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1200 Morris Tpke, Short Hills, NJ 07078-2746
973-467-5544
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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.

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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 stars 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 

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Thank triciaburke
Coconut Grove, FL
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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Charliep57
Union, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank sharcollado
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5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank 562sharih
Denville, NJ
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144 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Logistics
Westfield, New Jersey, United States
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Carole S
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123 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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Thank alanayu
New Orleans, Louisiana
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739 reviews
404 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 275 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

We were here for a large family dinner a couple of weeks ago. I had not been to this place in ages and I can say that the quality of the food has gone down. The taste wasn't as good as it used to be. I don't think I will be coming here again. Only reason that it isn't getting... More 

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Thank RahulMD
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We went for dinner early weekday and the food was excellent, salad very fresh. We were surprise with pasta consistency never expect cook quality since the restaurant is at the mall. Service was great not slow or rush, we were able to talk and enjoying the meal, beverage and dessert on our time.

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Thank Tomas C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?