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“AMAZING” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Papa Gianni's Ristorante

Papa Gianni's Ristorante
3450 Palmer Dr Ste 1, Cameron Park, CA 95682-8273
(530) 672-2333
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Ranked #1 of 47 Restaurants in Cameron Park
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Shingle Springs, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“AMAZING”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We have eaten here for almost every anniversary and many birthdays. We love the food. It can get a little noisy. Make reservations, it is almost always full. Order pizza out, it is amazing:)

Visited June 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Fair Oaks, California
Top Contributor
293 reviews 293 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 70 cities Reviews in 70 cities
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
“I almost don't want you to know about this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I am not Italian, but growing up in MA, I have eaten my fair share of Italian food, especially red sauces. A friend suggested we drive up to Cameron Park to eat here, and holy happy mouth, this place is super! My partner enjoyed a chicken and pineapple pizza (note: the small is enough for two people easily), my friend had a fresh tomato and garlic pasta, and I had eggplant parm. The penne that accompanied it was perfectly cooked, as was the tomato sauce, and the eggplant itself was amazing. All with garlic bread to sop up the sauce. I brought half home, and spent the rest of the week's calories on a cannoli. YUM! I can't wait to go back and order more of everything!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cameron Park, California
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Don't miss this gem!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great family owened & ran restaurant! Super good Itlaian dishes & Pizza!!The garlic bread is the best you could ask for. It's a great place to go on date night, after the kid's baseball game or take clients for lunch.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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South Lake Tahoe, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“We had a GREAT time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Went to this place for 1st time on our date night. Was not disappointed. The food were delicious, the waiter was great and the place was comfortable.
My husband ordered chicken picatta, loved it! I ordered fetuccini alfredo with chicken, loved it too! Bread garlic was just crunchyly yummy and the salads were perfect!
Just come by and see it for yourself, you'll love this place. We'll definitely come back for more :)

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cameron Park, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Exceptional place, exceptional people”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The owner Frank and his family have created a place that literally make you feel at home. From the moment you walk in the door you'll notice a friendly, inviting atmosphere. The food is authentic, delicious and with a wide range of Italian dishes and prices that will make your wallet as happy as your tummy. This is my Go-To place when family and friends come to visit from out of town. I would encourage anyone who loves good food to give this place a try.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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