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Papa Joe's Ristorante Italiano

1973 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-5806
+1 203-655-1330
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1973 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-5806
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a nice dinner. They offer a nice menu- drinks, appetizers, salads, pasta, Chicken, veal, fish and beef dishes. We shared two dishes: eggplant rollatini and chicken marsala. I had a tossed salad too. The food was good but wasn't served hot. We didn't...More

Thank Gloria H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly, willing to customize your order. My mussels with homemade linguini in an oil garlic sauce was excellent and very fairly priced.

Thank William P
Reviewed 9 November 2017

.......does that say enough. Great neighborhood Italian Restaurant (although I have friends that come from other towns and other states to eat here). The food is consistently good. I do not know of another restaurant in the area that has more repeat customers. Great for...More

Thank rsgreenct
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The food here is the reason to go. For starters, the arancini, anchiovies napolitano, and caprese salad are excellent. The rigatoni alla amatriciana, grilled swordfish, veal parmigiana, and bronzino cooked in parchment paper are also outstanding. Service is excellent. The owner is also always present,...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We've been trying to find a decent american style italian food place for family dinners and this was perfect. Nice dining room and separate bar area. Food was great. Service great. Reasonable prices

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 2 October 2017

been there often....always reliable...and we can hear each other talk !! easy parking...reservations accepted.......nice bar area....pleasant dining room....room between tables

Thank eput
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We eat here often when we are too busy to cook and the food and hospitality are so good, it's always a temptation not to cook! Nice restaurant coupled with a terrific, caring owner. You won't be sorry.

Thank Traveling1Dave
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Although this restaurant wasn't impressive from the outside, it had been highly recommended to us by a good friend, so we decided to try it. As we entered, we were warmly welcomed by a friendly hostess. We were seated at a nice linen covered table...More

Thank trueladyct
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We eat at Papa Joes at least 6 times per month---the food is always prepared on premises and is absolutely delicious.

Thank Donald L
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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
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David W
29 October 2016|
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
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1973 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820-5806
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Darien
  • Phone Number: +1 203-655-1330
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