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Restaurant Papa Joe's

Schauplatzgasse 23, Bern 3011, Switzerland
+41 31 310 11 55
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good33%
  • Average23%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible10%
1 week ago
“Great atmosphere, decent food.”
Oct 28, 2016
“What a nice surprise ”
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Mexican, American, Bar, Central American, Grill
$$ - $$$
Schauplatzgasse 23, Bern 3011, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not much more to say. We thought our drinks tasted horrible, didn't drink them, told the manager, he threatened to make the waitress pay for the drinks if we didn't. We left the drinks, paid and left. Go to Desperados instead. Great staff, drinks and...More

Thank Reviewstaketime
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our evening meal at Papa Joe's. The atmosphere in this restaurant is really hip and cool, perhaps a little more an American version of a Mexican theme than authentic Mexican but there is a fun vibe, lots of colour and an even a...More

Thank 27_Bear
Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

Ordered margaritas with friends. They were the frozen kind too sweet and had so much citrus our stomachs were burning. We were 3, we complained to waitress who said sorry you ordered it. We said we would just like to order something else. We complained...More

Thank Beastie B
Reviewed January 29, 2017

16 years ago, during the days when I was a trainee in one of the hotels in Bern, I used to go dining at this restaurant whenever it was pay day. I went there due to the close proximity with my working place, it was...More

Thank Concierge3725
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Early evening on a cold rainy Sunday in central Bern can be a bit limited. I had vaguely heard of Papa Joe's but knew nothing about it. It looked warm and inviting so we went in. I guess the core is ribs, steaks and burgers,...More

Thank Michael_Nyon
Reviewed October 19, 2016

I sat at the bar and ate french fries and had a cocktail. This is a theme restaurant and probably something younger drinkers would enjoy if they are not from the US, otherwise it's a bit "been there done that". But it was open when...More

Thank GPToak
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

We had 2 cocktails inside. Then we got hungry and wanted to eat. Therefore we walked up to the tables and sit down on a free and not reservation table. The 3 waitress that were standing around told us, that we have to go down...More

Thank Nick S
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Loved it. Lovely service. I live in Switzerland and I am impressed of everything. Family and friendly place for sure

Thank Alejandra M
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

The place is welcoming and the staff was polite, funny and warmhearted. The food was good, they have burgers, meat & fries, and other things. I'm sure you'll find something you like. Would recommend, though you should know that one meal costs in between 15-30...More

Thank nikkitheaussie
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Amazing time spent @ Papa Joe' s... Can only recommend :) wonderful people and great food. Definetly try when you're in Bern

Thank Viktor B
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Andreas B
Kann man mit visa credit karte bezahlen?
December 28, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $58
Mexican, American, Bar, Central American, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schauplatzgasse 23, Bern 3011, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bern Mittelland District  >  Bern
  • Phone Number: +41 31 310 11 55
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