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Papa Mazzotti's

2252 Lake Ave, Thornton, CO 80241-2702
+1 303-255-8612
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (4 reviews)
“cannoli” (2 reviews)
“portion” (4 reviews)
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2252 Lake Ave, Thornton, CO 80241-2702
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We love this little place. It has great homemade spaghetti, rich sauce, a good Italian salad, and yummy ravioli. I emphasize "little" because it is basically one small room. Therein lies the problem. It is a popular place, and it appears it is usually understaffed....More

Thank Penny D
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is only open wed-sat, even though it's still advertised tues-sat We've been three times. Twice we had to wait a long period of time for service on the patio. The second time we left after 25 minutes of no contact, after we had...More

Thank shell96
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

What a find. Some guys at the gym told my hubby about this place so we thought we would check it out. The first time we went by, it was closed for a wedding. But we went back another weekend. And I must say that...More

Thank OatmealO
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We used Papa's for a catered lunch and it was very good. The sauce for spaghetti is homemade, meatballs are fantastic. They delivered a great salad and bread. Decent prices, the set up fast and staff is friendly

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Must try to the ice cream with wine sauce! Almost skipped dessert because the meal was big enough to split. My advice - take half home and get the ice cream; the wine sauce is the best! Small family owned restaurant, with a perfect atmosphere...More

Thank JFMB1983
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

13 tables, limited seating, may have a wait. Menu is limited but everything is very good. Service is good. May be may be a bit stressed at busy times. Portions are good to large.

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

Amazing food. Left way too full to function. The staff was all very friendly and our waitress was very helpful and knew everything about all the food, which is great because i had questions. I highly recommend this cute little hidden restaurant!!

Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We've tried this place over many years, really hoping for this small mom and pop place to get better, but no so. After a while you have to just give up. Most occasions it's only my wife and I in there, during off hours. With...More

Thank HungryDawg
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Great home feel atmosphere. Small and cozy but delightful! Situated in an older neighborhood this restaurant is not afraid to use a little garlic in their sauces!

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Papa Mazzotti's is a quaint little restaurant hidden in East Lake. They have great food and good prices. It's small and no frill, but the food is fantastic! Homemade pasta, fresh tasting food...I love this place. My favorite is the eggplant Parmesan, but I think...More

Thank Amitra S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2252 Lake Ave, Thornton, CO 80241-2702
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Thornton
  • Phone Number: +1 303-255-8612
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