Phoenix >Food & Dining > Pizzeria Bianco
623 E Adams St, Phoenix, AZ | Directions 8500433.449233 -112.065459
Neighborhoods: Central City, Downtown Phoenix, Heritage Park
Having immediately preceded my meal at this charming Heritage Square pizzeria with a tuna sandwich at its sister restaurant Pane Bianco, I could only finish half of my Wiseguy pizza (smoked mozzarella, local fennel sausage, wood-roasted onions), but that half was marvelous. I do wish the service had matched the pie, sadly it was indifferent and somewhat distracted.
I grew up in NYC and so I know what good pizza tastes like – Pizzeria Bianco has decent pizza but it’s certainly not the best. I’m not sure why this place is always so busy, but they don’t make it easy on anyone. There’s consistently an hour to two hour wait for a table – even when there are empty tables around the dining room. The hostesses are anything but helpful and the manager seems to think that he has the best restaurant in town. It’s not a very friendly place and they don’t know how to accommodate large groups – even when I’ve made reservations weeks in advance.
hours for Pizzeria Bianco – Hours have changed.
Pizzeria Bianco is now open 11am to 10pm
Love Pizzeria Bianco – Pizzeria Bianco is one of my favorite place to go when I want to eat, their food are amazingly tasty and I can't resist it! :)
WORST EXPERIENCE EVER!! – WOW!! I have never met such a rude service staff in my life!!!! They act as if they are doing you a favor by serving you. Even the manager was extremely rude after I quietly waited 3 hours for a table. Honestly do not waste your time of money in this establishment. I was even told they make you wait for 3 hours just so you will spend money next door at Bar Bianco and I really believe that after going through the whole experience myself. Please do not go here unless you just want to be treated badly…
AVOID LIKE THE SWINE FLU – FIRST THE PLACE IS A FIRE TRAP.
YOU CAN HARDLY GET IN THE FRONT DOOR. I'M NOT SURE WHY NO BODY HAS TURNED HIM IN FOR THIS.
DUMB BLOND NAME TAKER GIVE ME A BREAK, WHERE'S YOUR MANNERS?
I GOT THERE AT 5:30 AND AT 9:30 WE WERE GIVEN A BAD ATTITUDE FOR WAITING SO LONG FOR NOTHING! I WATCHED GROUPS OF PEOPLE GO IN THAT CAME AFTER US AND GAVE THEIR NAME.WHATS UP WITH THAT? WHO DID THEY ?LOW!
OH YAH TRY HIS BAR NEXT DOOR AND GET THE SAME SERVICE! SO WHILE WAITING OUTSIDE IN THE 100 DEGREE HEAT, WITH THE CATS, RATS AND HOMELESS I CAN KICK MYSELF FOR NOT LEAVING AND GETTING A PIZZA FROM PAPPAS AND SITTING DOWN WITH THE DEGENERATES. THEY WOULD HAVE BEEN MORE ENJOYABLE AND GREATFUL.
I WAS BORN AND RAISED IN A PIZZA SHOP. MY FAMILY IS STILL IN IT TOO AND I HAVE NEVER HAD SUCH AN EXPERIENCE EVER. MY DAD WOULD HAVE KICKED MY BUT FOR THAT KIND OF DISRESPECT. MY MOM AND DAD SPENT THE LAST 30 YEARS MAKING PIZZA BY HAND. OUR DOUGH IS FANTASTIC AND A REAL TOMATO SAUCE THATS COOKED FOR SIX HOURS. SO NO MATTER IF THE SELF PROCLAIMED GOD OF PIZZA GIVES YOU PERMISSION TO ENTER HIS KINGDOM DOESN'T GIVE HIM THE RIGHT TO TREAT US LIKE DOGS. WE ALL HAVE TO RECOGNIZE THE FACT THAT WE ARE ALL SECOND CLASS PEOPLE COMPAIRED TO CHRIS BIANCO. MY ADVISE TO YOU ALL IS DON'T GIVE HIM YOUR HARD EARNED DOUGH. HE AND HIS FAMILY OF MISFITS ARE NOT WORTHY. GO TO BASHA'S BUY A DOUGH BALL AND MAKE YOUR OWN PIZZA. IF YOU NEED HELP CALL ME AND I'LL WALK YOU THROUGH IT. SO IF YOU DECIDE TO GO, JUST BE AWARE IT'S BEST THAT YOU HAVE YOUR VACINE FOR THE SWINE AND HIS FLU.
My Top Worst Food Experience of All-Time – Had a reservation for 6, showed up with 5 and got turned down for dinner. When we asked the hostess to accomodate us she said it would be at least a 2 hour wait! When we inquired with Chris Bianco, he stepped outside and yelled explitives in our face (while standing on the curb to feel taller) his ego precedes his size and he had a knife from his kitchen that he seemed prepared to use. They have no regard for customer service. I would suggest Pizza Hut for a better service experience. If you like to fight and argue to get your table then Pizzareia Bianco is for you...otherwise avoid this place like the plague. Thanks Chris!
Watch your elbows. – Watch your elbows at the bar. I just had a great pizza, (Sonny's) and it was fantastic. The wait is brutal, over an hour and a half. I had the strangest situation happen while eating by myself at the bar. The hostess came over and told me I was taking up too much space with my elbows/shoulders???? I asked her if I was in a F*&^ing twilight zone or if she was kidding me. She was not and it truly turned me off to the restaurant and the meal. Who the hell tells someone to watch their elbow space while sitting at the bar?
Best of luck, and bring your elbows in a bit.
Slow, Poor Service, & Arrogant = Never Again! – I eat at the best pizza places wherever I am, including New York City. This place is good (in terms of the pizza taste and quality) but it is NOT as good as Patsy Grimaldi's in downtown Scottsdale (both in terms of the pizza and the quality of the service).
As others have suggested, Bianco's service is abysmal. I don't know if they were like this before Oprah's plug, but the poor service and arrogance in this place are second to none. First, they forgot about us for a full hour (didn't know we were there even though our name was on the list), so we had to wait for a table longer than the already long wait times. Secondly, once we were nearing the end of our dinner, we felt as if we were being pushed to finish up and leave. We'd never experienced anything like this in any other eating establishment.
We would never dream of returning to Pizzeria Bianco.
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