501 N. Lincoln Center
Stockton, California 95219
Phone: (209) 477-6133
Monday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Located in Lincoln Center, Papapavlo's invites you to enjoy their Continental, with a Mediterranean flair, cuisine. They offer an elegant patio dining for all seasons and a large full-service bar, where you can enjoy observing the chefs put your meal together right before your very eyes.
Papapavlo's Bistro & Bar was established in 1989. They serve steak, lamb, fish, pasta, salad, pizza and have a children's menu available. They also feature specials on the weekends, and desserts! They offer catering packages, deliveries and have 5 banquet rooms available to host your special events. Reservations are not required but are always encouraged.
The food was wonderful! Service was great, we were seated right away. The atmosphere was just as good as everything else.
Great place. Nice location. One of many great restaurants in Lincoln Center.
Its a hit and miss. The first experience we had was like 3.months ago is was excellent. The staff was very attentive and we have our own room cause there we 7 of us. This time around we made a reservation 7 people but they put us in this corner. It was a little crowed for us. It took them awhile to serve us cause its like they don't see us. But the food over all is excellent. My only suggestion is they have a big crowd if they can put them in a comfortable spot. But overall I still love this place and recommend.
I love this place! I always sit at the bar order a house cab with something yummy either hummus or artichoke to start off….. the bartender’s are always friendly and provide great service! I love this place! Oh didn’t I already say that😁
For the prices I was expecting a higher quality in the food and more generous portions. I ordered a Moussaka casserole but I did not like it, it was flavorless and the asparagus were dry and not very well seasoned. A couple of highlights on this place are the ambiance, nice cocktail menu, and the amazing most delicious complimentary pita bread. I was disappointed about the food, but the pita bread and the baklava cheesecake saved the day. I would definitely not come back here.
Really fresh and delicious food. We got the feta and cheese appetizer, which was very light and fresh. The lamb chops and the chicken pasta was delicious as well. Their outside area is super nice and clean. Good customer service as well.
Super fresh quality food. Clean elegant atmosphere. I love everything on the menu. Flaming cheese is my favorite.
The service was wonderful. To top it off, the delicious entrees exceeded our expectations. Kudos to the management and staff.
To the people that ate with us today and paid for us. Thank you so much. If you don’t remember you paid for the Giants and Niners hat. Thank you so much 😊.
I absolutely love this place they have some of the best lamb chops in Stockton . Me and my husband have been here several times food is always delicious and I love there different options of pie & cake . I prefer when they do vegetables melody side over asparagus
Outstanding food with fresh ingredients. Excellent servers with positive attitudes. I don't remember the names of the dishes we ordered, but here are pictures of what we ate that evening in October 2022. There was a mistake made on a salad that was brought over and another server replaced with the correct salad with the best of attitudes. We felt welcomed. Complimentary pita bread is a nice touch. The small order of hummus came highly recommended, and went well with pita bread. The live music was great. Water glasses were quickly refilled. Papapavlo's is now my favorite restaurant in Lincoln Center, Stockton, California. It is a beautiful experience.
My First Visit and Not my last! Great and Enjoyable Atmosphere. Enjoyed my Dinner and so did My Hubby! We will be back!
Very nice night out with mom. Flaming cheese appetizer (table side flaming show) main course cooked perfectly. Not over season or salty like some chain restaurants. Was very pleased. They even had a live singer for the evening. Did patio seating since I'm hard of hearing and the music was a bit much for me. 5 stars for exceptional service and courterious staff.
My hubby brought me to Papapavlo's for my birthday and I was impressed. Never been there but always said one day. I loved the pesto hummus and warm pita bread! There was live music at the start of our dinner and that was a treat. My husband and I both ordered the Porterhouse with sauteed mushrooms accompanied by garlic red mash and veggies, our son ordered the Seafood Pasta and veggies. I love a good Greek salad and the men had the Caesar. I was so pleased with my meal. Anytime you have a good steak that melts like butter, its a good meal. Thank you to our servers for a great experience. We will be back!
I so wanted to give this spot four or more stars. In fact if I graded based on the hostess and waitstaff NOT my waiter, this would be a five star experience. My actual waiter seemed like he couldn't be bothered. He wasn't unfriendly he just wasn't present. Never once asking if my meal was as I ordered, or if I wanted another glass of wine. As for the other people supporting my waiter, they were amazing. But I came here to eat. Having ordered the lamb chops, they were nicely seasoned and slightly overcooked, also a bit to fatty. Now a little fat on lamb is expected, but chunks of fat, not so much. The wine was superb, hummus was delicious and ambiance perfect. Would I go back, yes and would totally recommend this place to anyone. And I hope you're service is better than mine.
The place was clean and the staff were quick to seat us at our reserved table. The chicken pommodoro yielded me 3 servings that's now big it is. Some bites taste like heaven, then others make me feel like I ordered $20 worth of pasta with a sprinkle of tomato and some slightly rubbery chicken on top. Not my first time ordering this either; I wish it had more tomato and pine nuts! The chocolate mousse is too rich, and far too intense for me. FETA TRIANGLES ARE DELICIOUS
5 stars for the food but for some odd reason our service was WAY SLOW! It's never happened before and our server was very apologetic! We all had a delicious lunch outside but wasn't told that there was construction happening and it was very difficult to hear each other over lunch today!
The place was packed with lots of groups celebrating the holidays. My party of 3 ended up at a table in the patio tent next to a heater. Service was adequate and they did the best they could given how busy it was. I had the petrale sole and it was just okay. I've had past experiences where the food was much better.
This place is a nice spot in Lincoln Center. I had their Meat Pasta...delicious. Their cakes are very good as well as their wine. Definitely a nice treat.
I was here for a work dinner and the food was fantastic! The dishes were filled with flavor, they were huge portions, and fresh! The decor was nice and modern with a dimly lit atmosphere. The staff were really nice and the parking was ample. All excellent and the service was excellent as well. I really enjoyed my dinner!
Just got my chicken pasta family deal. Fantastic! If u are looking for take out and want top restaurant quality food and want to support local. Go here!
This was my first time to this place. The menu had alot to choose from. So it's good if you like a little bit of everything. Took a bit for them to get to us but they were apologetic about it. I got the lunch pesto chicken sandwich and it was good. The fries were my favorite part.
Servers were very attentive and helpful and knowledgeable about menu beautiful atmosphere okay relax place
Nice nite outside, enjoyed our flaming cheese....best chicken marsala around. And highly recommend the lemon drop. So good had to have 2. Servers were great and attentive.🥰
An amazing meal. Haven't been here in years since they were up on Pacific Ave. Great service and great food.
The live cover band (The Marquees) were really good entertainment but they're not there nightly unfortunately. Food wise, what I ordered was tasty (shrimp cocktail for appetizer and a pasta with seasonal veggies) I'm extremely picky about restaurant food but this was good. The prices were pretty way UP THERE 👆& they try to suggest that customers give a 20% gratuity that they actually put on the bill. I don't like that and I don't think they should be determining what your tip should be, according to THEM. NOT anxious to hurry back for that reason.
Wish I would have taken pictures of my food but my stomach was stronger than my finger tips! Everything we had for dinner was delicious. From the pita bread to the calamari appetizer. Then the pistachio crusted salmon and the rib eye. Not to mention the Greek salad and the lemon chicken soup. I've never had an issue here and will forever be going back! P.s. that calamari should be illegal it's so damn good.
Food and drinks were tasty. Service was very slow, we ended up there way look her than planned.
Amazing service and amazing food. Love the atmosphere of the restaurant. The outside seating is great too. Music on Friday and Saturday nights. Has plenty of room for groups. Desserts are amazing too.
The music was pretty nice. I must say, Stockton's got talent. The food wasn't too bad. I ordered the vegan option. I thought it was pretty tasty. I hope that one day Papapavlos will have more vegan options.
Our Order was perfect and still warm coming from Stockton to Lodi. The cuisine was excellent. We defiantly we do this again for this coming Wednesday, family celebration. This is a business that truly cares about pleasing the customer. I give it a 10 all the way around. Thank you, Kerry. highly recommend
Said to be Mediterranean food, I came for a casserole. Seating limited but there are options to sit outside. Interesting choices with some lamb in the menu as well. Unless that’s not your thing head to the bar and find your fill with some drinks. Drink responsibility 👍
This review is for Papapovlo's restaurant in the Lincoln Center Shopping Center. I had the salmon lunch. Although it was a large serving, the flavor was just okay and the meat was a little mushy. It was not really great; I've had better. BUT . . . I had the Chocolate Silk Mousse for dessert, and let me tell you . . . If you like chocolate, it is worth the visit JUST for the dessert. It was TOTALLY AWESOME!! I have found my "go-to" restaurant for dessert, for sure. I can't wait to go back. I just wish they were open in the morning so I could have it for breakfast! 😉
This restaurants rarely disappoints. Staff is well trained and attentive. Cuisine is not gourmet fare, but Greek items, gyros, souvlaki, etc. are all well prepared and generous servings. Fish brochettes over Greek salad very nice. Unexpected selection of steaks , well priced and warm pita at your beck and call. All in all, it’s good food, priced right in a nice venue.
I love this restaurant a lot! I love the Crab Cakes for an Appetizer and the Gyro Entree for my meal, which also comes with Soup or Salad. Pita Bread is also provided. Their food is so Excellent. I highly recommend them!!
This restaurants rarely disappoints. Staff is well trained and attentive. Cuisine is not gourmet fare, but Greek items, gyros, souvlaki, etc. are all well prepared and generous servings. Fish brochettes over Greek salad very nice. Unexpected selection of steaks , well priced and warm pita at your beck and call.
Food is always delish, service is awesome, our favorite waitress is Victoria but when we cant get her we still know that we will be taken care of well. I love the inside of this place very well put together, my family celebrates every birthday, anniversary, and event here that we can. I have been lucky to work with the team for events for co-workers to celebrate work anniversaries and perfect attendance. They were always able to place us in a room where we can have privacy and not effect other people dinning there. I love the ribeye steak and my family loves the calamari steak. I can honestly go there and just order apps and a salad and be happy. This has been a standard place to come to in Stockton, I remember when I started working my career my boss would bring me here and educate me on wine and food and how to treat people so they stay happy and loyal .
Hands down Papapavlo’s is one of the best places to eat in Stockton, I came here with my wife for Valentine’s Day and the only regret is not coming here sooner. The service and staff is A1, the food and drinks are awesome great tasting and well worth it, they make the drinks very well not like other places that sell watered down drinks. The desserts are freaking amazing too too they bring you out a platter with the options they have and you pick, so far I haven’t been let down on the sweets. Now it does get a little pricey but for me with the awesome service and best quality of food I don’t care about the price tag. Drop by you won’t regret it believe me, I tell everyone I can about Papapavlo’s 💯
Food is on point. Friday nights they have live bands which play good music. Mike made sure we were well taken care of and made sure our food was to our satisfaction!! Mike provided us with great customer service. My first time having dinner here and the best experience yet. 😊
First time having dinner at Papapavlo's. Had seafood pasta (okay) and petrale sole (better). The pita bread was tasteless. Biggest mistake was the carrot cake. Absolutely the worst I've ever had. The cake is overwhelmed with cloves. What was supposed to be cream cheese frosting tasted like soft plastic. Guess it was made to look good in the display case, but don't eat it. $20 for two small slices that wound up in the trash. Really -- that bad.
Been wanting to go for years. Finally did. Was worth the wait. Best Rack of lamb I've had in 8 years....
Awesome ribeye steak. Awesome customer service. This places is upper class and pricey but worth every dollar....waiters and waitresses were very professional love to go everyday but Im not rich YET
We only tried this place to give it a shot. We were tired of only going to Olive Garden for Italian. This restaurant is legit and food is cooked to just about right as far as taste bud goes. Must give a try for those who haven't been here. Hope this review helps many out there who just can't decide or scared of trying a new restaurant.
Amazing food! I actually never order salads but they have the best salad I’ve ever had. We got there a lot with many friends. The food is out of this world!
Always delicious! The waitress that served us was awesome. Very friendly and attentive with a smile. I wished I got her name. She was excellent 👍
Always a solid experience. Food is always on point and the staff are great! Highly recommend the lamb loin medallions. My wife and I drive an hour one way for this restaurant at least a few times a year.
The food is always on point! Servings are abundant. The servers are polite! Certainly plan to go back.
I like this place. Food was really good. The service was good. We had the lamb skewers with rice. Food was cooked at the right temperature. We were in town to run errands, and it was a good place to take a break and eat.
Attended hosted birthday celebration. Choice of sole or gyros. Both were good, served with vegetables, rice, green salad, and flat bread. Service was a a bit spotty, several tables had all but 1-2 patrons served before those last diners' meals delivered after all the other tables were served and others at their table finished eating. Had to request additional bread, butter. Seemed to be very short staffed compared to previous visits. Manager came in and physically helped serve! Food was very good.