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“Love this place!”
Review of Papa Razzi - CLOSED

Papa Razzi
Price range: $30 - $30
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hillside Road
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Love this place!”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

The food, the ambiance, the service - excellent! Papa Razzi is the only place I know where you can customize your risotto. Best I've ever tasted! The dark wood makes it feel warm and inviting. Everything on the menu is delicious. It's a relaxing break during shopping in Garden City or after a movie down the road.

  • Visited May 2013
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English first
Stonington, Connecticut
Level 6 Contributor
262 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Excellent location for a business lunch”
Reviewed June 7, 2013

Needed to schedule a client luncheon meeting and Papa Razzi was highly recommended. It was a great spot with excellent food, attentive but not intrusive service, and never felt rushed.

  • Visited June 2013
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Cranston, Rhode Island, United States
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Couldn't Be Better”
Reviewed March 18, 2013

What a great meal. Everything about this place is top notch. Good portions at nice prices. The salads are the freshest and best you will find anywhere. Large wine selection with a good varitey.
You can't miss with any meal you may decide on. Last but not least they have one of the best wiat staffs around. As some others have stated you would never know this is a chain restaurant and you can tell everything is made from scratch and made to order. Give it a try you won't go wrong.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Norman F
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Northampton, Massachusetts
Level 6 Contributor
421 reviews
305 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
“Consistently Excellent”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

This Boston-based chain may have recently been partly or totally sold to a Rhode Island restaurant group, but nothing seems to have been lost in translation. We're from Boston and our friends are from southeastern Connecticut, so we settled on Papa Razzi at Garden City Shopping Center in Cranston as a convenient meeting spot for a casual Saturday evening dinner. P.R. consistently delivers an excellent product, and this time was no exception.

Our Saturday 6pm reservation was waiting for us, and we enjoyed top-notch food and service. The waiter was there when we needed him, but wasn't trying to over-do the experience, and gave us our space once he saw we weren't in a hurry. In fact, we hogged the table for three hours, but were mindful of that as while they were turning tables like crazy, they never quite got totally full so it was clear that we weren't holding things up.

Everyone had a different pasta dish - all pronouced as very good. My wife and I shared a Caesar Salad; the friends shared Calamari - both excellent. They shared home-made Tirimasu; we shared home-made Apple Crisp - again, excellent. All in, dinner including one round of wine-by-glass was about $170 pre-tip - good value for the money.

The decor is nice and Tuscan-looking; in fact, even a little nicer than other P.R.s we have eaten at in the Boston area. Nothing exotic or extravagant here at Papa Razzi, but it was as good as ever. Let's hope new ownership doesn't screw up a good thing.

  • Visited February 2013
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Rhode Island
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Awesome food, especially for a chain”
Reviewed February 15, 2013

LOVE the ciabatta they serve with dinner. Classics like the chicken cutlet with lemon butter are up to par with the best smaller Italian restaurants in the state. A GREAT place to dine while you're shopping and even when you're not! OUTSTANDING and a great value!!

Visited January 2013
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