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Papa Joe's Casa De Pasta - CLOSED

1209 Union St, Mishawaka, IN 46544-5368
+1 574-255-0890
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
26 Aug 2016
“Papa Joe's Gone in Ashes”
23 Aug 2016
“Outstanding dinner”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1209 Union St, Mishawaka, IN 46544-5368
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 26 August 2016

Papa Joe's known for wonderful Italian food in Mishawaka for years went up in flames the night of Tues. August 23. The owners and the community are devastated. Rebuilding is in question.

4  Thank Ruthie1945
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Although we didn't arrive until after 8:30 we were not rushed and the server was very attentive. The homemade salad dressing is very good. My daughter and I had Veal Parmigiana and Chicken Roman. The servings are very large and so delicious. The Blackberry Merlot...More

Thank jlwaring
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This restaurant has been a staple of Mishawaka for many years. The food is very good and reasonably priced. I would recommend the lasagna. The only rap that I have is that the restaurant is rather dingy and cluttered.

Thank Rick G
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Make a reservation, come very hungry. When you leave you will be filled with the best food! Parking is across the street so walk to the crossing in the winter hours due to being dark and a busy street. But worth it.

Thank Mary Beth L
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Even though papa Joe's is only open on Friday and Saturday evening it is the best Italian restaurant in the mishawaka area. From the moment that you walk in the decor is very romantic and rustic Italian. All the food is prepared fresh with each...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 19 May 2016

While visiting friends in Elkhart, they took us to this wonderful restaurant. What a wonderful experience. Everything was perfect & the food yummy. When we visit from Ohio again, this will definite be on our list to try again.

Thank Arla L
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Papa Joe's is a wonderful little restaurant with all the old world charm of Italy. The décor defies description! You just have to experience it. The food is outstanding...all home made. They are only open on Friday and Saturday, and reservations are encouraged. If you...More

Thank CC1272
Reviewed 6 April 2016

A friend of mine invited me to try this place. I had driven by it many times. they exterior looks like it might be an old pizza place or something. Don't let the exterior fool you. The parking is odd. It is across the street...More

Thank jreed37
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I went to college down the road from this place, and never heard of it until I came back years after graduating. This place is fantastic. The food, the ambiance, the service (minus an error with delivering the change, maybe they were surprised people still...More

Thank Dev S
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

It is such a pleasant environment, with even more pleasant food! The authenticity and quality of all the food makes you fall in love. Takes you to a place where time doesn't matter, make sure you visit!

Thank Rhyan C
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1209 Union St, Mishawaka, IN 46544-5368
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Mishawaka
  • Phone Number: +1 574-255-0890
  • E-mail
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