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Papi 's Cuban & Caribbean Grill

#85 of 3,250 Restaurants in Atlanta
Certificate of Excellence
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216 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-1913
+1 404-607-1525
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first time visiting this restaurant. We stood there for a good 10 minutes and no one greeted us nor told us to seat ourselves. Several servers walk by us and no one said anything. I had to stop someone and ask to be seated and she said you have to seat yourself and walk away. They should... More 

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Thank Lupe R
Newport News, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had never had any Cuban cuisine before but I loved my first time experience here! The food was great, the price was fantastic, and although the service was a little slow, it was because it was Saturday night and there was a wait but it was truly worth it!!

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Thank Donna T
Georgia
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I must say that this place was very good. I had "Rey's Cuban" sandwich. I really enjoyed it. The bun was buttery and crunchy just like on TV. The pork on the sandwich was not amazing. It was a touch dry, but still tasty. Next time I will get the ham and cheese or maybe the Jerk Chicken. My wife... More 

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Thank John C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We were looking for something unusual instead of the normal chain food. They had a variety of food. I had to ask the server what things were and she explained well. The pictures on the menu helped.

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Thank STEVEN W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place was wonderful. The food was delicious. I got the jerk chicken platter, and everything on it was tasty. The chicken was tender and so flavorful, the plantains were perfect, and there were black beans and yellow rice, too. Plenty of food for a great price. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was perfect. I would highly recommend... More 

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Thank Helene R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Amazing Cuban food. Pollo vaca! Seasoned to perfection. Great tasting black beans. My husband had the steak and it was tender and tasty.

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Thank Debbie M
Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Delicious food in a totally ATL vibe place. Feels like home with a great chef and familiar servers. Chicken, shrimp....it is all good. Can't wait to go back and try something new.

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Thank guitarzann
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Everything time I come to Atlanta I make sure we come to Papi's. Their food is amazing! !! Great prices too!!! Oh and don't forget the drinks!!!

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Thank SUSAN W
Atlanta, Georgia
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543 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

I stopped by Papi's with a colleague recently for a long lunch. The food and drinks here are great! I was really impressed by the value of their daily lunch specials. I was also a big fan of the deep-fried food sampler (which, I suppose, is a hybrid of Cuban and Georgian food). They also have some tasty cocktails. This... More 

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Thank Quintin K
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is my favorite place in the city to get Cuban food. The cuban sandwiches are good and the entrees as well. Always like to try the croquettes too

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Thank Michael K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308-1913
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-607-1525
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?