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Villa Francesca is one of Boston's oldest North End restaurants. Enjoy Italian cuisine inspired by the recipes of Francesca and the Guglielmo family. Fresh seafood, pastas, prime cut chops and steaks arrive daily for you dining pleasure. We love seafood just as much as you do and have designed a Prix Fixe 3-course Seafood menu available every night!Enjoy an intimate candlelit night or a night out with friends to make your special event a night to remember. Our restaurant can facilitate your event needs by booking one of the private function spaces for any special occasion.
I was there last night. I am warning you to stay away from this place. Trust me, I am a city of Boston born and raised guy who knows restaurants. ONLY reason why this place is open is because of tourists who don't know and...More
I dined at Villa Francesca last week and had the best Veal Parmigiana i have ever had! they make their own pasta too. Very good wine list and their bruschetta is fantastic. My friend had their amazing Lobster Fra Diavolo. It is on a huge...More
I went to this restaurant last night for my daughter’s 16th birthday. The service was shockingly poor. At the end they were supposed to bring her a desert with a candle. It never came so I went to the manager. He said that they were...More
I always worry when you ask the bartender in an"authentic" Italian restaurant and they have never heard of crema di limoncello. What my experience has been is the restaurant is usually OK but I have had better Italian food. That's what we got, the food...More
I ate here in August with my family on a trip over from the UK. It was the first place we ate on holiday and was at the recommendation of our hotel. The food was decent, nice ambience and good staff. However, I found the...More
I had the special mushroom and sun-dried tomatoes prepared in the cheese wheel, my husband had the veal Francesca, salad, pasta Alfredo, and dessert--only complaint was it was too much food! absolutely delicious and our servers, Brayan and Denise were so attentive and professional--it's out...More
We had lunch in here at it was vert good meal. It was not nice and appropriate to listen a guy (maybe the manager) complaining about employees being sick and saying bad word in high tone in front of employees and costumers, all what he...More
Happy Place for family and friends. Good Food, Fine Wine and Attentive Staff. On a busy Saturday night with a large table of 10, everything went according to plan. Too many restaurants can't pull that off anymore. That's when you don't experiment with a new...More
Located just off Hanover Street, this authentic Italian restaurant is worthy of a dinner if you are in the North End. Very busy place slightly kinetic at the entry. Very little waiting room in the bar. We had a reservation at 7 PM but so...More
My family and I stopped here for lunch and it was a pleasant time. The location was convenient. We got a very nice table just in the big window in the front of the restaurant. The service was friendly and efficient. The food was better...More
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Wandering around Boston’s North End can feel like being transported to Europe. Stroll down Hanover and Salem streets for the finest Italian restaurants, bakeries, cafes, and a few boutique shops. Take part in the big debate as to whether Modern Pastry or Mike’s serves a better cannoli. Before your food coma sets in, make sure to stop by historic Paul Revere’s home, and follow the Freedom Trail to Old North Church
and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Take a rest in a cafe on Hanover street and observe the quirky, European character of the North End.