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Mama's Famous Pizza & Heroes Houghton

50 S Houghton Rd, Tucson, AZ 85748-2153
+1 520-751-4600
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible8%
Mar 8, 2018
“Watered down ranch ”
Nov 2, 2017
“Pizza Verde”
Closed Now
Pizza, Italian
$$ - $$$
50 S Houghton Rd, Tucson, AZ 85748-2153
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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Horrible customer service. I've never had ranch that was so watered down. Very disappointed considering the other locations were better.

Thank yaditt
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Worst pizza I've ever had!!! It was missing the tomatoes, mushrooms, onions and cheese. I wrote to the company and got no response. The "pizza" had some scant dried up greens 3" away from the edge and not even enough to cover the crust on...More

Thank mtemus
Elizabeth B, General Manager at Mama's Famous Pizza & Heroes Houghton, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Hmmm, sorry for not responding sooner. I realize saying what I am about to say is ironic given my late response to this review but here it goes....I personally respond to every comment which comes in via our website. I cannot say the same for...More

Reviewed September 9, 2017

I love the premise of this pizza parlor because inside it reminds me of an old-school pizza joint. I had been here a few years ago and remembered the pizza to be really good, so we stopped in. The first thing I noticed was they...More

Thank betsnow
Elizabeth B, General Manager at Mama's Famous Pizza & Heroes Houghton, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Thank you Betsy for your review. Again (as I have encountered your review on another site) we appreciate your feedback. We are very sorry to hear that you did not prefer our pizza to other options and disappointed that you threw it out. We surely...More

Reviewed August 27, 2016

The Houghton Road construction has just finished, and you would think there would be more restaurants and more development, but right now of the few restaurants that exist Mama's is the best semi sit down establishment on this side of town. We have eaten there...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed April 25, 2016

The original Mama's Pizza was near the University...and it was a must for all students. I'm glad to see that the newer locations are still fantastic food!

Thank Connie L
Reviewed August 7, 2015

I have only ordered pizza and antipasta salad from Mamas. I really love eating their pizza. The sauce is delicious and the thick crust is so yummy. I usually get their ham and pineapple and sausage and jalapeno. I would give them 5 stars if...More

Thank KelleyJC
Elizabeth B, Manager at Mama's Famous Pizza & Heroes Houghton, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2015

Thank you KelleyJC for your review. We appreciate your time in providing your feedback. We also thank you for advising fellow guests to call in their order, a very helpful hint. We always try to get food out as quickly as possible. Our average times...More

Reviewed May 5, 2015

My husband, grown son and I ate here on a Friday night between 8-9 pm, but even on the weekend it wasn't very busy. Even so, the service was pretty slow (took 20-25 min to get pizza and baked ziti). Ordering is done at the...More

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Large pizza with 4 toppings including anchovies and pitcher of beer for $45. Toppings were skimpy-could count anchovies on 1 hand. Pizza probably would have been really good with toppings.More

Thank DavidBryan
Elizabeth B, Manager at Mama's Famous Pizza & Heroes Houghton, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2015

Mr. Bryan - Thank you for taking a moment to review our establishment. It is always disappointing to read a review like this and understand that we did not meet a guests' expectations. The Spina family has worked tirelessly for over 30 years along with...More

Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Got a take out order on a Saturday night. The order was ready quickly, for a hero (very large), small two topping pizza, and 12 wings the total was $38. Slightly expensive I thought. The hero was delicous, the wings were cooled to the perfect...More

Thank regluke
Reviewed October 20, 2014

We loved this pizza place while visiting Tucson. We ordered pizza twice in a week and we never do this as we are healthy eaters, but the Pizza Verde is a healthier pizza and oh so good.More

Thank RochelleAndBrian
Elizabeth B, General Manager at Mama's Famous Pizza & Heroes Houghton, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2014

Thank you both for the review! The Pizza Verde is a favorite of ours as well. Being that many staff with varying diets choose to eat here on a daily basis, we have come up with some unique ways to "customize" menu items to suit...More

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$6 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 S Houghton Rd, Tucson, AZ 85748-2153
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-751-4600
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