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“Pizza was OK -- but the best?” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Papa Leone's

Papa Leone's
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Newberg, Oregon
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376 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
“Pizza was OK -- but the best?”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2014

We picked up a pizza from Papa Leone's last night after reading the positive reviews on TA. The crust was thin, the way we like it, but the Italian sausage couold have used a little more fennel and spice to give it some zip. Pepperoni and mushrooms were OK as was the sauce and cheese.
Perhaps our expectations were too high after the rave reviews, calling it the best pizza in Havasu. If that's true, we've been very fortunate to have eaten some truly outstanding pizzas in our lifetime. This was merely OK and certainly nothing memorable.
Next time we're visiting family here and are craving pizza, we'll probably give some other place a try.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Level Contributor
61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Excellent Pizza and Sandwiches”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2013

My wife eat here a couple of time the last visit we were in Lake Havasu City. The food and service are really great. The pizza is always good and this last time we were going to go out on a boat rental and needed some sandwiches. The owner came in early just to make us fresh sandwiches to take out and had them ready when we walked through the door. That level of service can be hard to get these days!

Visited September 2013
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Thank eeeeyo
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Monrovia, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best pizza in Havasu!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2013

We have tried several different pizza joints in our stays in Havasu but Papa Leone's is the best by far. We want go anywhere else for pizza!

Visited September 2013
Helpful?
Thank Micki C
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Encino, California
Level Contributor
18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“A diamond in the rough”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013

Papa Leone's is on London Bridge Resort property next to Splash Grill. As soon as you open the door, it reminds me of my favorite childhood local pizza place in Streetsboro Ohio. We ordered cheese pizza & hot wings. Their pizzas are made to order. Their pizza sauce are amazing & the crust is great. I am a type of person that takes the end of the crust. Well, not for Papa Leone's crust. It has a hint of sweetness to it & soft. We had leftovers & had it for breakfast & it was still great. The chicken wings were tossed just right & sauce was just as great. This is a MUST place to eat at when you are in town.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Angelheart817
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Best pizza in town. IMHO.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2013 via mobile

I've been eating here since the late 80's and its still the best pizza pie in town. Great salads and meatball sub too. Giving atmosphere a very good because of its location.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Andy N
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