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Papa Nino

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Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BP, England
01503 264231
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Somerset, England
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We phoned to see if we could get a table - and luckily we did! It was fantastic food, great service in a quirky little restaurant which given it being a little small had a fantastic atmosphere!! We tried to get in to celebrate our silver wedding anniversary on the Wednesday evening, but they were fully booked - which just... More 

Thank Helbean
Leicester, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice food a bit pricey but this is one of the better restaurants in Looe. Small and intimate or a bit cramped depending how you feel. Friendly local staff.

Thank Greyffox
Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We always make for Papa Nino's when we are in Looe the Fish is fantastic. Lobster thermidor is what I like and my husband likes the Paste with fish.

Thank john r
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food, even my three year old thought the food was 'delicious'!. Amazing seafood and the lasagne was fab. Would highly recommend.

Thank Rhiannon P
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food and great friendly staff, a lovely small restaurant. The lobster thermidor was great. If your thinking of going, make an advance booking as it is small so fills very quick.

Thank Carlosevo
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited this fab little restaurant while on holiday in the quaint little town of Looe. What a find! If we had had more time we'd have made a second visit ... if we were able to get a reservation- it's always popular and being small, spaces are limited. The food is fantastic- delicious and fairly priced - but... More 

Thank DublinGrainne
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here on the last night of my recent holiday to Looe and it was excellent! I had high expectations as it was fully booked every other night and as we walked into the restraunt, a man was leaving saying that the last time he'd eaten seafood pasta like that he was in Rome! The food was truly excellent and... More 

Thank Elise_Francesca
Scarborough, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for the 3rd time but if it was my first visit I would have walked out. My husband rang 2 months in advance (from Scarborough) of our holiday to Cornwall to book a table as we know it's a small restaurant and popular. A month before the booking, the restaurant rang to ask "where are you, your table is... More 

Thank Jackie P
Hereford, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tiny cosy restaurant in the bustling seaside town of Looe is well worth booking. Friendly service and a well sized menu. Three of the four of us chose fillet steak with different sauces and all cooked differently and exactly as requested. Very tasty and delicious.The pan is brought sizzling to the table for you to say how much sauce... More 

Thank PennyFlint
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice Italian restaurant, great food and service small and cosy but you need to take cash or cheque as no card machine shame

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $25
Italian, Seafood
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Higher Market Street, Looe PL13 1BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Looe
  • Phone Number: 01503 264231
Papa Nino is a small Italian Restaurant, based in the quiet picturesque fishing village of Looe in Cornwall. Offering a range of traditionally loved Italian dishes and wines, whilst also taking full advantage of the wide variety of fresh fish and seafood caught daily by local fishermen.Choose from our starters selection of Mussels, Scallops, Speciality 'Hot Spiced Crab' or Minestrone Soup, Mozzarella and Tomato, Homemade Pate, Avocado with Prawns, Mushrooms in Garlic, Melon with Parma Ham or Prawns in Garlic Butter. Main courses include a large variety of Pasta dishes, lots of Fresh Locally-caught Fish, Whole Dover or Lemon Sole, Whole Sea Bass or Sea Bass Fillets plus many more. Not forgetting our House Speciality Lobster Thermidor or large Fillet Steak. Vegetarian options, Children portions, Fully Stocked Bar and Comprehensive Italian Wine List with Home-made Desserts, Liqueur Coffees and old Italian favourites Sambuca or Limoncello to finish.All served with a warm, family friendly Italian style silver-service. Come try us out, you'll be glad you did!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?