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Francesco's Ristorante Italiano

6524 Richmond Road, Unit D, Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 345-0557
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Ranked #9 of 341 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

We visited Francesco’s Ristorante on a Sunday night and the restaurant was about half full. The way you enter the restaurant makes one feel they are going to a 1920’s speak easy. You come in the main entrance and meet the co-owner at the front door behind the cash register. You tell him you are there for dinner and he... More 

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Four of us had dinner during the holidays. The salad was crisp, fresh and delicious. Two of us had the Vegetarian Capellini, drizzled with flavorful olive oil, artichokes, olives, dried tomatoes and lots of parmesan cheese. The third had Veal Parmesan and the fourth had Veal Marsala. Garlic toast came with the salad…so good. Tiramasu and cheesecake for dessert. Our... More 

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Springfield
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Francesco's in Williamsburg, VA is a great place to enjoy excellent Italian Food. The place is friendly and great place to enjoy a very good meal. Good Italian decor makes it feel like a place in Italy. Wait staff was good an made the meal an enjoyable experience. Look forward to returning on next trip to the Williamsburg area.

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Petersburg, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I'm sure I've reviewed Francesco's before, this is my go to place in Williamsburg. skip the chains and yuk, the taverns in the historical area. treat yourself to some incredible Italian food. the interior was recently remodeled and looks great. The wooden trim adds to the ambiance and wine rack is functional and decorative. I had kind of a love... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We called up at the last minute for a 6pm reservation and had no problem getting in. The service from greeting at the door to leaving was fantastic. Our waiter, Elliott was great and explained the eventing specials and made sure we had everything we needed. We could not have been more pleased with the quality of the food and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Although small and crowded we enjoyed our dinners,Wait staff was slow but the resturant was very busy with several parties.Food was very good and portions were ample.We look forward to coming to Williamsburg again and will definitely return to Francesco's

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal full of wonderful flavors. Always our first choice when we are traveling through Williamsburg.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I have some gripes with this place: 1. The food has the best quality, you will not want to eat pizza or sub elsewhere 2. The pizza caprese with grilled chicken is sooo good it's never enough 3. The store sign is overshadowed by the store next door that i missed this place and i've lived here for 9 years!... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in at an off time in off season so the place was deserted. This can be a bad thing as the head chef may be gone and other staff cooking your meal. Not so with that Francisco's! The food was freshly prepared and delicious! I had the lobster ravioli with crab and my companion had spaghetti with meat... More 

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Muscle Shoals, Alabama
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Four of us dined here while on vacation and three different entrees were ordered. The Pasta Carbonara, (ordered by two), the Pasta Puttanesca, and the Ravioli Con Carne. Everyone raved about their meal except for me. I ordered the Ravioli Con Carne and it was somewhat of a disappointment. But let me explain, my daddy used to make the best... More 

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Additional Information about Francesco's Ristorante Italiano

Address: 6524 Richmond Road, Unit D, Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone Number: (757) 345-0557
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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