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Frankie's Ristorante Italiano

80 Main St, Lenox, MA 01240-2441
+1 413-637-4455
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“baby clams” (12 reviews)
“lasagna” (23 reviews)
“antipasti” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
80 Main St, Lenox, MA 01240-2441
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

After a wonderful afternoon at Tanglewood, we ate dinner at Frankie's. It was a warm evening and we enjoyed our meals al fresco on the nice wide porch out in front of the restaurant. The wine list was lovely and we were quite pleasantly surprised...More

1  Thank TwoTravelers21
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Although we didn't have the best service (we came later in the evening and our waitress clearly wanted to go home), our food was delicious! We have visited this restaurant for the past 4 years and the unchanging menu is authentic and delicious. We got...More

Thank Ashley P
Reviewed September 8, 2015

We had a great dinner at Frankie's on Labor Day. The proprietor, Stéphane, recognized us instantly as we had eaten at another one of his restaurants a couple of days before. We were treated very well by our waitress, Kinga, and being able to sit...More

Thank SelectTraveler
Reviewed September 2, 2015

This restaurant even if it was recommended by the hotel personnel did not come close to our expectations. The food was average at best and on the expensive side. Great outdoor deck tiny tables and uncomfortable chairs. Lock of pasta choices, blah arabiata sauce and...More

Thank Thermotech
Reviewed August 30, 2015

Our food was very good. Our fried mozzarella and arugula salad appetizers were excellent. Our pasta entrees were good but not particularly special. Although we had reserved an outside table, they hadn't recorded it that way. While a disappointing way to start, they added a...More

1  Thank Don S
Reviewed August 30, 2015

So many of the restaurants in Lenox are pretentious and overpriced. You know the drill: small portions, big plates, big bill. Not Frankie's. They serve good food, nice portions, well prepared, but without the frills that boost the price. We had an excellent dinner for...More

1  Thank ccjon
Reviewed August 27, 2015

This restaurant has been around for a long time, but they sure have kept their cuisine up to date. We had a delicious meal, with obvious care given in the preparation. I really liked their tomato sauce (over pasta). Will definitely return.

Thank Anne325
Reviewed August 27, 2015

We tried Frankie's at the request of our hotel clerk. It has a great setting and I would recommend to others. Unfortunately, during our visit, they ran out of Frankie's Famosa Lasagna, which by many accounts is exceptional. As a result I had the ribeye...More

Thank Murphy0612
Reviewed August 23, 2015

We called ahead for outdoor dining and had our choice of two lovely tables. Our server brought us two samples of wine because we couldn't decide. The food was more than delicious!!! Veal Marsala, and rib eye were great choices!! Then for dessert we tried...More

2  Thank chachagirl55
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Stopped there with friends for dinner on a Tuesday night. All of us had a wonderful dinner. The veal Piccata is delicious. Another had the ribeye which was wonderful. I have never had a bad meal here. Service is always good. I would definitely recommend...More

Thank Leonora P
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wmdtheagent
This review really stopped me in my tracks and I'm completely puzzled by it. While it's normal for restaurants to have their 'off' nights, my girlfriend and I routinely make the drive from upstate New York to have dinner at Frankie's. We have always found the quality of the food to be superior and consistent. And their service is attentive. The mandolin-sliced au gratin potatoes are some of the finest I've ever tasted. The deep-fried zucchini (Zucchini Fritti) is a creative and delicious appetizer. Meatballs are soft, flavorful, and memorable; and their Marinara is fresh and simple. All entrees are served with a nouveau flair but with old-world flavors and recipes. I'm a trained chef and restaurant consultant and tend to be a tough customer. I feel this one-star review by Tom M. is unfounded and has other motives behind it. I've been dining at Frankie's since they opened and have always had a delicious meal every time. I know from personal experience how much work it takes for a restaurant to get it right on a regular basis. I can't say that about many places. Keep up the great work, Frankie's. Ci Vediamo Presto!
April 22, 2017|
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Response from Molly L | Property representative |
Hi everyone, I am the "hostess"/owner Tom is referring to. This review feels very unfair. It is my policy to try to make everyone in my restaurant happy, and if we don't succeed or make a mistake, I am quick to remove the... More
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MaryLouise B
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Response from welshwitches | Reviewed this property |
They offer GF pasta (penne) and GF rolls on request. They also told me they can create GF calamari fritti, as well as some other GF dishes. Always ask your server. We've always had friendly, knowledgeable servers at... More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$24
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Main St, Lenox, MA 01240-2441
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lenox
  • Phone Number: +1 413-637-4455
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