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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 - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 16
    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
Good food and inviting.

We were a group of 10. The service was very good as was the food. The atmosphere was cozy and inviting. I would definitely go there again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were a group of 10. The service was very good as was the food. The atmosphere was cozy and inviting. I would definitely go there again.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

What a wonderful evening thanks to the chef, Julia and Joey for their fabulous selections of appetizers to start the night. Eleven people were treated like kings and queens from the time we entered Francesca's to the moment we left. You don't even mind paying the bill since every mouthful was delicious and everyone enjoyed their meal. You must try... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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42 reviews
24 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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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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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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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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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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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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?