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La Piazza al Forno

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5803 W Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301
623 847-3301
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Glendale, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent pizza and pasta in a charming environment! We've tried several different pizza, each one has been better than the last. It can be difficult to find a table during busy dinner hours so come early, well worth it!

Thank Shaleen B
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best pizza in the Phoenix area. One of our favorite places to visit. The pasta dishes and salads are also very good. The white pizza and linguine with clam sauce are my favorite.

Thank Robert W
Saint Louis, Missouri
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Wonderful pizza sicilian style. Can't say enough about this place. It is great. You must go. Got their version of meat lovers. Small pizza was plenty for two people.

Thank KimberleySTL
Glendale, Arizona
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Excellent pizza and pastas! We had the Rigatoni Al Forno pasta and the Italian Stallion pizza. Both were delicious! Sandi was a wonderful waitress. This place can get busy on weekends so be prepared for a possible wait, but its definitely worth it. A hidden gem in downtown Glendale.

Thank cmurrell23
Goodyear, Arizona
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Had a broth based chicken pasta with Rigatoni and couldn't shovel it in fast enough. That was preceded by the house specialty salad with greens, Parmesan, salami, and olives in a just right sweet vinaigrette. Unbelievably good. This place always is. Go there. Now. Warning -- they get three bucks for a can of Diet Coke. That seems a bit... More 

Thank John M
Glendale, Arizona
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58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I heard about this place on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, and I wanted to change up my birthday tradition. I'm glad to have switched it up. This small Italian restaurant in downtown Glendale was pretty great! It features great pizza, pasta dishes, wine and desserts. I enjoyed the Frutti del Mare, which has mussels, calamari, shrimp and clams over linguine.... More 

Thank 984deannab
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

I'm not a big pizza fan, so it better be great. LPaF hit that hard to reach mark. A thinner crust packed with fresh authentic ingredients, that you can taste. Real Italian cheeses and meats, except for the sausage, made by a local sausage maker who knows what they're doing. Busting with flavor! They also have pastas and desserts, which... More 

Thank Terry S
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This is a small Italian restaurant in the Glendale area .we were visiting the area and it was recommended by locals ,the food was good and the staff friendly and very efficient .we had a very pleasant meal ,cheap and cheerful . It was very busy that night and well supported by patrons

Thank anne550
Glendale, AZ
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

After seeing La Piazza Al Forno on Diners, Drve-ins, and Dives finally planned a visit after living here 3 years. Had tried to get in during Glendale Glitters but the wait was something like 3 days or so. A non-event Wednesday night was just the ticket and we were seated immediately. It's not fancy - I suppose the motif could... More 

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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Visited this place today with family. Had two pizzas. First one was the Salvatore - our server said this was one of their best sellers. This was a good choice not spicy, good for kids. But I got a side of chillies to go with this pizza. The second one we tried was Dolce Diavolo - this has a good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5803 W Glendale Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Glendale
  • Phone Number: 623 847-3301

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