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Empire Pizza

137 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1707
+1 520-882-7499
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“garlic knots” (4 reviews)
“pepperoni” (5 reviews)
“wings” (6 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
137 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1707
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

My wife and I were in town to see Mellisa Etheridge down the street and the Empire was convenient. From the sidewalk it looked like a hole in the wall so we went in. You order at the counter in front and there are a...More

Thank Skip59716
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing, never had anything like it before and don’t they anywhere else makes anything like this. Pizza slice of the month for October 2018

Thank Brian U
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Me and my daughter ordered pizza here and it was terrible. The wings which a 12 year old could prepare were fine. I would look elsewhere.

Thank jachansen23
Reviewed 12 May 2018

From the street, Empire just looks like one of those New York pizza places that is open into the wee hours to fulfill your late-night pizza craving and offering pizza by the slice. But Empire is so much more than that. Pizza slices are available...More

Thank B D
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We came as a group of six on a Monday evening to eat in. Ordered a large pepperoni, smaller specialty pizza (Elote), garlic knots, and a few non-alcoholic drinks; bill was ~$52, not too cheap but certainly reasonable. We found seating under the tv in...More

Thank dawgdok
Reviewed 23 March 2018

We have not been to Empire Pizza for a while decided to go back and try the hot wings, garlic knots, and pizza by the slice. They were on their game, the wings were hot but not so hot you couldn't eat them. Baked so...More

Thank Glenda M
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Looks strictly take-out with a couple of outside tables but if you go to the back room it is a cool bar space. Liquor and drinks are good and they have a good beer selection on tap with a few high tops for eating. We...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 2 January 2018

I thought the pizza was decent once we got it. I haven't eaten pizza anywhere else in Tucson, but it's hard to imagine it's the best pizza in town. The service was friendly, but a slow... nearly an hour from the time we ordered until...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

A must stop for a pizza in downtown . Great service and a great bar . The staff is great . You can get a nice fresh slice or order an entire pizza

1  Thank Andy G
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment. I had a original New York style pizza slice in New York. This was a far cry from that. Barely any sauce or cheese. Come on people get it right.

Thank bargainmama
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Questions & Answers
13 April 2015|
Response from bri w |
On behalf of Empire Pizza, we have a 10" Gluten Free crust available upon request. Our Chicken Wings (and sauces) and Salads/Salad Dressings are Gluten Free as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1707
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-882-7499
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