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Papa Razzi

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16 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02481-1705 (River Street)
(781) 235-4747
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Wellesley, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Papa Razzi accommodated the gluten intolerance of one member of our party very well. Their menu variety is very good, and our dinners were prepared exactly as requested. Service was outstanding, particularly from our waiter Hamilton.

Thank ARF-GF
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyable experience of good wine, food and service. Server was considerate and experienced in all of the dinner options. Would dine here every week if it was possible.

Thank FlBrokenankle
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch at the Wellesley location, it was wonderful. Very attentive service, with great recommendatons, as it was hard to decide with so much to choose from. Amanda was a great server. Had the littleneck clams with a wonderful light oil preparation ,I requested angelhair pasta. the serving was huge, I took home half. My dining companion had the Papa... More 

Thank L H
Boston, United States
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good Italian food, nice service. This is a nice option for a local lunch or dinner. There is a great children's menu. Sometimes, the food seems like it is from a chain restaurant. Staff is always friendly. There is an excellent private dining room in the back for parties. We have had great success hosting parties there.

Thank Lisa G
Plantation, Florida
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126 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

While visiting my daughter and her family in Needham we decided to go out for dinner with the children. We were four adults and five kids, ranging in age from four (birthday dinner) to fifteen. The food was pretty good, as were the nicely served and very tasty bread & breadsticks. Kids' meals, including a small pizza, were $7.00. Adult... More 

Thank Dalefarkas
Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

I've been a long-time customer of paparazzi. In fact, we go back so far as to remember when the original owner(s) invited selected people to join him for a special celebration for being loyal customers. We were treated to an incredible dining experience. I almost did not write this review, however, I feel compelled. I will start out by saying... More 

1 Thank Playero2
Lisa K, General Manager at Papa Razzi, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your recent experience at Papa Razzi. I was very disappointed to hear about the reply that our server gave you when inquired about dessert for you mother in-law. Please know that we have addressed this with the servers including our managers. We truly value your feedback. It is from... More 

Jensen Beach, Florida
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82 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

This restaurant has a nice dining room and a large bar area. The salads were very good. Two people ordered the Gallo Al Forno Slow-roasted lemon-garlic all-natural chicken entree and one person remarked it was the "best chicken dish she has had in a restaurant". Another diner ordered the Pollo Parmigiano--Chicken Parm--which was very good. The other person ordered the... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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433 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I met a former colleague here for lunch. Everyone was nice and friendly. We were welcomed by an experienced server, along with a trainee - which is fine. He got the a side salad and then the ravioli. I ordered the Insalata Di Campo: mixed greens, dried cranberries, tomatoes and gorgonzola in a balsamic vinaigrette with Chicken. They first tried... More 

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Wellesley, MA
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I have been dining at Papa's for many years. A convenient spot for a business or social lunch. Also has proven to be useful for interviewing candidates for a college I help screen for. Service is competent and attentive. Menu choices are ample and very well prepared. The kitchen is also wiling to split dishes if asked. Dinner too are... More 

Thank Rwag
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134 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Was there for a large family dinner. The srvice was very good. The food, spaghetti tasted OK, but I got sick during the night. I do believe I had food poisoning.

Thank KHA8
Lisa K, General Manager at Papa Razzi, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you were not feeling well. I am looking into this incident. I'd appreciate any additional information you can provide regarding the specific spaghetti dishes you ordered, so we can rectify the situation. Please feel free to contact me any time by emailing eroman@paparazzirestaurants.com. Thank you for your patronage. Efrain Roman General Manager - Papa Razzi Wellesley... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02481-1705
    (River Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wellesley
  • Phone Number: (781) 235-4747
Papa Razzi offers the best of Italian scratch cooking: simple recipes, fresh ingredients, and passionate chefs. Inspired by the modern trattoria, each of our convenient locations makes it easy to enjoy a heart-warming meal from our wood-fired ovens. Everything from thin-crust pizzas to favorite pastas are made to order in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. We look forward to your next visit!

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