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Riazzi's Italian Garden

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2700 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282
(480) 731-9464
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
GOOD ITALIAN IN QUIET AREA OF TEMPE

Beginning with a recommendation from a bartender at the hotel I stay at I have been to Riazzi's several times now. Really like the seafood diavola ... spicy with good amount of mussels, shrimp and scallops. Did not care for the veal dish I had one night. Another seafood dish of just scallops and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
mrlar13
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Poway, CA
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  • Doing business
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Phoenix, Arizona
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339 reviews 339 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I'm afraid I can't give this place a decent rating based on the overall taste and selection of foods for lunch. Many items have been crossed off the menu which is never a good sign. The server seemed very disinterested in her job. When we asked for iced tea to drink I asked her if they had Splenda...she said she'd... More 

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Poway, CA
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55 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Beginning with a recommendation from a bartender at the hotel I stay at I have been to Riazzi's several times now. Really like the seafood diavola ... spicy with good amount of mussels, shrimp and scallops. Did not care for the veal dish I had one night. Another seafood dish of just scallops and pasta was so so. Meatball dish... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

If you are looking for cutting edge cuisine, chic ambiance and decor, trendy people etc., this is not the place for you. If you are interested in absolutely excellent Italian food (the kind you received once in a great while from a home cooked meal from an Italian friend of the family), go! You'll return often. Facts: Family run for... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My mother in law considers Riazzi's a "tradition". Well the last 3 times we have eaten here we have vowed not to return. Tonight was the final straw. We had a reservation for 9 people at 6:30 pm. We were finally seated around 6:45. They hadn't even set up for us. Then we went and got our own menus because... More 

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Winnipeg MB Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

Went here for both lunch and dinner and would give this restaurant an A+ The food is excellent well prepared an as authentic as Italy itself. The portions are very generous and the prices are extremely reasonable! Unlike the previous reviewer the service was extremely good being both attentive and courteous.

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Dacula, Georgia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The bread and first glass of water was fast. After that........it fell apart. Server took order and said that it wouldn't take any longer than 20 min. It was about that long in getting our salads. Food arrived Luke warm, we were asked do you need anything else? I asked for refill on water, about 3/4 done my meal, I... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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339 restaurant reviews
325 helpful votes 325 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We dined here with some friends on New Year's Eve. None of us had eaten at Riazzi's before and what a great surprise, it was really good. Everything from the bread to dessert was delicious. The service was good and the restaurant was packed. We will definitely plan to return to Riazzi's in the future as it is one of... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Over the last 28 years, I've driven by Riazzi's, albeit infrequently, still never noticed the place. Located on the southwest corner of Alameda and Mill Ave., trees and neighborhoods camoflauge, allowing the building to blend in well. Aesthetically, there's nothing particularly inviting about Riazzi's - inside or out, with a messiness on the outside and an outdated interior. My friends... More 

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Tempe
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103 reviews 103 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We've been to Riazzi's a few times and the food is very good. I like the Spinach Lasagne. We decided to get a take out order of cheese pizza and it was great! The cheese is good and there is not too much sauce. Try it!

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Tempe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Hadn't been to Riazzi's for awhile, it always is packed. We did go there a few days ago and it was great! The staff is very responsive and they do know the menu. I ordered a spinach lasagna with a salad (with their house Italian) and both were very tasty. I got a large enough portion of the lasagna that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2700 S Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: (480) 731-9464

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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