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Francesca's Fortunato

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40 Kansas St, Frankfort, IL 60423-1477 (Oak)
+1 815-464-1890
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Frankfort, Illinois
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Francesca's is our go-to restaurant in town. Food is always good at reasonable prices. Corkage fee is $20. Kids menu is available. Service is usually good, sometimes during busy times it can be a little spotty. But overall, no complaints!

Thank bkp21
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While this is part of a chain of Francesca's, it is important to understand this isn't a typical red sauce Italian restaurant. It offers more complex pasta dishes, pastas and main entrees. The Quattra staggioni pizza is one of my favorites. But the roast chicken is also great! We've been here many times. Service can be hit or miss depending... More 

Thank Aimee E
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Excellent location and atmosphere. Great staff. Excellent menu with some of the best calamari around. Extensive wine list. A must try!

Thank JenDanAsh16
Homer Glen
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Authentic-delicious-oh so wonderful food...just like Mama Mia used to make! Service was fantastic, food hot, and fast... Beautiful restaurant, great evening out to dinner!

Thank Nancy W
Frankfort, Illinois
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

I grew up on Italian food and lived many years in Italy. Very Good food here. Not excellent, but really really good.

Thank John R
Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

I suprised my husband for our anniversary by traveling to Frankfort for a mini staycation. The food, service, and atmosphere was wonderful. The location surrounding Francesa was very beautiful setting the tone for us as we were walking into the restaturant. We had a great time and enjoyed the ambiance and food tremendously. Definitely recommended!

Thank MarquetteC_13
Frankfort, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

My husband and I eat at Francesca's Fortunato frequently and always get a great meal. They have excellent gluten free options that taste delicious. It is a very nice environment. The main room can get loud sometimes but they have two side rooms that are quieter plus outdoor seating. We enjoy excellent bar options too.

Thank KnP4720
Frankfort, Illinois
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156 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We have been here several times for lunch and dinner, as it is very convenient. The food, while not exceptional, is certainly good, and a descent value for the money. The biggest problem is the level of noise, so don't expect to have any real conversations with your companions. This is only true, however, if you eat inside. The patio,... More 

Thank Denny S
Chicago, Illinois
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137 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

I have eaten here before, but we had an exceptional dinner on Monday evening. Five out six of us loved our entrees. I had Trout-D (Not sure what the D stands for, but that is how it was printed on the receipt.) and it was extremely tasty. Others had the Salmon Fresca-D, pizza, Pasta Sugo Gameri-D, and Sottobosco (this was... More 

Homewood, Illinois
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200 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

The food was very good. Sea Bass was the special and we enjoyed it. But the waiter just wanted to serve us as fast as possible. We were not finished with our salads when the main entrees came - that's just not good. Wine list was good though. Major disappointment was to see men wearing baseball style caps in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $40
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Kansas St, Frankfort, IL 60423-1477
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Frankfort
  • Phone Number: +1 815-464-1890

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?