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Papa Razzi

16 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02481-1705
+1 781-235-4747
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (9 reviews)
“breadsticks” (5 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02481-1705
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in town for the night with teenage kids and we wanted something more than fast-food or pizza after several days of traveling. This was recommended by the hotel and it hit the spot. The waitresses were very polite and provided good service. It...More

Thank LoveVirginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My parents are 89 years old and you have to be patient when we go anywhere. We had the staff looking for my dads hat (on his knee) and cane (back of chair). Staff was very kind. The food was delicious but my dad didn’t...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

10 of us met for a dinner meeting and it was great. They have a few beers on tap but everyone charges too much for beer on tap, papa razzi included.The server gave us plenty of time to conduct our business and it wasn’t as...More

Thank TimOBoston_Mass
Reviewed 8 January 2018

If you long for an experience to remember make it Papa- razzi, from the bread with spicy oil to the wonderful choices in appetizers, entrees and the deserts make it a truly memorable experience. Don’t forget the wine list either it will make your leisurely...More

Thank dh9777usa1
Reviewed 6 January 2018

For a chain, Papa Razzi is one of the better ones in New England.(Certainly a notch above the Olive Garden) Food is always reliable and consistent. With that being said, the service is not. Our waitress (who is seemingly a veteran there) this evening was...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I seriously suggest reserving a table instead of just waltzing in, because this place was PACKED. To be fair, it was a Saturday night. I ordered the calamari for an appetizer and split a pizza with my dad. Before the food came out, foccacia bread...More

Thank Tacosfordays1
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

It’s a great option if you are looking for a bar area that is not overly noisy. Equally, the large restaurant area has comfortable seating. Service is excellent. Breaded Chicken is outstanding.

Thank cant83
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Always great service, food is well prepared and delicious! Ravioli and pasta dishes are great and the specials are also good

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Nothing great to eat here. Service is just normal. Nothing special about dishes. No bread at start of meal either. Unless I was hungry and only place open I wouldn’t go here.

Thank Santiago1109
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve been to several Papa Razzis in the area and this one is my favorite. The servers are attentive and the food is consistently good. I’ve been coming here off and on for years and it’s a great feeling when several waiters remember me and...More

Thank Jackie R
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Questions & Answers
8 April 2017|
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Response from CarpeNox | Reviewed this property |
Pappa Razzi typically has an Easter Sunday featured menu. It gets busy that day so reservations are recommended.
19 May 2016|
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Response from Patrick R | Reviewed this property |
They have a wide selection of pastas and salads if that qualifies as vegan. Just tell your server and the kitchen can usually meet your needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Washington St, Wellesley, MA 02481-1705
    (River Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wellesley
  • Phone Number: +1 781-235-4747
Papa Razzi offers the best of Italian scratch cooking: simple recipes, fresh ingredients, and passionate chefs. Inspired by the modern trattoria, each of our convenient locations makes it easy to enjoy a heart-warming meal from our wood-fired ovens. Everything from thin-crust pizzas to favorite pastas are made to order in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. We look forward to your next visit!
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