$15 for $30 Worth of Italian Fare and Drinks at Aiello's

Phoenix

253 Ratings

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In a Nutshell

  • East Coast Italian
  • "Backdoor” take-out pizza
  • Elegant interior, outdoor patio

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Sep 22, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per table. Limit 1 per visit. Not valid on holidays or for happy hour. Reservation required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Aiello's - Phoenix: $15 for $30 Worth of Italian Fare and Drinks at Aiello's

Contrary to popular belief, when the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's a lawsuit. Enjoy Italian cuisine without fear of physical reprisal with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of authentic Italian fare at Aiello's.

The family-owned and family-operated eatery was founded by executive chef Joe Aiello. His lunch menu of paninis, heroes, and pastas helps to satisfy midday meatball-hero cravings ($12), and the dinner menu serves up a satisfyingly complete selection of Southern Italian eats. Start with an order of the mozzarella carozza ($7), a house-made cheese sandwiched between sheets of semolina and bathed in eggs before being sautéed in a rich sauce of capers, anchovies, lemon, and wine, or go for an order of the crisp fried calamari ($10) before moving on to the dinner's dramatic second act. Oceanographers will want to dive in and explore the Aiello-family-favorite cavatelli with Sunday gravy ($14), a rich pasta dish topped with sweet sausage and Joe's famous meatball, while pasta protestors pore over their selection of specially prepared proteins, such as the tender veal picatta ($19) or the portobello-mushroom-topped filet mignon ($25).

The expansive eatery boasts a breezy and elegant atmosphere that transports diners to Italian lands without the inherent risks of teleporting (disappearing, emerging with fly parts, etc.). The mood is further enhanced with white-table-clothed tables, high ceilings, and a granite-topped bar. The outdoor patio provides an idyllic setting to linger over a bottle of one of their more than 35 Italian wines while pondering the correct pronunciation of Respighi or flirtatiously fighting for the last bite of custardy strawberries smothered in zabaglione ($7). Your Groupon is also good for the "backdoor" pizzeria, Aiello's makes only 50 per night to go and out the back door. Call ahead for pizza details.

Customer Reviews

253 Ratings

The service & food were great! I am now a regular at the place :)
Ana M. · January 31, 2012
The best Italian food in Phoenix. Great tasting, large portions, and warm and friendly service. Excellent restaurant!
Don C. · January 9, 2012
Food is great - large portions that can go home for leftovers! Service was perfect.
Diane M. · January 2, 2012
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    Phoenix

    5202 N Central Ave.

    Phoenix, Arizona 85012

    602-277-8700

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