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Papa's Bar and Grill

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208 Highland Ave, Malden, MA 02148-6639
+1 781-322-0105
11:30 - 22:00
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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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216 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We all went to Papa's because I was in the mood for lamb and another member of our party wanted a burger. Oddly, once we got there, every single person in the party ordered pasta with sauce. The meatball and the meat in the sauce were both impressive: the meatball was tender and flavorful, and the meat in the sauce... More 

Thank Sarah_the_F00die
Malden, MA
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Papa's is a little neighborhood place; if you aren't a local, you'd likely just drive right on by. And you'd miss some of the best boneless fried chicken around. I'd like to review other things on the menu, but this is what I get every time we go there. Crisp, non-greasy, flavorful, juicy, and LOTS of it! Papa's fried chicken... More 

Thank calsmom2001
Boston, MA
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Great service, decent food. Meh. Not exciting. I got turkey tip sandwich - flavorful, but a bit dry. Hubby got veal parm sandwich - said it was "superfried" - crispy to the point where you could barely taste the veal. Service was very good though.

Thank FairButPicky
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Place was filled with cigarette smoke from customers smoking in the doorway.. Our server tagged on other purchases from other tables on our bill.. We will never come again.

Thank Don R
Malden, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Good neighborhood bar good food consistent. They have these appetizer rolls that are awesome also chicken vinegar peppers very goodif you like them

Thank Progolfa
East Hartford, Connecticut
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89 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014

A friend and i went to Papa's for supper on a Sunday evening. Parking was easy and the server was informative and personable. A special was grilled swordfish. Though not in a seafood restaurant, we both decided to try it. Bread was yummy, salad was good, the rice pilaf was tasty, and the swordfish was very good. I requested more... More 

Thank Lynn K
Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2013 via mobile

Best burger in the area takeout or dine in same quality food. Working 5 min away for years now with make a monthly trip about 25 min for a burger when I am in the mood for a large burger and fries st a great price.

Thank eloozhun
Boston, Massachusetts
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105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2011

We went to Papa's because we had a coupon through a Malden High School fundraiser. We did not expect much although many folks said that it was a good place. We were very pleasantly surprised! It is a casual restaurant with a lively bar area on one side and a small dining area on the other. There are booths and... More 

Thank marilyn2354

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Italian, American
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 Highland Ave, Malden, MA 02148-6639
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Malden
  • Phone Number: +1 781-322-0105

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