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Don Papa Grande, Inc.

12806 Jefferson Davis Highway, Chester, VA 23831
(804) 796-7982
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

Quit, friendly service. The seating was comfortable, the atmosphere engaging. I wish there was one in my hometown, I'd eat there a couple of times a week.

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Boca Raton
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Found Don Papa Grandes on tripadvisor while passing thru town. this restaurant rates a 10 in our book...... Great Mexican good ( huge menu ) more than fair prices, perfectly attentive service and very cute decor. What more could you want!

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Chesapeake, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Our young family and friends love this place. Large portions, great food. We have had chimichangas, Seafood dishes, huevos dishes, quesadillas. Our favorite is their fresh salsa, which has some heat and is always fresh. Service is attentive and quick. Appeals to a variety of tastes.

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Hopewell, VA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My sister and I eat lunch here one day each week, our week is not complete until we do, It is the people who make the place. The food is good but it is the willingness to go the extra mile. I have food allergies and they allow me to substitute a particular item. We always eat the same thing,... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We were staying at a local hotel and asked the hotel staff to recommend a "good" Mexican restaurant. Sooooo, we headed to Don Papa Grande's. Typical Mexican fare and ambiance. We ordered the "Dinner for Two", which featured four or five different entree's plus re-fried beans and rice and a dollop of guac. The food was bland and tasteless. Sufficient... More 

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Garner north carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Maybe just a bad day or the place is going downhill. Service was weak and it was not busy. Received wrong main course, but decided to try it any how. Grilled shrimp salad. No flavor and shrimp were like rubber. Oh, and the salad dressing came from a packet. Side taco also no flavor with a totally dry finely ground... More 

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Martinsville, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Didn't know a Blue Moon went so great with lunch. Great atmosphere, nice appeal, salsa was about 8 star, cheese dip was not as flavorful but didn't taste like mayo either. Four pages of menu selections. This would definitely be a go to in the area. I'm certain there is an meal in this restaurant that not only is a... More 

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DC
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

The service was good, and the prices are fair. However, I think the food here has been toned down for American taste. It just doesn't have the flavor I expect to find in Mexican food. It wasn't even good enough for us to finish our meals.

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Hopewell, Virginia
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110 reviews 110 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Went here for a Sunday lunch... what a surprise... very colorful and the friendliest group of folks I have ever seen in one restaurant. Our kids loved it and they had a massive dessert (super good) free for our 4 y/o birthday girl (along with Spanish and English Happy Bday song!) Wilmer (our waiter) was amazing and just a joy... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We happened upon this restaurant because it was next to our hotel. What a GREAT place! We had tables for 30 people, including a full table of a soccer team with a birthday! The staff was even able to keep up with us! Arturo and Rico were SO much fun and made our evening even better. The brisket tacos were... More 

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Additional Information about Don Papa Grande, Inc.

Address: 12806 Jefferson Davis Highway, Chester, VA 23831
Phone Number: (804) 796-7982
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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