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7205 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
+1 239-463-5634
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery
Description: Founded in New Jersey in 1958 and serving Fort Myers Beach since 1978...
Founded in New Jersey in 1958 and serving Fort Myers Beach since 1978, Francesco's continues to use the same authentic recipes our family developed in Cervino, (Province of Caserta) Italy many years ago... "If the food we serve is not fit for our table, you can rest assured it won't sit on yours."
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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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I really dislike writing a negative review, but I was very disappointed in out last visit. When coming to FMB it's great to grab a pizza and hang in for an evening. This was always the go to. Unfortunately, the last time we went the pizza dough was under done, the cheese was barely melted, the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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English first
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We stumbled across this place, as it was tucked back in a shopping plaza. We called them for a pizza late one night, to find out they were about to close. The lady was so nice, she said since the oven was still hot she would make us a pizza! It was such a great pizza! We went back a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Thin crust pizza was excellent, along with the garlic knots and breadsticks. Owners were very nice, shouldn't have waited so long to try this place!

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I really dislike writing a negative review, but I was very disappointed in out last visit. When coming to FMB it's great to grab a pizza and hang in for an evening. This was always the go to. Unfortunately, the last time we went the pizza dough was under done, the cheese was barely melted, the wings were soggy, the... More 

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Anderson, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Great food and the owner was very friendly and hospitable. My family and I have ate there at least three times in one week.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Pizza was mediocre and expensive for lunch, but Frank the owner from Pittsburgh was nice to speak with.

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Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. We always love to hear from our valued customers; we look forward to having the opportunity to serve you again. Be sure to like us on Facebook! Ciao! More 

Christiansted, St. Croix
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Just arrived in Fort Myers Beach for an extended stay. Read the prior reviews and were not expecting too much. Went in the afternoon to pick up a to go menu...and met a young woman busy texting at the door. I asked about a to go menu and she pointed her finger to the counter. Hey, she was busy texting!... More 

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Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this review

Hmmm...we find it interesting that you "were not expecting too much", yet nonetheless ordered our most expensive pizza. Then, you state, "both of us felt ill the next day," yet you, "tried it again." If it were us, we would have contacted the establishment to voice our concerns; I am sure the owner would have addressed your problem. But, considering,... More 

Piteå, Norrbottens Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you like italian food and want to pick up a great meal, this is the Place! We ordered pizza and fantastic pasta and brought it back to the hotell beach. A priceworth alternativ for sure!

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Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. Be sure to like us on Facebook! Ciao! More 

Flint, Michigan
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Used to stop in several times on every trip to Ft Myers Beach. NEVER again. Almost every time I have went, have been given a hard time by who I assume is the daughter of the owner. Barely spoke to us, smart remarks to our questions. (There were several unmarked loaves of bread on counter. Asked her what kind they... More 

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Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this review

We are definitely displeased that you did not enjoy your experience. However, we are troubled with several inconsistent statements. First, we noticed that you rated our food as terrible despite no mention of eating anything. (On your last visit you stated that our "meatball sub is a must!" and the "pizza and deli are very good.") Second, the owner's daughter... More 

Oregon, Ohio
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The pizza was excellent. Items on the pizza seemed like they were just picked from the garden. Service was good with average prices.

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Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We look forward to having the opportunity to serve you again. Be sure to like us on Facebook! Ciao! More 

Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Just like the North End in Boston. Small little place but great homemade pizza, $5 subs and Royal Scoop ice cream. What more could you ask for.

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Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We hope to have the opportunity to serve you again. Be sure to like us on Facebook! Grazie! More 

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Additional Information about Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria

Address: 7205 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: +1 239-463-5634
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD $5 to $15
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7205 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-5634

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $5 to $15
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

Description

Founded in New Jersey in 1958 and serving Fort Myers Beach since 1978, Francesco's continues to use the same authentic recipes our family developed in Cervino, (Province of Caserta) Italy many years ago... "If the food we serve is not fit for our table, you can rest assured it won't sit on yours."
Open Hours
Monday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 9:30 pm

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