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Pizza Papalis

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553 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2932
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Toronto, Canada
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is our second time experiencing Pizza Papalis and man was it even better! We were running late so we decided to try delivery straight to our hotel (Crowne Plaza). We used their website and after a quick confirmation call it was delivered within the hour. Not sure who the girl was but she was crazy friendly and gave us... More 

Thank Andrew H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is just a block away from Greektown casino. They have really good deep dish pizzas and a good "Michigan Mary" cocktail. However, the service was not fast or friendly. Also, it takes 45 for them to make one of their famous deep dish pizzas. Might be worth a try as long as you aren't in a hurry!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love the Michigan wings....... but the staff is what I love most about this place.....nothing major...... just a cool pizza place with a bar........

Thank blksalior
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Once again I love this place for their pizza! I even like that 12 & under the kids can create their own pizza & they bake for them. But the seating upstairs they placed us in was cramped...the service was sub par.....and very noisy. It was hard to hear each other talking while we waited 45 minutes for our food.... More 

Thank Deborah F
Westland, Michigan
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

swift service and affordable rates. adequate proportions. sell variety of items including their fantastic pizza. always a cozy atmosphere

Thank Tywana G
Tomball, Texas
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44 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited before a Tigers game this summer. The deep dish was as good as advertised. I have had Ginos East, Malnati's etc.It's the best I have had outside of Chicago. The service was good and the atmosphere was too.

Thank Galo52
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time in Detroit and finished it off with great food. I ordered a Stromboli which was excellent and very filling my wife had the lasagna and wouldn't even share a bite we ordered a pizza to bring home for dinner and it was amazing too

Thank Lewy169
Detroit, Michigan, United States
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This chain sucks. It's overpriced, and their business plan of making pizzas pretty much means u wait 45 minutes for a pie. Stay far away.

Thank Daniel M
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a deep dish pizza and huge salad. Prices were appropriate. Don't over order on pizza because 1 piece is almost equivalent to 2 or 3 normal slices. Very good restaurant

Thank Aaron Y
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Touristic place with a good pizza Chicago Style. My first experience. Heavy and full of cheese. Too be eaten by several.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 553 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2932
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: 13139618020

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