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Elites Celebrate 25 Years of Italian Eats at Papalucci’s in Long Beach!



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Celebrating 25-years in Belmont Shore, Italian eatery Papalucci’s invited the Yelp Elite Squad to show off why locals have been fanatics of this family-run business since it opened in 1990.

From mussels to Brussels, pastas and pizzas – guests sampled their way through the restaurant’s classic menu before ending their evening with a delicious dessert; donuts and gelato! Each dish is made with love, as owner/chef Danny Tarantine proudly proclaims that all recipes are passed down from his grandmother and pay tribute to Italian cooking in true East Coast style!

To commemorate the occasion, the eatery sent Yelpers home with their own container of house-made sauce so they could replicate the experience with a home-cooked meal of their own – and some diners even declared it was even better the next day!

Relive the night via the reviews or check out the Flickr gallery full of photos.

A big cheers to Papalucci’s for being such great hosts – here’s to another 25-years in Long Beach!

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