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Zano's Family Italian & Pizza

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11401 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-4984
+1 530-587-7411
11:30 - 21:30
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Mon - Wed 16:00 - 21:00
Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 11:30 - 21:30
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Truckee, California
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342 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Zano's has been serving up good Pizza and Italian to locals in Truckee for at least a decade. Solid place to take your kids and mom and dad can still get a cocktail. Outside patio for spring and summer dinning and the inside of the restaurant has lots of seating. Games for kids to occupy them while the pizza is... More 

Thank Kelsdog
Atlanta, Georgia
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126 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Four years ago, we ordered their delicious "Louie Pascucci Beef Sandwich" and have reminisced about how delicious it was many times since then. We weren't disappointed today either. The mountain of seasoned Italian beef, peppers, and onions is wonderful and literally drips with the au jus. It is served with a salad and housemaid potato chips. Definitely another memorable meal!

1 Thank teacherkh
Pleasanton, California
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113 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We have enjoyed many meals here with family and friends. We enjoy the great service, great food and and bar. During the spring and summer , the outside seating is wonderful. If you are placing a take-out order, I strongly suggest that you check it before you leave. Over the past years, we have encounter problems. The latest was 1/3/17... More 

1 Thank Bill F
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

They make a great gluten-free pizza crust. I ordered a 12" half Moosha and half Traditional. Very good! Hubby ordered the $25 (worth it), 12" Godfather pizza. This is not your momma's deep dish, this thing is a monster. Huge, easily feeds 6 people. "Its awesome" he said. He could only eat one piece. Come hungry if you order the... More 

Thank Karen L
Midland, Michigan
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74 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I rated this poor not because of the waitstaff or menu. It is because of the kitchen. I ordered chicken parmesan and it was served raw. After several bites that I could not eat, I sent it back to the kitchen. It dawned on me later that the chicken may have been too thick for this kind of dish. Who... More 

1 Thank LuLu1945619
Sparks, Nevada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Just happened upon it on our drive home from Sacramento! Food was SO flavorful and HUGE portions (means lots of leftovers!). They even make their own wine. Very friendly staff and nice relaxing atmosphere. Must do!

Thank linda s
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great family restaurant. The food is delicious and our server was excellent. Nice big portions also. We will go back again.

Thank Dave M
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our family recommended Zano's for our family dinner. They had been there several times. It was a good recommendation. The service was excellent and prompt. The food was good, with generous portions. We had a pleasant time.

Thank gldnstn
Columbus, Ohio
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Went on a Tuesday night. Had to wait about 15 minutes. Service was great, we ordered pizza,both thin crust and Chicago style. I had a calzone.They had anappitizer special of deep fried pickles. OMG, they were the best I have ever had BAR NONE. My calzone was great Others in our group all raved about the pizza The Chicago style... More 

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Las Vegas
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146 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Despite the dining room only being around 50% full on a recent evening we (a party of 5) sat & sat & sat waiting for someone to acknowledge we were there. By the time a server came to our table we were literally within 30 seconds of getting up and leaving. We ended up eating here but everything considered would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11401 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee, CA 96161-4984
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Tahoe (California)  >  Truckee
  • Phone Number: +1 530-587-7411

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