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Cardos Pizza & Italian Restaurant

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203 E State Highway 260, Payson, AZ 85541-4928
+1 928-468-1626
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It is a tradition for our family to visit Cardo's every time we go up to Payson. We love this place! We walked in New Year's Day night right before closing. The server was bubbly and very attentive and the food was awesome! The philly cheese steak and the "all the way" pizza was outstanding! The beer was ice cold... More 

Thank Debi L
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We went for wings which were wonderful and the artichoke/spinach dip was fantastic. We ate outside which was a pleasure and service was good

Thank Carmen O
Payson, Arizona, United States
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I ordered the lasagna. It was cold and tasted like sour milk. When I finally got the attention of the waiter he took it back and brought me a menu to pick something else. By the time he came back for my order my husband was done with his meal. The other dish I ordered was $2.00 less the my... More 

Thank Debbie M
Cave Creek, Arizona
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225 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Ate at this restaurant for dinner. Ordered a pizza & a couple of beers. The food was good and the total for two people was $25. Not bad and we missed happy hour too.

Thank Scott L
Mesa, Arizona
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This place is a fairly decent Italian place. Their pizza is good and they have a fairly good menu. The service was good, and they even have a band on Friday.

Thank Mickontheway
Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome! Everyone was very friendly, staff and the other patrons alike. They also had live music as a bonus! We will go back here anytime we go through Payson, what a treat! The food was also very good, but honestly it was just such a pleasant experience there!

Thank Mjoy3636
Phoenix, AZ
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199 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We loved the food and live music. Our pizza was excellent snd the entrees were delicious. We will be back. The service was GREAT!

Thank Walter M
Payson, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Best Friday fish fry in town. Friendly servers, can get busy. Will definitely will go back this one.

Thank realtrs
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

we ordered two tuna melts came as sandwiches not melt not tasty, unfortunately this is local family restaurant and I would leave it at that

Thank Hotmaily
Gilbert, Arizona
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Service was excellent. Our 3 cheese pizza with spinach and chicken was to die for. We are adding this place to our personal favorites list.

Thank ChrisInGilbert

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 E State Highway 260, Payson, AZ 85541-4928
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Payson
  • Phone Number: +1 928-468-1626

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?