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Papa's Italian Restaurant

129 1/2 N Cortez St, Prescott, AZ 86301-3015
+1 928-776-4880
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
129 1/2 N Cortez St, Prescott, AZ 86301-3015
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1 - 10 of 769 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I can't fathom the numerous glowing reviews. "Mama's" minestrone broth had a decidely tinny flavor. Linguini with clams was flooded with oil. Pizza Margarita was over-sauced and the basil was baked with the cheese, resulting in a bitter aftertaste. Decor was straight out of "Goodfellas"...More

Thank TomLuchetti
Papas-Uptown, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

It's sad to hear that our flavors were not a match for your taste buds. Our food is authentic and Mama's minestrone in particular more often than not gets glowing reviews. Your comments about the broth are a first for us. You mention that our...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently had dinner there. Hot soup. Best soup in the area by the way. Cold drinks. Very tasty, freshly made chicken parm. Enough for lunch the next day too. Excellent service as well. I wish they were open for lunch.More

Thank traveler7056
Papas-Uptown, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the fabulous feedback! We work hard to make our guests happy and it's great to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Papa's. Grandma would be proud to hear your lovely comments about her minestrone soup too! :) We hope to have the...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome Italian restaurant. Call for reservation as it is normally booked out every day. Don't miss out.

Thank davesiddoway
Papas-Uptown, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the awesome review & recommendation to our family restaurant David! We hope to cook for you soon! Andrea-

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful dinner to conclude our day. We were seated quickly and greater immediately. Enjoyed a great selection of wine and then contemplate d the menu. We had heard wonderful things. I love that the owners daughter is working at the restaurant and attending to every...More

Thank Jennifer0318
Papas-Uptown, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your great feedback Jennifer! It was our pleasure to welcome you in for dinner and we look forward to seeing you again...for dessert! Kind regards, Andrea at Papa's

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Classic Italian food; superb wait staff! The owner (Mama!) wanders around, keeping a watchful eye on her restaurant.

Thank MargaretM79
Papas-Uptown, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mille Grazie, So glad you enjoyed your visit to Papa's! We really appreciate you sharing your positive feedback. Mama will be on the lookout for your return :) Kind regards, Andrea at Papa's

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just stopeedd into this restaurant to have a drink at the bar. The hostess was very welcoming and walked us back to the bar area. The bartender was also very friendly and prepared our drinks quickly. Soon others were in the...More

Thank love2traveltogether
Papas-Uptown, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there, Thank you for sharing your recent experience at Papa's! We are delighted that you enjoyed the neighborhood feeling of our bar area. It will be our pleasure to see you again the next time you are back in Prescott for dinner. Cheers! Andrea...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard very good reviews of Papas and planned to go there on a recent visit to Prescott. Without sounding sarcastic, I can't imagine what they have to compare it to. Food was bland and comparing it to Little Italy is ridiculous. The entire...More

Thank Sharon M
Papas-Uptown, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Actually your review does sound sarcastic Sharon. I'm really sorry that you could not find anything redeeming about our family run restaurant. We are dedicated to taking care of our guests from start to finish and more often than not we have received positive feedback....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner at Papa's Italian Restaurant recently following the 4th Friday Art Walk in Prescott. We'd made reservations--fortunately because even late on Friday the place was very busy. We truly enjoyed the food and the service. Lee was our server - said he was...More

Thank Prescott2007
Papas-Uptown, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your excellent feedback! We are dedicated to extending a five star experience to all of our guests. How great it is to hear that we shined for you! Your kind comments will certainly be passed along to Lee and our hard working...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My Italian travel companion and I were in Prescott for one night and wanted a good meal. We searched TripAdvisor and Yelp for reviews and selected Papa's. Wow, what a good choice. Called for a reservation - highly recommended - and were sat at a...More

Thank SherBear0731
Papas-Uptown, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The pleasure was ours! It's wonderful to hear that you had a perfect night out at Papa's. It really was nice connecting with the two of you and we appreciate you sharing your lovely review. Mama, Frank and the rest of our family will look...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family just moved back to Arizona from Brooklyn, New York ... and this restaurant is as authentic and delicious as it gets. No detail is missed, the staff went above and beyond, and you can't really experience Papa's until you've met Mamma! She is...More

Thank Jenn N
Papas-Uptown, Owner at Papa's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mille grazie Jenn! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the touches of our family restaurant. Your feedback is most appreciated and I will certainly pass along your lovely comments to Mama, Matt and our amazing staff! See you next time you take a...More

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MSBYOO
What Hours are Sunset Dining? Happy Hour? Thanks!
11 July 2016|
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Response from Papas-Uptown | Property representative |
Thanks for the inquiry! Happy hour is 4:00 - 5:30 Tues - Sat. Sunset menu is on Weds & Thurs til 5:30 with a coupon from Val Pak. We hope to see you soon!
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Cindy W
What do you have for happy hour?
22 June 2016|
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Response from Papas-Uptown | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for your inquiry. We offer antipasto salad, wings a caprese plate, calamari & clams on the $5.00 appetizer menu. $4.00 wine & Wells, $3.00 Premium beers, $2.00 Domestics...$1.00 Meatballs! A power packed... More
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JuneJMc
What would you recommend for someone who doesn't eat any dairy products?
9 February 2016|
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Response from Kay W | Reviewed this property |
Minestrone soup & salad without cheese.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 20:00
Thursday
16:00 - 20:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 129 1/2 N Cortez St, Prescott, AZ 86301-3015
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Prescott
  • Phone Number: +1 928-776-4880
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