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Papa Dan's Pizza & Pasta

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73131 Country Club Dr Ste C9, Palm Desert, CA 92260-2339
+1 760-568-3267
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 4 was seated quickly, but ended up at a booth that was in an "island" of tables that were all very close to each other. Our waiter didn't speak the best English (we noticed that with several of the staff). Also, he disappeared for lengths of time and seemed to have too many tables to take care... More 

Thank Mink52
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Papa Dan is a must-visit Restaurant when we are in the Valley. The quality of the food is very good and the value you get for the price is great. We love Monterey Plaza because it is so easy to access with many locals coming. And Papa Dan is an integral part for the past years we know the place.... More 

Thank Krauty123
Calgary, Alberta
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very good pizza place whether you eat in or take-out. It's always quite busy, but good service.

Thank yelobird
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always visit Papa Dans at least once, sometimes more often. Always busy, great service, great food. Very friendly. It is a favorite for the locals too.

Thank babeturnip
Dublin, Ohio
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You may have seen where our group goes for burgers. Papa Dan's is where we go when we all land from our flights and want our reliable wonderful pizzas. For 20 years we have vacationed in the area and no other pizza place comes close. Efficient seating, service, nice menu selections keep us coming back.

2 Thank aventureuxOhio
Orange, California
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195 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious salads for lunch - Service was attentive and food came quickly. Don't miss their chop salad or the antipasto salad!

Thank Anne32825
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143 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted a casual dinner and pizza seemed the right choice. At Papa Dans, we chose a medium Margarita pizza. It was light, well flavored and hit the spot. This was the perfect size for me to share, but back east this would be a small sized "medium". I think my husband would have liked it bigger.... More 

Thank muffinAvon
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling cross country from NY to Palm Desert has always involved take out from Papa Dan's. However, a recent visit showed us what we have been missing. The specialty pizzas, thin crust or regular, are not to be missed. The Dan's special arrived complete with 2 types of mozzarella, tomatoes, pepperoni, salami and great seasoning. Other specialty pizzas looked equally... More 

Thank joewslsh
Beaumont, California
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364 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been several years since we visited Papa Dan's and have good memories of great food. They did not disappoint us. My Reuben sandwich was excellent and I really liked the sweet potato fries. My husband - the purist - ordered pepperoni pizza and ended up eating three slices. If we have more time we will order a large... More 

Thank GJean1565
Boston, Massachusetts
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210 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner here one night when the 2 other places we wanted to go to were busy and had long waits. We were pleasantly surprised at the large menu, and had a very good meal with good service. We ended up being happy the other places were too busy for us!

Thank jd068

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73131 Country Club Dr Ste C9, Palm Desert, CA 92260-2339
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-568-3267

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