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Francesca's North

1145 Church St, Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 559-0260
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Ranked #13 of 105 Restaurants in Northbrook
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Shermer
Transit: Just two blocks from Metra's Northbrook station
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  • English first
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Absolutely loved the food at this restaurant! Every pasta dish we order was delicious - there's not a bad option on the menu. We also got the bruschetta and caprese salad as starters to share and they were so good! We loved the bruschetta- I definitely recommend trying it! The only downside to our visit was that it was very... More

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Chicago
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Francesca's restaurants serve reliable Italian dishes, and this one is no exception. The problem is that this is an extremely noisy place -- talking is difficult!

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Northbrook, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great Italian food, generous drinks, great service, great location and easy meeting place at the Bar.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Husband and I like to try new places for our anniversary. We are an older couple, only married 3 years so we enjoy eating a nice meal at new places. This restaurant is a beautiful intimate restaurant in a small neighborhood. I use the word small and intimate again, but cozy and warm. We had a seat on the side... More

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Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I chose this restaurant based on the reviews and because my group wanted to expand our "restaurant horizon." After waiting for at least 45 minutes we were brought to a table that was still dirty. We stood around for another 10 minutes roughly (feeling ridiculous) waiting for someone to come and clean it. That's just the start. We ordered a... More

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Glenview, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I sat at the bar with a friend. We shared a 4 cheese pizza and pizza with egg. Both very good. I had an apple martini and a french martini. Both were excellent. I don't like my drinks too sweet and weak, nor too strong. They were delicious.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Probably not. The noise level in this place makes conversation impossible. Background music should be just that: in the background, and this restaurant ought to install drapes or acoustical ceiling tile to absorb some of the volume generated by too many people and tables crowded into the room. Our server was courteous and fairly prompt, and the friend I was... More

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Lutherville,md
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Went for dinner, requested a table for 8. They had us stuffed on a round table for 6 people. Finally convinced them to give us 2 four tops which was better. The menu is not that exciting, the food was a little better than average . The problem was that after the very nice waiter took our order he was... More

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We were the first ones there on a hot and sunny Sunday. It was cool and comfortable inside, too cool for some later arrivals. We ordered special salads of asparagus and prosciutto which were interesting and tasty, then had the daily special pizza, a twist on the Margherita with a very goo cheese blend and what tasted like pesto. Worth... More

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Northbrook, Illinois, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

A group of 7 of us met at Francesca's North to have dinner and discuss our business. It was on a Monday evening so it was not as busy as it would be later in the week. We were seated in the back room away from the rest of the crowd so we could meet undisturbed. The service was prompt,... More

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