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Franchesco's

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7128 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford, IL 61107
815-229-0800
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4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Franchesco's has a brand new location to serve you. Come and check out our...
Franchesco's has a brand new location to serve you. Come and check out our spectacular dining room, night club, and banquet facilities. All of our menu items are made to order, with only fresh ingredients. From prime steaks and succulent veal to fresh seafood delivered daily , and over 20 different pasta options, we feature one of the largest menus in the Midwest. Our homemade dough and sauce is made fresh daily, for our award winning pizza. We deliver and have carry out or drive-up window service available. From dining to cocktails, our staff is qualified to accommodate your every need. Schedule your next event at Franchesco's. We have several options available for special events, parties, weddings, and meetings. Come visit us for the ultimate dining experience. Call today for your table or banquet reservations
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Good for:
Casual Dining

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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    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
Great food, atmosphere and service

We visited Franchesco's for the Easter Sunday brunch and it was very good. The selection of food was incredible. Too many options that I wanted to indulge upon! The food was great and our waiter, Tim, was excellent. He was personable and attentive, but didn't smother us. The atmosphere at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
Keith B
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Rochelle, Illinois
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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155 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Minocqua, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful restaurant. The dining room is quite impressive, actually eloquent. The service was attentive and pleasant. We started with an excellent wine from the nice wine list, which we enjoyed with a very good bread basket. But the entrees were a big surprise. They were just average, at best. My house salad was excessively dressed. My wife's... More 

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Rochelle, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We visited Franchesco's for the Easter Sunday brunch and it was very good. The selection of food was incredible. Too many options that I wanted to indulge upon! The food was great and our waiter, Tim, was excellent. He was personable and attentive, but didn't smother us. The atmosphere at Franchesco's is sophisticated but casual, a well balanced mix.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Franchesco's in Rockford is reminiscent of the classy supper clubs from the "rat pack" days. The atmosphere is lovely, the staff attentive, and the food delicious! Our waiter, Tim, was fantastic. He was willing to give advice on any dish and recommended fabulous wine to go with each selection we were considering. Friday and Saturday evenings they have live music... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews 61 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is really the go-to in the Rockford area for date nights, birthday parties, and holiday part events such as Halloween and NYE. Great menu, never a bad experience in dining or atmosphere. Friendly-enough staff although no one has ever blown me away. During events, lots of areas to explore and enjoy.

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Rockford, Illinois
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

For $22 I expect soup or salad to be included with meal. Will never go back. Grossly overpriced. Trying to impress by throwing away money then go ahead YOU will probably like it.

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Milton, Wisconsin
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120 reviews 120 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We took our daughter and husband out for their anniversary and we all enjoyed the experience very much. This is a true supper club with all the trappings. Service was attentive but not pesty. Water glasses were filled when needed. We also brought our 18 month old grand daughter along which we were a bit concerned about. But she was... More 

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Machesney Park, Illinois
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

This will most likely be the last time we will go here with big group of people. The wait and kitchen staff doesn't seem to do well with groups over four people. We were there for a birthday celebration thirteen of us in total. (Unlucky number I know but I'm not superstitious) The wait staff showed up to take orders... More 

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Rockton, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This was my first time here at the new location. I used to go to the old location and have always enjoyed their food. the new location is by far the most exquisite in décor in Rockford. Very Chicago style... Loved it. Our waiter (mark) by far one of the best waiters I have ever experienced. the appetizers were outstanding... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Not just your everyday restaurant, (although the food is quite exceptional), Franchesco's has a surprising amount of accommodations. A total of 8 unique spaces offer anyone, from casual diners, to large corporate parties, a chance to enjoy the ambiance and great food! We (Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos) had the opportunity to provide entertainment for UIC College of Pharmacy Party... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have been here several times through the years including the old location. Every time the food and service have been excellent. The atmosphere is awesome. This is a very nice restaurant with a very cool patio area for the summer time. Can't wait to get back there.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7128 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford, IL 61107
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Rockford
  • Phone Number: 815-229-0800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Franchesco's has a brand new location to serve you. Come and check out our spectacular dining room, night club, and banquet facilities. All of our menu items are made to order, with only fresh ingredients. From prime steaks and succulent veal to fresh seafood delivered daily , and over 20 different pasta options, we feature one of the largest menus in the Midwest. Our homemade dough and sauce is made fresh daily, for our award winning pizza. We deliver and have carry out or drive-up window service available. From dining to cocktails, our staff is qualified to accommodate your every need. Schedule your next event at Franchesco's. We have several options available for special events, parties, weddings, and meetings. Come visit us for the ultimate dining experience. Call today for your table or banquet reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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