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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, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 128
    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
Great restaurant

Great atmosphere and food! Salads are huge and the pizza is delicous! The bar is cozy and nostalgic. We highly recommend it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Dena R
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Great atmosphere and food! Salads are huge and the pizza is delicous! The bar is cozy and nostalgic. We highly recommend it!

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Tempe, Arizona
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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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: Dining on a budget, Families with children
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?