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Papa Joes Italian Restaurant

6244 Spring Lake Hwy, Brooksville, FL 34601
+1 352-799-3904
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
6244 Spring Lake Hwy, Brooksville, FL 34601
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1 - 10 of 328 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going for years and the food is excellent. Have been up north and around the world. Still has some of the best Italian I’ve ever had. Papa joe knows how to treat a customer and always greets me and my fiancé when we come.

1  Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Getting to Papa Joe’s is a 25 minute drive for us, which makes it a little hard to go every day. That’s probably a good thing for my diet, because otherwise it would be hard to skip a night. We brought out of town friends...More

Thank Whitenights22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was my daughters birthday and we were out in a room where no one else was sat. No atmosphere. The waitresses were very miserable and didn’t make us feel welcome at all. Didn’t rate the food at all! Wouldn’t visit again!

Thank franny041957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently had lunch at Papa Joe's. The service was quick and friendly. The menu had a good variety , but I thought it was a little pricey. It's a nice place, clean and spacious. There is a separate area for very large groups. I...More

Thank NLC67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Italian food at it's best! My vodka martini was terrible, but the entree more than made up for it. Linguini with clams and garlic/butter sauce. Service was excellent and our waitresses name was Mona Lisa.......no, I didn't make that up!!

Thank askabutcher
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Fantastic food, servers are experienced, happy to serve you and answers your questions. They know their products and serve it up hot. Try it, you'll love it!

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I had the Tuesday Special (sausage, sweet peppers and pasta). The food was quite tasty and not at all like any of the chain Italian restaurants. The server was very pleasant and attentive. She offered entree suggestions that 3 of the 6 in our group...More

Thank DFP918
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Our family and friends - a group of at least 12 sometimes more visit Papa Joes almost once a month. Our reservation is always honored on time although they have a nice small bar and wouldn't mind waiting there if he had to. House cabernet...More

Thank traveler052
Reviewed 7 October 2017

My wife and I were going home from vacation and decided to stop at a motel Just off of I-75 at Exit 301. We asked about places to eat and were recommended to go west on Highway 50 about 4 miles and turn south at...More

Thank Birdiebuster
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Long time locally owned restaurant is a top dining experience. Chef-owner Papa Joe is typically on site -- either in the kitchen or visiting in the dining room with his patrons. Papa Joe is well known in the county for his charitable work as well...More

Thank Carole K
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Butterflygrl75
9 March 2017|
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Response from Joe G | Property representative |
Yes , we do carry gluten free items. From Pizza to grilled meats to pasta.
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NanaAOI
12 April 2016|
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Response from Joe G | Property representative |
yes, Please visit our web site for more information
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samcards2015
9 September 2015|
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Response from 2test | Reviewed this property |
Only Hillary.....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6244 Spring Lake Hwy, Brooksville, FL 34601
    (Hwy 50 and Spring Lake Hwy)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brooksville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-799-3904
  • E-mail
Description
Papa Joe"s Italian Restaurant has been a family tradition for 30 years. Papa Joe has personally constructed a diverse menu to fit anyone and everybody's taste buds, and each dish is prepared to order 'justa for you'. Whether you are looking for an aged tender steak, fresh seafood, or are in need of a carb fix, we got it! From the beginning, Papa Joe has prided himself in using the freshest and most whole ingredients available. In fact, many of the herbs we use are picked fresh from our herb garden and all of our dough is made on premises with a healthy blend of semolina and stone ground wheat. Cheers!
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