Dine outdoors in our Papa Joe's Patio!
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Staff temperature check required
Romaine hearts tossed with house-made croutons and Caesar dressing
Crisp, hand-breaded eggplant topped with marinara and melted provolone. Served with spaghettini marinara
Fried ever-so-lightly, served with a delightful pepperoncini rosemary oil
Our waitress was great very friendly and efficient. Our food was wonderful . We hadn’t been in awhile will definitely go back soon
One of the best steaks around especially for the price. Pork chop is outstanding also. Wines are very reasonably priced with a great selection.
We're definitely regulars. The food and service is aways great.
Service was outstanding! The prime rib was wonderful, but the risotto could use a little improvement! Always a consistently good restaurant!
After a fabulous New Years Eve meal, we returned to celebrate my wife’s birthday (Jan 15). We brought my mother along as a “first timer.” We are somewhat regulars and have bragged about the establishment. My mother was not disappointed. The food em was fabulous as usual, our server, Anthony, is second to none, and the atmosphere is wonderful. We typically ask to be seated in the bar area. Our server, Anthony, again went above and beyond to make both my mother and my wife feel special. He remembered that my wife has a gluten free diet and made the appropriate recommendations. We enjoyed cocktails, appetizers and delicious meals. Though we did not order dessert, Anthony brought my wife a scoop of vanilla ice cream, complete with birthday candle, to top off the meal. Obviously we will be back, and as usual, I’ll probably order Chicken Parm LOL.
First visit here in several years. Several things On the plus side - we were seated promptly at our reservation time on a busy Saturday evening. We found a nice broad menu, a solid wine list and were served generous portions at fairly reasonable prices. Our wine choices (wife had a Chardonnay, mine was a Cab) both proved to be excellent. The food was hit and miss. The salads with house made dressing were very good. The wife’s veal Marsala was nicely presented and delicious. I had the spaghettini with meat sauce and meatballs. The sauce was far too sweet for my taste. I rarely salt food but found it necessary to heavily salt to make this sauce close to acceptable (this might be subjective, I know) …but the meatballs that were served cold in the middle were a definite fail. All in all, the meal would have still rated 4 stars if not for the inattentive and indifferent attitude of our server. We won’t get into all the shortfalls that occurred or disparage her by name here, but suffice to say that I normally tip 25-30%, and never less than 20%- especially in this Covid era. This server got 10% and that was only because I couldn’t bring myself to leave zero, because she did put in her time doing the minimum. As a fellow food service colleague once told me - a great employee can make an average meal wonderful, and a poor employee can make a great meal mediocre. This one did the latter. If you visit here, you’ll probably leave satisfied - *IF* you get the right server. Sadly, we weren’t that fortunate on this occasion and as a result won’t be in a hurry to return.
Excellent service & food! Consistently delicious which is more and more rare these days to find! Well done papa Joe’s!
Best food for the price.Fantastic atmosphere.Our waitress Celeste was the best we had anywhere. If you haven't been,you must go.
Don Scott ,Bolivar,Oh
My husband and I love Papa Joe's so much!! Excellent food and service!
We both had the Shrimp special, and it was great. The tiger shrimp were HUGE, and the suggested wine pairing was very nice and very inexpensive.
The best Food around. High quality from food to service and atmosphere. Do yourself a favor and try it out if you haven’t already.
Great menu. Always the same standard fare and always changing specials. Great food and friendly, efficient service.
We have never had bad service at this restaurant. Go to for us are the red kidney bean salad and the best white French dressing around. If you are lucky enough to get Stacey as your server, you'll get possibly the best service ever.
We love going to Papa Joe’s! That zucchini appetizer is so delicious, and of course the white French dressing that they are famous for! We had lasagna and eggplant Parmesan, and they were perfect. So delicious!
The food was excellent, as always. Our waiter was wonderful. We always feel at hime and welcome there.
WE had an early seating which worked very well. Hostess was very friendly and the server was exceptional. Food was served timely and exceeded our expectations. Atmosphere was very comfortable.
Great service by our waitress, Rachel.
The food was delicious.
Excellent Italian style food and service. Their walleye special is outstanding when !And, don't miss the tiramisu
Always great food and service. The variety on the menu is exceptional.
The food was amazing! We had the Stuffed Hot Peppers, Fried Provolone, Chicken Franscaise, and Filet Minon. Everything was beyond expectation.
Food never disappoints!
Great meal and service from Akron's iconic family owned restaurant. Wine w/Calamari appetizer, veal & eggplant parmesan entree, & salad with house made white french dressing was delicious. Bruno family was often seen making sure their patrons we're taken care of and assisting staff. Not rushed dinner on NYE was perfectly spaced over two hours.
Great New Year’s Eve dinner!
Had a great time with our family dinner in New Years Eve. Food was very good along with the service from our waitress.
Food was outstanding but, no drink menu ? Holiday cocktails no recommendations? A lot of wine.
We frequently dine here, and this meal was a New Years Eve dinner for ourselves and two friends. Our waiter, Anthony, was excellent. My wife is Gluten Free, so Anthony graciously helped her navigate the menu.
Can’t say enough about the experience. Everything was great. I’ve been coming here for years.
The food was good as always. I've never had a bad meal there.
I had the Pork & Sauerkraut with Mashed Potatoes (Manhattan Style). My personal preference would've been to have more tomato sauce in with the potatoes.
Amanda our server was excellent! No warning of walnuts in cheesecake. Sauerkraut balls were over done. Everything else was very good
We go there often.Had a great New Years Eve dinner..great food and ambiance.
Always enjoy it!
The prime rib & filet are excellent. Cocktails excellent.
The service was good. Food was excellent. Try the Chicken Francaise. It is delicious!
This place is awesome. Food is wonderful. Clean.
Food is outstanding! White French dressing is out of this world great. A perfect place to eat.
If you like good Italian food, then I would recommend Papa Joe’s.
First time! Excellent will return for future occasions
Seated in booth that that was uncomfortable, food was rushed out ( we felt as if we were at a fast food restaurant. Rack of lamb may have had at total of 2-3 oz of meat on the chops— not sure if we will ever return again— a waste of $120.
outstanding food top notch service will be back soon
Great food and service on Christmas eve
All ways worth the money Great food great people highly recommend
Papa Joe's/Iacomini's offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (330) 923-7999.
Papa Joe's/Iacomini's is rated 4.7 stars by 1393 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.