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7301 E Tanque Verde Rd, Suite 121, Tucson, AZ 85715
+1 520-296-7878
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

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Minneapolis
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Georgetown, Texas
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Nell S
Seattle, Washington
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75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Tucson, Arizona
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441 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank Mary B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We had dinner with family and ordered pizza and salad to share with 2 of us. Thin crust and great flavor to the sauce and meat. Salad was large and sharing made it easy to eat.

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Louisville, Colorado
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332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere but the service was poor. They never cleared our soup cups and we had to push them to the side for our dinner. The pasta dishes are hearty but average tasting. It got very loud in the restaurant. The soup was so-so as was the garlic bread. It is pretty pricey too at dinner for basic pasta dishes.... More 

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Meise, Belgium
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We enjoyed eating here Service was very friendly and the pizzas delicious We found it quite expensive, but it seems to be the prices all around, and we didn't regret going

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Tucson, Arizona
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Host immediately greeted us by opening the entrance door. (arrived at 4pm after a day of golf) We were delighted to be seated in the dinning room at a table ample enough for elbow and leg room. Justin was our server and was excellent! Justin readily answered our questions re: happy hour appetizer recommendations (we enjoyed Cilantro Hummus & Housemade... More 

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Thank Mac776
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We continue to frequent Zona for happy hour more than any other restaurant in Tucson, due in part because it is the closest to our house. The service is usually very good, the happy hour munchie choices are excellent, and the happy hour bianco pizza is superb. The weak link always has been, and still is, the happy hour beer... More 

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Restaurant Details

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