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Papi's Taco Joint thrives in Fells Point

Papi's Taco Joint thrives in Fells Point

Some suggested the modest Fells Point space on Aliceanna Street was cursed, but what it really needed was a sound concept. The proof arrived on the 1700 block in March 2013 as Papi's Taco Joint, which has been consistently packed every time we've visited the bar. But first, to dispel myth, a brief and recent history lesson: Lulu's Off Broadway served casual fare from 2003 to 2007, and was replaced by J.A. Murphy's, a dingy-but-comfortable dive bar that was infamously featured on the reality TV makeover show, "Bar Rescue." Hollywood could not save it, and J.A. Murphy's (then awfully retitled as Murphy's Law) ended a nearly four-year run in 2012....

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