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BEFORE MAKING ANY RESERVATION PLEASE REVIEW: https://papanino.uk/restaurant-policy-guidelines/ Papa Nino is a small Italian Restaurant, offering a range of traditionally loved Italian dishes & wines, whilst also taking full advantage of the wide variety of fresh fish & seafood caught daily by local fishermen... STARTERS :Mussels, Scallops, House Speciality 'Hot Spiced Crab' or Minestrone Soup, Mozzarella & Tomato, Homemade Pate, Avocado with Prawns, Mushrooms in Garlic, Melon with Parma Ham or Prawns in Garlic Butter... MAINS: Large variety of Pasta dishes, lots of Fresh Locally-caught Fish, Whole Dover or Lemon Sole, Whole Sea Bass or Sea Bass Fillets plus many more... House Speciality: Lobster
PRICE RANGE
£20 - £75
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood
FEATURES
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Been coming to this restaurant for over 20 years and never been disappointed best restaurant in Looe and would highly recommend

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little place in Looe Service is excellent Food is amazing and really good value for money. I had Spicy Crab starter and Moules Marinere for main. Out of this world Highly recommend

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding, our absolute favourite in Looe. The steak was probably one of the best I have ever had, the hot crab starter was excellent and I was so full - had to share a fantastic desert.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good service and delicious starters, main portions very generous and tasty. I will continue coming to this great establishment

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful meal and excellent service all food is freash Waiter is always happy and polite to serve get Good amount of food.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, friendly service, nice atmosphere. Good choice of food. Small restaurant, worth the visit. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 22 January 2024 via mobile

Visited this with my partner and daughter , I had the veal , my partner had the spaghetti Mariana and my daughter had the carbonara, all the dishes were really good. We all had sweet and they were also fab, the price was fair ,...setting was great and I’ll return for sure , if you haven’t been, then you need to come visitMore

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 16 January 2024 via mobile

Excellent food and service always a pleasure to eat here, great food with reasonable variety at a reasonable price, small and personal A+++

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 11 January 2024

This was the single most incredible Italian meal I've had. My partner had the Lasagne, which was obviously home made and presented brilliantly. My steak was the best I've ever had out. The service was excellent and I cannot thank all the staff enough. A...truly beautiful place with some of the best food you could buy.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 6 January 2024

Fabulous little Italian restaurant cosy and friendly very relaxed atmosphere food was amazing had starters and main with perfect espresso after food was piping hot and delicious will definitely be going back to try the rest of this extensive and authentic menu!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 31 December 2023

As ever, the food was simply amazing! As we always do, we all had the baked crab pots - a bit of a tradition in our family after so many years of visiting Papa Nino's. Derek and staff are all wonderful.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 28 December 2023

We were given a very warm welcome, the food was delicious and was excellent value for money. A lovely find in Looe.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 22 December 2023

Great little restaurant , excellent food and service , we started coming here about seven months ago and now try to come at least once a month . There is a great choice of seafood and we are working our way through the menu to...try all the different fish dishes . Highly recommend , but booking advisable as it is a small cosy restaurant and every sitting is usually full . Griff and ChristineMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 21 December 2023

A lovely small resteraunt. Great choice of food, lots of seafood options. All delicious and reasonably priced.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 10 December 2023

Having ordered my partners favourite wine which was not on their menu awhile before hand, the waiter gave us the warmest welcome that I have had in any restaurant around the world since 2003. The wine was perfectly chilled and on the table awaiting our...arrival. We ordered the scallops and squid to start and the sea bass and pollo marsala as mains. They were both excellent and served from the chefs pan at the table. The restaurant is small, intimate and one could hardly swing a cat in it, but this added to the most enjoyable experience we have had in months. Thank you to the very talented chefs and the waiter who showed better customer service than five hundred run-of-the-mill Cornwall waitresses/waiter youngsters put together. Well done Papa Ninos, we salute you!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Whilst we don't have an actual children's' menu, a good number of our pasta dishes are available in starter size, which is like a child's sized portion. You can check our online menu from our TripAdvisor page. Please also... More
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Papa Nino is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5