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Papa Joe's Ristorante Italiano

) #4 of 59 Restaurants in Darien €€ - €€€ Italian, Pizza
1973 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-5806
+1 203-655-1330
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (9 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1973 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-5806
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is wonderful, chicken, steak, veal chops, pasta, shrimp, clams, mussels, fresh made bread. Great Italian food including outstanding pizza. Great bar with nautical theme, good drinks, dinner also served at bar. Large dining room and special party room. The atmosphere is great. the...More

Thank EdwardTiano
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Food and service was great. There were six of us. I had the swordfish which was cooked to perfection and my husband had the branzine cooked with vegetables in parchment paper, also cooked to perfection. They have pastas, pizzas, fish, etc. something for everyone. 👍

Thank Kathy D
Reviewed 12 April 2017

If not leaving a scrap of food on one's plate (8 times around the table) isn't the mark of an excellent and tasty meal, I don't know what is. Being a larger group, we were accommodated in the side room towards the rear of the...More

Thank oystertravels
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The food is always good, but the service is less than desirable. Each and every diner should be treated the same. The staff seem to prioritize the better service to regulars or big spenders. We experienced slow and less than friendly service on our last...More

Thank Pnap15
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy bringing the family to Papa Joe's! A large selection To keep everyone happy! Portions are large, always food leftover for next day!!

Thank barbarabusskohl
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The broccoli rabe and sausage pizza was excellent. The crust was thin and very tasty..The gnocchi sorentina was excellent, light and fluffy with a light marinara sauce. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Holly O
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It's been a long time since we ate at Papa Joe's but the last visit convinced us this has to become one of if not our regular haunt. We ate at the bar and not only had a GREAT meal but the ambiance and the...More

Thank cmgrejtak
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Papa Joe's has been in business for the 49 years that I've lived here. Their food is delicious, reasonably priced and their fish is outstanding! The portions are enormous!

Thank skifast06
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The dishes here are authentic and atmosphere is comfortable. The prices are competitive and the portions are plentiful. This place never disappoints me or the family. I recommend it to all my friends even people from out of town. If your passing through Darien on...More

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Had a fabulous dinner with great friends from Darien. This is their favorite neighborhood restaurant and we can certainly understand why, It was a delightful evening. We had Veal Picata, Veal Margherita, Veal Marsala and Chicken Milanese. It was all wonderful. We will certainly visit...More

Thank DebraL2
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
David W
Do you have gluten free pasta /
29 October 2016|
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Response from Gloria H | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember if they do. I would recommend calling them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1973 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-5806
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Darien
  • Phone Number: +1 203-655-1330
  • E-mail
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