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About Eddie Papa's American Hangout
Regional American Cuisine. Hand-Crafted Artisan Cocktails. Old World Hospitality
Pleasanton, CA 94566
American, Californian, Contemporary American
Hours of Operation:
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 10:00 AM - 3:00PM;
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM;
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Friday - Saturday: 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
$30 and under
Eddie Papa's American Hangout Ratings and Reviews
Atmosphere was fun, lively and energetic. Food was only okay. Others (including server) praised the fish and chips so that's what I ordered. Fries were cold, and the fish was just okay. Watching neighboring table enjoy table-side s'mores was a highlight, as was seeing everyone else get cotton candy at the end of the meal. We were told this was for everyone, but we were not served any. When asked about it, our server comped our beignets (although this could be because we pointed out that they were under-cooked and doughy). Overall, good comfort food, great for a group, large menu of items.
I was in town looking for something and this was right next to my hotel. I decided to eat at the bar. I like the general conversation when dining alone.
The wait staff and bar tender were extremely nice and the manager thanked me for my business. Nice touch
The two whiskey sours I drank were hand crafted with Jamison, another nice touch.
I had the fish and chips and again crafted perfectly. Crisp Frits and a thin breading on the fish.
Overall a great experience
Thanks for making me feel welcome
This must have been a bad night...
We arrived on time for a 545 p.m. reservation, were seated in an almost empty dining room, and then proceeded to wait 10-15 minutes before anyone paid attention to us. When the waiter finally approached, we ordered drinks and dinner at the same time. Drinks came back via another server followed by the entrees. Our waiter then returned to present the check as we began eating. I indicated that we might want dessert and needed more water. My mother had the Delmonico steak and it was fatty, connected by gristle--simply a bad cut of meat. Unfortunately, we never had the opportunity to seek a replacement as we never saw the waiter again!
After another long wait, another server took pity upon us and brought the check (again no dessert). It was probably a mistake but we forced the issue and requested the dessert menu, ordered a sundae and got the check. All in all, a terrible experience and my first bad one at Eddie Papa's.
I ordered an omelette, one if the worst I’ve ever had, flat as a pancake with fried veggies on top. My husband got the smallest pieces I’ve seen in a full order of fish and chips. I should have known something was up when I smelled the bathroom when I walked in. Not the cleanest place I’ve eaten at. But the receptionist and servers were pleasant. Won’t be back.
We love eating here. The food is always good. I especially appreciate that the menu gets changed up regularly with the Seasonal Favorites section. It is very noisy in the dining room, but that is because it is always packed! The servers are always very friendly. I have had a couple incidents where they did not get our order special requests correct (no onions on the salad, etc.). Nothing that's a big deal or that would make me not want to go back. Best part - fresh cotton candy with the check!
I've started to use Eddie Papa's much more often of late and have not been disappointed. This visit was for dinner with our daughter, son-in-law and three grandchildren. Meal choices were extensive, as were the beer and wine selections and the kids had the choice of kids or bigger kids meals. We all enjoyed our meals, and, for the kids, the highlight was the cotton candy presented at the end of the meal.
Food was ok. We liked the ambiance. The waitress Heather is not so attentive to the patrons. Didn't come by to get take our payment. We had to ask another waiter attending to another table to take care our guest check. We ended up taking a two hours lunch. Don't do at your lunch time, unless you are not planning on going back to work after lunch.
8 of us had dinner here the other night. Two families of four with kids age 6, 7, 8 and 9. They had a great kids menu and all of the kids enjoyed their food and the wiki stix toy the restaurant gave to them. The adults were happy with the food too and the drinks were very good. We celebrated our son's 8th birthday and the staff was very sweet and accommodating. We were one of 3 birthdays there that night and the crowd was cheerful and fun. We were staying next door at the Courtyard while passing through town on our vacation, but we wish we had a place like this near our home.
Always a fun place and a great place for the kids to get a sugar high! Free pixie sticks at the counter and free cotton candy at the end of the meal. They also give the kids twisty sticks to twist into shapes to occupy their time while waiting. Wide variety of food. Every month they have a different theme. The day we went it was Hawaiian theme food but they also have other things to choose from. I had the lanai pineapple fish which was good. We also ate the New Orleans shrimp and crawfish po'boy which other than being served on a soft roll (in Louisiana they use French bread) was very good too. Kids had pasta with red sauce which eh, is pasta for kids. Nothing exciting there. However the kids did order the Smore's dessert which comes with a small fire pot in which you were able to roast your marshmallows then dip it in chocolate sauce and put it between graham crackers. Remember that sugar high I told you about?! This was followed by the cotton candy! This place is always a good place to have a casual eats, which the kids also find fun!
Mother's Day. Screaming (really little) children everywhere at a 7:00 reservation. It never let up, and there was no attempt to keep parties with kids in one area and parties without in another. I also specifically requested a quieter table because my mother and I are both hard of hearing. Food was lukewarm to cold when it came out. None of it tasted really bad, but nothing tasted particularly good, either. The bright spot was our server. It was obvious she was extremely busy, but she was always nice and always had a smile. Order came out correctly, and our drinks were always full. I wouldn't come back though. The food just wasn't good enough.
We've been to Eddie Papas many times, and have always had a great time. This time, we went for Mother's Day, and the service wasn't all that great. But I tend to think that it was because the staff was overwhelmed due to the holiday and/or that our server might have been new? She messed up my sister's order, and our fries were delivered about 10 minutes AFTER the entrees were served. And they didn't bring ketchup and mustard for awhile either. The food itself was really tasty, so all was good with the actual food, but our server was just confused / forgetful, and didn't really take responsibility for that. Overall, I still recommend Eddie Papas, and we will come back, but it wasn't the best Mother's Day experience, which is unfortunate.
Servers - excellent!
Food- super- well presented, good quality & taste.
Coffee was poor and cold- it took a few rounds to finally get a decent cup of coffee to go with our dessert. Not realizing that at the onset is disappointing but a minor point. We didn't get cotton candy offered- wanted to show our first time guest this unique aspect of EP...didn't know why it wasn't offered.
Still a reliable go to restaurant.
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