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Franco's Italian Restaurant


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reserved a table, sat down, 30 minutes later someone finally came with a menu. Main was great. Organised a dessert menu, waited 20 minutes, no service. So got up and left. What a shame. Won't hurry back there. If you want service, you are better...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Ants52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my Dad for the first time in January, we both loved it. Simple, friendly, local, fresh food and nice wines. Staff were very friendly also. The Pasta is some of the best Ive had in Tassie. We have since been back 3...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TassieMorgs
Reviewed March 9, 2019

Dated Restaurant, but aren't all in Launceston? Prawns in Brandy sauce was delicious. The home-made tiramisu however was very strange and tasted of orange!!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 31San
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

Walked in hoping for a table , very busy but lucky for us we were seated at the window . Garlic bread and Brusceta really nice and good size serving . The pasta meals Devine , thank you to the chef . Decided to go...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Anne2578
Reviewed February 25, 2019

Well located with good fast service, Franco's Italian restaurant is a good value. Our bruschetta starter was delicious and just right for the four of us. The seafood linguine was absolutely loaded with every kind of tasty shellfish and though sizable we (three of four...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BigAdventurer
Reviewed February 14, 2019

We enjoyed a lovely evening at Franco's. It was Valentine's day and everywhere was very busy. Franco is an owner chef so was working extremely hard as the restaurant was so busy. Staff were lovely and friendly despite their workload. Food was traditional Italian paired...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Amanda K
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

This is a dated restaurant. The food is is 1970s Italian. Bruseta was awful. Stale bread with some tomato and low quality cheese cooked in oven grill. The pasta were mainstream and acceptable. Staff were cheerful.

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Lankylee
Reviewed February 1, 2019

We found Franco's just round the corner from our hotel, and we were welcomed by the charming staff despite not having a reservation, and enjoyed a great Italian meal at reasonable cost. The food was fresh, delicious, and would thoroughly recommend seeking out Franco's. Portions...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 608helen
Reviewed January 25, 2019

Dined here after a long day site seeing. Nice, friendly little restaurant with typical Italian fare. No pizzas. Our food was very nice, all pastas were delicious. Of particular note was how friendly the wait staff were. Met the owner Franco at the end of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Elrem62
Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

Food average. Service not great. Garlic bread is a must NOT. Tired and dated restaurant. Not sure if I’d bother again.

Date of visit: January 2019
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April 15, 2018|
Response from samsonSydney | Reviewed this property |
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November 30, 2017|
Response from malabarfly | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, but as it is the middle of the Austrlian summer they might be. Unfortunately their website doesn't say and only gives a 'phone number for contact (no email address), so unless you fancy ringing Tasmania to... More
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