Phoenix Restaurants

Phoenix Pizza Restaurants

Pizzeria Bianco

A recent visit to Pizzeria Bianco found nothing has changed.  It is still deserving of the praise from Oprah, Mario and everyone else who says it is the best Pizzeria in America.  Appetizers included a Spiedini of Fontina cheese wrapped in beautifully thin prosciutto and a handmade Mozzarella lightly fried over a greens.  The pizza had the smokey flavor and thin crust so loved.  For a sampleing of all the flavors go for the Margherita, the Wiseguy with wood roasted onion, fennel sausage and the house smoked mozzarella and the all-white-pizza Biancoverde.  Wine flows easily.  The Lechthaler Pinot Nero from Italy matches the American Pinot Noir palet well.  Go early, relax and enjoy what many experts call the best pizza in the country.

Santisi Brother’s Pizzeria

The Santisi Brothers Pizzeria is the perfect combination of sports and food. On, this Cheers-type restaurant was voted as the best group dining, best Italian restaurant and Best Dessert in Phoenix in 2010. Immediately entering Santisi Brothers, it would be impossible to miss the “Wide Wall of Sports” The sports-fanatic Santisi Brothers restaurant features over 100 television, with one wall literally covered in 60 TVs turned to different sporting events. In addition to watching the game feeds, you can also enjoy a game of pool or darts. The menu at Santisi Brothers is extensive and features authentic New York pizza, buffalo wings, calzones, traditional Italian dishes, baby back ribs, steaks and burgers. According to the Arizona Republic, the food at Santisi Brothers is best described as “Italian comfort food”. Diners continue to rave that Santisi Brothers serves the “best pizza”, the “best wings” and the “best lasagna” in Phoenix.

Oregano’s Pizza Bistro

When looking for a neighborhood pizza joint that serves consistent food in a fun and friendly atmosphere, look no further than Oregano’s Pizza Bistro on East Camelback. According to the New Times, “Oregano’s is all about livin’ large”. This casual Scottsdale eatery is trendy with the 20-something crowd who are looking for a popular location that serves quality beverages and mouthwatering pizzas. Oregano’s serves Chicago-style pizza, thin crust pizza, stuffed crust pizza and a variety of flavorful Italian dishes such as an innovative artichoke lasagna. When building your own pizza, the variety of fresh pizza toppings is nearly unbeatable, with items such as hatch green chiles, capicolla and Alfredo sauce making the list. The list of specialty drinks is long and creative, with the signature item being the Gibbilini Bellini, which combines rum, champagne, schnapps and “secret ingredients”. In addition to these cocktails, the beer list at Oregano’s is more than your standard American brew and instead features novel domestic microbrews like the Four Peaks Hefeweizen from Tempe. No dining experience at Oregano’s is complete without the pizza cookie, which is ½ pound of cookie dough topped with three scoops of vanilla bean ice cream.

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