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Francesca's Tavola

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208 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1929 (1/2 Block south of Northwest Highway)
Just a five minute walk from the Arlington Heights Metro Station
847-394-3950
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quality Italuian

The menu has very high quality food. My girlfriend had several questions for the server so she could make her decision what to order. The server went into details about her two possible choices. When she received her meal she said "how helpful the server's advice had been." They had a regular... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
mrsaintmarteeen
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Wheaton, Illinois
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  • Large groups
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Wheaton, Illinois
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The menu has very high quality food. My girlfriend had several questions for the server so she could make her decision what to order. The server went into details about her two possible choices. When she received her meal she said "how helpful the server's advice had been." They had a regular menu and also a "specials menu". Their wine... More 

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

A pretty good place that is worth a repeat visit. Go on Wednesday when they have a special service, $25 for all the courses. It's a great deal. We went this last Friday for $5 martinis, which were not too bad. They have a good cocktail and wine list. The food choices are good, basic Italian which is what you... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I am following a gluten free diet and when mentioned to server, a special menu was brought out AND after I ordered, they brought a gluten free roll! Thank you!

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Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

They were very accommodating for a lunch following a funeral. The food was served family style, it was plentiful and delicious. The warm crusty bread was wonderful. The wait staff paced our meal very well. Not a long wait between courses and not rushed.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

First of all I am going to admit my bias... I had my rehearsal dinner here and they were amazing. Since then I have never had a bad meal. The menu changes often and shows that the chefs are not afraid to keep trying new things. The wait staff is always helpful with wine selections and your drink never reaches... More 

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Schaumburg, Illinois
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I always come here for anytime I am craving Italian food. A little noisy but that's how Italian restaurants are supposed to be. Food is great, service a little slow. Make sure to reserve thru open table. You won't have to wait even if you reserve it 30 minutes before getting there.

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Springfield
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Francesca's in Arlington Heights hosted a bereavement luncheon for my family. It was a group of 60. The staff was fantastic. The food was wonderful. We were waited on attentively and thoroughly. I highly recommend Francesca's.

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arlington heights, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This place is always hopping for a reason. The food is great, and so is the service. It's somewhat pricey. The carpaccio is the best I have ever had. Everything we've tried we've loved. For us, it's a special occasion place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My husband received a gift card to Francesca's Tavola for Christmas. We took two of our children for dinner. It was lovely! The food was fabulous, the service good, a great meal! We will return soon!

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

One of my favorites, the chef changes the menu all the time so you don't know what the choices will be to you dine. Always amazing. Try a Monday lunch or dinner, VINO is 1/2 off bottles, now that's a deal. Lots of great appetizers and deserts to choose from. I love that they don't rush you nor do they... More 

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Additional Information about Francesca's Tavola

Address: 208 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1929
Phone Number: 847-394-3950
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 208 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1929
    (1/2 Block south of Northwest Highway)
  • Public Transportation: Just a five minute walk from the Arlington Heights Metro Station
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: 847-394-3950

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?