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Pizza Papalis

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3171 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48207-4220
(313) 259-7272
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delish

Famous for their Deep Dish Pizza. So Cheesy. One word of advice, plan for at least 2 hours to eat there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Bammer4
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Allen Park, Michigan
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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English first
Allen Park, Michigan
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Famous for their Deep Dish Pizza. So Cheesy. One word of advice, plan for at least 2 hours to eat there.

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Bay City, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

I love the sauce, the ingredients, and the taste. I am not a fan of flaky crust usually but that is REAL Chicago Style. They delivered it to Holiday Inn Express on Washington at 10pm! 👍

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St Louis
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We ordered the Chicago style pizza and spaghetti. Tasted great, but when I found a hair I lost my appetite. The rest of the group kept eating, they said it was just to good. Service was great!

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Detroit, Michigan
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I found this pizza to be of little taste and very heavy. It sits like a rock in your stomach for three days after you eat it. It's also rather expensive. I'm not sure why everyone raves about this place as I just don't think the food is all that great.

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Detroit, Michigan
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

While you pay for the convenience, when you need food late int he evening or on a weekend, Pizzapapalis is the most reliable delivery food. The salads are well-made and the thin crust pizza is great fresh and the next morning.

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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93 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Very good Chicago Deep Dish in Detroit. We went to the location in Greektown. Keep in mind, if ordering deep dish, it takes at least 45 minutes to prepare, so don't go there if in a rush. This was definitely the highlight of our trip to Detroit.

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Savannah, Georgia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

I have been to Pizza Papalis a number of times growing up and the pizza stands up to any pizza place in the nation (I have tried pizza in New York, Chicago, and the list goes on). A small will feed two with some leftovers to spare. The only downside to Pizza Papalis is that this will be the pizza... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The salads are generous, and the large sizes can feed 4 easily - whether antipasto or caesar [especially with chicken]. The thin crust pizza is the classic, but the addition of the thick crust and deep dish pizzas accommodate all of the preferences. The sauce is very slightly sweet reminiscent of my grandmother's pasta sauce with cinnamon. The delivery and... More 

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Detroit
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Great pizza I love the customer service they was very friendly. I cannot find anything disappointing to say,

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MI
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

they have the best deep dish pizza.. it takes about 45 minutes to make but it's worth the wait I promise!

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Additional Information about Pizza Papalis

Address: 3171 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48207-4220
Phone Number: (313) 259-7272
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $21 to $30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3171 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48207-4220
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: (313) 259-7272

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $21 to $30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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