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Papa Joe's Burgers & Stuff

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American, Bar
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422 N L St, Harlingen, TX 78550-5317
+1 956-364-3422
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Harlingen, Texas
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Before Papa Joe's moved a couple of years ago....it used to be "our" place.....friendly....fun....laid back and great food, so we ate there at least 3 times a month!!!! Since they have moved, each time we have gone for dinner it has been just a little more disappointing. Tonight....my order was wrong and inedible.....both of our orders were cold....and the volume... More 

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Thank 1junebug
Harlingen, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A regular menu item is the special for seniors: a smaller size burger with fries or onion rings, beverage and small sundae or shake, all for $5.99 + tax. Good food and service. Sports bar type environment. Rather noisy when busy. They have moved; current address is 501 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen.

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Thank John S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Driven past this place a few times, and decided to check it out. We were happy we did! Great little place with a chill atmosphere, great music, and place to grab yourself a drink or two with friends and family. Burgers were great! I loved the green chili burger!! Hubby got the Texas Philly with the cheese "Con queso" on... More 

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Thank ErinLiles5013
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We saw this place on The Texas Bucket List and decided to give it a try the next time that we were in town. We loved the one man band, the burgers were delicious, the beverages were ice cold, the staff was friendly. Was a great experience, we will definitely be back.

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Thank Jeff K
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

.....a great looking restaurant with the previous building having great reviews because of great service; the new digs are great looking but have the worst waiter staff on the planet; super slow, and the food is serviced cold; we gave this place more than one shot at stepping up to the plate and it failed each time; don't bother with... More 

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Thank Tenman9
Harlingen, Texas
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98 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Finding a good burger in Harlingen is a challenge, but I believe Papa Joe's is a good choice. They have quite an array of burger and hot dog options, and we chose the chili and cheese burger with fries. The food was quite good, the beer was in a very cold mug, and the server was friendly and efficient. Years... More 

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Thank johnb1246
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Heard about this place awhile back then once I saw they were competing for best burger on Facebook so was in harlingen to drop off a friend at the airport... We got there a little before 12pm and at first was skeptical because there wasn't any cars in the parking lot....but then the lunch rush came in...I duno if the... More 

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Thank JD D
Knoxville, Tennessee
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81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Nothing out of this world but good. The service was also very good during our visit. Tasty, straight up burger. Good selection of burgers, hot dogs, and sandwiches.

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Thank Chris F
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Once we discovered that we were at the closed location thanks to the mailman :). Found the one on 77th, u would think the number we called young lady would have said ur at our old.location when I called and asked if they were due to.the fact no cars in lot. But no she did not. The food is mediocre... More 

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Thank bwcows01
Harlingen, Texas
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105 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

I really like the new place is less getto than what it used to be and the location is also better on 77 sunshine strip The food took a little longer than expected but the server did a good job.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 422 N L St, Harlingen, TX 78550-5317
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-364-3422

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