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Papi's Cuban and Caribbean Grill

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911 Duluth Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
(770) 237-8889
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 11
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  • 12
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good eats

I love the authentic Cuban food it is so delicious . I like going for lunch and having business meetings outside on the deck .... Drinks are good as well.... Seating inside is kind of tight . Service friendly .... Check it out!!!!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Earl K
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Atlanta, United States
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Atlanta, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I love the authentic Cuban food it is so delicious . I like going for lunch and having business meetings outside on the deck .... Drinks are good as well.... Seating inside is kind of tight . Service friendly .... Check it out!!!!!

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We have eaten at the place several times but the last few times they have drop our food on the way out of the kitchen and told us that they do not have anymore of the Ropa vieja and that we would have to choose something else form the menu. We have been with a large group and they have... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I enjoyed my visit to Papi's. It was very festive and the food was delicious! I was there for a first date, not ideal for that situation; but, I would definitely return for a girl's night out. Our waiter was very nice, knowledgeable, and attentive. The food was definitely the star of the show. I see many others enjoyed the... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is real authentic Latin American cuisine. I felt like home, like grandma was in the kitchen. I am from Panama and went with a friend from Honduras, and we were both craving for authentic Cuban or any Latin/Caribbean meal... I will HIGHLY recommend this place for someone wanting a taste of home ( if you are Hispanic) and if... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The mojito's are very good. The ropa is crazy tasty as well as the palomillia. The atmosphere is bland, but it was not very busy that afternoon. The staff was very friendly. Would recommend.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Since my husband is Cuban and I'm a good cook ... I learned to make a number of traditional Cuban dishes. The Lawrenceville Papi's is as close to home cooked Cuban meal as you're going to get in the Atlanta metro area. We've been to other Cuban restaurants in Atlanta and they aren't nearly as good (this is as of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

First of all the food is amazing!! Vaca frita to die for like OMG!! Teresa, the owner is a wonderful owner she knows how to run a business! Katharine, the GM, makes it not so pleasant I've over heard her a few times being mean to the employees it just makes me, the customer, extremely uncomfortable and awkward! I like... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is a fun place to eat and gives you the sense of caribbean cuisine. The waitstaff are pleasant and will engage in conversation if you like. I travel to the Caribbean for business and Papi's get's fairly close to the real thing.

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Marietta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We enjoyed and evening of delicious Cuban food at Papi's. The service was friendly and prompt. Just what two very hungry folks needed on a rainy night in Georgia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

My husband died May 24th. On May 23rd Friday night we shared a Margarita, it was so good. Anyway I went to Papi almost everyday, since. I felt like I couldn't cope, I couldn't think, I had a tone of emotions . So I'd have my usual, and I was treated like a princess. Everyone was so nice and polite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 911 Duluth Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Lawrenceville
  • Phone Number: (770) 237-8889

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cuban
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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