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Papi 's Cuban & Caribbean Grill

#113 of 3,205 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
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216 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-1913
+1 404-607-1525
12:00 - 19:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Georgetown, Kentucky
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301 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food here is terrific and the prices are affordable. The decor is a bit out dated but appropriate not a fancy place but I'd go back for the food. They also have a full bar.

Thank Rlath82
Summerfield, North Carolina
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366 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ate at the Papi's at the airport while waiting for a connecting flight. Waitress was great. Mentioned that we only had 30 minutes and she made sure we got our food quickly. Had the Cuban and kids had Empanadas. Beer was good and cold. Much better thn eating fast food.

Thank abycats
Little Rock, Arkansas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is out of this world. The maduros are deliciously sweet and savory. The Papi Sandwich is the best sandwich I have ever had in my life. Location is awkward, but the food and service are amazing and authentic.

Thank bluebomber000
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic Cuban and Caribbean menu choices. HUGE portions! Not a fancy place and reasonable prices for every menu choice. Friendly and fast lunch service. We'll go frequently!

Thank AmesyF
Atlanta, Georgia
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I recently took a group of women in my Lunch Bunch group to this restaurant located just down from Peachtree Road. Usually one has to go to Buford Highway to get a good Cuban sandwich and Cuban food. But here you have it right in the city. Parking is easy in the back of the restaurant. It's right across from... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

I was craving some caribbean food while visiting Georgia, and this place came up in my searches. Great choice! I was there right when they opened, and they welcomed those of us waiting at the door with a friendly greeting and got us to our respective tables The food was great, and served promptly. I'll need to go back someday... More 

Thank PCMsa
Management response:

Thank you for visiting us! We're so pleased to hear you were impressed with the service & food at our Atlanta location, and we hope to see you again the next time you're passing through! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Their appetizers are definitely worth ordering and their Soursop milkshake is like drinking a cloud of HEAVEN! A great must check out restaurant

Thank Michelle G
Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

In my circle we call this a hole in the wall. Now don't get me wrong. Our group goes out of the way to find spots like this. Went there 2-3 times a month when I worked closer, and still go on occasion when we need something a little different. Overall a great little place. Sitting can be difficult during... More 

Thank RustyMc_ATL
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Fresh from Cuba and wanted more Cuban food so we checked out Papi's restaurant to try their empanadas. They do not offer a vegetarian option but they guava one is delicious like a dessert. The yellow rice was pretty good. One of us ordered black beans and the other ordered black soup. You could not tell the difference which was... More 

Thank Dawn W
Barcelona, Spain
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

That was the first time that i tried cuban food and i have to say that i loved it. I ordered pollo vac style and it was delecious. A good option in Atlanta...

Thank xasose
Management response:

Gracias! We're so glad to hear we impressed you with our authentic cuban cuisine on your first visit, and we hope you'll come back and visit us again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-1913
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-607-1525
You don't have to travel to Cuba or the Caribbean to experience the flavors that are indigenous to the tropics. Papi's brings all the essence of the South Seas to you, with attention to authenticity and an adherence to the recipes of generations.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?