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Francesco's Ristorante Italiano

6524 Richmond Rd Unit D, Williamsburg, VA 23188-7203
+1 757-345-0557
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic bread” (73 reviews)
“pasta” (102 reviews)
“cannoli” (39 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6524 Richmond Rd Unit D, Williamsburg, VA 23188-7203
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The service was ok but the food made up for it. The entrees were all served hot and fresh. You will not leave here hungry. It was a bit pricey but the qualityade up for it.

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for an early dinner because we had missed lunch, so we were hungry. Menu was what we expected except for their pasta prices...a bit on the high side, but it’s what we were “ jonesing” for. Bow tie pasta with meat sauce...More

Thank GottaBeMe2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In one word...Amazing! My fiancé and I went here on a whim just looking to get a quick bite...ended up staying for over an hour and enjoying every second. The service was terrific and extremely polite without being intrusive, which was lovely. The food was...More

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have tried most all of the Italian restaurants in the Williamsburg area and this is by far the best! We arrived and the place was full but they managed to get us a table for three without a reservation. Now we know it is...More

Thank Martha A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Slow service and very overpriced. We paid $27 for a large pizza that was uncooked. Dessert that was microwaved waaaaaay tooooooo long. Awful!!! No manager in sight.More

1  Thank amieef2015
luvtaeat, Owner at Francesco's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I usually do not respond to THIS type of email, but being that it was also blasted out on YELP as well as on Trip Advisor, I will explain to other guests do not get the wrong idea of what took place this evening. This...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant will also be on top of my restaurant list. We live in Virginia Beach but we drive an 1 1/2 hr to get to this amazing restaurant. We have dined at this restaurant many times and every time the food is held it's...More

Thank vikram r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic. Nice ambiance for such a small space. You will not be disappointed, even if you’ve been to Italy. Walked away surprised and satisfied.

Thank 882landob
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We looked up the restaurant on here, and were intrigued by the menu. Drove there from Colonial Williamsburg. Passed a number of places, not gonna lie, we had doubts along the way. When we arrived, we found the inauspicious storefront sandwiched between a thrift store...More

Thank ajmartin517
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best Italian Resturant we’ve found outside of Little Italy in NYC! Authentic flavors! Great for couples and family friendly.

Thank elcid76
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Francesco's fulfills all the requirements for a great Italian dining experience you could ask for. Their fresh baked bread is by far the best of any Italian restaurant I have experienced. The food and the excellent service was outstanding. Looking forward to my next visit.

Thank Irvin2016
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February 18, 2018|
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Response from Molly M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about that
Linda M
February 11, 2017|
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Response from luvtaeat | Property representative |
we would love to be able to accomodate your party of 16. unfortunately we do not have a private dining room, but can make prepare you a long table to sit at to enjoy your evening.
Michael C
September 28, 2015|
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Response from luvtaeat | Property representative |
yes,, and liquor as well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6524 Richmond Rd Unit D, Williamsburg, VA 23188-7203
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-345-0557
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