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Franco's Italian Restaurant

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25241 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 981-9800
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Today
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Doing business

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Visitor rating
  • 91
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pizza only average

I ordered a take-out cheese pizza on thick crust for my last night in Orange Beach. It was only slightly better than Domino's, with very little cheese. I only went there because Mama Lottie's is closed on Sunday.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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234 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Dallas, Texas
Top Contributor
439 reviews 439 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

I ordered a take-out cheese pizza on thick crust for my last night in Orange Beach. It was only slightly better than Domino's, with very little cheese. I only went there because Mama Lottie's is closed on Sunday.

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Kawartha Lakes, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We enjoy this restaurant. It is conveniently located, the atmosphere is pleasant and the food is very good.

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gainesville, ga
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My wife and I have enjoyed dining at FRANCO'S for 15 years and it is still the best place to have a great dinner in ORANGE BEACH!! The food was very good. We had dinner six (6) times in Jan. and each time it was very, very good!! The service was always excellent. My only complaint was the hostess!! We... More 

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Monroeville, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Franco's is located in an area where fried import seafood is the best seller. Franco's is located in a shopping center, next to a Walmart Market. From the outside, it doesn't look like much. We stumbled on it one day after Mass trying to avoid the usual. (We couldn't miss the awning with "Francos". It soon became our "when we... More 

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Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Everything we ate was very good. Only one not so good. The Fettuccini Alfredo side dish had no taste and was watery. The salad with house Italian dressing was outstanding. Ravioli very good; meatball ok but too spicy for me. Chianti was excellent. Will eat there again now that I'm more familiar with the menu.

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South Dakota
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118 reviews 118 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Franco's is situated on the end of a decent block of shops in Orange Beach. Interior is nice, with lots of red colours, subdued lighting, both booths and tables, an unobstrusive bar, and a few big screens. It's fine for couples of all ages, families with children, and even small groups. We were greeted promptly by a very friendly lady,... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My husband and I ate here. I had the special with lasagna. ..fettuccine. ..Chicken parmeson...mine was great. Bread was wonderful. My husband unfortunately ordered a steak with marsala since he loves the one at carrabas but couldn't eat it.

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I had dinner at Franco's with our friends. Our server was quite pleasant and knowledgeable. She took great care of us. I'm generally uncomfortable eating Italian food with my husband because he has very high standards. He is from the St. Louis area, and has had the best Italian on "The Hill." Even he had to admit... More 

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Atlanta GA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We went for the wine specials with dinner. Disappointed that they did not have live music as advertised. But the food/service was very good. Try the sausage honey roll appetizer...I can't remember the name of it, but it is so good. Dinner was a pleasant surprise & good value.

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Auburn, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

Good seafood selections, gluten free options, seafood lasagna is very good. Tuna steak excellent. Knowledgeable staff

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 25241 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Orange Beach
  • Phone Number: (251) 981-9800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?