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Castle Street, Liverpool, England (Central Liverpool)
0151 236 3375
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Ranked #200 of 1,157 Restaurants in Liverpool
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Central Liverpool
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

After having a bad experience in brazilian restaurant we decided to come here for late dinner. And we weren't disappointed! Food was fantastic! And the staff.. was just amazing. Monika (judging by the name on the bill) was very helpful and attentive. She even came outside to let us know that our dessert arrived! We will definitely come back to... More 

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Aigburth, Liverpool
4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We have dined at this restaurant for more than1 0 years and still consider it to be the best Italian food in the UK. Franco the owner and Saun his chef cater for most culinary needs. Nothing is too much trouble. The staff are well chosen and are an excellent mix of nationalities which serve to make a very good... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

if italian is your thing this is a must try got to be the best in liverpool and franco makes each and every person feel that they are so special he is a great host been lots of times lunch and night times food fantastic all other staff are very good at helping you choose if you are not sure... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Very good night, atmosphere was amazing, one of the more traditional Italian restaurants in Liverpool, very busy inside but still great service and great food! molto buona

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

went for an italian thought this place was very expensive and wasnt busy we were the only ones in with 3 other people, menu expensive for what we got had chibatta with cheese was more like posh cheese on toast then had steak with pepper sauce which was drowned in sauce and couldnt see the steak which was small anyhow,... More 

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Wallasey, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Had a wonderful meal here with 3 friends last night, Warm and welcoming service, huge choice of menu took us ages to decide but no pressure. Food was lovely. The only thing I found a little odd was some of the dishes are not priced on the menu and can work out a little expensive but most are very reasonably... More 

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

On a recent weekend in Liverpool we were recommended Franco's on Castle Street, as my wife and I love Italian food. Not the Ask or Bella Pasta type, but real Italian food. We were not disappointed in any way. The service was excellent, the ambiance comfortable and relaxing. The servers were all professional but friendly in their approach, and were... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Just fabulous - really great meal - took the whole family for a birthday celebration and we were treated like Royalty. Can't think of a better place to eat in Liverpool

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Franco's Bar Italia really is a stand out in this day and age of poncy, pretentious restaurants! To start with, the owner Franco is truly one of a kind, a wonderful old 'scousified' Italian who oversees everything and makes you feel truly welcome. The menu is extensive- everything you could wish for in fish, meat, pizza and pasta dishes all... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

I went to Bar Italia or Franco's on a Saturday night in March, and we did book. On arrival we were shown to our seats promptly, and for thereon the service was immaculate - the staff were very attentive. The setting was to our liking, and although our seats were next to the door it was not too distracting and... More 

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Additional Information about Bar Italia

Address: Castle Street, Liverpool, England
Phone Number: 0151 236 3375
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool>  > Central Liverpool
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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