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Zano's Family Italian & Pizza

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11401 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 587-7411
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Today
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 18
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Deelish Pizza

One the restaurants I always visit when in Truckee. Love their pizza, it's thin but not like flat bread or firewood pizza. Service is normally good, but the last time we ate there, the kitchen was really backed up and my son's pizza came after we had finished our salad and pizza, bummer because his... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Michael L
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Menlo Park, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Appalling service very unfriendly I was surprised. Food is just ok spaghetti over cooked and sauces flavorless. My friend brought his dog and we asked if we could sit near the open gate on the back patio and tie him outside the gate an area not on their property the wait staff told us they would close the gate! Really... More 

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Mount Kisco, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We had a large group (11) and everyone was happy with their meal--there were lots of takehome boxes! From the Osso Buco (chianti sauce with gorgonzola potato gratin--yum!), to Spaghetti Bolognese, from calzones to pizza, everything is very high quality and fresh. Pizza combinations are unusual and delicious (e.g artichoke, sausage and gorgonzola cheese) Tiramisu, cheesecake and coffee were terrific.... More 

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Menlo Park, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

One the restaurants I always visit when in Truckee. Love their pizza, it's thin but not like flat bread or firewood pizza. Service is normally good, but the last time we ate there, the kitchen was really backed up and my son's pizza came after we had finished our salad and pizza, bummer because his small cheese pizza should have... More 

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Port Saint Lucie
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A family dining out. Staff is very friendly and very efficient. The food was very good. Everyone in our party enjoyed the dinner. It is always one of our stops while visiting our family in Truckee.

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We went to Zanos last night and my lasagna was amazing and a HUGE portion. I only ate half. My son and husband ordered fettuccine alfredo with chicken added and it was ok. It was bland and they asked for extra sauce. They bring you a hot roll and butter. There is oil to dip it in too. Salad is... More 

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Mountain View, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

All of us had various types of pasta and all were happy campers. I had the ravioli and the angel hair pasta with chicken was also a hit. The vegetables in the pasta were very fresh. Would definitely recommend this place to friends.

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South Dennis, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A wonderful restaurant with an extensive menu. The Italian family that runs it is always there & running! Timbo, the chef & owner always has a fun story to tell if you eat at the bar. His wife Diana is hostess, server & bartender. The calamari steak is my favorite! The restaurant is huge, large enough for big parties and... More 

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Truckee, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Always consistent.. Good food at a reasonable price. Can be crowded on weekends and after soccer or baseball games. Pizza is go, so are pasta dishes.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Every year on President's Weekend, we have 20+ people roll into town and we always descend on Zano's one of the nights. It is always a busy holiday weekend, and they always roll with our big crazy group (we make a reservation, of course!) The pizza and salads are very good, the kids in our group look forward to the... More 

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rocklin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We have a large family and stopped in after sightseeing at Squaw. We were seated quickly in the back, where get have large tables for such an occasion. We ordered 3 pies, and 2 family salads for 11 of us. There was not a crumb to be found between Lena's Pizza, Uncle Sonny's pizza (a crowd favorite), and my absolute... More 

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Additional Information about Zano's Family Italian & Pizza

Address: 11401 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161
Phone Number: (530) 587-7411
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11401 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
  • Phone Number: (530) 587-7411

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:30 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?