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Dominick's Real Italian

#205 of 1,545 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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8330 N Thornydale Rd Ste 170, Tucson, AZ 85741-1160
+1 520-744-2002
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the lasagna and it was delicious. I will go back. I drive over 20 miles from the northeast side of Tucson to visit this restaurant.

2 Thank Robert P
Frisco, Texas
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88 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Six of us went for dinner. When seated, there were several empty tables. The waitress came right away and took drink orders. After the drinks were served, she disappeared for another 10 minutes before coming back to take our food order. She didn't write anything down...she should have because when the food finally did come, some of it was incorrect.... More 

1 Thank Rootie429
Peoria, Illinois
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125 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

When your local friend is Italian and is hungry you are sent to a locally owned Italian restaurant. This one was superb. Menu prices very fair Reasonable portions, prompt service, delicious food.

1 Thank EdMonroe
Parker, Colorado
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203 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

We've tried a lot of different Italian restaurants in Tucson and have always been disappointed. Decided to try Dominick's as it appeared to be the mom and pop traditional Italian we've been looking for. This is a busy place, lots of take out too. Not fast by any means, but the food is really good. I enjoyed that it took... More 

1 Thank wbforever
Tucson, Arizona
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 13, 2017

The atmosphere is really nice. The staff is very friendly and the food was great. Not very fast at getting your food out to you, but then again this is no chain restaurant either. That just tells me they make everything as you order it. The owner stopped by our table and asked if everything was going well. The Tiramisu... More 

1 Thank David H
Canmore, Canada
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to pick up a pizza on our way home from a long hike. It took over 50 minutes to get the pizza and when we got home, it was the wrong one. I had ordered Margherita as I don't eat meat and the one we got was all meat. Not impressed.

Thank Pam J
Tucson, Arizona
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152 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Went here after hearing about how good the pizza is from a lot of people. Not sure what all the hype is about. Caesar salad was served on a warm almost hot plate that must have just come out of the dishwasher, Dressing was weak with no taste of anchovies at all. Lettuce was all bitter yellow leaves. Garlic knots... More 

1 Thank gastrnome
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148 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2017

If you want good honest Italian food served by a friendly staff, Dominick’s is the place. However, don't be in a hurry. Dominicks' does not accept reservations and since this is a very popular local restaurant, expect to wait a bit. The wait will be worth it. I had dinner there with 3 companions on a weekday night. The atmosphere... More 

Thank GlenLivet
Tucson, Arizona
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256 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017

We went on Friday night on a whim after reading about Dominick's on Tucson Foodie web site. We live relatively close and go to the Basha's occasionally, but never noticed it tucked away almost if the corner of the shopping plaza. The restaurant was very crowded and lots of people were taking pizzas to go. I had the Greek pizza... More 

Thank MDavisTucson_AZ
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

When our favorite pizza place closed we were devastated...but then we discovered Dominick's and we couldn't be happier. If you like sausage pizza, you've got to try this place. It is outstanding! Our friends love their salads too. April, our favorite server, is wonderful. We really feel like family here.

1 Thank David T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8330 N Thornydale Rd Ste 170, Tucson, AZ 85741-1160
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-744-2002

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