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Francesca's Trattoria

4410 NW 25th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606-6563
+1 352-378-7152
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (19 reviews)
“pasta” (70 reviews)
“bucatini” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Italian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4410 NW 25th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606-6563
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

We were running late, and were going to miss Sunday brunch. We called in advance to order, and they had our food ready to go when we arrived at 2:10. Ranch stopped at 2. They even called us on the way to tell us one...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank james g
Reviewed August 16, 2018

They have a wonderful ambience and a beautiful, traditional Italian menu, but I wouldn't say any of their dishes nor their service have ever blown me away, and it should for the price.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Vicky T
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Delicious lunch. We were seated quickly and in the middle of UF Graduation lunches with large parties. Service was fair and the food was great. Tastes fresh and homemade. I look forward to coming back... but for a date night.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LoveUFLoveFLA
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Our 'splurge' restaurant. a little upscale, staff is always friendly and on the ball. Everything we have ever gotten is delicious. The best Caesar salad, authentic with anchovies. Try out the 1/2 price appetizers for happy hour. Not a lot to choose from, but all...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank heather s
Reviewed July 18, 2018

My husband and I have been frequent guests of Francesca's over the years. And we've always raved about their service, food and over-all ambiance. I suggested that our car club go to Francesca's for our monthly club dinner. They didn't disappoint, at all! Whether there's...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ladymk01
happygator13, Manager at Francesca's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Thank you for your review and your continued patronage. We certainly appreciate the time you took to give your review and are happy that you enjoy the food, service, and ambiance. It is because of guests like yourselves that have helped us reach our ten...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely lovely atmosphere with the best food! It was my husband's and my favorite Celebration restaurant. Family-owned and just the best of everything.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kathyarrngton
happygator13, Manager at Francesca's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We have now reached our tenth year in business and thank you so much for your continued patronage.

Reviewed June 27, 2018

Very dependable. Usually has a small band. Reservations required on football or UF event weekend.Menu has few seasonal changes. I usually order Salmon Picatta or Chicken Melanese. Please pardon my spelling. Sunday’s menu has an additional brunch menu. Service is very good; for Gainesville restaurants...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Edward P
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Almost didn’t stay when we realized we were the only customers, but we were there at an odd time (4p). Julien was our server-he’s awesome and funny. I got lasagna, my mom got the baked ziti (added homemade Italian sausage) and my son got the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank 279brittainys
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Great relaxing staff that attend to your needs, no need to wait to have you water or drink refilled. The food was perfectly cooked and great. I had the pesto chicken and it was the BEST!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank LezaMueller
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Very nice restaurant with professional attitude. I had a pasta and my girlfriend a pizza and it was very good! The dessert was extremely surprising looking and very tasty. Recommended

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Ronald B
happygator13, Manager at Francesca's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

So happy you enjoyed your experience with us! Thank you for your review and look forward to serving you again.

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Questions & Answers
September 20, 2018|
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Response from Edward P | Reviewed this property |
I have not brought wine; but I am sure you can bring a bottle for a corkage fee to cover cost of glasses, pouring, etc.
July 18, 2016|
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Response from northfloridafolks | Reviewed this property |
Yes, capri’s would be fine. Gainesville is a student oriented town so yes while there may be people dressed in suits others will be more casual.
June 20, 2016|
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Response from LaDVie | Reviewed this property |
Yes, ask for LaDonna's Grey Goose martini, straight up, dry, a little bit dirty, with regular olives instead of blue cheese. The best!!
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 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
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4410 NW 25th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606-6563
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-378-7152
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