Italian Restaurants in Buckeye

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The nationally acclaimed pizzasmiths at Papa John's hand-toss dough in preparation for a miscellany of fresh meat, locally sourced veggies, and all-natural sauce. The menu sets out more than 15 toppings ($1–$1.50), such as pepperoni, black olives, and jalapeños, which adorn four sizes of original thin pizza ($7+) bedecked with fresh tomato sauce and cheese that unites the diverse ingredients much as a squabbling family is united by a love for pizza. Preselected topping combos ($11–$18) save stomachs from indecision; The Works proffers three types of meat, three vegetables, and olives, and the hawaiian barbecue chicken calls for a truce in the eternal fruit-veggie food fight with the addition of pineapple.

944 S Watson Rd
Buckeye,
AZ
US

Though the chefs at Sal’s Tuscan Grill spend their days skillfully spinning straight-from-Italy ingredients into flavorful pizzas and pastas, they're not about to tell you what to eat. That’s because the restaurant specializes in make-your-own pizza and pasta dishes that allow customers to make the final call when deciding what toppings should sizzle atop their wood-fired pizza or which of five pastas and six sauces will look best slathered across a bib. Alongside these customizable options, the Billelo family has curated a menu of their favorite pizzas, salads, and subs, all of which incorporate classic Italian ingredients such as genoa salami and pepperoncini and pair perfectly with a range of domestic and Italian beers and wines by the glass.

13291 W McDowell Rd
Goodyear,
AZ
US

Local art and regional flavors foster a sense of community at the two locations of Taps Signature Cuisine and Bar, prompting ABC 15 to describe the Litchfield Park restaurant as "a place where you can kick off your shoes, stay a while, and enjoy some local music." The chefs add distinctive southwestern flavors to dishes by occasionally incorporating anaheim chilies or chipotle-spiced condiments from the area's naturally occurring ketchup geysers. These piquant touches lend a welcome kick to certain recipes, whereas the rest of the upscale American menu—which includes grilled rib eyes, organic chicken breasts, and roasted fillets of salmon—embraces more classic flavors.

76 N Old Litchfield Rd
Litchfield Park,
AZ
US

We offer a pizza, restaurant, Italian family style dining. We offer a variety of traditional italian meals such as spaghetti, lasagna. We offer a variety of daily special on our website as well as daily specials. We offer a New York style hand tossed pizza, as well as calzones beer and wine.

11435 W Buckeye Rd
Avondale,
AZ
US

While freezer technology has helped prevent disease and saved humanity hours of burying food underground, it has also made it difficult to find an Italian restaurant that serves food born in an honest kitchen. Today's Groupon uncovers one of the few remaining with $25 worth of fresh Italian fine dining and drinks at Cucina Tagliani for $12—good at any of its three locations in Glendale, Avondale, and Peoria.

1733 N Dysart Rd
Avondale,
AZ
US

In order to craft a truly authentic New York–style pizza, NYPD Pizza holds that only New York water will do. All of its kitchens boast a custom filtration system that replicates the flavor and character of Big Apple tap water, said to give the city's pizza and bagel dough its trademark flavor. At NYPD Pizza, that meticulously made dough is hand-tossed and baked inside of a classic stone oven. Similar care is put into selecting the rest of the ingredients—the kitchen strives to use only fresh, vine-ripened tomatoes, and employs exclusive cheese blends from Wisconsin and California.

The menu sports more than 15 specialty pizzas, many of which are New York–themed, such as the signature Brooklyn Family topped with pepperoni, sausage, and fresh basil. Other standouts include a Veganizza with veggies, Daiya vegan cheese, and an optional gluten-free crust, and a Pizza Blanca white pie with olive oil and crushed garlic. Slices of pizza, bites of Italian sandwiches, and family-size helpings of pasta all pair well with sips of NYPD Uptown Amber Ale, a craft beer brewed exclusively for NYPD Pizza by The Phoenix Ale Brewery.

1619 N Dysart Rd
Avondale,
AZ
US