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Villa Francesco's

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21 Route 31 N, Pennington, NJ 08534-1621
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Ewing, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Service and food were very good! Only SMALL complaint is that they have the "Specials" written on a board in the entrance way. The Server repeats the specials, but I would like them typed and written in my Menu with prices. Entrees do come with a nice salad. Great esp. as BYOB. Will definitely go back for regular visits.

Thank Valgal2016
Swedesboro, New Jersey
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158 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently hosted a family get-together here and couldn't have been more pleased. We were there for a late lunch and our guests could order lunch or dinner portions, although the lunch portions were large enough for us. We had a private room at the back because we were about 25 people and the staff easily accommodated us. The server... More 

Thank serenitywriter
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have dined here several times, both inside and outside. The staff are very friendly and quick, the setup is lovely (they have a pergola built inside which is really cool) and the atmosphere is always relaxing. They always start you off with a basket of approx 3 different types of bread. The rolls are my favorite,... More 

Thank Michelle E
Pennington, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We go here frequently and very much like the food. It is conventional Italian food with a broad menu. BYOB and dinner for 2 veal parms is about 40$. Decent atmosphere. Very good value

Thank rockdock
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84 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Shrimp scampi was ok - a bit bland. Salad was allright, but nothing memorable. Expected more. Last time was much better.

Thank Tia_Francesca
New Jersey
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85 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The food is very good. Had the calamari appetizer, which was lightly breaded and lightly fried and not rubbery at all. Salad came with the main dish, veal Saporito. The veal was tender and thin, and the mushroom sauce was outstanding. Enough food to not go hungry. Place can get busy at times. Tables are somewhat close together and the... More 

Thank ydrone
Wallington, New Jersey
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We dined here post a wine tasting at a local vineyard. The food was excellent, the atmosphere fine and the wait staff very attentive and accommodating. Since it is a BYO restaurant we were able to continue our wine tasting throughout the meal with wine we purchased there. We had a variety of Italian pasta meals. Of note was the... More 

Hopewell, New Jersey
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75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The atmosphere was cordial and bustling. The menu had choices for everyone in our party: meat, shrimp, veal, vegetarian, pasta. Every entree was delicious and presented at the right temperature. Soup or salad was included. The soup was hot. The salads were cold, fresh and crisp. It was an enjoyable meal for everyone. The service was good.

Thank Ginkleberry
Pennington, New Jersey
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

I really like pork chop here. Tried the bronzino for this particular visit. It was not bad but thought a little over priced. The nice thing about this place is that they include a soup or salad with your meal. I'd definitely go back.

Thank jmedeiros89
New Jersey
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185 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Nice setting and great food.Lunch time mid week we practically had the restaurant to ourselves. The service was great and the food was delicious. Plenty of time for us to catch up with family.

Thank TomQuinlan19

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Route 31 N, Pennington, NJ 08534-1621
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Pennington
  • Phone Number: 609-730-0681

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