Phoenix/ Food & Drinks
Published on April 28, 2020
Phoenix's 4 favorite spots to find affordable Italian eatsStumpy's Pizza & Subs. | Photo: Dann S./Yelp

Craving Italian food?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable Italian restaurants around Phoenix, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fulfill your urges.

1. My Pie Pizza

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Topping the list is My Pie Pizza. Located at 12601 N. Tatum Blvd. in Paradise Valley, this location of the fast-casual pizzeria, which has two other outposts in the area, is the highest-rated budget-friendly Italian restaurant in Phoenix, boasting 4.5 stars out of 386 reviews on Yelp.

Founded in 2013 by the team behind Crust, My Pie Pizza offers build-your-own New York-style personal pizzas, with choice of crust, sauce, cheese and toppings.

2. Stumpy's Pizza & Subs

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Next up is Camelback East's Stumpy's Pizza & Subs, situated at 1331 E. Northern Ave. This family-owned pizzeria serves up pies, subs, calzones and salads for dine-in, delivery and takeout, and with 4.5 stars out of 310 reviews on Yelp, it has proved to be a local favorite for those looking for a low-priced option.

Yelper Joseph B., who reviewed Stumpy's Pizza & Subs on March 6, wrote, "Stumpy's has the best Italian subs in town. Ridiculously well balanced all around."

Luisa H. noted, "Super delicious slices being served up at Stumpy's!"

3. Pat's Pizza Plus

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Also in Camelback East is Pat's Pizza Plus, serving up thin-crust pizzas and other pizzeria fare like wings and calzones. Yelpers give the budget-friendly spot, located at 1135 E. Glendale Ave., four stars out of 177 reviews.

4. McGurkee's Italian Kitchen

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Last but not least is McGurkee's Italian Kitchen. This much-loved, low-priced go-to, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 197 Yelp reviews, serves up Italian subs, pizza, pasta dishes and more. Head over to 2822 N. 15th Ave. to see for yourself.

Yelper Kenzie H., who reviewed McGurkee's Italian Kitchen on April 9, wrote, "Cute place, great food! Very reasonable pricing! My friends and I just stumbled by. Staff was friendly!"

Shannon D. noted, "Such a cute hole-in-the-wall place!"


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