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“Never Disappointed”

Papa Gianni's Ristorante
Ranked #1 of 51 Restaurants in Cameron Park
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Sacramento, California
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131 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Never Disappointed”
Reviewed June 4, 2012 via mobile

When we want a great Italian dinner with great service this is the place.. Homemade Sausage and Meatballs. Nice salad and Garlic Bread which will keep coming! Clean and organized. Located in the Raleys Strip mall but a different world inside with White table cloth's. They also serve Wind Walker Wines which is my favorite Amador County Winery.. Reservations recommended... Prices are good and we always take home leftovers. Staff is wonderful too!

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Rescue, CA
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119 reviews
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“Local Italian food”
Reviewed April 24, 2012

Located in the Bel Air shopping center, Papa Gianni's is the only Italian restaurant in the area. I've always had good service and the restaurant is nicely decorated. The food is much better than Macaroni Grill and I would say is on par with any good locally owned Italian restaurant.

Visited October 2011
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Shingle Springs, California
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Celebration Location”
Reviewed March 16, 2012

This is an old authentic Italian restaurant, tucked into one end of the mall with Bel Air Market and CVS Pharmacy. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but has great food and atmosphere inside. Owners are there and know many of the regulars by name. A special place to go for a celebratory dinner.

1 Thank TravelGal2004
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Pleasanton, CA
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36 reviews
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“Best Italian food in the area”
Reviewed February 20, 2012

Someone told us about this Italian restaurant in a strip mall. What a great surprise. The hostess got us right in as we did not make a reservation. The service was great and the food a delightful surprise. Authentic Italian food that was so good I could have kept on eating long into the night. And all the garlic bread you could eat. Even our 15 year old picky eater enjoyed it. I would highly recommend to anyone.

Visited February 2012
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El Dorado Hills, California
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“La Buona Cucina”
Reviewed October 31, 2011

Papa Gianni's is our our favorite Italian resturant, Their excellent menu, reasonable prices and family atmosphere is hard to beat. Every meal is delicious and an epicurean delight. The owners invite you in as though it is their home and the friendly staff ensures you continue to feel welcome and well served, We highly recommend the resturant for both lunch and dinner.

We always start out with their Calamari appetizer and I cannot get enough of their Cannelloni. It is simply the best.

The resturant is located in the Cameron Park Bel Air Shopping Center.

Reservations are recommended for dinner.

  • Visited October 2011
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2 Thank Michael S
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