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Papa Joes Italian Restaurant

6244 Spring Lake Hwy, Brooksville, FL 34601
+1 352-799-3904
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6244 Spring Lake Hwy, Brooksville, FL 34601
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Papa Joes Italian restaurant has been there for years. It was destroyed by a fire a while back and now has renovated and reopened. This was my first visit back since the fire. The food was as good as ever however, a lot more expensive....More

1  Thank Roy W
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Food was good but service not so good. My plate was served and others within the table had to wait 20 minutes before receiving theirs.

1  Thank Ivonne S
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I was there with a large group, the service was great and the food was very good. It started with freshly done garlic bread that was perfectly done with a nice crust. Next it was a very nice house salad that was lightly dressed with...More

Thank Antiquefoodie
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were visiting from Peoria, and had heard nothing but good things about Papa Joes, so we decided to give them a try. We came on a Saturday, and I had called about an hour earlier to see what the wait was....More

Thank annetm1979
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Food and service were good. We enjoyed our meal and will return. Make a reservation as this place seems to be always busy. Just a little on the pricey side but still good Italian food

Thank carich122
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I had a signature dish called the Lorenzo fettuccine and it was fabulous. The wait time was almost an hour for a table but very worth the wait.

Thank patriciafurlan
Reviewed 29 March 2017

I'm so glad they rebuild after the fire. The food is always fresh and wonderful. I've never had a meal that wasn't good here. Some servers are better than others but when we had dinner last week our waitress was very helpful, prompt and delightful....More

Thank Janna64
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

There are so many dishes I'd like to try that we may have to come back to Brooksville! The Stromboli wasn't the best, but everything else was amazing.

Thank Dee E
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing place. Great micro craft beer. The fettuccine alfredo is to die for. The homemade bread is a real plus. Side salad a must

Thank Mike E
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We planned a luncheon for about 20 people after my father's burial at the Bushnell National Cemetery. It was such a pleasure to work with Joe in setting up these arrangements. Upon arriving we found a private room with the requisite tables, and two fantastic...More

Thank Panda4780
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have many Gluten free options? Friends want to eat there and I am a Celiac.
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.
Do you cater events at private homes?
12 April 2016|
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Response from Joe G | Property representative |
yes, Please visit our web site for more information
Do u allow dogs on the patio?
9 September 2015|
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Response from 2test | Reviewed this property |
Only Hillary.....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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
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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