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Papa Joe's Italian Eatery

) #113 of 1,033 Restaurants in Rochester ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian
485 Spencerport Rd, # Front, Rochester, NY 14606-4822
+1 585-247-7920
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good20%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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11:30 - 20:00All hours
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485 Spencerport Rd, # Front, Rochester, NY 14606-4822
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there with a group for lunch. We had called ahead so they could expect us. Staff seemed put out with size of group. We ended up waiting over 20 minutes to be seated even though they had plenty of room. Overall service was slow....More

Thank johnNY7102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here every time we visit friends in Rochester. I always get the eggplant parm (half order) which still comes with side of pasta; my husband always gets the veal parm with pasta. The wedding soup is very good. Friends got lasagna and loved...More

Thank Cheryl F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very full meals. Gnocchi was average, tripe is a favorite of the family. Italian wedding soup seemed to lack something - not sure what. Service about average water glasses stayed empty.

Thank travelsbyrail
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place to go if you want great food, great fun, and enjoy a true informal Italian dining experience. I don't think we have had a friendlier harder working waitress ever. The food is tops! Live like an Italian, love like an Italian...More

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Did our usual "where are we gonna eat" tour of town stopping at 2 places that begin with an "F" and not feelin' it at either one. Then we remembered Papa Joe's. Usually there's a long wait but we timed it right and got seated...More

1  Thank rjfmkt
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here last night, fabulous as usual. Except our waitress was the worst ever. Never told us about the specials for the evening, had to ask twice for lemon for our water, asked if we wanted another drink when we finished dinner, she just...More

Thank ctomaset
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

My fiancé & I wanted a date night that wouldn't break our budgets- and we found it! He's Italian and very picky about his food, so when we stepped into this little eatery, I was skeptical, but he'd been here before. It's super popular so...More

1  Thank NicAimee
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

I really love their chicken french; I think they have the best in town. The place is not that big so it will help if you call ahead on Fridays and if you have a big group of people. They also great pasta sauce you...More

Thank mbetron67
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We wanted to try someplace new and different. I heard through a friend that this Italian restaurant was good. The place was very nice and clean, the food was great and the waiter we had was very helpful and knew the menu. We would go...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My husband and I and another couple had dinner at Papa Joe's recently on a Friday night. It was our first visit, although our friends are regulars there. We called ahead and learned that they do not take reservations for Friday night, but that if...More

1  Thank darjeelingfan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 Spencerport Rd, # Front, Rochester, NY 14606-4822
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-247-7920
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