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Il Vicino Pizzeria

3403 Central Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106 (Nob Hill)
(505) 266-7855
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Ranked #94 of 1,511 restaurants in Albuquerque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Neighborhood: Nob Hill
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148 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Westminster, Maryland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I'm a monster fan of the CO Springs Il Vicino. Albuquerque wasn't as good on a couple of counts. The service at the counter was friendly and good, but our waiter was a little clueless. He didn't check in to see how the food was, and to be honest he just seemed a little spacy. The pizza crust wasn't as... More

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South Carolina
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103 reviews 103 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My wife and I ate dinner here. Excellent pizza. Soup and salad was very fresh and tasty. Very reasonably priced. Servers and staff were quick and friendly. Not a cozy, romantic Italian restaurant but the food was worth it. Would eat here again.

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Stevenson Ranch, California
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Yummy pizza, great spinach salad, nice red wine. Cannoli and cheesecake were amazing. Highly recommend

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Starkville, Mississippi
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Excellent wood-fired pizza at a reasonable price. Three of us ate, with drinks, for just over $35. Would return in the future if in the area. Staff was very attentive as well. Nice spot on old Route 66.

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Round Rock, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

a small place with great wood-fired oven baked pizza. Good selection of microbrewery offerings and good salad (add cheese to the salad). Not too expensive and that pizza makes it worth a trip - go early when it's not too crowded

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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

See the title - this place had the best pizza that I have eaten in recent memory. The guy taking our order was really nice and helpful. We had never been here before so we asked for recommendations. A waitress overheard and recommended the #8 Angeli pizza, which sounded great so we went with that. The beer selection was just... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We visited Il Vicino's Montgomery location after driving past many times, and reading online about California Culinary Academy-trained chef Tom White. Our expectations were understandably high. My wife had found Il Vicino listed on bringfido.com. So we brought our two obedience-trained dogs, expecting patio seating for all of us. On arrival, we discovered the owner doesn't permit dogs on the... More

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Fargo, North Dakota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

The crust on many calzones is too thick and not very tasty. The vegetable calzones here have an almost pie-like crust and the a nice mixture of fillings. We shared a spinach salad which was nicely dressed with a pesto dressing. The interior is no-frills, but very bright, sunny, and welcoming.

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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We were visiting Albuquerque. It was nearly 10pm on a Monday night and I was craving pizza but not just any pizza, more of a gourmet, fresh healthy, wood oven spectacular pizza. Il Vicino was the only restaurant serving at that time. It was a great decision to drive to Nob Hill. The Calzone was super sized and filled with... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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68 reviews 68 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We can not pass on pizza made in a wood burning oven and this was one of the better ones we have had, USA Today said it was Giovanni's but for us this was even better.

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