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If you grew up in Gates or Chili ...
If you grew up in Gates or Chili, it is likely you can picture Papa Joe's without issue - the paper on the tables, the italian bread, the massive portions, and the bank drive thru on the side of the building. Papa Joe's has a special place in my family, and my parents ordered takeout pretty much weekly throughout the pandemic. I've t ... read more
Megan C. via yelp.com - Oct 13, 2020
I'm not normally a chicken french fan, but this one was really tasty. The red sauce is also pretty amazing.
Joshua Nathan via google.com - Oct 9, 2020
The best food.
D via google.com - Oct 7, 2020
Have been purchasing catering from Papa Joe's for years. Love the food, the service, and everything about this place!
Ann Marie Nasella via google.com - Sep 30, 2020
The food is really good, nice size portions ... read more
William Prince via google.com - Sep 22, 2020
For being a person that cooks his own Italian food the food here is impressive homemade feel taste and quality just excellent ... read more
rocco mastrangioli via google.com - Sep 20, 2020
In my opinion one of the best Italian joints around highly recommend 10 out of 10 ... read more
jeremiah meehan via google.com - Sep 11, 2020
Excellent Choices for Everyone!
We had a large family takeout meal and everyone was happy with their choices! Such a great way to finish out a busy week!
missionink via tripadvisor.com - Aug 24, 2020
Hands down my favorite Italian restaurant in town. Quality of food is always great and fresh. Portion sizes are very fair as well! As a contractor who works all over town, whenever we are in Gates...stopping at Papa Joe's for lunch or dinner is a definite! You won't be let down.
Matthew Coniglio via google.com - Aug 22, 2020
Great food ... read more
Danielle Zadora via google.com - Aug 5, 2020
Love their food ... read more
Lisa HP via google.com - Aug 2, 2020
Best veal park!!
Christopher Canfield via google.com - Jul 9, 2020
Ausom food. Top shelf ... read more
Tony Rubert via google.com - Jul 8, 2020
Ordered take out. Was ready on time and hot . Always a plus . First time eating here . I ordered Della casa . Was delicious. I will get three meals out of the full order of chicken. My new favorite place to eat!
Dee Cruz via google.com - Jun 25, 2020
Excellent take out order. Went through catering for a special birthday dinner, delicious meal that exceeded my expectations! Amazing value for the money! Will definitely order again and again!
Debbie Piedmonte via google.com - Jun 24, 2020
The best Italian in Rochester! Papa Joe’s never disappoints.
Abigail Wilbert via google.com - Apr 24, 2020
great food,service,good portions consistancy second to none,drive up window a big plus !!!
Jerry Venniro via google.com - Apr 9, 2020
I like that I consistently have satisfying meals there. I really enjoy the lasagna. I keep intending to take some of the generous portions home to have the next day, but I like the flavors so much that I keep thinking "One more bite." , And then there I am cleaning the last of the sauce with a bit of bread. Their Montepulcia is good, ... read more
Warren Jayne via google.com - Apr 9, 2020
Meal deal for two! Chicken French ...
Meal deal for two! Chicken French, penne with red sauce, salad and bread.  All for $17.98! YUM.  Their chicken French is light, not creamy like other restaurants and boy do I love their version! Comes on top of escarole.  It was good to hear the phone ringing off the hook while I got my takeout.
Amy Z. via yelp.com - Mar 31, 2020
We ordered the chicken French and chicken Parm. Absolutely delicious. Best I have ever had at any Italian restaurant. Thank you for your service during these uncertain times. We definitely appreciate you.
Carol Ogrodiwski via google.com - Mar 30, 2020
Work associates recommended this restaurant and we were not disappointed. The food was EXCELLENT and the service was excellent. I have visited beautiful world-class restaurants in Beverly Hills and throughout Southern California, and although this restaurant is not "fancy", I would dare to compare their food to Papa Joe's. Yummy!
Gisela Liranza via google.com - Mar 19, 2020
Good meals at a good price ... read more
Christopher O'Brien via google.com - Mar 18, 2020
This is the best Italian Eatery in Rochester. Not only is the food great, the staff treats you like their own. You have choice of full or half dishes. Visit and you will see for yourself, there is no other like it.
Manny Silva via google.com - Mar 15, 2020
Great food ... read more
Sebastian D'angelo via google.com - Mar 11, 2020
My favorite Italian restaurant in the Rochester area. Try the capellini Tribotte!
Yazelle Knows via google.com - Mar 4, 2020
Best local Italian food hands down, nice environment and really nice staff ... read more
Spyderbuilt via google.com - Feb 21, 2020
Very tasty food. Not fancy place but YUM homemade!
paula fox via google.com - Feb 19, 2020
Atmosphere was good and food was even better.
Jason Hurd via google.com - Feb 18, 2020
Drive thru pickup great in bad weather. Food is delicious and plentiful.
Alan Toker via google.com - Feb 16, 2020
I Normally Don't Give Any Reviews On Place I Eat But For This Places Iam One Of The Best Italian food I Ever Eaten Everything Was On Point My Girlfriend Chicken Parm Was Amazing Looking And The Taste Was Like I Never Had Before I Personally Don't Like Chicken Parm But From Here I Would Recommend it To Anyone I Had The Best Seafood I ... read more
Jose Mangual via google.com - Feb 15, 2020
First time eating here and it was delicious. We were seated quickly and the service was great. We had a waitress who is new and she did a great job!
Shannon Shea via google.com - Feb 13, 2020
Awesome ... read more
Betty Evans via google.com - Feb 13, 2020
Great food, staff, and environment ... read more
V-MAFIA via google.com - Feb 12, 2020
Very good.
Kent Graham via google.com - Feb 11, 2020
Best food ... read more
Michelle Bell via google.com - Feb 11, 2020
New years eve
Wonderful service n food.5 of us for a great dinner with friends.small quaint place.take out window.you wont be disappointed..👍 ... read more
anthlib via tripadvisor.com - Feb 11, 2020
Great local Italian cuisine!
Terry Hancock via google.com - Feb 8, 2020
Honestly very high quality food for the money! The greens and beans were authentic and reminiscent of my childhood...the vodka sauce tortellini divine...and I would definitely recommend the Chicken French or Seafood to anyone! My cats are still meowing they're so jealous lol For a family of 5, spending a hundred (including tip) was ... read more
Gabs P via google.com - Feb 5, 2020
Excellent food.
Chris Cianciotto via google.com - Feb 1, 2020
Great food. Excellent staff and great atmosphere ... read more
William Donovan via google.com - Jan 30, 2020
We took my brother in law and his wife there for dinner .We had a Wonderful dinner as everyone. We had an excellent waitress ! Loved it ❤️ ... read more
Wanda Brooks via google.com - Jan 29, 2020
Amazing food! Always consistent with the quality and delicious flavor of the food!
Pamela Disanto via google.com - Jan 28, 2020
Delicous ... read more
Gary Ennis via google.com - Jan 9, 2020
A casual dining experience with fantastic Italian food.
This place is just wonderful. It's relaxing, the staff is top notch polite, knowledgeable and fun to talk with. Fantastic food with a nice wine list doesn't hurt either. My Wife and I have been there a half dozen times (at least) and have not...More ... read more
joseph m via tripadvisor.com - Jan 7, 2020
4 of us went to eat there on new year's eve the service was excellent the food was second to none overall but can't give 5 stars because one order of prime rib was supposed to be medium there was no pink at all. Although I admit that the meat in itself was soft but dry ... read more
Mario Neglia via google.com - Jan 2, 2020
Always great food and good service.
Sandy Counceller via google.com - Jan 2, 2020
Very delicious! Eggplant parmesan was killer, and so was everything else. Would reccomend.
Royal Gaming via google.com - Dec 29, 2019
Delicious food although one of our entrees was cold. Service was good.
Ken Nau via google.com - Dec 21, 2019
Delicious food, reasonably priced menu, we had a very nice waitress. Will definitely go back.
Connie Bowers via google.com - Dec 18, 2019
Very good. Nice staff as well!
S Marie via google.com - Dec 17, 2019
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