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7301 E Tanque Verde Rd, Suite 121, Tucson, AZ 85715-3478
+1 520-296-7878
11:00 - 22:00
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Wichita, Kansas
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The dinner party was my wife and I, along with two friends who had recently moved to Tucson. This is their local Italian restaurant, and it is a very good one. We began with the tomato and mozzarella bruschetta -- there was plenty for four. The bread was excellent and the mozzarella was the best I have had outside of... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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126 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met here to catch up on news and had a wonderful lunch, well attended by an excellent server. Our drinks were served promptly. I tried the refreshing cucumber Margarita - a bit light on the Tequila for me, but in a tall glass with lots of cucumber and ice, so nice on a hot day. We stared with a... More 

Thank NSfoodlover
Cottonwood, Arizona, United States
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us had dinner here and we were disappointed at the Spaghetti/Meatballs and Pasta Milano (portobello farfalle with cream sauce). The Spaghetti was $17 which is high to me especially given the amount of food and the 1/2 slice of bread was old. Granted the two meatballs were large but there was a small amount of pasta and nothing... More 

Thank Jim K
Elm Grove, Wisconsin
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161 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I had their specialty cheese sandwich, outstanding. The 2 others I was with had the salads and the review for those both very very good. The homemade dressings was the best part. This is for sure worth another try.

Thank dbeaum1222
Phoenix, Arizona
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017

The food here is awesome. Very accommodating. My brother had veal scallopine and they made the same dish for me with chicken. The salads are huge. Can certainly share with 2 or 3 people. We ordered a dessert and they also brought another complimentary to celebrate the birthday.

Thank butodesigns
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Great service, fancy food very tasty. Fantastic Bloody Mary today. Nice atmosphere, we love Mr. Leathers.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I've been here several times in the past, and usually it's been decent. But this last time, not so good. Pros: very friendly staff Excellent tasting meatball sliders! Cons: started with our drinks. Vodka tonics. Unfortunately they do not use filtered water, so the bad tucson water taste came thru in the ice cubes in our drinks. Next we ordered... More 

Thank Lynn_0130
Georgetown, Texas
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Found it by accident when looking for Italian restaurant. It was busy but only had to wait about 10 min. Salad was large, Spaghetti and huge delicious meatballs. Hubby had Carbonell and it was very good to. Excellent service. Nice very modern decor , no red checked tablecloths for this more hip place. Kind of noisy so could not visit.... More 

Thank Nell S
Seattle, Washington
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80 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

If you are looking for reasonably priced, relaxed American/Italian cuisine, Zona 78 on Tanque Verde is well worth a visit. This is not the place to go for starched table cloths and napkins. It is the place for a great pizza and a very friendly atmosphere. If you order a pizza--highly recommended--try one made with whole wheat dough. One word... More 

Thank speninosmith
Tucson, Arizona
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449 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I have been here before, but this time I enjoyed beet and goat cheese salad with grilled chicken. Others had the Mediterranean pizza, and an interesting grilled cheese sandwich with ricotta and gouda cheese! Good service and a great place to have a conversation with friends. Server politely gave us more time to catch up with each other at the... More 

Thank Mary B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$16
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7301 E Tanque Verde Rd, Suite 121, Tucson, AZ 85715-3478
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-296-7878
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!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?