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Franco's Italian Restaurant

25241 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561
(251) 981-9800
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Ranked #42 of 114 restaurants in Orange Beach
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
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English first
Marshall, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Franco's has many good menu options, including building your own entrée--pasta, meat/fish, sauces. The salad, with fresh mozzarella balls, and the crusty warm bread are true winners. Chicken parmesan is generous and delicious. Meatballs are also very good. Pizza here is just average, so go for a traditional Italian entrée instead. Leave room for dessert---they're very good, as well.

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48 reviews 48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Have been going to Franco's many years, through many different locations. The Italian food is always very good. The seafood (fish especially) is tasty. Lots of items to choose from. Kid friendly, decent wine selection. During high season there is always a wait but go earlier than normal and you won't have to wait long. Would recommend this restaurant. Nice... More

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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Went with husband who got the chicken Marsala and I got the baked ziti. The ziti was really delicious, however my husband couldn't choke down the Marsala. We split the ziti and our waiter was nice enough to not charge us for the Marsala since it wasn't touched. I would recommend

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Ocean Springs
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

We just ate at this wonderful restaurant. I have lived all over the country and traveled overseas. This restaurant is a hidden gem near the Wal-Mart in Orange Beach. Make sure your GPS has the correct address. They recently moved to the Wal-Mary location. Look for the striped awning. Our server Michael was amazing. He attended to every need without... More

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Southern Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My family of 7 just ate there and we were ALL impressed! We got there right before the supper rush and glad we did. A line of people out the door waiting to get in! And it will be worth their wait! This is day 7 of our vacation and this was absolutely hands down the best meal we have... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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84 reviews 84 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had 4 different meals and they were all great. Portions were large enough that 3 of us had left overs for lunch the next day. The staff was quick and checked in often to ensure everything was to our taste. We would eat here again

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

we have been to orange beach 3 times now in the last 2 years and this is my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE place to eat. The food is wonderful, service is unbeatable, the price is ridiculously low, and the amount of food you get is ridiculously too much!!! we are always able to eat pasta for lunch the following day after having... More

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Houlka, Mississippi
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were in the mood for Italian food so we thought we'd try Franco's. We had a wait of maybe 10 minutes. Our waitress was very nice and attentive. We each got the Franco's Italian platter but after it arrived realized we should have gotten 1 and shared. It was very good and their bread is amazing.

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Cullman, Alabama
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The atmosphere is quite nice. The salad is the best, maybe it's the dressing or the feta cheese and it comes in a bottomless bowl. Get there early enough to enjoy the specials. There is also a nice bar and the pizza-to-go works on busy,"let's don't dress " nights.

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Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We went on a Thursday night around 7 pm. When getting there we were told 30 minute wait which only took about 15 the waiter was very nice the food was good and they had a band that was not to loud. Nice place to go with kids and the price was fair on each meal plus we had a... More

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