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Franco's Italian Restaurant

25241 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-3309
+1 251-981-9800
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25241 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-3309
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there last night for dinner , we wanted to try it this year as every year we down here we eat there st least once . Doors locked patio tables all set and the Italian sign lit up . Guess they read all...More

Thank Ray U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the worst restaurant I have ever eaten at. The service was terrible and several items in the menu were unavailable including the desired wine and beer. The veal Marsala has practically no sauce on it and the veal picata lacked capers. When paying...More

1  Thank nancydK5685PK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard great things and were super hungry for Italian food. It was the worst restaurant experience I have ever had. They must have been super short handed. They originally told us a five minute wait so we went to the bar to grab...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a shame. We should have left when we went at peak lunch hour and saw the place was mostly empty. The food was no good and way overpriced and the service was worse than the food. The front of the house staff obviously has...More

Thank Butterbeet
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a life long resident of Orange Beach and a frequent customer of Francos, I have to say they have had it. It is shame because they have been the go to Italian place in OB for many years. The owners apparently were trying to...More

Thank five02018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Franco's on our first night of vacation. It was right across the street from our condo, and next to WalMart, so we thought we could take care of eating and shopping all at once. We were greeted quickly and seated, but it took...More

Thank Gene M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately this place looked great but after waiting for a hour and a half for my order I left. Hopefully they can get their act together.

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Run, don’t walk away from this place! Two digorno tasting pizzas, a tiny greasy calamari and yuck salad to go was 75.00. Gross Is understatement! Did not know it had changed ownership Yikes It won’t be open another week I hope Awful

Thank GGlovesbostons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We should have turned around and walked out when people who were there before us where complaining as they left. We’ve been there multiple times when on previous vacations and loved the the experience all the way around. What we didn’t know was they had...More

Thank mrskellydavis
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I always dig this restaurant and have been coming for years. Latest trip wasn't as good as prior ones. Food selection is not as good and the quality isn't up to par. The owner is still a blast and she's the life of the place....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Lisa E
July 7, 2018|
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Response from Nancy C | Reviewed this property |
As locals we will never go back. It is a tourist trap that uses the excellent reputation of the previous owners. None of our friends will go back due to bad service, high drink prices and poor food.
January 12, 2018|
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Response from wayne f | Reviewed this property |
We drink wine. Their house wines are ok and prices around $3 or $4/ glass. non house wines are higher, not great but not really high, about $8/glass and up. I assume that the mixed drink and beer prices are average for a... More
Marc B
October 5, 2017|
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Response from Megsmom628 | Reviewed this property |
No, I don't believe they do. But I just ran and picked it up; only 5 minutes from our condo!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25241 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-3309
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Orange Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 251-981-9800
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