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“Favorite go to restaurant”
Review of Zona 78

Zona 78
Ranked #179 of 2,050 Restaurants in Tucson
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $16
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Zona 78 is Tucson’s premiere destination for artisan pizza, Italian specialties, and an eclectic selection of wines, spirits, and beers. We offer a little of everything at Zona 78: wine tastings, Tucson’s best happy hour and service that goes the extra mile. It’s no wonder Zona 78 is one of Tucson’s favorite restaurants. We are proud to tell you that Zona 78 has been voted Tucson’s Best Casual Dining restaurant, Best Family Dining restaurant and Tucson’s Best Happy Hour. “Life is Good” at Zona 78!
Reviewed September 19, 2012

This is a place that we go when we are hungry for good food and do not want to be disappointed. I have never been to a place that can do that before Zona. A bit loud, but most restaurants are these days. Great atmosphere and staff. Good value. Best Italian this side of Italy.

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Reviewed September 6, 2012

This was our 2nd trip to Zona 78 in less than a month. The first time was on the recommendation of our innkeeper and we enjoyed it so much that we went back on our next trip to Tucson. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal. My spouse had a pizza and said it was the best pizza he's had (he's somewhat of a pizza aficionado). He got a vegetarian with whole wheat crust. Our friend also had a pizza (on regular dough) and she declared her pepperoni pizza excellent. It had some of the best flavors she's had on a pizza. I had the salmon which was cooked perfectly, moist & flavorful. The service was very good. Our waiter was attentive but not hovering. It does get a little noisy but we were still able to enjoy our conversation and not have to talk loud to be heard by each other. Will definitely return.

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Thank znewmex
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Reviewed August 27, 2012

A little noisy and not intimate, but if you want something light and fresh this is the place. They always seem to be busy so they fill the bill for many.

Thank Ann S
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

The tag line on this restaurant is enoteca, meaning wine bar. But the management caters to kids, not adults. This is not a place to go and enjoy a glass of wine it is a place for socker moms to get slashed while ignoring their kids.

Do aviod

Thank trexx
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Reviewed August 7, 2012

Went to the one on Tanque Verde as recommended by our B&B host. We went for lunch and had their Tuscany pizza which was one of the best pizza I've ever had. Homemade mozzarella, kalamata olives, grilled onions, portabella mushrooms, and sausage. Perfect ingredients, perfect crust. Lots of drink choices of beer and wine. The owner dropped by to chat for a few minutes and gave us a free appetizer coupon for our next visit. All the employees were pleasant and the atmosphere was charming. We liked it so much we brought friends here a couple nights later. All the entrees were delicious and plentiful.

Thank MTRose
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