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Papa Dan's Pizza & Pasta

73131 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260

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Menu
pizza
Our pizza dough & pizza sauce are made fresh daily on the premises. Available in regular or thin crust please allow 20-25 minutes for baking time.
  • Cheese Pizza$11.95
    Classic cheese or create your own pizza.
  • One Topping Pizza$12.95 +
  • Two Toppings Pizza$13.95 +
  • Three Toppings Pizza$14.95 +
  • Four Toppings Pizza$15.95 +
specialty-pizzas
No substitutions on specialty pizzas.
  • Papa Dan's Pizza$17.95 +
    Pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, onions, olives, green peppers, and extra cheese.
  • Veggie Pizza$17.95 +
    Three cheeses, mushrooms, olives, green peppers, onions, and fresh tomatoes.
  • Maui Pizza$17.95 +
    Three cheeses, Canadian style bacon or ham, and pineapple.
  • Meat Lovers Pizza$17.95 +
    Pepperoni, sausage, Canadian style bacon, ground beef, and extra cheese.
  • BBQ Chicken Pizza$17.95 +
    Bullseye BBQ sauce, chicken, cilantro, mozzarella cheese, and crispy fried onions (thin crust).
  • Greek Pizza$17.95 +
    Pesto sauce, artichoke hearts, onions, olives and feta cheese (thin crust).
  • Margherita Pizza$17.95 +
    Crushed plum tomatoes, Garlic, basil, sliced fresh mozzarella, shredded mozzarella, grated parmesan, and olive oil.
  • Lombardi Pizza$17.95 +
    Crushed plum tomatoes, smoked turkey, fire roasted red peppers, buffalo mozzarella, & topped With gorgonzola cheese (thin crust).
  • Dan's All Season Pizza$17.95 +
    Homemade sausage, pepperoni, salami, tomato, red onions and mushrooms covered With buffalo and regular mozzarella and parmesan cheeses.
  • The Santorini Pizza$17.95 +
    Pepperoni, onion, Garlic, cold tomatoes and basil.
  • Chipotle Chicken Bacon Ranch Pizza$17.95 +
    A combination of Garlic, fresh chicken, bacon, purple onions, green peppers, tomatoes and mozzarella With a chipotle ranch sauce (thin crust).
  • Taco Pizza$17.95 +
    Layered with beans, ground beef, Ortega chiles & salsa, topped off with lettuce tomatoes, olives & cheddar cheese.
hot-crust-pizza
Our own fresh pizza dough filled With meat & cheese, oven baked to perfection, served with mustard, mayonnaise, lettuce, tomatoes, and Italian dressing.
  • Roast Beef Pizza$14.95
  • Turkey Pizza$14.95
  • Ham Pizza$14.95
  • Salami Pizza$14.95
  • Pastrami Pizza$14.95
appetizers
  • Mozzarella Sticks$8.95
    Sticks of mozzarella, breaded and deep fried. Side of tomato sauce.
  • Calamari Fritti$13.95
    Fresh tubes, lightly breaded and flash fried. Side of cocktail sauce.
  • Hot Wings$12.95 +
    Served with homemade ranch or blue cheese.
  • Mozzarella Caprese$12.95
    Buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes, fresh basil, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and pepper.
  • Fried Artichoke Hearts$10.95
    Stuffed with goat cheese, cream cheese, and parmesan cheese, a touch of garlic, lightly breaded and fried. Served with ranch dressing.
  • Zucchini Sticks$8.95
    Tender zucchini sticks, breaded with parmesan romano cheese and fried. Served with ranch dressing.
  • Fried Ravioli$9.95
    Cheese ravioli, breaded and deep fried. Side of tomato sauce.
  • Fried Shrimp$10.95
    Jumbo prawns, breaded and deep fried. Side of cocktail sauce.
  • Chicken Tenders$7.95
  • Cheesy Garlic Bread$7.95
    Garlic bread with melted mozzarella cheese.
  • Garlic Herb Breadsticks$7.95
    Served with tomato sauce.
  • Onion Rings$6.95
  • Papa Dan's Sampler$14.95
    A wonderful combination of calamari, fried shrimp, mozzarella sticks and fried ravioli. Side of cocktail and tomato sauce.
salads
  • Antipasto Salad$11.95 +
    Lettuce, tomatoes, olives, garbanzo beans, provolone, mushrooms, artichokes, salami, capicola, mortadella, pepperoncini & mozzarella.
  • Caesar Salad$9.95
    Fresh romaine, fresh parmesan cheese, pepper, croutons and Caesar dressing. With chicken for an additional charge.
  • Greek Salad$13.95
    Mixed greens, cucumber, diced tomatoes, sliced onions, red, yellow and green peppers, kalamata olives and feta cheese. Greek dressing.
  • BBQ Chicken Salad$12.95
    Mixed greens, BBQ chicken breast, tomatoes, cilantro, sweet corn, tossed with BBQ dressing and topped with crispy onions.
  • Shrimp, Avocado, Tomato Salad$12.95
    Shrimp, avocado, tomato and bacon, served on mixed greens and a side of balsamic and raspberry vinaigrette.
  • Sun Dried Tomato, Feta & Pine Nut Salad$10.95
    Cool and refreshing salad mixed with croutons, sundried tomatoes, toasted pine nuts and feta cheese. Tossed with balsamic vinaigrette dressing.
  • Winter Surprise Salad$10.95
    Romaine, iceberg and field greens, tossed with fresh strawberries, blueberries, pineapple, dried cranberries candied walnuts with poppy seed dressing.
  • Tossed Cobb Salad$10.95
    Mixed greens, turkey, bacon, tomatoes, egg, avocado cheddar cheese, and bleu cheese tossed with ranch dressing.
  • Watermelon, Feta & Onion Salad$8.95
    Delicious combination of fresh watermelon, cubed Greek feta and sweet red onions on a bed of mixed greens. Served with Italian dressing.
  • Tangy Pear & Bleu Cheese Salad$9.95
    Romaine, bleu cheese, chopped pears, walnuts, and red onions, combined with a tangy dressing.
  • Papa Dan's Chopped Salad$11.25
    Mixed greens, salami, pepperoni, diced tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, scallions, parmesan cheese, with our own Italian vinaigrette dressing.
  • Sesame Ginger Salad$11.95
    Mixed greens, sliced grilled chicken breast, shredded and red cabbage, mushrooms, shredded carrots, crispy wontons, mandarin oranges and cashews. Served with sweet ginger dressing.
  • Spinach, Feta & More Salad$9.95
    A great mix of baby spinach, tomatoes, English cucumbers, radishes, red and yellow bell peppers and crumbled choice of dressing.
  • Oriental Chicken Salad$12.95
    Breaded chicken breast, chopped hard boiled eggs, wonton noodles, red seedless grapes. Mixed greens. Water chestnuts, mandarin oranges and sesame dressing.
  • Mixed Green Salad with Fresh Perlini$9.95
    A delightful blend of fresh greens, English cucumbers, yellow and red heirloom tomatoes, yellow and red peppers and fresh mozzarella perlini. Homemade Italian dressing.
  • Waldorf Salad$11.95
    A blend of field greens, mixed with purple onions, grape tomatoes, celery, granny smith apples, grapes, candied walnuts and blue cheese crumbles. Served your choice of Italian, ranch or blue cheese dressing.
  • Stuffed Tomato Salad$8.95
    The whole tomato stuffed with tuna salad or chicken on a bed of greens.
  • Garden Salad$5.75
    Lettuce tossed with olives, onions, tomato, pepperoncini & croutons.
sides
  • Balsamic Vinegar$0.45
  • Oriental Dressing$0.45
  • BBQ Sauce$0.45
  • Buffalo Sauce$0.45
  • Caesar Dressing$0.45
  • Blue Cheese$0.45
  • Ranch$0.45
  • Italian Dressing$0.45
calzones
  • Create Your Own Calzone$10.95
    Cheese calzone.
specialty-calzones
No substitutions on specialty calzones.
  • Papa Dan's Special Calzone$13.95
    Italian sausage, pepperoni, green peppers, onions and mushrooms.
  • Veggie Calzone$13.95
    Green peppers, mushrooms, onions, olives, and tomatoes.
  • Pavarotti Calzone$13.95
    Ham, sausage, pepperoni, mushrooms and onions.
cold-subs
All our sandwiches are served on fresh Italian rolls. Served with mustard, mayonnaise, lettuce, tomatoes and special Italian house dressing toasted on request.
  • Roast Beef Sandwich$8.95
  • Turkey Sandwich$8.95
  • Ham Sandwich$8.95
  • Salami Sandwich$8.95
  • Papa Dan's Special Italian Sub$11.95
    Cappicolla, mortadella, salami & provolone with lettuce, tomato & Italian dressing.
hot-subs
  • Meatballs & Cheese Sub$7.95 +
  • Meatballs, Peppers, Onions & Cheese Sub$8.95 +
  • Sausage & Cheese Sub$7.95 +
  • Sausage, Peppers, Onions & Chese Sub$8.95 +
  • Chicken Parmigiana Sub$8.95 +
  • Eggplant Parmigiana Sub$7.95 +
  • Hot Pastrami Sub$7.95 +
gluten-free-vegan-lactose-free
Pizza with your choice of toppings.
  • Gluten Free Cheese Pizza$16.95
    Classic cheese or create your own pizza.
  • Vegan Cheese Pizza$16.95
    Classic cheese or create your own pizza.
  • Lactose Free Cheese Pizza$16.95
    Classic cheese or create your own pizza.
  • Gluten Free One Topping Pizza$17.95
  • Vegan One Topping Pizza$17.95
  • Lactose Free One Topping Pizza$17.95
  • Gluten Free Two Topping Pizza$18.95
  • Vegan Two Topping Pizza$18.95
  • Lactose Free Two Topping Pizza$18.95
italian-specialties
Served a la carte • additional charge for more alfredo, marinara or meat sauce. Add a side of meatballs, side of Italian sausage or side of veggies for an extra charge.
  • Papa Dan's Combo$17.95
    Cannelloni, meat and cheese ravioli, meatballs and cheese tortellini.
  • Baked Mostaccioli$13.95
    Penne Pasta With tomato sauce covered with mozzarella and baked.
  • Parmigiana$13.95
    Layered with tomato sauce and cheese. Served with side of pasta.
  • Chicken Marsala$16.50
    Sautéed in a garlic, mushrooms and marsala wine served with a side of pasta.
  • Chicken Piccata$16.95
    Sautéed in a garlic, white wine, butter sauce and with capers. Served with a side of pasta.
  • Pasta Bows & Broccoli$12.95
    Fresh broccoli seasoned and sautéed in olive oil and fresh garlic.
  • Bowties in Vodka Cream Sauce$16.95
    A delightful blend of prosciutto, tomatoes, garlic, cream (and of course) vodka. Served atop a bed bowtie pasta.
  • Chicken Vesuvius$17.95
    Chicken breast pieces sautéed with fresh garlic, sundried tomatoes, a splash of white wine, a touch of cream and dijon mustard. Served with sautéed vegetables and linguine.
  • Chicken Caprese$17.95
    Boneless, skinless chicken breast lightly floured in oil and garlic, topped with red and yellow heirloom tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella slices and fresh basil. Delicious and different!
  • Tuscan Chicken Pasta$17.95
    Spinach, grilled chicken, roasted red peppers hearts served over fettuccine and homemade garlic.
  • Veggie Capellini$12.95
    Fresh veggies, sautéed in olive oil, garlic, basil, oregano and tossed with angel hair pasta. Also primavera or tomato sauce.
  • Spaghetti & Meatballs$13.95
    Fresh papa dan's tomato sauce over spaghetti homemade meatballs.
  • Lasagna$12.95
    Our homemade blend of ricotta, parmesan and romano cheeses, layered with fresh tomato sauce and pasta.
  • Italian Sausage, Bell Peppers & Onions Pasta$16.95
    Served over a bed of linguini. Ask for it "arrabbiata" - spicy!
  • Cheese Ravioli$11.95
    Ravioli stuffed with ricotta cheese and served with tomato sauce.
  • Meat Ravioli$12.95
    Ravioli stuffed with meat and served with tomato sauce.
  • Mini Ravioli$12.95
    Mini Ravioli stuffed with either Asiago Cheese and garlic or Spinach and Artichoke.
  • Portobello Mushroom Ravioli$13.95
    Ravioli stuffed with portobello mushrooms, ricotta cheese, and Italian spices. Topped with choice of meat, marinara pesto sauce.
  • Manicotti$13.95
    Crepe filled With ricotta, parmesan and Garlic then baked.
  • Sausage Cannelloni$13.95
    Pasta rolled and stuffed With spicy Italian sausage cheese, topped With homemade marinara or homemade alfredo sauce.
  • Italian Pot Roast$13.95
    A generous portion of pot roast, seasoned with Italian spices and marinara sauce, topped with mozzarella cheese then baked. Served with a side of pasta.
latest-editions
  • Arugula Salad$10.95
    Baby arugula tossed with walnuts and a dressing made with raspberry puree, chopped figs, shallots and balsamic vinegar. Topped with prosciutto and shaved parmesan.
  • Mizithra Cheese Pasta$12.95
    Brown butter blended with mizithra cheese and tossed with pasta. Mizithra cheese crumbles on top.
  • Pulled Pork Pizza$19.95 +
    Thin crust covered with bullseye bbq sauce, cheddar cheese, marinated pulled pork, chopped white onions, and cilantro. No substitutions.
early-bird-catches-the-pasta
Includes soup or salad & your choice of.
  • Pasta Bows & Broccoli$13.95
  • Meatballs & Spaghetti$13.95
  • Pasta Meat Sauce$13.95
  • Chicken Parmigiana$13.95
gluten-free-pasta
Pasta bowls please allow an extra 10-15 minutes for cooking a choice of spaghetti or mostaccioli and choice of sauce.
  • Butter or Olive Oil & Garlic Gluten Free Pasta$13.95
  • Tomato Sauce Gluten Free Pasta$13.95
  • Tomato BasilGluten Free Pasta$14.95
  • Marinara Gluten Free Pasta$14.95
pasta-bowls
All our pastas & specialty sauces are made to order. Please allow ample time for perfection. Served a la carte. Choose from: spaghetti, linguine, fettuccine, capellini/angel hair, mostaccioli, bow/necktie and choice of papa dan's specialty sauces.
  • Fresh Tomato Basil$13.95
    Pear tomatoes, fresh basil and fresh Garlic sautéed in olive oil.
  • Marinara Sauce Pasta$13.95
    A blend of tomatoes, Garlic and Italian herbs, sautéed to perfection.
  • Alfredo Sauce Traditional pasta$13.95
    Light creamy sauce With special blends of parmesan and romano cheeses.
  • Olive Oil Pasta$12.95
  • Butter Pasta$12.95
  • Pesto Sauce Pasta$13.95
    Fresh basil blended With olive oil, cream, Garlic, pine nuts, and parmesan cheese.
  • Tomato Sauce Pasta$12.95
  • Meat Sauce Pasta$13.95
  • Children's Portion Pasta$7.95
seafood
  • Salmon Picatta$17.50
    Atlantic cold water salmon done piccata style with lemon, butter, white wine, garlic, and capers. Served with a side of pasta also topped with piccata sauce.
  • Atlantic Salmon Platter$17.50
    Lightly seasoned With dill, lemon and parsley. Served with asparagus and rice.
  • Linguine & Clams$16.50
    Choose from white or red clam sauce.
  • Shrimp Tomato Basil$17.50
    Shrimp sautéed with a special blend of pear shaped tomatoes, garlic & fresh basil, served over a bed of angel hair pasta.
  • Scampi Style$17.50
    Lemon, white wine and chef's butter sauce. Served over a bed of linguini.
  • Seafood Pasta$17.50
    Sauteed shrimp, scallops & fresh vegetables. Served fettuccine. Choice of white cream or marinara sauce.
  • Shrimp Mediterranean$17.50
    Shrimp, fresh spinach, fresh tomatoes and feta cheese, tossed with mostaciolli.
  • Seafood Scampi$16.95
    Orange roughy, calamari steak, scallops & jumbo & sautéed in Garlic butter, tossed with bowtie pasta.
  • Grilled Asparagus & Shrimp Platter$17.50
    Scampi style jumbo prawns with asparagus and served with rice, or mashed potatoes.
  • Orange Roughy$17.50
    Tender fillet, pan seared until light & flaky, topped with picatta, Garlic butter or fresh tomato basil sauce & side of pasta.
  • Lobster Ravioli$15.95
    Succulent lobster in pasta ravioli, served with your choice of marinara, tomato basil or alfredo sauce.
desserts
  • Tiramisu$7.95
    Alternating layers of imported mascarpone & ladyfingers soaked in espresso with Italian liqueur and chocolate.
  • NY Style Cheesecake$6.50
    Plain or raspberry chocolate chip.
  • Black Raspberry Ombre Cake$7.50
    Many layered raspberry cakes with vanilla icing.
  • Cannoli$7.95
    Italian pastry shell stuffed with ricotta cheese, cream vanilla, and chocolate chips. Sprinkled with nuts and.
  • Chocolate Decadence$6.95
    Chocolate cake, chocolate mousse, and icing.
  • Limoncello$7.50
    Lemon infused sponge cake topped with imported mascarpone and white chocolate shavings.
beverages
  • Pellegrino$3.95
  • Soda$3.75
    Pepsi, diet Pepsi, dr pepper, Sierra.
  • Evian$2.25

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