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Frankie's Taste of Italy

2824 State Route 28, Thendara, NY 13472
+1 315-369-2400
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“gelato” (101 reviews)
“pasta” (53 reviews)
“manicotti” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2824 State Route 28, Thendara, NY 13472
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband is an international pilot and we have been all over the world including Milan, Italy and I am here to tell you this is some of the best tasting Italian cuisine we have ever had. We started the meal with the tuscan soup...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wide selection of pasta and Italian dishes. The pasta was incredible. Our go-to place when visiting Old Forge.

Thank szymancp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you again for another great meal and evening. I even have lunch for the next day! Don't change a thing, you have a good thing going.

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Frankie's is always on our list of places to eat when we're in Old Forge on our annual summer trip. The recent negative reviews were clearly written by uniformed folks that have unrealistic expectations. You can't go to any decent restaurant in the summer in...More

Thank Clarkvara
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spacious authentic Italian restaurant, popular with visitors and locals alike. Owner Frankie and wife Tina quite visible on premises and great for conversation, especially Frankie who makes all the gelato by a secret recipe. Excellent pasta dishes at reasonable prices, but as a vegetarian I...More

Thank PSB20131931
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten in many Italian restaurants but Frankie's is by far one of the best we have ever eaten at. The service was excellent by Melissa. And the Bolognese was excellent, best I have ever had. We will definitely return and will recommend Frankie's...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our time eating at Frankie’s as it’s my understanding it has been there forever. My friend raced over the food, but he’s not exactly a foodie and doesn’t have a culinary arts degree. Nonetheless we were served pasta carbonara that was good, but...More

Thank Austin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there , the server seemed annoyed when I sent back my ice tea because I ordered it no ice. The food was good, when I got the bill I was shocked by the extra charges. 2.50 for a second soda, I have not seen...More

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Frank Z, Owner at Frankie's Taste of Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry you were disappointed! You should have been informed by your server that refills are not complimentary I apoligize if you weren't told. You should have not been charged for a plain side of pasta. However in these inflationary times we find it nessary to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy, but we didn't have to wait long. Gave us a chance to enjoy a couple of cocktails in the very pretty downstairs bar. The food is absolutely outstanding. A simple, but sophisticated menu. Delicious! This is no mass-produced pasta place. Beautifully prepared and lovely...More

Thank robbiejencarter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Always amazing. Always delicious! Have never been disappointed in any meal. The gelato is the best. My meal, Taste of Italy!!!

Thank presleybeth
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July 4, 2017|
Response from hotterod | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I was just a customer there I don't know their hours
September 2, 2016|
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Response from Crystal G | Reviewed this property |
You sure can! It is a separate counter as soon as you walk in :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2824 State Route 28, Thendara, NY 13472
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Thendara
  • Phone Number: +1 315-369-2400
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