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ziggylu Mar 23, 2011 09:53 AM

Looking for a good Italian meal for the saturday night before the Desert Class half marathon this weekend. Staying in Oracle but willing to drive pretty much anywhere in the Tucson area.

Any suggestions?

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    Claudette RE: ziggylu Mar 23, 2011 01:46 PM

    Have you researched the older threads on this board? I'm not an expert on Italian in Tucson, but I've enjoyed Primo, Tavolino, Vivace, and NoRTH.

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    Tavolino
    7090 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704

    vivace
    Tucson, Tucson, AZ

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      ziggylu RE: Claudette Mar 23, 2011 03:34 PM

      Last time he ran this race we ate at Tavolino the night before and enjoyed it.

      I can never get the search function on this site to find what I"m looking for...and what few threads I could pull up that were relevant were pretty old. Just wondering if anything new has arrived in the last two years.

      We've never been to Vivace so maybe we'll try that this time.

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      Tavolino
      7090 N Oracle Rd, Tucson, AZ 85704

    2. DriverPhil RE: ziggylu Mar 23, 2011 04:40 PM

      Have not been there but the review of Vitello's sounded tasty. http://www.tucsonweekly.com/tucson/it...

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      Vitello's
      15930 N Oracle Rd Ste 178, Tucson, AZ 85739

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        azveggieguy RE: ziggylu Mar 23, 2011 05:28 PM

        Haven't been there in a while, but Cibaria Cucina in Oro Valley used to be a fave. Just a short hop from Oracle.

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          amyptucson RE: azveggieguy Mar 17, 2012 09:47 AM

          According to their Facebook page, they have closed.

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          ziggylu RE: ziggylu Mar 30, 2011 08:27 PM

          Thanks for all the recommendations. Didn't end up going(or racing) unfortunately but am noting these recommendations for the next time we're in Tucson

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