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Getting a seat for 1 at Pizzeria Bianco

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bkalafut Jul 16, 2010 11:47 PM

Tomorrow (Saturday) I will be visiting a friend in Glendale, in the afternoon, and would like to try Pizzeria Bianco on my way out of the Phoenix area.

The last time I went (with two other people) I arrived at 6:30 and we couldn't get a table. If I show up alone between 5 and 6, am I likely to be seated within an half-hour, or does a line form before opening?

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Pizzeria Bianco
623 E Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

  1. ipsedixit Jul 17, 2010 12:27 PM

    In the summer when a cool afternoon is only 110, the lines at PB are generally shorter and the crowd does not really begin to form until its closer to 4 (than during the winter when the crowds gather at around 3 or 3:30 ish).

    So as a solo diner, if you show up at 5 you might be able to get a seat at the bar within an hour, if things fall right for you.

    Show up at 6, and you're probably looking at maybe going home sans pizza.

    Good luck.

    1. Rubee Jul 17, 2010 12:07 PM

      Here's a recent thread with requests for tips for a solo diner, and his report back:

      Pizzeria Bianco- elusive prey in sight...
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/711758

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      Pizzeria Bianco
      623 E Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

      1. JK Grence the Cosmic Jester Jul 17, 2010 12:50 AM

        The line forms before opening. However, since you're dining solo, you might be able to fly under the radar to a certain extent and get a seat at the counter. You'll probably still have to wait a while, though.

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