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La Bocca Urban Pizzaria

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Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar, Contemporary
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7th and Mill Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281
+1 480-967-5244
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Denver, CO
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of my FAVORITE restaurants in Phoenix! They have some of the best tasting and creative food. You have to try the bruschetta planks!!! It's an absolute must try. I've eaten at this restaurant more than any other place in Phoenix. They also have a good wine selection. Highly recommended for anyone!

Thank Carlo G
Tempe, Arizona
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated a team member's promotion - so they were very good at accommodating a group of 14 (we arrived early to be sure!). I love the variety on their menu - they offer so much more than pizza. There were 5 of us that decided to order a variety of things and share. One person LOVES their margarita pizza... More 

Thank 204nancys
Reno, Nevada
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161 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We selected two appetizers (Mediterranean plate & 4 of the bruschetta plank choices - house made pesto (very good), mozzarella (could have used a pinch of salt), Spanish, and ricotta with honey (out of this world) to share and were very pleasantly surprised. The quality was outstanding and the taste excellent. Great ambiance, excellent service. The only drawback is the... More 

Thank C-Z-1982
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with extended family for dinner. We all had pizza. Very satisfying big portions. Priced well. Everyone loved their choice. Also had the skillet cookie with gelatin for dessert. Yummy. The music was nice and not too loud would highly recommend

Thank SandyraeM
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a Friday night double date dinner. We ordered hummus/ bread appetizers three pizzas, some Gianco wine, and a cookie dessert. The waitress was fantastic and informative, the setting was fun and they played the musical and movie Chicago in the background. Everything was on target for a 5 star review, until pizzas arrived and I ate a few... More 

Thank Adamatkin
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65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at La Bocca on Mill St several times. Reliably good. Try the Med. Platter. Delicious hummus, olives, etc.

Thank dmmonroe
Phoenix, Arizona
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142 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

La Bocca has a lot of options with their pizza. I had the roasted garlic, which also had lovely yellow tomatoes and onions. You can build your own as well. The bruschetta are great, albeit small - only two pieces per order. Wine list is nice and if you're here during happy hour the glass prices are $5 off! Definitely... More 

Thank ajdial
South Portland, Maine
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459 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We chose La Bocca for a casual meal for one of our wedding weekend meals and enjoyed the food, the fabulous waitstaff and the overall ambiance. We really enjoyed the Med plate appetizer. The pizza's are excellent and large! Perhaps the only thing preventing me from giving this restaurant a 5 was the harvest salad with chicken added. It was... More 

Thank Rhonda A
San Diego, CA
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Great deal for single or couples. Full bottle of quaffable wine and great pizza that filled me up. Took the leftovers back to my hotel room. Claudia was outstanding. Knowledgeable, friendly and local. Deal is Mon/Tue but this is a regular spot for me. I observed two changes since last visit. More pizza oriented menu than before. More homeless outside.... More 

Thank Hotelguru01
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Excellent food, excellent service. Ordered bruschetta, pizzas, Calzone. Very nice ambience (in November at least), one can sit streetside or inside with the big glass doors open.

Thank ulanbatori

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15
Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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

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