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Francesca's Cucina

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545 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2530
+1 315-425-1556
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 182
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Food before SU game

We arrived to have some quick bites before the game. We sat at the bar and were greeted by Kim(awesome service). We ordered 3 appetizers (Utica greens,crab stuffed shrimp and stuffed hot peppers). Everything was great except the bread the dipping sauce was great but the bread was lousy. Soggy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
ATMGUY63
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New York City, New York
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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have to say that this review is only for Valentine's Day dinner. I was thinking about the place I would like to visit this coming Valentine's and my last year experience at Francesca's came to my mind. I had dinner on Valentine's Day here last year and it wasn't a good experience. They don't put up any romantic decorations,... More 

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Thank Ale L
Syracuse, New York
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63 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had 42 health care professionals attend one of my dinner speaking programs. We had appetizers and they could choose from four entrees which were all nice. The three waitresses did a great job and everyone was very happy with the whole evening. The staff went out of their way to make sure every guest was taken care off. I... More 

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Thank Jeff C
New Jersey
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I contacted Francesca's for a party if 8 on a busy Saturday eve. They were terrific at making it work. The service was excellent and the food delicious. The dinner portions are large, everyone went home with leftovers. Appetizers delicious and pricing is reasonable. Really enjoyed our little party and they presented the cake with class!!

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Thank nfenne
Albany NY
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64 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely ridiculous lunch. i stopped in with two colleagues on the recommendation of a SPD officer. Those guys know how to eat! I'm a big dude and I barely finished. Both of my colleagues took doggy bags home. Excellent italian fare, excellent staff and decor. We will be back!

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Thank bigguynred
Mattydale
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food with great service 💯 everyone should go and check them out !!!! 🍲🍝🍖🍤🍜🍗 little busy which made it for a great atmosphere ... #TEAMSWOLL315 💪 was in the house ... Great to see old friends ... Go and give them a LIKE and a 5 star ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ on Facebook ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a date night at Francesca's tonight. It could not have been better. We were seated promptly. Our drinks were always full, and our plates were promptly cleared. Michael our waiter gave us great recommendations and took care of whatever we needed. My veal was amazing, and my husband's steak was cooked to perfection. Our desserts... More 

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Thank Goorange7281
Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to dinner this past Monday night with some friends. First we were greeted by Billy, who is always professional & courteous! Always takes great care of us! Mike was our server with first class customer service & very accommodating. Our meals ranged from Filet Italian style to Crab stuffed chicken....delicious is an understatement!!! They also provide a variety of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We arrived to have some quick bites before the game. We sat at the bar and were greeted by Kim(awesome service). We ordered 3 appetizers (Utica greens,crab stuffed shrimp and stuffed hot peppers). Everything was great except the bread the dipping sauce was great but the bread was lousy. Soggy and gross. There are so many authentic Italian bakeries nearby... More 

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Thank ATMGUY63
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Eaten here several times-when I learned they had a catering service I ordered 1 full pan and 3 half pans of food for a family gathering before Christmas -it was the smartest thing I ever did-the food was packaged and presented beautifully-it was all hot and delicious and we had some special requests for vegetarians that they were happy to... More 

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Thank mimac739
Fayetteville, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We have lunch and dinner out several times a week and Francesca's is by far the best that Syracuse has to offer. To begin your evening, there is a nice full bar for before dinner drinks. You have a choice of salad or soup with most meals, all meals are generous portions of fresh and flavorful ingredients, the ambiance is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 545 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2530
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-425-1556

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?