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John Papas Cafe

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18 Park Pl, East Hampton, NY 11937-2407
+1 631-324-5400
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06:00 - 21:00
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New York, NY
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to Papa's many times over the years and it's always been delicious. My standard order is the blueberry pancakes: they're always sublime! Thank you, Papa's - - East Hampton wouldn't be the same without you.

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Thank LadiesVoices
Southampton, New York, United States
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67 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful staff. Great comfort menu. Authentic Greek options. This evening there were many interesting special soups and main dishes, but I ordered Moussaka off the regular menu for $18. I was surprised by a generous Greek salad and also delicious large pieces of hot garlic bread, both included! The perfectly prepared Moussaka followed. Barely had room to finish. Have eaten... More 

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Thank Allen F
East Hampton, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

John Papas has been a staple in East Hampton probably before I moved out here in 1986. I have NEVER tasted another souvlaki like theirs and their tzaziiki sauce has never been replicated anywhere else!! Portions are great. Lots of people meet for breakfast. Great homey place with great food! Packed most times but worth the wait.

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Thank Kerry B
east hampton, ny
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

For those familiar with the Queens' diner experience, welcome to John Papa's of East Hampton, as you'll not be disappointed. As with the Queens diners, and John Papa's, the ambiance is not the reason to visit nor is the view, as many look out to a parking lot; the same is true for John Papa's, the East Hampton Public Parking... More 

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Thank frankvespe
New York
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We eat there regularly, and have for years. It never disappoints! The staff is friendly, the food is excellent, the prices are realistic, the location is ideal. No problems at all, maybe except that it's reputation attracts tons of people, especially during the summer. Great place!

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Thank Hal013
Montauk, New York
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This is an old fashioned Greek style diner serving wonderful breakfast and a wide variety of food items suitable for lunch and dinner. Nice atmosphere. It is practically hidden behind Main Street (Route 27) in the Town parking lot near the exit onto Main Street (entrance to parking lot is on Newtown Lane). Very courteous service.

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Thank elibill
new york
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Open 6 am to 8 pm, this eatery has breakfast all day except for the specials. The combined lunch and dinner menu has a Greek flair and American favorites. Need to personalize your order . . . simply ask the waitress. This cafe seeks to lure in local customers and "Wow" new ones.

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Thank covegal
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Love this restaurant, cute café/diner style, great location for shopping. Try the Greek salad, its great

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Thank Taylor K
Sag Harbor, New York
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I guess you could call it a Greek coffee shop, but it is so much more than that. Set at the eastern end of East Hampton town, first thing on your right as you enter the parking lot. My wife always orders the junior Greek Salad, hold the anchovies; she is allergic to all creatures of the sea. I'm more... More 

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Thank michael f
Miami, Florida
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Restaurants like this are hard to find now in the Hamptons. Very reasonably priced, clean, fast service, extensive menu ranging from Greek specialties, New York deli fare, omelets, to a large selection of daily specials, and all entrees come with soup or salad. Newly renovated bathrooms. The owners take pride in serving their customers. I'm a fan!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Greek, Diner, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Park Pl, East Hampton, NY 11937-2407
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hamptons  >  East Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 631-324-5400

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?