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Papa Mazzotti's

) #39 of 130 Restaurants in Thornton €€ - €€€ Italian
2252 Lake Ave, Thornton, CO 80241-2702
+1 303-255-8612
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible14%
23 Aug 2016
“Catering for large business lunch”
5 Aug 2016
“Do NOT skip dessert!”
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€€ - €€€
2252 Lake Ave, Thornton, CO 80241-2702
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We used Papa's for a catered lunch and it was very good. The sauce for spaghetti is homemade, meatballs are fantastic. They delivered a great salad and bread. Decent prices, the set up fast and staff is friendly

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Must try to the ice cream with wine sauce! Almost skipped dessert because the meal was big enough to split. My advice - take half home and get the ice cream; the wine sauce is the best! Small family owned restaurant, with a perfect atmosphere...More

Thank JFMB1983
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

13 tables, limited seating, may have a wait. Menu is limited but everything is very good. Service is good. May be may be a bit stressed at busy times. Portions are good to large.

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Amazing food. Left way too full to function. The staff was all very friendly and our waitress was very helpful and knew everything about all the food, which is great because i had questions. I highly recommend this cute little hidden restaurant!!

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We've tried this place over many years, really hoping for this small mom and pop place to get better, but no so. After a while you have to just give up. Most occasions it's only my wife and I in there, during off hours. With...More

Thank HungryDawg
Reviewed 30 October 2015

Great home feel atmosphere. Small and cozy but delightful! Situated in an older neighborhood this restaurant is not afraid to use a little garlic in their sauces!

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Papa Mazzotti's is a quaint little restaurant hidden in East Lake. They have great food and good prices. It's small and no frill, but the food is fantastic! Homemade pasta, fresh tasting food...I love this place. My favorite is the eggplant Parmesan, but I think...More

Thank Amitra S
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We went to try out the new location of Papa Mazzotti's after having been fans of their original place on 104th & Colorado. The new restaurant is hidden in East Lake, CO & is adorable. It was delightful to see Elizabeth, the daughter of the...More

Thank ChristineHernandez
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Papa Mazzotti's is tucked away in the East Lake neighborhood and provides classic home-cooked Italian meals in a comfortable, family-friendly setting. Meals include soup or salad and bread and butter, and there is a wide variety of options for entrees. Although I have tried (and...More

Thank Kidsintow45
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This place is NOT a place you're likely to find randomly, just driving around town, but it's worth finding nonetheless! I thoroughly enjoyed my meal and I especially loved the flavor of the sausage and the meatballs. Lasagna was very good, as was the chicken...More

Thank Ganjedi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2252 Lake Ave, Thornton, CO 80241-2702
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Thornton
  • Phone Number: +1 303-255-8612
  • E-mail