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“Very good thin-crust pizza”

Frankie's Pizza and Ice Cream Parlor
Ranked #1 of 2 Dessert in Mendocino
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $15
Cuisines: Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout
Reviewed May 18, 2014

We ordered two medium pizzas, with three different topping combinations, and all were great. The thin crust was crisp and tasty, the red sauce and pesto were both good, and the toppings were fresh and generous. If you eat in, you order at the counter and they bring your pizzas to you, but there isn't table service otherwise. The staff is very friendly. The beverage choices are all organic/ natural/ etc. (it's Mendocino....no Diet Coke!). You have to ask for a key to the restroom. As a bonus, they also serve local Cowlicks' ice cream, which is creamy and delicious.

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Thank Christopher B
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Reviewed May 16, 2014

Soup - very good salad very good pizza very good
ice cream real very good
good meal
staff very nice and helpful
thanks

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Reviewed April 22, 2014

What an inspired idea to partner pizza and ice cream. What the name doesn't say is that there is also an excellent selection of craft beers and wine by the glass. Frankie's violates almost every rule of efficient restaurant design and the location seems almost intended to hide it from most tourists. The pizza is darn good and the ice cream is excellent. Service is at the counter and the staff is very friendly and cordial. Outside seating is really nice on sunny days, which have been unseasonably common during this winter of drought. One of the features (as computer designers refer to a program bug) is a series of unexpected steps up and down as you move through the place. Keep your eyes open. Main minus is a public bathroom that requires a sense of humor to use. Prices are moderate for Mendocino, a little pricey for visitors used to fast food. Overall, a great place to relax from a gallery overdose.

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Thank billyabe
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Reviewed April 14, 2014

We had a good pizza for lunch out on the patio area. The Mocha Almond ice cream for dessert was excellent.

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Thank Philly413
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Reviewed March 16, 2014

Did not want a big fancy dinner, so seemed like Frankie's would be a good spot. Ordered downstairs, and then went upstairs to eat. Had the gluten free falafel, served on a bed of lettuce and tomatoes and cucumbers with hummus - was very good and just right serving size for the price. Upstairs room was a bit stuffy and it was not that warm a day.

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Thank Ed B
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