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138 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-8610
+1 781-316-2334
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had read a lot about this place, so decided to try the pizza. Service was excellent, can't say the same about the pizza. Was an average pizza, with nothing special. Was overloaded with toppings and didn't taste good at all. Surprising to know they don't offer gluten free options either.

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Thank Aditya S
Hanover, Massachusetts
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81 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Very pleasant wait staff Food is unique - very good but not inexpensive Beet, Apple, Red Onion, Parsley, Toasted Hazelnuts and Goat Cheese with Eva's Pea Greens and Citrus Vinaigrette - Very Good - 4 stars Beef Bomb - Ground Organic Grass Fed Massachusetts Beef, Caramelized Onion, Sweet Onion, Mushroom, Hot Cherry Pepper, Scallion, Parmesan and Mozzarella Very good -... More 

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Thank m35yellowbrickrd
Arlington, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Dropped in with a friend and thoroughly enjoyed our salads and pizza. It was a Saturday and we waited only 5 minutes for a table. The service was excellent as well as the food. Their pizza's are very creative and the dessert was wonderful. In addition, they offer a limited but good selection of micro brews which we enjoyed.

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Thank BAP47
1 review
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided to go here because of the rave reviews. We were totally underwhelmed. She got the broccoli checkerboard pizza and I got the day special... Hamburg, onion, hot peppers, etc. Both of our pizzas were bland and rather tasteless. We weren't sure wether the "b team" was cooking that day because the pizza DID NOT match... More 

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Thank test t
Rochester, New York
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

All I can say is wow!! I was visiting my sister and her family and coming from NY I was looking forward to the food in this area. Everything was phenomenal, the salad, pizza, my entree. Even my little nieces and nephew loved it. Our server was awesome, I cannot remember her name. She was a blond girl and she... More 

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Thank biker76
Bedford, MA
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147 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I visited this restaurant for Sunday lunch which was really just great from the root beer to the Kimballs farm corn pizza!

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Thank ljkdtm
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We had a party of 8 and were seated promptly for 2:00 lunch on a Saturday. Service was quick and orders were delivered as ordered. Salads were ordered and all were excellent. Some of the salad presentations will surprise you. The standard pizzas ordered (cheese and pepperoni) were a little less than ok. The special pizzas ordered (multiple toppings) were... More 

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Thank JAMES S M
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Salads and pizza. The menu descriptions of the salads, in particular, sound a lot more interesting than the actually are. None of their food will knock your socks off, but it's certainly passable and in good weather you can sit outside. Decent coffee.

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Thank Emily S
New England, United States
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136 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A few out-of-town business colleagues wanted to have a quick finger-food lunch as we continued our business discussion over lunch and someone at the venue suggested Za as it was within walking distance, and it was not worth going any further as we were on a limited time for lunch. So, they ordered pizza with several different toppings, and boy... More 

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Thank GabeyBaby
Sudbury, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

If your looking for an ordinary pizza shop, Za is not it. but Za has great unique pizza's. The atmosphere is nice and the staff is very courteous

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Thank Robert M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-8610
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-316-2334

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