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Papa Razzi

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1200 Morris Tpke, Short Hills, NJ 07078-2746
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Livingston, New Jersey
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99 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here last night with my cousin and her husband. I had an appetizer of breaded eggplant with ricotta and tomato topped with mixed greens and a balsamic glaze. It looked beautiful and tasted great. My main course was a mix of mussels, shrimp and calamari over linguini in a pink cream sauce. It was delicious and portion was... More 

Thank SusanK815
Verona, New Jersey
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

The tiramisu was great; and the salad was good ; no pizza; shrimp with linguine was average at best; chicken Picata was very good ; crab ravioli was terrible; the service was really bad as there was not that many patrons and so we expected to get the attention of our servant to no avail; drank a Mojito and was... More 

Thank Michael m
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

I've been here dozens of times over the past 15-20 years and it has consistently been a great go-to spot for a nice salad or pasta. If recommend the panzanella salad -- it's my favorite. As I remember, the desserts are good, too, but I'm usually satisfied by the meal and don't order dessert.

Thank Judith D
Succasunna, New Jersey
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78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

The atmosphere is very pleasant and relaxing; i.e., not as loud and hectic as a Cheesecake Factory. They serve thin breadsticks (the crunchy kind, not the soft kind), so that was a little off-putting. But I'm not a big bread eater, so not a huge deal. My spaghetti bolognese was delicious (loved the meats and mushrooms they put in there,... More 

Thank triciaburke
Coconut Grove, FL
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68 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

We came here because we love their pizza and it turns out they had a fire and can't make pizza any more. We still had a very nice lunch with good service.

Thank Charliep57
Union, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Went to this restaurant as my family wantd to dine out for my mom's birthday. What a disappointment ... All our food was extremely cold, felt like straight from the freezer. After we tried to eat our food, as we had no choice because it was too late to go to another place, we have to wait and wait and... More 

Thank sharcollado
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

I would highly recommend Papa Razzi to anyone and everyone. My husband & I stopped at Papa Razzi on June 1 for an early dinner. We grew up near by but currently live out of state. We were in town for a family event and decided to stop at Papa Razzi. I used to come to this restaurant back in... More 

Thank 562sharih
Denville, NJ
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177 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

After a difficult day on the road my wife and I decided to stop here on the way home for lunch, and we were glad we did. The place was not crowded (just after 2PM), and it looked inviting. I was a bit concerned due to the fact that it is in the short Hills Mall, but they were unfounded.... More 

Thank Logistics
Westfield, New Jersey, United States
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126 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016

We had excellent seafood ravioli, lamb chops and a great salad. The dessert was very rich and too filling. It's convenient if you're shopping at the Short Hills mall. Service was a bit slow, but we enjoyed the tasty breadsticks.

Thank Carole S
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141 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

It's hard to imagine an Italian restaurant doing something special that sets it apart from other restaurants of the same ilk. Papa Razzi doesn't. Its minestrone has chunks of meat I didn't expect. It was accommodating enough to give me the linguine without calamari, the sauce was heavy. Located in the Short Hills Mall, it's convenient for a reasonably priced... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Morris Tpke, Short Hills, NJ 07078-2746
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Short Hills
  • Phone Number: 973-467-5544

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