Papa Joe’s Italian Restaurant, an icon in Hernando County for 34 years, is having their anniversary celebration on Tuesday, October 6th from 11 am-8 pm. Since rebuilding from the devastating fire that destroyed the restaurant early last year, Papa Joe’s is open and thriving! Each year during their anniversary, Papa offers his legendary all you can eat pasta for 99 cents, donating all proceeds to charity! This year, Papa Joe’s has chosen The Arc Nature Coast as the beneficiary of the funds. The Arc Nature Coast has been providing services and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Hernando county for more than 40 years and is in the process of expanding their facilities at their 40 acre campus in East Hernando County. Visit our website to learn more about our services and expansion plans at

The day will be a family-friendly event, with live entertainment, a DJ, games, a horse-drawn Sicilian cart, face painting, a display by the Hernando County Sheriff’s Dept. Anti-Bully car, muscle cars from Monster Transmission, raffles and prizes and much, much more!
Raffle prizes will include tickets to professional sports games, tickets to area attractions, gift cards to restaurants, local businesses and more! For donations and additional information, call The Arc at (352) 544-2322 or visit our website at or call Papa Joe’s at (352) 799-3904.
We look forward to seeing you all there!

Papa Joe’s Pasta Dinner benefitting The ARC Nature Coast Oct. 6th