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Pizza Papalis

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3171 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48207-4220
(313) 259-7272
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery, Takeout

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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Pizza Papalis on E. Jefferson

I have to start off by stating that I'm a New York pizza snob. There is nothing to compare to NY pizza (don't even start with me if you're from Chicago). I gave Pizza Papalis a very good rating because it is the best pizza I've had since moving to Detroit. The crust is nice and thin, and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tschutz01
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Dayton, Ohio
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Dayton, Ohio
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to start off by stating that I'm a New York pizza snob. There is nothing to compare to NY pizza (don't even start with me if you're from Chicago). I gave Pizza Papalis a very good rating because it is the best pizza I've had since moving to Detroit. The crust is nice and thin, and the sauce... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and a friendly bartender made the stop worth while. We will be back when in the mood for pizza. Looks like great flatbread sandwiches and definitely order an appetizer.

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Thank Sara S
Waterford, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best pizza place! Please stop.in.and eat or take it home for a snack good once the flavors set in.Always a bonus to eat. Can't go wrong setting down to eat here. Great pizza!!

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Thank purplebrezzy
Roseville, Michigan
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There pizzas are outstanding, I enjoy the deep dish pizza my friend likes the thin crust pizza. It takes awlile for the deep dish, but worth waiting for. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Very busy place. Nice atmosphere.

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Thank Carol F
Fort Myers, Florida
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Closest to Chicago pizza that I've found anywhere. We had a large deep dish double sausage, it was delicious and satisfied the need!

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Thank WannaGoSoon
Mississauga, Canada
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

The deep dish pizza and cheese garlic bread were very good. Stopped here before going to an evening Lions game. Told 45 minute wait. Allowed us to order before we were seated, which I did. Sat at the bar for 15 minutes before seating. Pizza came within 5 minutes of sitting down. Very filling...service was fast. I'd go there again... More 

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Thank David P
Johnson City
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We decided to eat in Greekown and found this place. The food is amazing! Pizza was most excellent! Service was great and efficient.

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Thank Jeff P
Detroit, Michigan
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Timely delivery with the salad staying cold and the cheesebread staying warm. The chicken Caesar salad had a substantial amount of chicken, and the cheesebread [baked Greek pita topped with cheese and sliced tomatoes] is almost a meal itself.

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Thank John S
Allen Park, Michigan
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Famous for their Deep Dish Pizza. So Cheesy. One word of advice, plan for at least 2 hours to eat there.

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Thank Bammer4
Bay City, Michigan
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

I love the sauce, the ingredients, and the taste. I am not a fan of flaky crust usually but that is REAL Chicago Style. They delivered it to Holiday Inn Express on Washington at 10pm! 👍

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3171 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48207-4220
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: (313) 259-7272

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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