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Francesca's Cucina

545 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2530
+1 315-425-1556
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Ranked #46 of 608 Restaurants in Syracuse
Price range: $9 - $25
Hours:
Mon 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Atmosphere is warm and comforting. Food is one of the best in town we had a party of 6 and all tried a taste of each others and from steak to pasta it was awesome. My brother got the sea bass and I can say the portion was 3x what you would get elsewhere.

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Syracuse, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Excellent Italian food place. Pergola in the outside area is a great place in the summer to eat. Bars area is active and a lot of fun. Make reservations It can get busy.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Came with my wife from Charleston, SC to Syracuse for thanksgiving week. Her dad recommended to come here for dinner... WOW!! Crystal was our server - unbelievable! She was so sweet and attentive!! Food was DELICIOUS!! I had the Ribeye steak, and my wife had a chicken and pasta dish. Very good prices as well. I can't wait to come... More 

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Liverpool, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Francesca's Cucina on the Syracuse north side is one of the "hottest tickets" in town... and unfortunately, they know it. The food is good, (not great, just good), but the host / hostesses, bartenders and wait staff are not very nice. They're just plain snooty. You can do better going someplace else. Try Asti right down the street... the food... More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The restaurant is intimate. The food is excellent. The Utica Greens were wedge salad were really good. I had the veal parm for dinner and was surprised how good it was. The staff was very attentive but not intrusive. I will definitely eat there again.

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FrancescasCucinaRest, General Manager at Francesca's Cucina, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are very happy to see that you had such a nice time dining with us and look forward to seeing you again!! More 

Manlius
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The building (& surroundings) is rather unassuming, however, it belies the atmosphere, service and incredible food! A fully stocked bar if you're waiting for your reservation, arrived early to enjoy some libations or even to stop at when your dinner's done. The menu is *huge* & the specials are typically special! The food is incredible and servings are far from... More 

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FrancescasCucinaRest, Guest Relations Manager at Francesca's Cucina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We look forward to having you back again soon! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I have a gluten allergy and felt like I didn't have a lot of choice from the menu, and I did not get a lot of assistance from the waiter. Everyone else in my party loved the food and the restaurants atmosphere. There was a long wait even with our reservations.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

All summer this is the place to be for fine dining with a beautiful outdoor area that is filled with flowers and feels like someplace in Europe. There is an area for drinks outside while waiting for a table or to sit on the couches near the fire pit for after dinner drinks. Good food and advice too. Their indoor... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I went there with two buddies of mine on my trip back to Syracuse. We ended up getting some of the Greens and the risotto w/ scallop. Was just amazing. The greens had a decent kick to them even though i prefer more heat. Then we went for the surf and turf. Steak was great and lobster was wonderfully cooked.... More 

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New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My boyfriend and I just celebrated an anniversary there. It was a very special, enjoyable evening. Our server was great. Even though we ate in the bar area, we still have plenty of space to chat and celebrate. I would definitely spend another special evening there. If you can go in the summer, be sure to eat on the terrace.... More 

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Additional Information about Francesca's Cucina

Address: 545 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2530
Phone Number: +1 315-425-1556
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
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
Average Prices: USD 9 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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