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1850 E. Warner Road, Tempe, AZ 85284
480-899-1111
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Our restaurant moved from Chandler to Tempe on April 1st 2010. We have...
Our restaurant moved from Chandler to Tempe on April 1st 2010. We have made literally thousands of friends in the last 16 years and it was a difficult decision to move even five miles down the road, but our lease had ended and it seemed like a perfect time to find a location that would make dining at RigaTony's easier and more enjoyable. We now have virtually unlimited parking (I hear a big hooray out there), patio dining, a separate take-out area, and a little more elbow room in our dining room. We serve Authentic Italian Food and have specials every week created by our amazing Chef Hutson. Go to our website for to view our menu and specials. Hope to see you soon! -Mike Lopercio, Owner & Chief Bottle Washer.
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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Value, good food

Consistent good food and good service. Lunches are very reasonable and offer a variety for every taste.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
David I
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Tempe, Arizona
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Tempe, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Consistent good food and good service. Lunches are very reasonable and offer a variety for every taste.

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Tempe, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

If you like Old Italy/Old Hollywood (think the Rat Pack) and big filling portions, this is your place. The salad is great but be sure to get a doggie bag to have leftovers the next day. We went on a slow late evening. Service wasn't the best (she kept forgetting things like utensils or extras we ordered) but the food... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

You just cannot go wrong here. I have visited many times and it is always excellent. The house salad alone makes the trip worthwhile. I have tried just about everything on the menu at one time or another. Never had a bad experience.

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Chandler, Arizona
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My family and I have been going to Riga Tony's for many years and the food is always delicious. I am from New York and miss great Italian food and have tried many places since I moved here in 1994. There are only a few Italian Restaurants I have loved and Riga Tony's is on that small list. First, the... More 

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Orlando, Florida
Top Contributor
130 reviews 130 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had a minimal wait on a Sunday evening and had a fabulous waiter who served us fast and attentively. We tried the zucchini appetizer that was so highly recommended and it was good--a bit different with a lemon-dill sauce more like what you might find with a grilled fish but still good. The salad was good with a light... More 

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Steubenville, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Asked at the hotel for a recommendation and tried this place. So glad I did. Food was delicious and made fresh to order. The pasta was incredible and the sauce so rich and filling. The salad was tasty and the service was efficient and quick. Server was so delightful and kept me entertained throughout the meal.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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74 reviews 74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

went there based on the reviews here - typical Italian restaurant ambiance, service was fast and efficient - food was wholesome and filling - and very good value for money - a place to take family without killing the budget - but not for a romantic evening out

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Phoenix, Arizona
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64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Picked RigaTony's based on reviews. None in our party of 5 had tried it. What a find. Long wait on a Saturday night w/o a reservation. Solid old school Italian menu and a handful of specials among offerings. Calamari and peppers appetizer was very good. Salad raves in reviews are deserved; chilled, chock full of goodies and well dressed. 5... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We were in Mesa for my husband to run a race, so he wanted pasta the night before. We Googled "restaurants near me" to find something Italian close to our hotel. We came up with 2, so randomly chose Riga Tony's. We got there and were told it was "45-60 min wait, at the most". That was a good sign... More 

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Attica, Indiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Boy oh boy, what delicious Italian food! These people really know how to do it. And the service was A-1! We had oodles of bread, dipping sauce, drinks. Our large group of 9 was served in good time, every thing hot and so tasty! Great for families, business luncheon, couples.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1850 E. Warner Road, Tempe, AZ 85284
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: 480-899-1111

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Our restaurant moved from Chandler to Tempe on April 1st 2010. We have made literally thousands of friends in the last 16 years and it was a difficult decision to move even five miles down the road, but our lease had ended and it seemed like a perfect time to find a location that would make dining at RigaTony's easier and more enjoyable. We now have virtually unlimited parking (I hear a big hooray out there), patio dining, a separate take-out area, and a little more elbow room in our dining room. We serve Authentic Italian Food and have specials every week created by our amazing Chef Hutson. Go to our website for to view our menu and specials. Hope to see you soon! -Mike Lopercio, Owner & Chief Bottle Washer.
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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