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Francesca's Trattoria

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4410 NW 25th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606-6563
352-378-7152
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 218
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Perfect Celebration Location

We had a large group of 25 guests for Sunday brunch to celebrate my mother's birthday. The food was delicious for everyone and the service was excellent. Definitely recommend Francesca's.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
tamparetail
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Tampa, Florida
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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317 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
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English first
Tampa, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We had a large group of 25 guests for Sunday brunch to celebrate my mother's birthday. The food was delicious for everyone and the service was excellent. Definitely recommend Francesca's.

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Gainesville, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I first became aware of FRANCESCA's about four or five years ago. It was near my birthday, and one of my daughters would be visiting for the occasion, and I heard there was this new Italian restaurant in town, called FRANCESCA's. We did, and it was to our liking then, and it has remained one of our favorite restaurants here... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
Top Contributor
159 reviews 159 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Had a recent lunch with marvelous grouper. Fresh and delicious. Wish the room were a little lighter at lunch. Skip the cold antipasto and go for the fish or pasta.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

Best bloody Mary in public I've ever had. The in-house smoked salmon is wonderful. The live music is beautiful.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Quiet, comfortable and easy to visit. Wonderful caring servers and fantastic food. Coffee and desert worth a visit.

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Florida
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We find ourselves often passing through Gainesville and stopping for rest and food. Typically we stop at franchise establishments, this time we found Francesca's. Finding the location is easy with a GPS, it is behind a bank with not much signage. The food is delicious and the portions are very large. The chicken Parmesan was two large breasts with a... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Great ambiance, Italian food is always excellent. Great service and price. Best Italian restaurant in Gainesville. Great place for family special events. Everyone always loves this place!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went there for my goddaughter's christening celebration dinner. Accommodations for a large group are very good. Food was delicious.

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Gainesville, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nothing much to say. Just an ok Italian restaurant. Would I go back? Yes knowing fully well what its limitations are.

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Florida City, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Forgot to review after visit in May but all we were with went again in Nov. The May visit was wonderful and service and food Very good. Love all Italian food and it was hard to choose. Will definitely go back next visit . (The Nov. group visit said it was "great again"). You won't be disappointed ! Good price... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4410 NW 25th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606-6563
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: 352-378-7152

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?