly didn't hurt. I got the prosciutto Alfredo, I was very hesitant because of the description, but it was fantastic. Great place to eat.

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Phoenix
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Went right after work before a movie. Sat at the bar and it was the best service I've had. It was happy hour so we had two glasses of great wine for a decent price. We split the salad and pizza and they bright salad in two plates, which I really appreciated. The pear salad was great and so was... More

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Toronto
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We recently went to La Bocca with teenagers and friends. The pizzas were all very good! The pasta was a bit overlooked but tasty. We really likes the vibe a lot. We would definitely recommend this spot and we would go back when we were in town again. Good food, reasonably priced and great ambiance!

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pinole
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This is a cool restaurant that has outdoor seating and a great place to people watch. I thought the prices were needlessly high for pizza, pasta and salad, especially in a college town. Very trendy place with lots of college folk hanging out. Big wine selection. Service was good and food was good too. I probably would not return, I... More

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Bengaluru
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393 reviews 393 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The Ambiance is very attractive. place is very clean with contemporary look. Pizza is made to order with the toppings of your liking. There are some signature dishes also. Salads were good as also Pastas. The starters were really good. More than anything the hosts/service was very very good. They made room for people who joined a little bit late.... More

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Vienna, Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I went to La Bocca twice in two days, thats how good it was. Very clean and contemporary look. The food was outstanding. I had Pizza on one occasion and a sandwich on another. It was great good, great atmosphere at a reasonable price. I highly recommend it.

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Toronto
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I saw an article in the hotel I was staying in about this restaurant and the pizza in the photo looked beautiful, so I drove from Scottsdale to try it. The host/server was so rude and had such attitude that my husband and I ended up leaving. He initially told me (as I had arrived alone) that I could sit... More

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Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I've eaten here three times on visits to Tempe and like it more each time. Everything I've ordered has been delicious - pizza (the simple margarita is my favorite), salads, bruschetta, sandwich (huge!). Their homemade limoncello is amazing. The service was always been good - including two times I went when the restaurant was full. I will certainly be back!!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Went to the new location at City North last night. Took 15 minutes to even receive water at our table and that was after I approached the hostess to find out who our server was. The server was not writing down our order and as such he forgot one of our pizzas. So we had to wait another 30 minutes... More

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