Papa Joe's Iacomini's

Italian and American Restaurant

The Iacomini Family first opened their doors in 1932. The heart and soul have been "Papa Joe" Iacomini, who passed away in 1998. Those who have gazed into his steel blue eyes, or have watched him tour his restaurants, always searching for ways to improve, know why the Iacomini Family has always been considered the first family of fine and traditional dining in the Akron area.

Joe's legacy lives on with the fourth generation of restaurateurs through his daughter, Judy. She continues to try and live up to his standards of excellence with the help of her son Jeff, and her daughter Kim. This trio of new culinarians continues to bring you "The Best of Iacomini's!"

2012 marks 80 years of serving the Akron area. From the early days of the Florentine Grill, to present day at Papa Joe's, we say thank you, and to your grandparents, for dining at our restaurants.

Located in the Valley, they are close to Weathervane Theatre, Stan Hywet, Blossom Music Center, the Summit County Metro Parks, and The Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Have dinner before a show, or after a hike or a bike ride. Open for lunch Monday thru Friday at 11am, Happy Hour Monday thru Friday from 3 pm to 6 pm, Dinner Starts at 4 pm

The key to delicious food? Great recipes, a passion for cooking, and fresh, high quality ingredients. Taste the combination for yourself at Papa Joe’s:

Springs not just in full bloom, it’s in full flavor!

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The start of a new month means trying new things – which Papa Joe’s dish have you been dying to try?

It’s ok to be a little shellfish with this Organic Avocado & Lobster Toast, it’s too good to share.

Our Cioppino is a seafood lover’s delight! Make sure you try this Papa Joe’s Special before the month ends.

Papa Joe's is honored to have these two world acclaimed wine makers make a special visit to Akron just for these events. 5 course wine dinner. Limited Seating Available.
Call to make your reservations today! (330) 923-7999

When you support local, you’re supporting a dream. Thanks for dreaming with us, Akron!

Join us for a wine dinner you won't want to miss. Each distinctive course is paired with a legendary wine from Rocky Ruggiero's finest selections. We have a few spots available for our event this Thursday: 330-923-7999

Whether you’re looking for bold reds, crisp whites, or something in between, today is the day to explore wine at our Wine Shop. Check out our Wine Bottle List here:

🎶Its Friday I’m in love🎶 What are you craving from Papa Joe’s this weekend?

Craving a glass of wine? Vino what you need! Join us from 4-6pm for $5 wines ($3.50 drafts and app deals also available!)

No luck needed for this pot of gold!

Limited stock!! Come get them while you can. Featured in today's Akron Beacon Journal!
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We’ve got a seat with your name on it. To really get your name on one of our seats, make a reservation for tonight:

White Burgundy Wine Dinner 5 courses 6 wines
Paul Henry-Certified Sommelier Speaker
April 5th, 2019 7:00 pm $85 a person
Limited Seating available, call now for reservations
(330) 923-7999

Don't forget about me, don't forget about me! Another rare find in our wine shop. #wineatretail #papajoes #papajoeswineshop

Only 3 weeks left to take advantage of our March FREE DELIVERY special! Call for details

We had the honor of meeting this beautiful wine maker today. Francesca Bonfadini autographed our entire stock of her Brut & Rose, we only have about a dozen of each, make sure you get one before they are all gone!

Villa Pillo available in our wine shop! It's a steal for $18.99 for the standard size bottle, or an even more amazing deal we have the 1.5 Liter bottles for $29.99! This wine pairs great with our famous lasagna. Wine Spectator 91 point award winner!!!

You cant find these bad boys anywhere in town! Rare Napa Valley! In our amazing temperature control room. #papajoes #napavalley #wineshop

Come down and see us today! We have beautiful entree choices today in our Hot & Ready case in the Italian Market! Featuring our delicious Lucca Chicken, our weekly Thursday special. We also have stuffed green peppers, and our vegetable side is a beautiful squash medley, lightly steamed with a dill butter.

Mardi Graziano! Come and celebrate at Papa Joe’s! Our new lunch menu this week features a delicious Shrimp Creole! Also, try the Muffaletta Sandwich, which was invented in New Orleans!

Beautiful Set-Up for our Rombauer Wine Dinner this evening. #papajoes #winedinner #5courses #Rombauer

Our delicious Lucca Chicken is in our Hot & Ready Case today in the Italian Market. Stop in and grab an easy dinner and a bottle of wine at retail from our wine shop! Over 1,800 labels to choose from.

Did you know Papa Joes Delivers? Large or small we cater to them all! We are currently running a special for FREE DELIVERY for the month of March! Call for details, or to place your order now. (Within a 5 mile radius, $50.00 minimum order)

Make the best Friday night dinner plans in town! Join us for our Rombauer wine dinner tomorrow night at 7pm for an all exclusive menu featuring Braised Veal Breast and many other specialties! Call to reserve your spot today!

Satisfy your lunch craving with our BEAUTIFUL House-Made Shaved Porchetta Sandwich! Come in for all of our new lunch specials this week! See you soon!

Check out our lunch specials this week! Good until Friday!

Papa Joe’s is passing out the best Sweetheart Special around! A ten ounce Top Sirloin steak with grilled jumbo shrimp, topped with scampi sauce for $19.99! Don’t forget to finish off dinner with our homemade brownie sundae for $4.99 and a bottle of Monmosseau Brut or Rosé for $14.99!

Escape the cold and grab a hot lunch at Papa Joe’s! Check out our lunch specials for this week!

We LOVE our customers! Come in and join us at Papa Joe's this February for customer appreciation month!

Our lunch specials for the week! #papajoes #lunchspecials

Baked Goat Cheese: Spicy marinara served with grilled ciabatta! #appetizers #papajoes #Novemberspecials

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Our November monthly specials! #papajoes #monthlyspecials

Our seasonal pumpkin spice martini! 🎃🍸 #papajoes #martini #pumpkinspice

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Our homemade bread pudding served with a cinnamon glaze!

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Our fresh Vermont Autumn Cobb Salad! Baby spinach, roast butternut squash, dried cranberries, candied walnuts, crumbled goat cheese and roast chicken, with apple cider vinaigrette! #papajoes #yum #fresh

Come check out our new lunch specials for this week!

Our chocolate banana marble cake with whipped cream and drizzled chocolate! Perfect with a hot cup of coffee! #papajoes #dessert

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1561 Akron Peninsula Rd
Akron, OH

Opening Hours

Wednesday 11:00 - 21:00
Thursday 11:00 - 21:00
Friday 11:00 - 22:00
Saturday 16:00 - 22:00
Sunday 16:00 - 21:00
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