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Papi's Cuban and Caribbean Grill

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911 Duluth Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
+1 770-237-8889
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my 11y/o out for her first taste of Cuban. She loved the Pork fritta and I loved the chicken. Our server Christina was great!!

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Thank Poolely
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98 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Went here with some coworkers for lunch. Service was great and food was excellent. The empanadas were very good.....ham&swiss, beef, chicken, and guava! I had the vaca frita was extremely tasty! Will definitely come here again for lunch and / or dinner.

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Thank Hitesh P
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

The food was good - authentic (based on my Caribbean experience). It was a week night so not crowded, no loud music. Service was fine, unremarkable, average. The cost was reasonable. I'd like to go there again on a weekend & see if it's 'livelier'.

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Thank JoyLibby
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Love coming to Papi's for the big Papi's hamburger but when I went there today the hostess and and a waitress yelled at each other . I got the impression that she did not want me in her section for reasons unknown. After that awkward start everything else went ok.

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Thank Alicia D
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

I really enjoy the food there. The dishes that I like the most are the ropa vieja, the vaca frita and the Cuban sandwich. The black beans are also great! The flavor is authentic and the prices reasonable. The problem that I have is that in the Lawrenceville, GA branch the service is awful. You can be waiting at the... More 

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Thank Lylia A
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The food is very good. The prices are extremely reasonable. And the entire staff are courteous and make your dining experience one you will want to repeat. If you save room, try a dessert, very tasty choices.

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Thank Timothy W
Winder, Georgia, Usa
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I met a friend for lunch and we ordered the rellenos de papa ( potatoe balls) and to stones (fried green plantains) with chicken. The rellenos were well seasoned and delicious. Now the tostones with chicken, could have been seasoned better. The tostones with pork that I normally get are well seasoned and delicious. The restaurant is always very busy... More 

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Thank Maria P
Grayson, Georgia
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517 reviews
426 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We have been to Papi's a couple of times- First time was for lunch and it was good, seasoned well, fresh and great service!. Second time was for dinner with friends - it was crowded, noisy, and the service was a little hit and miss. We enjoyed the good Cuban Food!

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Thank katork
Atlanta, Georgia
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183 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

If you have never tried Cuban food, you must give Papi's a try. I have been to the location in Midtown, Atlanta, GA, but I generally go to the location in Lawrenceville, GA, by work. It is a very spacious location with the most incredible food. They generally have some hearty and reasonably priced lunch specials. I love the Cuban... More 

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Thank ttbryan1
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Ordered empanadas; dry, barely warm, tasteless; They need to improve a whole lot. Insult to Cuban cuisine It was worth the money. Great wait staff though; I'll give them another chance one day

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 911 Duluth Highway, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Lawrenceville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-237-8889
Description
You don't have to travel to Cuba or the Caribbean to experience the flavors that are indigenous to the tropics. Papi's brings all the essence of the South Seas to you, with attention to authenticity and an adherence to the recipes of generations.

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