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La Bocca Urban Pizzaria

7th and Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281
480 967 5244
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Ranked #19 of 637 Restaurants in Tempe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Contemporary
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Greensboro, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We landed in Phoenix and a friend picked us up at the airport to take us to Scottsdale. He detoured to Tempe to show us around. I am so glad he did! We were walking around Tempe and he recommended that we stop at La Bocca for lunch. It was a fabulous lunch! Great selection of wines and beers on... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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120 reviews 120 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Lets face it, there are a lot of great places to eat on Mill Avenue, even more so now. La Bocca remains one of my favorites, a place I like to return to again and again. Last night I shared the Harvest Chop Salad the Brussel Sprout Pizza. The salad actually had a little too much Bleu Cheese for my... More 

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Denver, CO
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I wanted something on the lighter side and wasn't feeling like a pizza. They had a very nice spinach salad, and were able to offer me some side portions of the antipasta item I wanted (prosciutto wrapped cheese) since the entire appetizer platter was too much food for one person. I thought the service was nice and I appreciated their... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We visited here during the Tempe Art Fair. The restaurant was busy, and we were lucky to get an outdoor table. The atmosphere was festive. I recall very interesting flavor combinations on the pizza. The ingredients were very fresh. The crust was extremely thin on the bottom, but there was a bready crust on the outside edge. I enjoyed the... More 

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Sawley, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have visited La Bocca several times. The pizza is the best in Tempe, and the Sangria is very drinkable. In general the service has always been excellent. However, when making reservations the restaurant often ignores them and on a couple of occasions we have had to wait for 20-30 minutes for a table, even though we made a reservation... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Never had brussel sprout and proscuito on pizza before, but I have to say it was delicious! Only drawback is parking meters because its off Mill ave. Otherwise I would definitely be visiting more often!

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Atlanta, GA
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193 reviews 193 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We parked in the deck and took the elevator up to the restaurant. The restaurant will validate your parking ticket but you still pay $3.00. We arrived at 6pm and the restaurant was pretty full already. Our waitress was very good. We enjoyed our pizzas and chocolate brownie.The ambiance was very cool and cozy. Will return.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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198 reviews 198 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Needing a place to get out of the rain, the Pizzeria and Wine Bar was a welcome respite on a Saturday afternoon. I wanted a little nourishment before going to a beerfest in Tempe. La Bocca had other ideas. It amazingly had all my favorite things to have. Delicious pizza (truffled mushroom), butternut squash bisque, Left Hand's Chocolate Milk Stout... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It is a very nice restaurant: great Italian food and cozy atmosphere. They do not take reservations so you have to be prepared to wait at least 20 minutes before getting a table. Once you chose what you would like to eat, you will have to wait a little bit more to get your plate, in fact, the kitchen seems... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I met a friend for a glass of wine at the bar one Friday night. We decided to stay and have a bite to eat. I ordered the beet salad, not expecting anything...and was amazingly surprised at not only the presentation but the taste! One of the best beet salads I've ever eaten...even now I think...hummm I've got to go... More 

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Additional Information about La Bocca Urban Pizzaria

Address: 7th and Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone Number: 480 967 5244
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Contemporary

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