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El Papa's

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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209 S Wooster Ave, Dover, OH 44622-1942
+1 330-343-2874
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food and drinks were great! We had 2 flavors of margaritas and veggies burritos. The service was outstanding.

Thank Elizabeth S
Savannah, Georgia
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is a great Mexican restaurant. The wait staff is very attentive. Ask for Juan. He is part owner of the business & takes great care of u. When we think about Mexican, we don't think of anywhere else. Margaritas are great also.

Thank DJ H
Massillon, Ohio
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Absolutely nothing negative to say here, but no reason to get excited either. The staff was very friendly and extremely attentive. The prices and food quality are typical of every Mexican restaurant in the area. The quality was not disappointing at all, but rather unremarkable. If your looking for a good meal that you will recognize you will be pleased... More 

Thank 98softail
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The food is always freshand hot. service is great. a great place to gather with family and friends for a fun dining experience!

Thank Cindy A
Akron, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Good authentic Mexican food, friendly staff, and large portions. Salsa is fresh and plentiful. Large menu to choose from, I definitely will be going back again.

Thank Kim B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

went to dinner with my son and his girlfriend.They suggested El Papas . We meet them there so there was no waiting. El Papas menu is very large and it was hard to select just one item. I settled for a fajita with shrimp , chicken. and beef , along with peppers and onions , refried beans, lettuce and rice... More 

Thank Keith C
New Philadelphia, Ohio
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

We enjoy the food here ,the guacamole is always on point its chunky style and oh so good.the dinners are larger portions and very well priced.

Thank hvizdos
New Philadelphia, Ohio
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Authentic Mexican food. Friendly family atmosphere because the family cooks the food, serves the food, and makes sure each person enjoys their meal. The tamales are to die for. All the meals are made fresh. If you like it spicy, just ask Juan to make it that way.

Thank jaelleo
Massillon, Ohio, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Recommended by local business so we decided to give it a try. Overall restaurant was nice and clean, but fabric handle cover on the fajita server that was left on the table looked like it had never been washed. Shrimp in fajita meal was rubbery and had no taste and steak was tough. Have definitely had better Mexican food and... More 

Thank TAdvisorRN
New Phila., OHio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

El Papas service is good but the quality of the food is inconsistent. Several of us meet there for Margarita Monday and the only thing consistent food wise is the chips and salsa. The prices are reasonable and the margaritas are pretty good, but you will be served a fishbowl unless you ask for a small.

Thank luvtogogirl

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 S Wooster Ave, Dover, OH 44622-1942
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 330-343-2874

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