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Papa Al's

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23 Barnabas Road, Newtown, CT 06470
+1 203-426-2323
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 13:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Brookfield, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a half white and half barb-a-que chicken pizze....one of the best ever I have ever eaten...Thin crust and plenty of ingredients. HIGHLY recommend trying one.

Thank friedrich5
Danbury, Connecticut
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Got take out from here recently and wasn't that impressed with the food. We had baked ziti and eggplant rolatini. The eggplant was delicious, but their sauce was bland, so the pasta and sauce side wasn't thrilling. The baked ziti tasted more like penne alla vodka. Not sure I'd go back; there's better Italian in the area.

Thank AmyBGS
Brookfield, Connecticut
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85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great homemade sandwiches to go. We love the Cajun Chicken Panini with grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella, tomato, lettuce, red onion & mayonnaise and Roma Focaccia with fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil, balsamic glaze & olive oil with a side of fries. Very consistent in their offerings; outdoor seating weather permitted, friendly service, and home made ice cream from FERRIS ACRES CREAMERY... More 

Thank catlover92560
Brookfield, Connecticut
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Their outdoor patio allows smoking. Every time the door opened smoke blow inside where we were seated. We complained, they moved the smokers to a different part of the patio, but we could still smell it. The guys were smoking cigars. Checked the state laws later and found out that 75% of the patio should be non-smoking and that it... More 

Thank troischiennuit
Fairfield, CT
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Always good for a quick meal. I just wish they had delivery. Friendly staff When I order takeout my pizza is always ready on time.👍

Thank Jethag
Brookfield, Connecticut
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We stopped in on a Tuesday night. The pizza was great. We had mushrooms and orange bell peppers. It's a large enough pie that we had leftovers for lunch the next day. We took desserts to go. It was a mild evening so people were seated outdoors as well as inside. They recently got a permit for wine and beer.... More 

Thank troischiennuit
Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We go here often. The pizza as well as the other dishes are always very good. Service is very good as well. For pizza or quick meal you can't go wrong.

Thank Traveldog4
Newtown, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Absolutely the worst take out I've had (progressively worse over the last few years), 7/26/16 : ordered chicken florentine which was putrid, rotten, smelled like a combination of cow manure and dog poop, tasted like it was soaked in long island sound (with sewage overflow). I live within 5mins and have frequented this place hoping for any improvement over the... More 

Thank len305
Newtown, Connecticut
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Was looking forward to having Papa Al's right down the street. The pizza was flavorless. The sauce is so bland . Hate to say it but Dominos taste better and i hate Domino's. They make something called seasonings maybe they should invest in some.What a shame

Thank majik1
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We had a hamburger and a hot ham sandwich and fries. Everything was super great atmosphere was small town shop and I enjoyed it definite recommend.

Thank Dan P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Barnabas Road, Newtown, CT 06470
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +1 203-426-2323

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