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Papa Joe's

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345 University Ave, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4M8, Canada
(902) 566-5070
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My parents always want to come here for special occasions - food is always good but would not be one of my top picks for eating in Charlottetown.

Thank Tlta
Halifax, Canada
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85 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good food. Obviously popular place due to lines ups, but quick seating and very very friendly. Menu is typical of a family-styled restaurant, starters, soups, salads, burgers, few main entres, good desert menu.

Thank GVWStonegate
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove around town trying to find seafood restaurant open but due to the closed season we settled on Papa Joe's.Whoa!A true delight in gastronomy .. Service was awesome and the food exceptional ..Well priced for the quality of cuisine .

Thank MFFisher
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every Sunday Papa Joes has a turkey dinner.If you close your eyes you would think you were eating a yummy home cooked meal your mama just made. Their other meal are Canadian and Lebanese and also absolutely delicious. We go there often and enjoy excellent service and and friendliness of the Jabour family. The restaurant has been remodelled in excellent... More 

Thank maureenh484
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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185 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We got into Charlottetown a bit late and were looking for a decent, non fast food restaurant. The hotel staff recommended Papa Joe's and we're pleased we took their recommendation. The interior reminded us of a 60's diner and the food portions were reflective of the time period, generous and well prepared. The staff was great and had no issue... More 

Thank John F
Prince Edward Island, Canada
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Papa Joe's is our favourite regular go to restaurant. First choice all the time unless we are changing it up. A favourite for 30 years. Great food, good menu and wonderful service always.

Thank gymmom3b
Lausanne, Switzerland
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69 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We had a great dinner at the restaurant. The mains are delicious and very big. Excellent desert also. The personnel is very nice. We emoted our dinner and had a great time. A place to go in Charlottetown.

Thank Oriana P
Cap-Pele, Canada
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Went to watch a play Mama Mia with my wife and four other women. They wanted a good place so Papa Joes, the best steak I've eaten in a long time with the works. So good that I didn't have room for dessert. My wife and sisters and friends said it was very very good.

Thank Douglas V
Bridgewater, Canada
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

My Husband & I also 2 Friends from Nova Scotia visited PEI again this year .We always visit Charlottetown and ALWAYS have to make a stop at Papa Joe's for a great meal . This year we made sure we ate there twice . The food is awesome & the service is great . Everything from Burgers ,Seafood ,Pasta ..etc.... More 

Thank 902Sharbear
Toronto, Canada
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

This is a very popular restaurant. Used to be the Pondarosa. The selection of food is varied and you get a lot of food. The Price is right and the service was very good. Sherri was our server and she deserved the large tip we left.

Thank Brian_Nelligan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Lebanese, Canadian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 University Ave, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4M8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Charlottetown
  • Phone Number: (902) 566-5070

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