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Franco Trattoria

6717 Greenleaf Avenue, Whittier, CA
(562) 696-1188
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Ranked #13 of 256 Restaurants in Whittier
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- May 24, 2014
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15 reviews from our community

93% Recommend
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I normally don't do Italian because nothing compares to the home cooking I grew up with but this gem is well worth it!!! Their menu changes daily because they shop daily to get the freshest they can find. Go early so they don't run out of what you want to eat! Very friendly owners.

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Whittier, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We had a wonder dinner in Whittier that featured delicious Italian entrees. Menu offers a varied selection each day based on what is purchased fresh that morning. Franco takes great care in choosing the ingredients, how they combine and how they are prepared.. Portions are generous and very tasty. Service is attentive and genuine. Owners and staff are very focused... More

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Bideford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We went here based on the reviews on Tripadvisor, then noticed that thr last review was back in May. Either something has gone drastically wrong since then, or as I think more likely, that it is one of the most over-hyped restaurants on Trip Advisor. This is not one of the great Italian restaurants. This isn't even a great restaurant... More

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Corona, California, United States
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This is probably the best Italian food I've ever tasted. We were a group of 10, they had us seated in less than 10 minutes, the drinks and appetizers arrived about 5-10 minutes after we ordered them (their Antipasti is to die for). The main dishes came shortly afterwards, the pork chops were awesome, the people that ate pasta all... More

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Blairstown, New Jersey
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

This is becoming a favorite stop when we are in Whittier. the food is just delicious, and very true Italian. The service is excellent, and the owners are very caring and attentive.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Wonderful place. Great staff... great food very limited menu... basically 3-4 options. But all very fresh and as close to Italia as I have seen!!

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East Texas
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103 reviews 103 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012 via mobile

Wow! What a great find! Not since our trip to Italy have we had such terrific Italian food! We ate there twice, two days apart. On our first visit, we had bruschetta followed by sharing the fish special - WOW! so fresh, we couldn't believe it! The owners told us that fish was so fresh because it was flown live,... More

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Los Angeles
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012 via mobile

Pleasant restaurant with high ceilings tiled floor. The friendly owners cook and serve the food along side the waiters. The meal is fresh to order, so relax and have a glass of wine, it is worth the wait! Our favorite is the antipasto salad!

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

Everything was excellent, the food, service and atmosphere! I have never had a meat sauce like my Grandma's anywhere, but here! The salad had the best quality mozzarella, too. The value is perfect. I can recommend without hesitation!

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012 via mobile

My early Mothers Day dinner was amazing!! The fresh mozzarella on the salad with just the right amount of dressing was perfect. Who knew olive oil and lemon juice would be so delicious? I had the fettuccine with peas and ham in a cream sauce and my daughter had the fettuccine contadina. Both excellent!! Hats off to Franco the chef... More

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