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“Average at best”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Papa Pia's - CLOSED

Papa Pia's
Cuisines: Italian, American, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Downtown
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Average at best”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2013

The place is small and the food was average. We had a party of 6 for an early dinner. The waitress was slow and again average at best. I was offended when I looked at the bill and she had added 20% to the bill for herself. WHATEVER. She knew that she did not earn the customary 15%. If the bill had been higher I would have refused to pay it.

  • Visited March 2013
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3 Thank paul B
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40 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Mississippi
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79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Alright food & service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2013

We chose to eat here because my daughter had a gift certificate she had not used. The service & food was good. Being on a week night there was not very many customers there. After giving the gift certificate to the server, we were told it could not be used as it was purchased at a Papa Pia's that had closed. I will certainly not buy a gift certificate from here or drive to downtown high crime Memphis, Tn, pay to park & put up with street hustler's while walking to this place again.

  • Visited December 2012
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2 Thank RileygirlMississippi
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Nashville, Tennessee
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382 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Pre-race dinner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2012

We had a pasta dinner here the night before the St. Jude Marathon. We were staying at the Peabody and it was an easy walk to dinner. Make sure you have a reservation before the race. It's a small restaurant and it booked up. They were turning a lot of people away. The bread was very good as well as the fresh mozzarella sticks.

Visited December 2012
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1 Thank JChaff12
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Russellville, Arkansas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2012

Looking for a good place to eat without standing in line and paying way to much in downtown Memphis is difficult! This place was easy to get to, great service, food and prices. I will be back.
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Thank Lamar37
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Spend your anniversary here good!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2012

My husband and I visited here the night before our anniversary. We loved it so much, we came back the next night for our anniversary! Great food, great atmosphere, great people.

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Thank Blahblahlovefood
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