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Papa's Italian Restaurant

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129 1/2 N Cortez St., Prescott, AZ 86301
928-776-4880
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 289
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Absolutely delightful!

What a charming little place! Food was out of this world, the ambience delightful (cozy, warm, very Euro), staff was perfect. The proprietess herself is lovely, and she keeps an eye on the door so that when someone is first seated, she personally brings over a bowl of the soup of the day as a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
HavasuBabe
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
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387 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

What a charming little place! Food was out of this world, the ambience delightful (cozy, warm, very Euro), staff was perfect. The proprietess herself is lovely, and she keeps an eye on the door so that when someone is first seated, she personally brings over a bowl of the soup of the day as a welcome treat.

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Prescott, Arizona
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We had dinner with friends on our first visit to Papa's in downtown Prescott. We arrived early and were greeted by bubbly staff member who seated us immediately. We each ordered something different from the menu and all four entrees were fabulous! Oh...and the garlic bread....amazing....and the breadbasket was never empty...yummy! Very generous pour of the house wines. The atmosphere... More 

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PAPA14, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Lynn, Thank you for taking the time to share such wonderful feedback. We are delighted that you and your friends enjoyed your dining experience at Papa's. It was a pleasure to have you in and we are flattered that you have chosen us as your top pick for Italian in Prescott! Looking forward to cooking many more meals for... More 

Prescott, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

And North, South, and East. For authentic Italian food, this is THE place to go. Mama comes around with a little soup, a smile, and some welcoming words. And then it is decision time. Which of the delicious entrees do you select? The more times you visit, the more difficult the choice because EVERYTHING is so good. Have a little... More 

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PAPA14, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Sharon, Thank you so much for your kind words and wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoy our family restaurant on a regular basis. Your positive feedback on our newly launched wine list is appreciated as well! Looking forward to next time. Cheers, Andrea at Papa's More 

Fountain Hills, Arizona
Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The food we had was excellent (see photos ). Nice ambiance with subdued lighting. Popular place. It fills up early so reservations ay NE helpful.

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PAPA14, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello there, We are delighted that you enjoyed your dining experience at Papa's. Thanks so much for the positive feedback and sharing your tips with others. We look forward to cooking for you again when you are up from Fountain Hills! Sincerely, Andrea at Papa's More 

Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

This is definitely one of the BEST places in town. The wait staff is very attentive and the Italian food is excellent.

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PAPA14, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Dick, Thank you so much for your glowing review and positive feedback. It means a lot to us that you have always enjoyed your dining experiences at Papa's! The pleasure is ours and we all look forward to next time. Warm regards, Andrea & The Papa's Family ~ More 

Gold Canyon, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We brought in a soccer All Star team including families and the service was great and the food was wonderful! The kids had a great time and we all would come back the next time we're in Prescott!

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PAPA14, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Jacque, How fun it was having your group and the "All Stars" in for dinner! We are so happy that the kids and families had a great time. We look forward to next year when you all are back in Prescott. Sincerely, Andrea at Papa's More 

La Mesa, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Never mind the cuisine, which is scrumptous, the best thing about Papa's is Mama Donna. She treats patrons as if they are guests in her own home, providing tasty samples of Italian delights even before you've placed your order. The minestrone is savory - best I've ever tasted. Pasta is al dente and the sauces cooked to perfection. If you... More 

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PAPA14, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Linda, Thank you so much for dining with us when you were traveling through Prescott. We appreciate you taking the time to share your lovely review & personal recommendation to others looking for authentic Italian. Mama and staff would be delighted to cook for you again if you return to the area in the future! Grazie mille, Andrea at... More 

Prescott, Arizona
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I am sure this restaurant has some great food. However, the server we had was less than desireable. I had a chip on my plate and asked if this was standard practice for the establishment to serve on chipped plates? The server stated yes! There were many more interactions that I won't bring up here. The person managing the restaurant... More 

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PAPA14, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Ramada Steakhouse, First, I want to thank you for dining with us. I also want to apologize for the less than desirable service you received when you were in. It's disappointing to hear that you received a chipped dish during your dinner service although I assure you that it is not standard practice to serve chipped plates to our... More 

Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We enjoyed great service and great food on our first visit. We were treated to small bowl of Mama's freshly made Minestrone and it was excellent. The meat and vegetarian lasagnas that we ordered were both very good. A nice wine list, happy hour prices on appetizers and drinks.

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PAPA14, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Greg, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our menu, service and our newly launched wine list. Thank you for sharing your positive feedback. We look forward to having you in again when you are craving Italian in Prescott. Cheers! Andrea at Papa's More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Great food. Fantastic service will be back soon. The owner was a great help with everything we needed

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PAPA14, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you for your positive feedback. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time at Papa's. It will be our pleasure to cook for you and your friends again! Warm Regards, Andrea at Papa's More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 129 1/2 N Cortez St., Prescott, AZ 86301
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Prescott
  • Phone Number: 928-776-4880

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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