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Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria

7205 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-4786
+1 239-463-5634
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travelers talk about
“calzone” (18 reviews)
“garlic knots” (17 reviews)
“subs” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
7205 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-4786
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered our first night there as we were tired from driving. My husband got a steak sub, I got a muffalatta and my daughter got a slice of margarita pizza. We all shared a antipasto salad. Everything was good but the pizza. It was...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pizzeria is a Authentic Italian restaurant transplanted in south Florida. The owner (Italian of Course)gives each child a cup full of Gold Fish snacks to munch on until their meal is ready. There is only about 10 tables in there but it is so...More

Thank Jim059_9
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Grazie molto. As a small, family-owned eatery, Francesco strives to treat all of his guests as if they were family. Be sure to like us on Facebook for our latest updates. Ciao!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered a pizza for take-out And I thought it was very good. That said, it had a heavy garlic flavor as I have seen mentioned in other reviews. Fortunately we all like garlic, but I can see how that might throw some off. A...More

Thank ThePoundcake
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Grazie! Thanks for the review. And yes, we love garlic! Francesco strives to ensure his dishes are flavored with the same ingredients he grew up on. Be sure to like us on Facebook for our latest updates and specials. Ciao!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Will definitely visit again! Me & my family really enjoyed the amazing Italian food & service! Yum!!! 🍕🍝❤️

Thank Sarai2323
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Grazie! Thanks for the kind thoughts. We look forward to serving you again soon. Be sure to like us on Facebook for our latest updates and specials. Ciao!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered 2 pizzas from here & they were both delicious. Word of caution, they use a crazy amount of garlic, my boyfriend needed a whole roll of Rolaids after he ate!

Thank Deb R
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Grazie! Thanks for the feedback. And yes, we embrace garlic...as a true Italian restaurant, Francesco ensure his dishes are flavored with the same ingredients he grew up on. Be sure to like us on Facebook for our latest updates and specials. Ciao!

Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Our order was $45 for a pizza, salad, and sub. The sub was fine, had lots of good meat. The salad had unripped tomatoes and not enough veggies and cheese. We were literally 2 minutes from the pizza shop and were promised delivery in 30...More

Thank AlyssandLily
Reviewed July 2, 2017

My husband got a turkey sub and a bagel. He said the sub was excellent and the bagel was the best he ever had!! I am vegan and they made a personal pizza to fit my dietary needs. Francesco was very friendly and we felt...More

Thank BrenTrip420
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Grazie! Francesco will make every every attempt to exceed his guests' expectations, whether vegan, gluten-free, or otherwise. Be sure to like us on Facebook for our latest updates and specials. Ciao!

Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

Small pizzaria and deli in the center corridor of a strip mall. With all of the surrounding 'tourist' oriented restaurants, this place is a gem. Pizza is delicious, Ceasar salad was perfect and service was friendly. I highly recommend stopping here on your trip to...More

Thank CaptBrettHagood
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Grazie! As a small, family, owned business, we love to hear we are meeting our guests' expectations. Be sure to like us on Facebook for our latest updates and specials. Ciao!

Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

Mick and Liz from England. Loved authentic feel. Pasta and meatball fantastic. Chianti mellow. Great service from Frankie and staff. Would recommend. X

Thank Elizabeth E
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Grazie! We love to hear we are exceeding our guests' expectations. Be sure to like us on Facebook for our latest updates and specials. Ciao!

Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

We ate here and loved it!!! Francesco's is a small deli with 5/6 tables. They were very busy with delivery orders when we were there. If you are in a hurry, this is not the place for you. We weren't. We enjoyed our meals in...More

Thank sgoddard7
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2017

Thank you for the phenomenal feedback! Rest assured, Francesco will never accept the easy way out by accepting quantity for quality...he leaves that to the chain Italian restaurants and pizzerias. We look forward to having you as a guest soon. Ciao!

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fritomann
March 21, 2016|
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Response from Ibavolfan | Reviewed this property |
They have a few tables inside an bench tables outside as well
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Joy D
January 7, 2016|
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Response from Frank R | Property representative |
First, thanks for the kind words! Oh, Isaly's, brings back many memories. (I Shall Always Love You!) But sorry we do not carry it in our store. However, it is available on Amazon for $7.15 a bottle - just search for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$5 - $20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7205 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-4786
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-5634
Description
If the food we serve is not fit for our table, you can rest assured it won't sit on yours... The history of Francesco's is a tale of two unique stories that eventually became one. Founded by Jimmy Greco on Beth Page, Long Island in 1958, the deli has served its guests with authentic Italian food for nearly 60 years. In 1978, Greco moved to Fort Myers Beach and renamed the deli Greco's Mousetrap Italian Delicatessen. Over the next two decades Greco's established itself as the preeminent Italian deli on Fort Myers Beach. Enter Francesco Razzano, Sr. In 1998, Razzano was looking for a new opportunity. Having recently sold his bar restaurant outside of Pittsburgh, PA, Francesco was tired of the cold winters and pondered a move south. When he learned of an Italian deli for sale in Fort Myers Beach, Razzano jumped at the chance to fulfill a life long dream. Born in Cervino, (Caserta) Italy, Francesco immigrated with his family to Ellwood City, PA in 1955. While he never forgot his heritage, Razzano embraced the opportunities his adopted country afforded him. Following service in the United States Navy during the Vietnam era, Francesco settled in Midland, PA where he owned and operated Frankie's Tavern for nearly twenty years. Even though Frankie's wasn't an Italian restaurant, Razzano never forgot his roots. It certainly wasn't unusual to find Francesco in the kitchen making an impromptu homemade pizza or filleting smelts for his patrons. Since acquiring the deli in 1998, it has been Francesco's goal is to provide his guests with the finest Italian cuisine using the same recipes he was raised with.
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