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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Canadian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed May 30, 2021 via mobile

Papa Joe's is a family owned restaurant that has been around for a lot of years. I know they have a following of regulars that dine here. Probably because the food is good, the service is great and they have a warm and comforting atmosphere....It is hard to explain but I feel at home when I come to this restaurant. I have always been pleased with my meal and the main coarse prices are reasonable. I recommend this restaurant for all occasions that you choose to dine out for. If I was to critique anything it would be the pricing of their desserts. Dont get me wrong, the desserts here are very good but they charge between $8-10. For a piece of anything. No matter how good a sweet treat is, pricing needs to be based on what the product is, how it is presented and you base it proportionally on the prices of your main courses and the class that your restaurant is in. Factoring in all these reasons, their desserts are too expensive. All in all Papa Joe's offers you a nice time out.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed February 22, 2021

We have been dining at Papa Joe's for years...it all began when it was our go to place while on the road curling. Over the years, I must admit, the interior started getting tired looking but the food and service remained top drawer...then a few...years ago came the makeover...wow! stunning new decor to go along with their great food. Family- owned food experience which has never disappointed!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed July 12, 2020 via mobile

Papa Joe's is an island landmark restaurant. They have been around for a long time and I believe they will still be around for years to come. They offer a mix of Canadian, maritime and Lebanese fare that will surely suit everyone in your party....The restaurant itself is clean and is always kept new looking. They never let the interior look dated. The service is very prompt and the food is excellent. Even during the current "panic demic" they make you feel at home and not like you are carrying the plague. I have found that some restaurants and businesses are treating their clients and customers in such a way that you feel like a specimen that is highly infectious. Not cool with me. These type of places to not get my hard earned dollars. Papa Joe's do not treat their customers like this and for that they get my full approval.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020 via mobile

Outstanding service and food. Ordered a Lebanese dish with rice, absolutely incredible fresh ingredients and flavour. Service was excellent.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020 via mobile

The food was next level. I really did not expect the food to be so good. Apps and main course were fresh and delicious. Party ordered meatloaf, burger, and zatar fries. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed December 27, 2019

love the food, staff is friendly, a bit expensive, delicious, great for gatherings or family dinner parties as there is a private room available

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2019 via mobile

I had the Mediterranean platter with beef. So fresh and delicious. I cant remember when I enjoyed a meal so much!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 13, 2019

The Seafood chowder each of us ordered, was supposed to be a bowl. It was at best a large cup. The price was definitely of a bowl. ($14 each) It was not bad but it had wrong proportion of seafood and potatoes. (Hint: too much...potatoes...) We also ordered a small garden salad. It was OK, and it was small indeed - except its price ($9 each). The high pricing of this restaurant is not justified by what you getMore

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 31, 2019

Friendly staff greeted us as upon entering and made us feel as comfortable. Small talk opened the door for our waitress to explain specials along with recommendations. We followed her advice and were served a nice lunch. Chowders, lobster roll, and real turkey club.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 9, 2019

Papa Joe’s is consistently top notch. Their butter chicken is delicious with lots of chicken and rice. We also enjoy the steak sandwich served with salad or fries. My husband likes the liver with mashed potato and seasonal vegetables. The menu is well rounded, something...for everyone!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Papa Joe's

Yes, Papa Joe's offers takeaway services.

Papa Joe's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5