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Papa Dan's Pizza & Pasta

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73131 Country Club Dr C-9, Palm Desert, CA 92260
760 568 3267
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Charming and friendly

This is a family operation and makes you feel like family. Many locals count it as a fave . The pizza is very good and they have many other Italian options.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Susie10644
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Ottawa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Papa Dan's is a popular destination for families and those wishing a casual meal. They have earlybird special (available late afternoons until 6 PM) which appears attractive, but if you've brought your appetite, you will need to order some extras. At our recent dinner, we ordered a mixed salad & spaghetti with meal balls for that "early bird". The salad... More 

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Thank JoyMichele
Tustin, California, United States
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very timely and enjoyed both meat love erst and the specialty pizza. Wow loved the antipasto salad. Perfect after a long hard day moving!

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Thank Carolyn R
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a family operation and makes you feel like family. Many locals count it as a fave . The pizza is very good and they have many other Italian options.

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Thank Susie10644
Washington
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180 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Full of Winter locals. Price is right for Pizza and many other goodies. Good house wines and no split charges. Friendly staff that gets things done in a fast and efficent manner.

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Thank Dick292
Wenatchee, Washington
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282 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

I liked it to and probably would say 3.5 stars.. We are here with Palm Desert friends who said they eat there a lot. The Salad was fresh and the lettuce nice and crisp. My wife love the Gorgonzola pizza. A few days later we order a take out pizza. My half was pepperoni, pepped, onions and mushroom. Her was... More 

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Thank iluvta2
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Tried this place for take-out on a Thursday Night. We had a gluten free pepperoni and jalapeno pizza, and it was delicious! Staff was friendly and food was made on time. Definitely will go here again when out in the desert and recommend to anyone looking for a tasty pizza.

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Thank Travis W
Palm Desert, California, United States
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Only run of the mill Italian served here and nothing to get excited about. We had the pizza. Nothing special to report. It was just average, everyday pizza without a flair.

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Thank USMC0302Ret
Cochrane, Canada
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

We live quite close to Papa Dan's so we order pizza to go and pick it up. You couldn't ask for better pizza anywhere. Everything on the pizza is in abundance and very flavourable. The service when you arrive to pick up is superb and the pizza is very hot and very tasty. ENJOY!!!!!

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Thank SuperD1947
Indio, California
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

if you want one of the best pizza in the world made from real doe not that artificial stuff here,s the place

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Thank tonyespin
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

A large group of us were here a couple of nights ago. The food was predictable and good. Decent portions. They seem to be a bit understaffed - especially for a place that had people waiting for seats the entire time we were there.

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Thank Dieter S

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 73131 Country Club Dr C-9, Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: 760 568 3267

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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