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Francesca's Italian Kitchen

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31165 Temecula Parkway, Temecula, CA 92592-2997
19513033300
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 50
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
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  • 3
    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
My taste buds were dancing

The food is so authentic and the owners are so warm and welcoming. You do feel as though you are family. My favorite is the gnocchi.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
ladyzire
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Temecula, California
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Temecula, California
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is so authentic and the owners are so warm and welcoming. You do feel as though you are family. My favorite is the gnocchi.

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1 Thank ladyzire
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

This was an unexpected find in a strip mall of Temecula. The house salad was a fabulous blend of baby field greens & bitter greens, served with a balsamic vinaigrette. Our entree was the night's special pan seared Salmon with a light picatta sauce, roasted potato and steamed vegetable medley. The flavors were excellent and the fish was perfectly cooked.... More 

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1 Thank Adelina D
Temecula
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

This small Italian restaurant is one of our favs! The owners & employees are all fantastic. Dining here is always a happy & enjoyable experience. The food ... mmmmmm ... the food is a treat for your tastebuds! We <3 it!

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1 Thank Cathy M
Temecula, California
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

My husband and I love this place. The owners are so personable and really make you feel welcomed. The food is delicious and they have a gluten free menu, which is a plus for me. Their gluten free bread is so good. A must try when in Temecula.

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1 Thank Denise D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

They are open for lunch now thur-sun. Great food great deals. Hurry in for a great lunch at great prices. No need to settle for fast food come here for quality for about the same cost.

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1 Thank Ryan G
Fallbrook, CA, USA
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

You can get a better lasagna at Costco. Lousy service. Small portions. Cramped seating. Way too expensive for what they deliver.

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Chino, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We found this wonderul gem after receiving a recommendation from staff at the Chapin Winery. This was our second visit and we could not have enjoyed it more. My wife had the ravioli which she enjoyed very much. I had the special - a braised pork belly that was absolutely outstanding! As always, owner and host Allesio greeted us with... More 

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1 Thank Keith B
Temecula, California
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Bad excuse for Italian food - tasted like out of the can from a super market. People were pleasant but the food was below average. Try Gourmet Italia it's better all around.

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2 Thank JGS17
Temecula, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Francesca's never disappoints! My parents were in town and we decided to take them to Francesca's because the food is always great! The pastas and sauces are always home made and you can taste the difference! Alex the owner is very personable and recognizes repeat customers, and we are treated like family every time we come. It's rare to find... More 

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2 Thank reeshad2014
Redondo Beach, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Found a lovely Italian restaurant where we didn't expect to find one! Homey, tasty, and a good value. My highest recommendation.

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2 Thank Dion-Isis

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31165 Temecula Parkway, Temecula, CA 92592-2997
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
  • Phone Number: 19513033300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?