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506 Ivy St, Chico, CA 95928-5147
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Ranked #79 of 277 Restaurants in Chico
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Apr 22, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Turlock, California, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Having lived in Chico for eight years I grew accustomed to eating at Franky's in both the day and night hours. However, when I took my husband and a few of my sisters to this place we were all disappointed. Not only was the service terrible and included us being ignored with little to no people in the restaurant; but,... More

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Marysville, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Obviously a very popular place. The place was full for lunch on a weekday. Excellent Caesar salads and dressing to die for. ( you can get the dressing to go for later) Also, tried the sausage bread, another winner. The service was excellent and prices were affordable. Easy parking and definitely worth a try.

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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Tried this place for the first time on a Saturday night in October. Within walking distance of the Chico State campus, but a long walk. There is free parking. We arrived early, around 5:20pm. The bar was pretty full, but the restaurant was not yet. Nice setup with plenty of space between tables, and a great looking open bar area.... More

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Torrance, CA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We never visit Chico without a dinner at Franky's. Especially on Sunday when the calzones are two for the price of one, and that includes a comlete dinner and one (actually, two) of the best calzones available, and I eat lots of calzones. The salads are well above the average bowl of iceberg lettuce, and some pretty good bread comes... More

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Chico, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Don't eat here much, this is big with the collage students on Fri. nights. But when I did the food was pretty good. Loved their soup.

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Chico, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Yummy pasta, great service. Great atmosphere. Try and avoid the student rushes and you'll enjoy it that much more!

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

I have been to Franky's on several occasions and recently I took five friends to dinner. The restaurant is a little rough around the edges, but their staff is very competent. When I first paid for the drinks, I thought the prices were "happy hour" prices, but was told by the bartender that they were "all day" prices. One of... More

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Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

A group of us went to Franky's this summer and had the most wonderful time! The service was great considering we had a full table of hungry guests. The menu is diverse enough that everyone can find several things that they want to try. Being Italian, I always go for the pasta. I have to say, they could cook it... More

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Chico, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Excellent food and great service. I can't wait to go back again and have the Fettucine Alfredo again.

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Acapulco, Mexico
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60 reviews 60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Franky's is a great place for lunch, dinner or just hanging out with friends. Whether you eat at Franky's, pick-up your to go order or have your Holiday party catered at work / home you can expect the very best Italian cusine. The full bar at Franky's pours the finest brands with fun daily specials. You can always watch the... More

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