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Francescos Ristorante and Pizzeria

400 South Orlando Avenue, Suite 104, Maitland, FL
407-960-5533
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Ranked #9 of 49 Restaurants in Maitland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: In the authentic Italian tradition, we select our simple, whole ingredients and combine them by hand with heart, using the time-honored method of open flame cooking. We utilize the intense heat of our wood burning ovens to lend unique flavor to our food. From our hand-made mozzarella to our artisanal pizzas, pastas and salads, we have a passion for quality and pride in our product that we know you'll appreciate. We only use sustainable, fresh, local ingredients.
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  • English first
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English first
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The food is fresh and the preparation excellent. This is where we take visiting family and friends not only for the food (our main reason for going anywhere), but for the fresh, contemporary yet comforting interior. The fish is fantastic. The service professional but comfortable. We are so lucky to have this restaurant just a short drive from home. And... More 

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My family was in restaurant business and I know how tough this business is to try to keep every one happy. Once a restaurant understand good food and reasonable prices, we should not rate them base on waitresses or employees. Francesco understand real gourmet home cooking meal. I had excellent experience. I cannot stand franchise boring restaurants. This place gives... More 

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Orlando, FL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

When I'm in town I normally eat lunch at a specific restaurant. I sent a text to friends who frequent that same restaurant and they replied that they were at Francescos and invited me to join them. It was a short distance from my location, so I went. I'm glad I made that decision. The choices were many and the... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a great neighborhood Italian restaurant in Maitland. The food, service and atmosphere is always good and reasonable prices. Great for take-out too.

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Longwood, Florida
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

One of the reasons we chose this restaurant is that they have a gluten free menu which we need for our daughter who has celiac disease. we first visited the restaurant in July and had good food and good service. We went tonight with our daughter who is visiting from out of town along with our other daughter and Inlaws.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This was the second time we visited this restaurant. Our friend WENT there weekly but our last visit left a lot to be desired, and while I gave rave reviews before I have changed my opinion, We had an 8PM reservation for a booth for 4 and fi nally decided to take a table after 30 minutes of waiting. The... More 

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Maitland, Florida
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Maybe this isn't fair, but it is a true observation, so I think it counts. We went by there tonight on the chance that we could get a table without a wait. THAT wasn't going to happen, so I was about to leave when I noticed an encounter of a patron with the hostess. He had made a reservation for... More 

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Maitland, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Not only is the food good but the service is outstanding. They cater to specific food allergies which is a must for me,

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Open kitchens scare me. I mean, what if the chef flips his crepe a little too enthusiastically?? But Francesco's made me feel all safe and cuddly... free from the fear of flying Italian flatbreads. And speaking of flatbread, we had the Panino Francesco. Named after the owner/chef of this great little cafe, it's wrapped with their handmade crust and was... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

My husband & I went at about 8:15pm on a Friday with a reservation. We sat on the back patio, which had a very nice atmosphere & the weather was pretty nice (of course you can't always eat outside in hot, muggy florida). The Sommelier spoke to us extensively about the wine menu, which was a very nice touch that... More 

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Additional Information about Francescos Ristorante and Pizzeria

Address: 400 South Orlando Avenue, Suite 104, Maitland, FL
Phone Number: 407-960-5533
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Maitland
Open Hours:
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 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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