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Papa Napoli Italian Deli

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325 E Betteravia Rd Ste B9, Santa Maria, CA 93454-7848
+1 805-928-7272
10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Arroyo Grande, California
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

This is a good local, family owned place. It is not fancy but the food is good and fills you up. I had hot corned beef sandwich and took some home. The corned beef was very good. It is reasonably priced and the service was fine. It is certainly better to have a nice large warm sandwich than a big... More 

Thank janplus4
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Best pastrami ever. The best customer service! Italian sausage and meatball sandwiches are very good also! If you are in the Central Coast are, worth making the trip here!

Thank Stephen H
Santa Maria, California
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Cozy atmosphere, nice smell as you enter deli, friendly staff, they have really good food, I highly recommend the pastrami sandwich, it is by far the best pastrami sandwich around this town, they also have a great minestrone soup, pasta salad, and great tasting dill pickles. I think the prices are a little bit on the high side, but not... More 

Thank RandyNewton
Santa Maria, California, United States
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We tried their regular Italian sandwich and a bowl of minestrone soap. The sandwich was good but a little too much vinegar in the dressing for our taste. The soup was a total disappoint me, very watery and very very few vegetables. With another sub shop located nearby that serves similar Italian sandwiches with different dressing, we probably won't return... More 

Thank gerrijellison
Santa Maria, California
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Well, that's what I ordered so I that is what my review is based on. I visited here at a later time of day so that may have contributed to my experience, too. Oh, and it seemed as if they were training a new guy on that day... At any rate, I found the meatball sub to be just ok.... More 

Thank mc_lauren30
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191 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Whenever we visit Santa Maria, we stop a Papas. This family owned restaurant has great sandwiches. I particularly like their meatball and/or sausage sandwiches. Open for lunch and they close around 5 pm.

Thank Theroadwarrior12
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52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

This is a mainstay for fresh and well put together sandwiches. It's a must visit if your looking to stay on the healthy side with fresh ingredients. The staff are fast and friendly and the price can't be beat. Check out papas you won't be disappointed.

Thank Jerry J
Los Angeles, California
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126 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014 via mobile

When I am in town I try to hit this place on a regular basis. good lunch at a good price and the staff is so friendly! I love family owned businesses like this. The Italian sub is my favorite!!! I have never had anything bad here!

1 Thank Qbert33
So Cal
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512 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Found this on the Y site, definitely cooks a pretty decent lunch sammie, even if a bit pricy. However, the pastrami I had is on par with other ones I've had (in LA), so for a lunch in Santa Maria, I'd come back here without a doubt. Next time, I think I'll have a cold sandwich though the meatballs might... More 

Thank d l
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2013

always get the hot corned beef or pastrami. huge and very tasty busy at lunch so they take phone orders to save yourself some time

Thank kellysnodCalifornia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 E Betteravia Rd Ste B9, Santa Maria, CA 93454-7848
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 805-928-7272

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