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“Great local Italian”
Review of Da Papa Mario's Pizzeria - CLOSED

Da Papa Mario's Pizzeria
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Jing'an
Shanghai, China
Level Contributor
86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
“Great local Italian”
Reviewed March 25, 2012

Great local Italian with a good menu (you can even have Thai if you wish - the Italian restaurant is co-located with a Thai restaurant). Good, efficient and friendly service. Great pizzas and pastas. Only down side is that the toilet is of poor quality (no lock on the door and really dirty looking toilet brush) and the fact that the (very friendly) owner and his friends smoke a lot at their designated table which, for a non-smoker, is not at all pleasant.

  • Visited March 2012
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1 Thank MattB6
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lovely.”
Reviewed March 10, 2012

Don't be fooled by it's appearance, as the food was excellent. The first thing that I would recommend would be the Margherita Pizza, it was delicious. Also, this creamy pasta (I forgot the name) was really good too. The price was a bit over, but totally worth it. All in all, one of the best places in Shanghai to eat Italian food.

  • Visited March 2012
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1 Thank BeachLoverAlbert
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Soggy”
Reviewed December 19, 2011

The worst pizza in Shanghai. Seriously felt like they ran it through a lawn sprinkler a few times before delivering.

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Thank crox40
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New Braunfels, Texas
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Bland and uninspired Italian.”
Reviewed December 17, 2011

My wife and I found the food to be of acceptable quality, but unexciting and bland. Canteen type atmosphere at mid-range restaurant price (we paid right under US$100 for lunch with one desert and no alcohol). Some reviewers claim home-style charm, I would agree that the food tastes homemade, but not by a particularly talented grandma.

  • Visited December 2011
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1 Thank levmishkin
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Vienna, Austria
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173 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Don't look at the design”
Reviewed October 22, 2011

If you already saw Italy, it will be not difficult for you to understand my words. Excellent food, delicious food, real italian taste from the heart. Real value for money without a doubt. May be the only italian restaurant in the world with a door opening to the thai restaurant next door. :)

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Thank Laquila
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