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Frankie's Taste of Italy

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2824 State Route 28, Thendara, NY 13472
+1 315-369-2400
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were there on Saturday, May 20, 2017 and had a wonderful experience. We all ordered three different meals. I had the Pollo alla Franco and it was delicious. My friend go the lamb chop special which was fantastic and my other friend got the pasta with gorgonzola. Yummy!! Everything, including the ambiance, staff and food was fantastic. The gelato... More 

Thank jbtod524
Montague NJ
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used to love Frankies but we were there over the winter and we're disappointed in his New sauce, we won't be going back unless he goes back to the old recipe. As the old saying goes "if it ain't broke ,don't fix it.

Thank Charmaine M
Frank Z, Owner at Frankie's Taste of Italy, responded to this review

Well it wasn't broke and we didn't fix it. We have made the same marinara for 30 yrs and have never ever, ever, ever,ever changed or altered the recipe. Sorry you were disappointed. Frankie More 

Rochester, New York
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Went to dinner with Ski Patrol friends at Frankie's in February 2017. Wonderful meal, reasonably priced, excellent staff and service. Continued conversation after dinner in lounge area downstairs. Will return.

Thank Marilyn N
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Old Forge for may years and have never eaten at Frankie's. But this last trip we did and the food and atmosphere were second to none. The food was hot and stayed hot during the dinner. The marinara sauce was delicious.The staff was very friendly and accommodating. It is our new favorite place.

Thank hotterod
1 review
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The food was incredible and the serving sizes are large. I was impressed with the menu selections. Having been to Italy I would say the food was what you would expect from a "true Italian" restaurant. I highly recommend checking this place out. The service was impeccable and the food fantastic!!!

Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed November 26, 2016

I have been eating Frankie's food for well over a decade (since I was a wee lad), the location has changed but it somehow gets better every time our family goes there. The atmosphere is friendly, the food is amazing, and the owners are some of the nicest people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. Beautiful is the... More 

Thank masonjamesbrown
Syracuse, New York
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76 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Visited on a recent Friday and the service and food is very good. Nice menu and a variety to choose from. Great pasta and sauce, portions could be more generous but they were very good.

Thank klruct123
Hanover, New Hampshire
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

First, I'll say the service was really slow. It was about 90 min. before my friend and I got our entrees and it wasn't that crowded, there were some empty tables. I had the Pollo Bianco. The chicken was dry and overcooked, the mushrooms a bit undercooked. It came with a side of pasta. The pasta was cold and the... More 

2 Thank Liza M
Frank Z, Owner at Frankie's Taste of Italy, responded to this review

Thank you for at least liking our atmosphere and I apologize that you did not like your meal. The appropriate response would have been to voice your disappointments to your server and given us the opportunity to re-cook your meal or offer you another entrée. So perhaps before whining to trip advisor about another business you might stop to realize... More 

Mansfield, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant & bar. About a 30 min wait without reservations Dinner was very good. The gelato was scrumptious!

Thank kjf68
Syracuse, New York
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We were in Old Forge to hike and kayak, and found this place by accident. It was a treasure, and we will be back.

Thank JoAnne48713

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?