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“Fine Italian Cuisine With A Diverse Menu”
Review of Papa Joe's

Papa Joe's
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Ranked #14 of 492 Restaurants in Akron
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$20 - US$30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Portage Trail
Description: The Iacomini family has been in the restaurant business since 1932 in beautiful Akron, Ohio. We are celebrating our 30th anniversary in the Merriman Valley with the 4th Iacomini generation. Our family at Papa Joe's Iacomini's invites both you and your family to a traditional Italian dining experience. We are known for our diverse menu fueled by the freshest seafood, center cut USDA choice steaks and chops as well as our authentic Italian cuisine. We pride ourselves on consistency in our day to day operations in order to provide you with the excellence in dining that you deserve. It is through this consistency dating back to 1932 that is the reason we have been proud enough to serve the greater Akron area for over 80 years! We are close to Weathervane Playhouse, Stan Hywett Hall and Garden, and Blossom Music Center We look forward to providing you and your family the delicious and memorable experience that cultivates from the traditions of the Iacomini family.
Reviewed 7 January 2014

This is a great restaurant for excellent Italian dishes. Great variety of choices, nice relaxing atmosphere, very nice people. Everything from pasta to filet mignon to fresh fish. Along with the wonderful dining, Papa Joe's also has a superb wine list, along with their own wine store. The Carry-Out store also includes a vast array of choices from their menu for those that just don't feel like cooking on any particular evening.

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Thank JoeD302
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Reviewed 2 January 2014

We have eaten at Papa Joe's before, but this is the first time we ever got food for take out. We were having a few people coming over right after Christmas and were too exhausted from all the holiday cooking. The lasagna, salad, and Italian bread was just as good for take out as if we had been served by a waiter.

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Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

Went for an anniversary dinner and we were seated promptly without reservations. The staff was very attentive to our needs and the food was excellent with very large portions. I was allowed to swap a salad from the menu for an up charge and was it ever worth it. There is a deli attached where you can get cooked food and desserts to go and it is open every day. $ 50 for two Italian dinners with soup, salad, rolls and drinks. We had a wonderful time.

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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Papa Joes is a traditional italian restaurant in Akron's Merriman Valley area. You get good food - reasonable prices and competent wait staff.

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Reviewed 30 June 2013

I had their Italian triple: Penne pasta, meat ball, sausage. All OK, just OK. About the same as you would find at Olive Garden, etc. My wife had their salmon and it was delicious. Papa Joe's Italian has so so Italian but excellent salmon. Their rolls are not great, their salad is like McDonalds.
Their prices are high and their food is average.

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