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Gianfranco's Italian Restaurant & Deli - CLOSED

518 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701-1534
217-522-2200
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English first
Springfield, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

This restaurant is closed. jA new, GREAT (new owner, new menu, remodeled) restaurant is in this location.

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Monee, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We had dinner last week there with a group and the appetizers were wonderful as was the service ,excepting that I ordered the House pork special covered with portabelo mushrooms and got a steak with portabelo mushroom instead. I ate the steak after I cut into since I didn't want them to waste the meat. The steak was fatty and... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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107 reviews 107 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

the owner is the original owner and is proud of her food. It shows. She uses her family's recipes and goes back to Italy to get more. It is worth a visit

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Springfield, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

We were quite disappointed with the food. Her sandwich was not bad but we were both disappointed with the sauces. The white was ok. The red was not good. We both got a little sick

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Springfield, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

My wife and I ate dinner at Gianfranco's on New Years Eve. Located on the south side of the Old State Capitol plaza, this restaurant is an absolute must for visitors to Springfield as well as to local residents who have not been downtown to eat for awhile. We had made reservations though it was not necessary. We were the... More

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st. louis, mo area
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We had lunch at this place because it was one of the few open downtown at 3 p.m. Saturday. They have a salad bar that looked like it was from the 1950's: iceberg lettuce, grated carrots,hard boiled eggs, etc. Akll their appetizers are bought frozen, not homemade.The only thing that we determined from our waitress was that the two sauces... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 via mobile

Nice location among the Lincoln sites, right next to Lincoln-Herndon Law Office and accross from the Old Capitol. Great Italian food at Great prices.

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Mackinaw, Illinois
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

We stopped for lunch on a Wednesday afternoon around 2:00 and there weren't many people in the place, so our service experience might not have been typical, but I'd believe that Ana, the owner, would treat anyone as sweetly as she did us, regardless of the number of customers in the place. Our server was excellent, too. Just the right... More

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Vernon Hills, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Stumbled upon when visiting Springfield. Wonderful relaxing atmosphere with appropriate music. Enjoyed spaghetti Bolognese and friend loved chicken salad on croissant. My dessert of tiramisu was outstanding. Female owner was gracious and spent time with us when we asked about where in Sicily she came from. Make sure to view the pictures above eating counter of her family…nice touch. Liked... More

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Rockford, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Conveniently located right on the old courthouse square in downtown Springfield. Menu offered a wide array of dishes. My friend and I each had spagetti (me with pesto sauce and friend with marinara). Very tasty and the salads and hot garlic bread also very good. Service was fast and friendly (granted - we ate an early dinner so it was... More

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