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Francesca's Italian Kitchen

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31165 Temecula Parkway, Temecula, CA 92592-2997
951-303-3300
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sun 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 11
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Family Dinner

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
reeshad2014
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Temecula, California
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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English first
Temecula, California
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

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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Redondo Beach, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 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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Fair Oaks, California
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This restaurant is wonderful! I can not sing the praises of the service enough to do it justice. The food is fantastic! They could not have been more attentive to our every need but still giving us our privacy. I had the veal Marsala, my husband, the chicken Parmesan and both were perfectly prepared. My only regret was that I... More 

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Temecula, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have been going to Francesca's since it's opening many years ago. Alessio and Francesca make you feel that you are right at home. The food is fantastic, being Italian and traveling to Italy numerous time I can tell you by far it is the BEST Italian restaurant in Temecula/Murrieta hands down.

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Temecula, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Ever since swearing off Gourmet Italia we have been trying to find a new go-to Italian restaurant in Temecula. We tried Francesca's on a Friday night and weren't disappointed. The service, atmosphere, food and overall experience were great. There was a slight wait so we sat at the bar and the bartender turned out to also be the hostess. Once... More 

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Temecula, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Went here with some friends after we could not get in elsewhere. We were pleasantly surprised by the decor inside. The staff were all very friendly and accommodating. The service was very good. We had three different chicken dishes and spaghetti and meatballs. All were very good especially the meatballs which got an excellent. Prices were not cheap and not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Alex took good care of us at Francesca's. The Amaretto sauce on the Pork Chops was a delectable touch. Great food with great service.

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Indio ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

From out of town, first time here. Totally worth tasting. The food was prepared perfectly. Just the right amount with lots of flavor. Highly recommend

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Tucson
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We were in Temecula for one night and were looking for a place to eat. I checked Trip Advisor, as I always do, and found Francesca's. Truly, I couldn't have done better. Francesca herself is a delight. I spilled water all over the table and my husband. She rushed in, moved our drinks to another table, got us situated and... More 

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Murrieta, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Decent food but not worthy of the high prices that are on the menu. I had the chicken cooked in olive oil with garlic - good plate appearance with fresh vegetables and hot pasta. The chicken gave the look of frozen/thawed, was dry with light to no taste of garlic. I'd say the sides were eventful with the main entre... More 

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Additional Information about Francesca's Italian Kitchen

Address: 31165 Temecula Parkway, Temecula, CA 92592-2997
Phone Number: 951-303-3300
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Temecula
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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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: 951-303-3300

Price and Cuisine

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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