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Oregano's Pizza Bistro

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523 W University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281
480-858-0501
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 126
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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I frequent this location for lunch during the week. Though it gets really busy from 12pm-12:45 the staff is friendly, courteous, helpful and efficient. Sit at the bar and you will probably be served by Sully, one of the best in the business. He is extremely proactive and if you frequent his bar he... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Breaphy
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Tempe, Arizona
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Tempe, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I frequent this location for lunch during the week. Though it gets really busy from 12pm-12:45 the staff is friendly, courteous, helpful and efficient. Sit at the bar and you will probably be served by Sully, one of the best in the business. He is extremely proactive and if you frequent his bar he will know you by name and... More 

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TROY
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Food was so good, we went there twice! We had the thin crust pizza with pesto and it was amazing. The crust was a little soft, so the second time we ordered the crust well done and that was better. Their salads are huge, so we split a kale salad,,very nice. The second time we ordered the original thin pizza... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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92 reviews 92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

I've been for lunch several times. Great for a slice of pizza and a salad. In and out in 45 minutes or less. Not spectacular but dependable.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This place was highly recommended and I see why, I got the Alfredo lasagna and it was so good and flavorful. The Bellini was awesome and frozen to help cool off during the hot evening. It gets busy so come early

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Moorpark, California, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

If you're in Tempe, AZ and you like great Italian food, wonderful ambience, and friendly and attentive staff, then you MUST dine at Oregano's!! Simply walking in the restaurant, one can tell by the smell that their food will be delicious. I ordered the Clark Street Meat pizza; it was EXACTLY what I was expecting...FANTASTIC!! The orders that were being... More 

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Silver City, NM
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41 reviews 41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The beer was good. The Caesar salad was enormous, eatable, and boring (the smallest salad is huge). The Margarita was thumbs down. The pizza was meh. A number of years ago the food was better. Now they serve huge portions of mediocrity.

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I would really like to rate this restaurant a 3.5... they are better than average IMO, but not quite "Very Good". The reasoning for the in between rating is because they could incorporate a few grilled plates into their menu for those who can't or don't eat pizza and pasta. I came to this restaurant with my cousins this evening... More 

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London
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

almost anything ordered is in big portions. they also taste great. They have a all you can eat pasta like $7.99, CHICAGO deep dish and/or thin sliced into squares like back home. The environment is mellow fun, very friendly place with great staff. they serve any drinks and wines.

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Columbus, Ohio
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38 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Our peppy waitress made the visit extra special. She was so cheerful and an excellent server. Loved the mango ice tea. Pizza was a little salty and my husband thought it was the sauce. I ordered the house salad...too huge to finish. Great 50's decor.

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a very nice pizza place, with huge salads and tasty pizza options. I am from NJ so we are snobs about our pizza and would have no problem eating at this place again. The staff was nice, a little slow, but maybe that's a west coast thing.

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Additional Information about Oregano's Pizza Bistro

Address: 523 W University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281
Phone Number: 480-858-0501
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 - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 523 W University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: 480-858-0501

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?