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La Bocca Urban Pizzaria

$$ - $$$Italian, Pizza,
7th and Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281
+1 480-967-5244
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bruschetta” (36 reviews)
“pizza” (110 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
7th and Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The decor here is worth seeing. It's fun. As for the food, well, in fairness, we came during the Tempe Arts Festival, and this place was slammed. We enjoyed the margaritas - it was the perfect day for those. We shared the Med Plate. It...More

Thank JinxHE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was moderately busy but not overcrowded. Service was incredibly slow. We were finally happy to just eat and run.

Thank Ed J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I had lunch at La Bocca this week on a visit to Arizona State University. The restaurant is on Mill Avenue, and has pleasant outdoor seating, which makes for excellent people watching. I had a goat cheese and pear salad (spring mix,...More

Thank TulaAtlanta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner and was super impressed with this restaurant! It's a bit more posh in decor than most pizzerias, kind of an upscale spot just off campus. We had great bruchetta followed by individual pizzas. It's virtually identical to pizza I had in...More

Thank roseleif
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We visited this location for dinner last night. I have to say it was very average. Our server was to casual and seemed disinterested at times.The food came fast and was good. We had a selection of for bruschetta to start, and a spicy pepperoni...More

Thank smythbit
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we were disappointed with the specialty pizza. We had truffle mushroom with spinach. There was barely any mushroom and it was like someone through a bag of spinach on top. It wasn’t very good. We probably will not be going back.

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We had dinner at La Bocca U.P. The food was alright, just that they over did the balsamic vinegar on the plates. How can you be an Italian restaurant and not have Italian wines on your list.

Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I had Chicken Lemone, the pasta was chewy at best and the chicken I believe was boiled. Cesar salad was disapointing at best with no cheese added and lettuce was weird. Main reason we went there was for tiramisu. They did not have any that...More

Thank AZbluestraveler
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I was travelling and eating alone so I sat at the bar and was looked after by the very attentive Daniel. He ensured my glass was kept full thanks to the $5 happy hour offer and my food was ordered in a timely fashion. The...More

Thank NorthernMinky
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Decent food, good brews, contemporary environment, and friendly service. What more can you ask for. The Weiss beer was on point.

Thank Keochin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7th and Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-967-5244
  • E-mail
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