Tampa Bay Area Continental Catering

With well over 32 years of experience in the art of food and catering, Papa Joe’s is the caterer Justa for You! Located on State Road 50 of Hernando County in between Brooksville and I-75 (the restaurant was temporarily closed as Papa Joe’s rebuilt after the fire but we are finally reopened!) , we serve the counties of Citrus, Hillsborough, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sumter.

So whether you choose to use either of our venues here at Papa Joe’s newly rebuilt Italian Restaurant facility – the Capricci Catering Room or the Capricci Gardens, your own home, office or other venue idea, we will assist you in making your event a spectacular success and an occasion to be remembered.  And feel free to come on in to visit our brand new facilities! 

Our hours here are Sunday – 12:00 noon to 8:30, Monday – Closed, Tuesday through Thursday – 11:00am to 9:00pm, Friday & Saturday – 11:00am to 10:00pm.


Executive Chef Joe Giarratana Serving Citrus, Dade City, Pasco, Zephyr Hills, Wesley Chapel, Hernando, the New Tampa Area and Beyond!

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Papa Joe’s Full Continental Catering serves the following areas:

  • Hernando: Spring Hill, Brooksville

  • Citrus: Inverness, Homosassa Springs, Crystal River, The Villages, Lecanto, The Villages, Hernando

  • Pasco: Dade City, Zephyrhills, Holiday, New Port Richey, Port Richey, Hudson, Wesley Chapel, Land O Lakes

  • Pinellas: Tarpon Springs, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, St. Petersburg, St. Pete Beach, Largo, Madeira Beach, Indian Rocks Beach

  • Polk County: Lakeland

  • Hillsbourogh: Brandon, Tampa, Riverview, Valrico, Mango, New Tampa, Carrollwood, Temple Terrace

  • Marion County: Ocala, Wildwood, The Villages, Dunnellon

  • Sumter: Bushnell, Sumterville, Webster, Lady Lake

At your Home, Office, or in our Capricci Banquet Room. No event is too big or too small! We will tailor the details of your event based on your personal needs. Whether you are looking to have a traditional event or a themed party, we will provide you with the great food and service you are looking for.

Our menu has a variety of dishes, both traditional and unique – always using the freshest and most whole ingredients available. In fact, many of the herbs we use are freshly picked from our herb garden.

If you don’t see a menu item listed on our website, we would be more than happy to create a customized dish ‘justa for you’.

We believe in providing you the kind of service that will allow you to be a guest at your own party. So sit back and relax or get up and party – Papa Joe’s Continental Catering is at your service!!!

Papa Joe’s Private Capricci Banquet Room and Capricci Garden are perfect for any occasion holding up to 100 people comfortably. They are excellent for hosting clients or holding meetings. We also offer Off Premises catering. We have a full liquor bar available upon request.

Some Venues We Cater

Our Private Rooms

Need a Private Dining experience?

Our garden is perfect for special occasions and romantic moments. Call us and find out what we can do for you.

Also The Capricci Room is Available Upon Request

The Capricci Room holds up to 80 people with linens.

Buffet Style or Choice Menu

Come and enjoy a wonderful meal and create your own
atmosphere. Let our staff take the load off. Relax & enjoy
the time with family , friends and associates.

Reserve the Capricci Room
Deposit required to hold date.

Please click here to fill out contact form or call 352-799-3904 ask
for Joe Giarratana or Jeannie Cameron for Room availability,
Pricing & Menu Ideas.

Theme menus are available.

Catering Menu

Click to view, download and print our full Catering Menu. We offer a vast selection of dishes that are sure to meet your needs and satisfy the appetites of you and your guests!

Catering Policies & Procedures 

Click to view or download our Catering Policies & Procedure, as well as other info vital to ensure the success of your event.


Please fill out the Contact Form below or call 813 501-PAPA (7272) and ask for Joe Giarratana or Jeannie Cameron for Catering, Pricing, Menu Items and Venue Ideas

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