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John Papas Cafe

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American, Greek, Diner
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18 Park Pl, East Hampton, NY 11937-2407
+1 631-324-5400
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06:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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new york
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Open 6 am to 8 pm, this eatery has breakfast all day except for the specials. The combined lunch and dinner menu has a Greek flair and American favorites. Need to personalize your order . . . simply ask the waitress. This cafe seeks to lure in local customers and "Wow" new ones.

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Thank covegal
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love this restaurant, cute café/diner style, great location for shopping. Try the Greek salad, its great

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Thank Taylor K
Sag Harbor, New York
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I guess you could call it a Greek coffee shop, but it is so much more than that. Set at the eastern end of East Hampton town, first thing on your right as you enter the parking lot. My wife always orders the junior Greek Salad, hold the anchovies; she is allergic to all creatures of the sea. I'm more... More 

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Thank michael f
Miami, Florida
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Restaurants like this are hard to find now in the Hamptons. Very reasonably priced, clean, fast service, extensive menu ranging from Greek specialties, New York deli fare, omelets, to a large selection of daily specials, and all entrees come with soup or salad. Newly renovated bathrooms. The owners take pride in serving their customers. I'm a fan!

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Thank mdmprez
New York City, New York
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is the best Greek Diner I have ever been to. It is consistent good and a great place for lunch.

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Thank FChas
East Hampton, New York
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Offering good food at an over priced fee - traditional food as well as some greek dishes , only with HAMPTONS pricing . Not at all a cheap place to eat ......If money isn 't an issue , enjoy your meal - it is good

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Thank Rodney H
new york
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

My wife & I each had the dinner special a great value I had the flounder & she had the chicken both were excellent. Easy parking quick service to us it was an upscale Diner with great food.

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Thank ramblerNewYork
New York
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163 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This is a good breakfast or lunch stand by. Nothing fancy and I would not recommend their iced coffee (watered down old brew). Service is slow, but a good staple and local spot.

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Thank iristate
Boca Raton, Florida
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Been going here for years. The staff is always friendly. The food is always fresh and quickly served. There is usually a line for breakfast and lunch but it moves fast. I always tell people in front of me not to wait and sometimes they leave so the wait isn't so long.

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Thank Sheldon H
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76 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

John Papa's is a cute little diner! The prices are a little higher than your typical diner, but I wouldn't say it's overpriced. It is popular with just about everyone. The servers are accommodating, although quick which can come across as brisk. The food is so good for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I don't think this place can go wrong.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Greek, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Park Pl, East Hampton, NY 11937-2407
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  East Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 631-324-5400

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