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840 13th St Ste C, Paso Robles, CA 93446-7205
+1 805-239-3720
09:00 - 21:00
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Cottonwood, California
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154 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had the carnitas tacos and burrito......we were traveling through the area and went back a second time-----excellent! I had the carnitas, all meat burrito, wet-----the service is great and you can walk around town after!! I highly recommend this place!!

Thank kyotdawg
Yuma, Arizona
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Great restaurant,every time I travel through Paso Robles I have to eat here. The food is just like homemade, wish we had a Mexican restaurant this good in Yuma and we live on the border.

Thank Mark H
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We got an order of chips and two tacos (chicken and beef) each and it was the perfect amount of food, plus it was authentically tasty. The salsa bar is an added bonus: whole fried jalapeños, pico de gallo, and an assortment of salsas ranging from mild to melt-your-face-off spicy. Our entire order was only $14.

Thank Kelsey G
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90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

There are plenty of Mexican restaurants so don't waste your time with this joint. Don't let that hand drawn picture fool you.

Thank Rubten
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Before moving away from Paso Robles 16 years ago we would eat here often and loved the food, the atmosphere and most of all Papi's personable touch. We came to town to visit family and this was on our "must do" list. Thank you Papi and it was great to see you again.

Thank JeffBenner
Level Contributor
7 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Papi's is a small counter service restaurant with really great food. We went late (for Paso Robles) on a Sunday night. The place was packed with locals which is always a good sign. The food is prepared fresh and there is a good salsa bar to load up on extras.

Thank Leonard P
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This place is OG Paso Mex. I returned after 20 years and so happy its still there. They have the best torta's.

Thank Laura W
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We have tried this place many times over the years, but every time we go it is worse and worse. The last time I saw one of the owners kids or grandkids running down the hall with cheese to an unknown area then he grabbed it and put it on the counter and cut it and served it to a... More 

Thank Californiamamma
Winnetka, California
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

After a day of wine tasting we wanted California comfort food. Papi's fit the bill. It is not fancy, but the food was super.

Thank Setagreen
San Marcos, California
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1,020 reviews
416 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Just a hole in the wall, but they have good food and a lot of the locals go here. The service as good and the food more authentic Mexican Cuisine. If you are looking for a quick bite downtown, it is a good place to stop.

Thank csarchibald

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 840 13th St Ste C, Paso Robles, CA 93446-7205
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Paso Robles
  • Phone Number: +1 805-239-3720

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