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Francesco's Pizza & Italian

420-M Jonestown Road, Winston Salem, NC 27105
3367748758
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Ranked #162 of 561 Restaurants in Winston Salem
Price range: $8 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We tried Francesco's , which is now called Carmines, hoping it would improve. The first time was good. The next two were poor to terrible. One time you get 1peice of chicken, the next 2 pieces. The wait staff has no idea what they are doing, & I guess neither does the kitchen. You ask for meat sauce, you get... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Nice family atmosphere! My husband and I visit this place 3-4 times a year. The servings are always more than enough. The workers are great, too!

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North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

It has been a while since I ate here but the alfredo was memorable, was moving emotional experience. The atmosphere is okay. The portions and deliciousness of the food has made it so that I have absolutely no desire whatsoever to ever, ever go to Olive Garden. I recommend this place to everyone, especially if they say they want to... More

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Bagni Di Lucca, Italy
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I'm Italian and I really love Pizza. This place has a really good Pizza and believe me, worth a try! I went there more than once in this week with my friends and we really liked the food!

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Wise, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I got two deep dish pizzas to go. They were generous with their toppings and it was well made. I had to add crushed red pepper to keep it from being too bland. Some folks may see average and think it is not good. It is good. However to get 5 stars for pizza, you have to be something like... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Carmine is awesome guy real good cook food are made fresh everyday price is good so way to go carmine

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NC
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

We frequent this restaurant often! We have never had a bad meal. Carmine (owner) is absolutely wonderful, as is his entire staff! Don't expect Pizza Hut food, his food is made to order, so yes, sometimes it may take 10 extra minutes, but totally worth it! There is not another Italian restaurant in the area that can compare. We had... More

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Ordered food to go. The food used to be fresh and very flavorful but I have to say the last 5 times I've ordered, I've seriously been asking why I keep giving them another try... They've gotten lazy with their dishes, adding sliced cheese on top of baked ziti when you're expecting their fresh mozzarella. Instead of garlic bread, you... More

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Pittsburgh, PA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We were looking for somewhere to eat Valentine's dinner and we came across Francescos as we were looking for a different restaurant. We decided to try it and were pleased that we did not have to wait to be seated(this was at 6:30pm). Our waiter was Guido. He was pleasant. We placed our food order and then decided to add... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

We loved it! We are always looking for Jersey-style pizzerias and we found another one! We were pleasantly surprised. The food is great, but I think the best part is that my boys played and stood and waived to the staff and other diners and no one was bothered. It really was very family friendly atmosphere. We'll be back.

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