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Francesca's Cucina

545 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2530
+1 315-425-1556
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“utica greens” (44 reviews)
“risotto” (15 reviews)
“surf and turf” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
545 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2530
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Reviewed November 28, 2015

This restaurant hosted our 50th anniversary and it was absolutely perfect!!!!!!!!! Each guest was greeted as they arrived by a server who offered them choices of beverages. That really made guests feel welcome. The room was lovely and tables were carefully set with nice china....More

Thank skatinggrandma
Reviewed November 27, 2015

I went here for my 21st birthday and from the second we got there it was a great experience. I have never had such an overall good dining experience like this anywhere, from the people to the food!! The bartender was so friendly and the...More

Thank Maggie T
Reviewed November 23, 2015

Ate here on a Thursday night with business associates. Everything from the waiter (Patsy I believe?) to the ambience, food and wine was excellent. Pretty close to near perfection in a restaurant experience for me. The bacon wrapped scallop appetizer was heaven. The veal francaise,...More

Thank Wearytraveleratlanta
Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Great ambience with brick walls and steampunk style lights. It was very clean including the ladies room. The bartender was really nice and efficient. Our waiter Nick was excellent! (FIVE STARS FOR NICK!). He was funny and came over to our table enough to check...More

Thank Colleen_QZ
Reviewed November 21, 2015

All though the food is good, the service was the worst i have ever experienced. We were out on a friday evening for a friends birthday dinner. As soon as we sat down we felt rushed. We ordered appetizers and let them know we wanted...More

1  Thank mfig123
Reviewed November 16, 2015

Francesca's continues to amaze me each and every time we dine there. From the staff to the food, they knock it out of the ballpark. The specials are always tasty and delicious - the food is always flavorful, the wine is delicious and the desserts...More

Thank RunnerGirl224
FrancescasCucinaRest, General Manager at Francesca's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2015

Thank you for the wonderful review. So happy you enjoyed yourself dining with us! Pat is a wonderful waiter, ill be sure to let him know of the kind words! Thank You Again..!!

Reviewed November 11, 2015

Seafood Utica Greens are to die for and the ole stand-by of Linguini and White Clam Sauce was loaded with flavor. The ambiance was one of forgetting I was on North Salina Street in the City. Relaxed, excellent wait-staff, great Wine selection, all made for...More

Thank FrankDeFonda
FrancescasCucinaRest, General Manager at Francesca's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2015

So very pleased to have read your review. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on our dishes, wine list and staff etc.. Again i am so pleased to have read of your time dining with us! Thank you again for...More

Reviewed November 10, 2015

We were beyond thrilled for our first ever experience here this past week. Everything about this gem met our every expectation. We were treated like royalty, the food was the best we've ever had in this town, and even the busboy was engaging in his...More

Thank Gloria C
FrancescasCucinaRest, General Manager at Francesca's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2015

Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review. Everything you pointed out is what we are working on every day! I am very happy to hear from those coming in how nice a time they had dining with us. We hope...More

Reviewed November 9, 2015

The food was good. Salad was really wilted & swimming in dressing, otherwise the meals were good. Hostess overwhelmed with her busy addenda, not a people person. Felt awkward, in the way, nowhere to stand while waiting for table. Hostess flustered. We've been here few...More

Thank Dan D
FrancescasCucinaRest, General Manager at Francesca's Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2015

Thank you for your review. So happy that your change in plans lead you to us for dinner! Great to know of the wonderful experience that you had dining with us. We look forward to having you back! Thank you again for taking the time...More

Reviewed November 1, 2015

What a pleasent surprise to stop at Francesca's. We were to meet friends at Destiny mall and attend a show there. I am not a mall person so when we could not meet up it was easy for me to inform them of our change...More

Thank Pat S
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July 26, 2017|
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Response from AnnP55 | Reviewed this property |
As with the other responses, I am not sure. I did find the staff helpful and would guess they would prepare food to go if requested.
July 26, 2017|
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Response from RonL40 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they would accommodate... we have taken food home after our meal.
Meribeth S
February 24, 2017|
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Response from Gracia R | Reviewed this property |
it probably depends on how well behaved they are public. As previously noted it's a rather upscale restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2530
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-425-1556
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