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Papa Dante's Restaurant

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8607 FM 1976, Converse, TX 78109-2274
+1 210-658-5261
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We ended up here by accident, but had no regrets! The food was delicious and timely. They offer half portions, which is nice if you cant take to-go.

Thank Julia R
San Antonio, Texas
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177 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I had the "small" sausage, peppers and onions, with angel hair. It was delicious, and the portion was still generous ... I had lunch the next day. My wife had the spinach ravioli. It was good too. The desserts were excellent as well. They have some delicious cakes and cheesecakes. The service was also good. We will be back.

Thank David T
Converse, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent cuisine, great food,superior service, and a unique atmosphere. I highly recommend this establishment for any occasion, be it a night out for the family, or an intimate diversion for couples.

Thank droberts505131
San Antonio, Tx
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Unique family owned Italian restaurant. Sufficient parking, Incredibly stuffed with movie memorabilia: posters, pictures, some famous autographs. Food is very delicious and served plentiful. Our church class has dined here many times, always getting large sitting areas and cheerful service. A little off the beaten path from San Antonio, but a staple of the Converse, Universal City, Live Oak, and... More 

Thank jerryfrank
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48 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I was born and raised in the tri-state area. So I am very picky when it comes to Italian food. I am giving Papa Dante's 'very good' for the chicken fried steak, homemade mashed potatoes and green beans

Thank LEA A
Converse, Texas
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Papa Dante's is an excellent place to eat - family owned and operated !!!! the decor is awesome with pictures everywhere of famous people !!! Food is delicious and reasonably priced. One of our favorite places to eat !! Service is always great too !!!

Thank carolandgeoff2016
Converse, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

Food is fabulous. Love their crispy chicken fetuccine. Meatball sandwich is to die for. The bestest garlic bread. Very nice staff. Great desserts. One of our favorite eating places.

Thank allens78109
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

I was surprised by how amazing the food and service was. They have something for everyone. The garlic bread is a must. The crab patties are yummy. The Italian soda was perfect and the combo spaghetti with cannoli was to die for. I definitely recommend this place for a good meal, good wine, and a nice dessert at the end.

Thank Ferozzorro
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Papa Dante's is an awesome family owed restaurant. Their bread is worth going for itself! It's off the beaten path. But well worth visiting. The cannelloni is awesome!

Thank David R
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I ate here today and the food was amazing! I got the spaghetti and meatballs and she had Chicken Fettuccini. Both meals tasted great and the portions were so large. The garlic bread was to die for! I wasn't impressed with the sweet tea as it tasted like sugar water but other than that, no complaints. The... More 

Thank blj7150

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8607 FM 1976, Converse, TX 78109-2274
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Converse
  • Phone Number: +1 210-658-5261

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