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Pizza Papalis

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$$ - $$$
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553 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2932
+1 313-961-8020
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love Pizza Papalis! This is the BEST pizza in Detroit! You will love the pizza and salad for sure! I recommend call in 40 min prior to your arrival and making your order so that it is ready and waiting when you get there. This is a must if you are local or if you are a Detroiter!

Thank Libby R
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27 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at Pizza Papalis on New Year's Eve. The service was outstanding and the food was great. Each staff member that we encountered was friendly and waitress was excellent. It was New Year's Eve and busy but we still received great service. I had my 12 year old son and his friend with me and they were great about... More 

Thank micaryan62
Boca Raton, Florida
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent deep dish Chicago style pizza. great salads as well and later found them to also have excellent a Chicago style thin crust pizza. Service for a group of 20 was also great.

Thank fredfromm
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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156 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza here is awesome, and unlike any you'll find elsewhere in the city! We sat at the bar and had a very friendly bartender that made great drinks! All of it made for a great experience!

Thank rbeccal0511
New York City, New York
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97 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here after normal lunch hours since we were traveling and just arrived in Detroit. We needed something filling and delicious to hold us through the hockey game later that night. This was the perfect choice. Plenty of tables available since we arrived after the main lunch crowd and it was a quiet week (between Christmas and NYE). The... More 

Thank Edward Y
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We called our order at 11:30 pm and they close at12:00 and they weren't upset that they had to stay open a little late for us. As always the pizza was wonderful. We got a medium and I could only eat one slice this pizza is huge.

Thank bertasone
Oakville, Canada
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140 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I came here on a Wednesday evening for dinner. I was really excited as I haven't eaten here in over 5 years and it's in the top 5 on Tripadvisor in Detroit! Unfortunately, my expectations were too high. The salads were decent. The buttered breadsticks were decent. The meat lover's deep dish pizza was decent. And the dessert of a... More 

Thank AKAshon
Petoskey, Michigan
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We tried this out finding good reviews however we were a little disappointed. While I wasn't expecting awesome Chicago style outside of Chicago I was hoping for better than we can make at home. It was poor service and ok pizza. Will likely try a different place next time.

Thank Karen D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Great deep dish pizza. Excellent service and reasonable price. I'll be back for sure. 5 plus stars!!!

Thank Bartholomew j
Grand Rapids
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We visited Pizza Papalis during the MAC Championships, and expect a huge crowd, we were surprised were able to get in and out with not any delays. Loved the personal deep dish pizza which came out very quick, and was offered a huge side salad as part of a very late Lunch Menu hours. Bottle Beer selection is very good.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 553 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2932
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Detroit
  • Phone Number: +1 313-961-8020

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