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Papa Nino

Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BP, England
01503 264231
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Ranked #9 of 68 Restaurants in Looe
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Papa Nino is a small Italian Restaurant, based in the quiet picturesque fishing village of Looe in Cornwall. Offering a range of traditionally loved Italian dishes and wines, whilst also taking full advantage of the wide variety of fresh fish and seafood caught daily by local fishermen.Choose from our starters selection of Mussels, Scallops, Speciality 'Hot Spiced Crab' or Minestrone Soup, Mozzarella and Tomato, Homemade Pate, Avocado with Prawns, Mushrooms in Garlic, Melon with Parma Ham or Prawns in Garlic Butter. Main courses include a large variety of Pasta dishes, lots of Fresh Locally-caught Fish, Whole Dover or Lemon Sole, Whole Sea Bass or Sea Bass Fillets plus many more. Not forgetting our House Speciality Lobster Thermidor or large Fillet Steak. Vegetarian options, Children portions, Fully Stocked Bar and Comprehensive Italian Wine List with Home-made Desserts, Liqueur Coffees and old Italian favourites Sambuca or Limoncello to finish.All served with a warm, family friendly Italian style silver-service. Come try us out, you'll be glad you did!
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English first
Malaga, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This has to be my fav restaurant , food is always amazing , fish is always fresh and def best fillet steak I've had . The crab gratin to start is amazing and steak Pepe for main is superb , love how they come and serve the steak to your plate and then you can decide how much pepper corn... More 

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Plymouth
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

We were a party of four and had a fabulous evening From the welcome and witty banter through the delicious food to the electable desserts, all round great evening. Highly recommended and we will return!!!

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Devizes, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Always a great pleasure to eat here. Derek and his team never miss the mark... great food, great service and excellent value. Visited with some old friends on a Saturday evening and the food was as good as ever. We had lots to eat and drink the bill for 4 was around £140. I thoroughly recommend the spiced crab and... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Absolutely fabulous restaurant. Excellent food, good portions. Friendly people. Will definitely be returning.

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England
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We have eaten here before and as always the food is nice and comes out piping hot, which can be my main complaint about a restaurants, so all good for me. We usually have fish and its fresh and tasty. The scallops were a good size and plenty in each portion. Will use again. Beware they do not take card... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Just had a fab meal. Couldn't fault it. Couldn't fault service. However, when it came to paying the bill we found out they don't take credit or debit cards. Now, I don't have a particular problem with that except that we didn't know before hand! We were told it said it on the door and on the menu! It is... More 

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Papa ninos is really excellent,food n staff perfect,steak is my favourite n papa ninos do the best steak with an amazing sauce,my husband loves the fish,its caught that day n comes with a lovely salad couldnt fault this place 10 out of 10 perfect.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great venue, excellent service, wonderful food. Superb little restaurant. Didn't book so we're lucky to get in. Well advised to book. You won't be disappointed. Scallops and John Dory very recommended.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

A cosy restaurant awaits you at Papa Nino's. The food was excellent; as seafood lovers we were not disappointed. The mussels were fresh and beautifully cooked and the main courses of spaghetti bolognese and spaghetti with fresh scallops were gorgeous. Will definitely return on our next visit to Looe. Make sure you book a table in advance as space is... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Just returned from a wonderful evening at Papa Ninos. My Husband and I chose peppered steak which was cooked to perfection with brandy, cream and peppercorn sauce served to you straight from the pan along with seasonal steamed veg...Thank you to the Chef. Nothing is too much trouble for the front of house staff also. Whilst being attentive to all... More 

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Additional Information about Papa Nino

Address: Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BP, England
Phone Number: 01503 264231
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Looe
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 25
Cuisine: British

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