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Cardos Pizza & Italian Restaurant

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203 E State Highway 260, Payson, AZ 85541-4928
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Payson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Friday fish fry in town. Friendly servers, can get busy. Will definitely will go back this one.

Thank realtrs
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we ordered two tuna melts came as sandwiches not melt not tasty, unfortunately this is local family restaurant and I would leave it at that

Thank Hotmaily
Gilbert, Arizona
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was excellent. Our 3 cheese pizza with spinach and chicken was to die for. We are adding this place to our personal favorites list.

Thank ChrisInGilbert
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

I felt so bad for the fire fighters next to us and wanted to offer them my food, they ordered before we got there and still had not received their food when we did. The pizza I ordered was extremely disappointing, the crust was not fresh and tasted nasty. I can't believe the best hospitality in Payson disappears and the... More 

Thank Deborah S
Cortez, Colorado
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164 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Delectable large Greek salad and huge traditional calzone, washed down with a carafe of Chianti.....marvelous meal (plenty for two) with great service and friendly staff, from European owner Ray Harizi and Italian-trained chef Markus Loosli, everyone so delightful. We'll make sure to go out of our way to have another meal at Cardos. "One of the most fun restaurants I've... More 

Thank Gail L
Payson, Arizona
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

My wife took me out she says, just because. We have eaten here many times in the past few years but I have never done a review. We ate here before the new owners, the menu has changed now. Before we left the house I told my wife I was in the mood for Lasagna and this place is Italian,... More 

Thank Wesley P
Payson, Arizona
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is the place to go whether you want pizza, a sandwich or a hot dinner. It never lets you down. The food is delicious (and large portions). The staff is friendly and there is a full bar for those wanting a drink with their meal. Their pizzas are wonderful and I can never go past their hot sandwiches for... More 

Thank Krystal K
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Love their Greek salad, which is always good. For several years, we have been ordering the Margarita pizza to go with the salad; but this time the pizza recipe was very different...didn't look like or taste like the fabulous Margarita pizza we are used to having at Cardo's. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff.

1 Thank Lyn M
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Yum Yum Yum, not much else to say!! I had the meatball sub and it comes with homemade chops and hubby had their special sub with homemade chops, it was so good! We had it "to go" and it was still hummy after re-heating.Very nice and friendly people work there. Will go back!

Thank 899bethj
Phoenix, Arizona
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91 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

After a drive around Payson looking for a restaurant my friend and I decided on Italian. Decent menu offerings and I settled on chicken Marsala. Very rich and filling! The meal came with a tasty dinner salad that was way better than a normal dinner salad. It had mixed greens, olives, artichoke hearts, small croutons and a balsamic dressing. The... More 

1 Thank azdemocrat

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 E State Highway 260, Payson, AZ 85541-4928
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Payson
  • Phone Number: 928-468-1626

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