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Papa John's

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598 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1423
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10:30 - 22:25
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 22:25
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Toronto
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Email confirmation said 30-45 minutes to our hotel. Pizza arrived in 1 hour 10 minutes and the food was cold. We were only three blocks from the pizzeria. Even out of a warmer bag the pizza should be somewhat warm but this was cold. The garlic sauce was congealed. No response from Papa John's to my feedback. Second recent order... More 

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Seaside
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155 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Thank you so much for the Groupon special. I have family visiting with too many women in the kitchen. So easy Peasy no fuss pizza is a winner, for me. The staff were wonderful helpers. They really helped me out on a tough decision. Great! We have pizza and chicken wings to munch all weekend. Happy Camper!

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Davis, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Inexpensive good pizza. Cheapest place in Monterey for a family to eat. Leftovers are great for lunch the next day.

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Turlock, California
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Fast and friendly service. Wide selection of toppings. Clean place. Spacious. Dedicated crew. Manager Tom was very willing to accommodate our needs even if they were not on menue. "If it could be done, we will do it fir you" he said.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

I'll admit we didn't have high expectations when we decided to have a quick bite to eat instead of wait a long time at a restaurant. However, we were very impressed on this our first ever visit to a Papa John's. The staff were helpful and our pizza was freshly baked in 10 minutes. We had the BBQ chicken and... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

While in Monterey we always have local food from the area especially seafood. However, one evening we were hungry for pizza so we ordered it from here. Other years we had already tried pizza from nearby local places but this one is better and lower priced. The service was good and employees were friendly. We would order from here again.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

Well, we were in a bed and breakfast. So, being hungry and not wanting to go out decided to try the PapaJohn. As the title says, it is better than starving but it is a huge waste of quality calories. Not quite sure how to describe it other than "artificial". To be fair, we are used to family owned crafted... More 

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Davis, California
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131 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2013

My wife and I were in Pacific Grove, CA for the weekend. I had previously purchased a discount voucher for Papa John's in the Sacramento area. When I went to use the voucher in Monterey, I was told that it was only good in the area I purchased it. I was not aware of that rule, but accepted it and... More 

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Chisholm, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013

We were hungry but wanted to eat in the hotel room so this was what the desk guy said. Everything stinks except the pizza. First of all the in-room delivery is not any good. We waited 2 hours for my pizza. 2 HOURS. that's right. The first time the pizza guy delivered the pizza to room 150, not 250 where... More 

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Thank Mitchell G
Pacific Grove, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2013

I like these guys because they have been always fast and my pizza has always been to my house in 30-40 mins tops. They are military friendly so fellow military people get 15% off I believe so that adds up over time. Plus the pizza is great.

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Thank Kyle S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:25
Monday
10:30 - 22:25
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:25
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:25
Thursday
10:30 - 22:25
Friday
10:30 - 22:25
Saturday
10:30 - 22:25
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 598 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1423
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey

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