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Franco's Italian Caffe

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4327 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
+1 480-481-7614
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The most authentic Florentine experience in all of Arizona! We are closed...
The most authentic Florentine experience in all of Arizona! We are closed for summer vacation June 28th-July 22nd 2015!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Can't Miss !!!!!

I've been in the Wholesale Food Industry for over 20 yrs so when it comes to good,bad, or indifferent concerning Restaurants I am well qualified. As I stated in my title, Franco.s is a CAN'T MISS experience. For any patron that appreciates finding a CAN'T MISS eating experience this is the place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Dennis A
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Scottsdale, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I've been in the Wholesale Food Industry for over 20 yrs so when it comes to good,bad, or indifferent concerning Restaurants I am well qualified. As I stated in my title, Franco.s is a CAN'T MISS experience. For any patron that appreciates finding a CAN'T MISS eating experience this is the place. Sitting down to fresh homemade bread to that... More 

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Scottsdale, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I have been following Franco since 1995 when he began to be recognized by know food critics. It is 2015 and Franco's cuisine it is still the best you can find in Scottsdale AZ. I dine at Franco's at least 6 times a year. The consistent quality of the food and the friendly and attentive staff are the things that... More 

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Weimar, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had Dave B as our server, he was excellent with suggestions for antipasto special and main course. The owner was great and even have us a free Dolce since this was our first visit. Will come back next time we are in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Franco is amazing. All of his dishes are great. Ask him what the special pasta is. I he has Boar scrumptious. Seafood pasta is wonderful. Squid is too. Parking is all valet because the restaurant is on Scottsdale Road.

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Grand Prairie, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We heard about Franco's from another traveler and decided to do there for dinner on the spur of the moment. I was so disappointed when they said we needed a reservation. The dining room is very small and cozy. As I talked to the hostess and told her how much we had looked forward to dining there, she mentioned that... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We have eaten many times at this authentic Italian restaurant. The food is fresh and delicious. We have never been disappointed. Make a reservation ,it is a busy place. The parking can be challenging but they do offer valet parking or park around the corner and walk.

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Windsor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The pasta was freshly made - not dried - made that day in the kitchen. Their squid ink pasta was perhaps the best I have ever had. This is unusual to find in a restaurant at any price point! Stay with the specials of the day and you will not be disappointed. Do order one of the fresh pasta dishes... More 

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Kilauea, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The service was great. I was hoping the food would be amazing... can't say I agree with all the reviewers.. my salmon was tough, the ahi carpaccio did not taste fresh to me... two standout delicacies were the spinach side and the ricotta rion the appetizer dish... the grilled vegetables were not anything like grilled vegetables in Italy. In fairness,... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My wife and I are foodies and have been to some of the most highly rated restaurants in Phoenix (including North), but the two of us can easily say that Franco's is our favorite Italian restaurant in the city. The food is superb: the steak Florentine, which was perfectly seasoned and prepared, is hands-down the best I have ever had.... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

wonderful italian surprise in the middle of scottsdale! Authentic food (I had a terrific ravioli and we all shared the antipasto plate which was wonderful). Great wine list which also recommended reasonably priced wine by the glass. Strongly recommend this restaurant.

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Additional Information about Franco's Italian Caffe

Address: 4327 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone Number: +1 480-481-7614
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
Open Hours:
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4327 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Scottsdale
  • Phone Number: +1 480-481-7614

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

The most authentic Florentine experience in all of Arizona! We are closed for summer vacation June 28th-July 22nd 2015!
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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