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“Great pizza, call ahead to order” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Original Papa Nicks

The Original Papa Nicks
15 College St, Mars Hill, NC 28754
+1 828-689-8566
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Ranked #1 of 13 Restaurants in Mars Hill
Price range: $8 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza & Pasta
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Restaurant details
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Southern Maryland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Great pizza, call ahead to order”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

We rented a cabin in Mars Hill for a week. The manager of the property recommended the pizza from Papa Nick's. It was a Saturday evening so it was very, very busy. The people were very friendly and took our order promptly. We had a 40 minute wait. The pizza was outstanding and very reasonably priced. My only suggestion is to call ahead to order.

Visited July 2013
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123 reviews 123 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
“Best takeout value you'll ever see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

When we have unexpected guests or just don't feel like cooking, this place is very reasonable and extra good. You can order subs, calzones, strombolis, pizzas, and best of all full dinners to go. For $7.75 they'll give you a very generous entrée, a salad, and 3 of their out of this world garlic rolls. The entrée will easily serve 2 people. My favorites are their spaghetti and meatballs, lasagna, and stuffed manicotti but there are other great meals as well. Just call in, and give them 20-30 minutes to prepare a fresh wonderful meal.

Visited March 2013
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Weaverville, North Carolina
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
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“Favorite Italian "fast food" restaurant by far!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

This is a Mars Hill favorite for sure. Everyone is this college town knows Deb and her mom and many remember her dad who started the original restaurant. The food is excellent - pizza, subs, lasagna, mannicoti, chicken parmigiana, etc. Prices are extremely reasonable. The current set up is take-out only, with an attached shelter for outdoor seating - but everyone in town is clambering for her to expand someday into a full service sit-down restaurant. Only drawback is that it's closed on Mondays and Tuesdays . We know she deserves her rest, but the college town is always ready to see them open up again on Wednesday!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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