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Franco Italian Bistro

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10160 Forest Hill Blvd Ste 130, Wellington, FL 33414-6121 (441 at The Point Plaza)
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wellington, Florida
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I hadn't heard of this restaurant, even though they've evidently been here in Wellington for 3 years (in front of the Wellington mall across Field of Greens). After I told some friends I was going there, I heard that when they first opened, their chef was not very good, but they said to try it now because they have a... More 

Thank LoveTheGoodLife831
Wellington, Florida
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The FOOD here is amazing! The place is very busy during season (Sept.-Mar.) so reservations are a MUST! Pricing is a bit higher but worth the flavour experience. It has an ambiance inside & out that gives your Italian dining experience more flair. We sat outside where it was lit with string lites & heaters to take off the chill... More 

Thank Debi C
Wellington, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Had 7PM reservation, came in early and went to the bar since it was happy hour. The owner was annoyed that we did not go directly to the table and told us that he would give the table to someone else and was very nasty about it. After sitting down at the table, we wanted to enjoy our wine and... More 

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West Palm Beach
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Truly everything is great here, but the veal parmesan has me coming back every time! It's always perfectly cooked and seasoned.

Thank Kristin B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This restaurant is tucked away in a shopping plaza, a busy Friday night and without a reservation we were looking for a place to eat and came across Franco. We were offered a table inside or out and chose the latter as it was a lovely evening. A couple of cocktails started the meal off well. We shared an appetizer... More 

Thank cjkj3246
Wellington, Florida
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Some friends took us here and we loved it! Beth at the bar was awesome. The drinks were great as was the food! Nice interior to take your spouse out on a real date!

Thank bill g
Wellington, Florida
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

I have been to Franco's a number of times. Last night we had a reservation for 2 people at 7:30, re-confirmed the reservation at 6:30, arrived a few minutes early (7:25) and were told they had no tables that it would be over an hour before we could be seated (as a party of 2 not 20). When we decided... More 

Thank Marc P
West Palm Beach, Florida
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Revisiting Franco's on a whim, I arrived around 6.30pm and the restaurant was half empty but the bar area was pretty busy, all be it a tight fit the area its in. There was at least 6 waiters stood outside waiting like car salesmen waiting to jump onto customers, which I didn't and don't like. I was offered a table... More 

Thank mark h
Toronto, Canada
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56 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

This was the best meal I had in Wellington. Old-fashioned US-style Italian restaurant, with good traditional food and attentive service. The best burata I've ever eaten. The fish special with a large portion of Branzino, creamy saffron sauce and roasted almonds was delicious. German Black Forest cake for dessert was loaded with cherries. Waiter's reco of Sauvignon Blanc was just... More 

Thank allisonlaux
Wellington, Florida
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74 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Went today with a group of friends for lunch, found the place as a recommendation from another friend and we were in the mood for italian. The ambiance and decor is very neutral, no italian feeling, but nice. The menu is not varied, obiosly has pasta and 5 dishes of chicken with some pizzas, salads and 2 soups, nothing else.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10160 Forest Hill Blvd Ste 130, Wellington, FL 33414-6121
    (441 at The Point Plaza)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 5616151551
Franco Italian Bistro is another Wellington restaurant owned and managed by Palm Beachers. Vittorio Divivo, owner of Victor's Cafe, Palm Beach, and Christian Wiebel, former General Manager of Bice Ristorante, Palm Beach, welcome you to enjoy the best in fine Italian dining in Wellington. Come enjoy a drink at the full bar with friends, dine out on the patio with family, or bring a date and sit in cozy, romantic bliss inside.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?