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Papa Joe's Italian Eatery

485 Spencerport Rd, # Front, Rochester, NY 14606-4822
+1 585-247-7920
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
485 Spencerport Rd, # Front, Rochester, NY 14606-4822
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Lynn and I and our friends had a final dinner recently at Papa Joes before returning to Florida. This is a hidden gem. Food is exceptional. The restaurant is large. Our server, Elena was terrific. I had the half order of their veal Marsala with...More

Thank Radiohutch
Reviewed August 24, 2018

The four of us celebrated birthdays this past Thursday at Papa Joe's Italian Eatery. We all had simply the most amazing dinners. The food was so good. The red sauce was perfectly prepared, not at all acidy, incredible tasting, just like homemade Sunday sauce. The...More

Thank rnapier77
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

We meet friends here a few times during the year. Food is always good. Very busy place and they take no reservations on Fridays. Opens at 4:30; by 7 you’re in good shape to get in without much wait. Many items offered in half-portions.

1  Thank ChippyRose
Reviewed August 13, 2018

I caught them at the tail end of their lunch time and had the place to myself basically. They were cleaning up in preparation for dinner but I was promptly waited on and served. I went with the stuffed eggplant lunch special which came with...More

1  Thank BillK455
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We had our monthly bus driver lunch at Papa Joe's. The service was great. Good bread. We all had different meals. I had Linguine Buttanesca. It was so tasty. A half a portion was plenty. We'll be back.

2  Thank Steyr1946
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Went her for my daughters birthday. Robyn was our server and she was excellent. On top of it all even with drink refills. The food is excellent and portions are decent size. Italian wedding soup is my favorite around town. Chicken and artichoke French are...More

1  Thank michelledJ4188MO
Reviewed June 23, 2018

Papa Joes has always been a go to place for good Italian food in a predominately Italian community. On this night however, things did not go so well. We had 6:30 reservations and got seated at 6:40. Not bad. Our drink order didn't arrive until...More

Thank _tomw59l
Reviewed April 28, 2018

We had a great italian seafood meal. The salad was a good size. We had a great time and enjoyed unwinding from a crazy week at work . Thanks for the wonderful rxperience.

1  Thank Patricia K
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Food is amazing. The sauce is a must and the half portion is sufficient if you don't or want to be hauling off leftovers. I had the chicken parmigiana and pasta. Prices was really good for what you get.

1  Thank hang10surfer
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

One again we visited and had a great meal. Large stater salads, homemade italian bread and great red sauce. Haddock Parmesan and Chicken French excellent. Service as always plentiful and attentive.

1  Thank Francis A
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February 21, 2016|
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Response from DadofFour65 | Reviewed this property |
I know they have gluten free bread for celiac visitors so the answer is yes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 Spencerport Rd, # Front, Rochester, NY 14606-4822
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-247-7920
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