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Francesco's Italian Restaurant

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101 N Main St, Bridgewater, VA 22812-1303
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere is pleasantly unhurried. We never felt rushed. The food was delicious. The facilities were very clean and the service was good. I definitely recommend giving this place a try.

Thank solace68
Charlottesville, Virginia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quality meal every-time, regardless if it is the great lunch buffet or a more relaxing dinner. Food is always good. By far the best spot in Bridgewater!

Thank stovershop
Mount Solon,Va.
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Francesco's on the opening night 8 years ago. It was not very impressive, but we wrote it off to opening night pains. For some reason we just haven't made it back until last night. Boy am I kicking myself! The food was very good and authentic Italian. I grew up in south jersey so I know authentic... More 

Thank tazbo_55
Woodward, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Just visited family in Bridgewater over the weekend, so we had to "bring some eats." Stopped off at our favorite Italian restaurant in town ordering a Greek pizza and a pepperoni pizza pie. (Also ordered a chef salad but we didn't eat it.) According to my wife, the Greek pizza was quite tasty, but make sure you like garlic. The... More 

Thank Mark B
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Six of us had dinner at Francesco's to celebrate Mother's Day. The menu included several special spring-time dishes, such as spinach salad with grilled chicken and strawberries. My guests really liked it. I had Shrimp Scampi -- it was light and very tasty. Francesco's is one of our favorite places for a family dinner.

Thank Mary L
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141 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Did not know that they were #1 in this town thru Tripadvisor. We had a party of 4 for a lunch after the home show in Harrisonburg on Saturday. I had a chicken salad with strawberries and raspberry dressing which I thought was just fine, but the other 3 in the party did not like their meals. There was a... More 

Thank vision2travel
York, PA
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309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Two of us went on a Sunday evening and were surprised that there were so few patrons in the restaurant. I ordered chicken Parmesan (my favorite) and it was a healthy portion of chicken served with spaghetti. Enough to take home for another meal. My friend had pizza and it was crispy and delicious. I was surprised how slow the... More 

Thank Valerie S
Bridgewater, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

Good food at reasonable prices. I usually get food delivered or its for take out. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The delivery service is always fast and food arrives hot.

Thank Linda S
Dayton, Virginia
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99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Cook pizza and Tuesday night sub special are great to take home for that special treat. It is a small place and can fill up fast, but the food is worth it.

Thank Tom M
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

We went to Francesco's on the recommendation of our hotel & TripAdvisor. It's a family Italian restaurant with 1 other location. The service was quick and friendly. The price was reasonable. The food was only satisfactory at best. There was way too sauce on everything and the veal was very tough!

Thank Sue E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 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
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Main St, Bridgewater, VA 22812-1303
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bridgewater
  • Phone Number: 540-828-3255

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