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“No canned products ...fresh is best please.”

Franco's Italian Restaurant
Ranked #149 of 679 Restaurants in Pensacola
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed January 16, 2013

Restaurant is clean and setting is appropriate for the cuisine served. We had cheese pizza with mushrooms. Mushrooms were out of can/jar (pizza hut has fresh) pizza sauce tasted from a can. Salad and house dressing tasty. Waitress was very nice and checked on us often. However, its not appropriate to plop down at the table near us with other co-workers on break and cackle to where your over heard and complaining about past customers.

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Reviewed November 30, 2012

good food value, you get lots for your dollar. Family atmosphere. Large tossed salads, pasta dishes are wonderful. Good wine selection and save room for dessert. Local music on the weekends at the Orange beach location.

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Reviewed November 21, 2012

This is a great local Italian restaurant where the owner is an Italian and a great chef. Service is great and I've never had a bad meal there.It's great for lunch or dinner, with somewhat lower prices at lunch. The homemade salad dressing is suberb! My favorite is the eggplant parmigiana, but all the dishes are great.

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Reviewed November 8, 2012

I ordered veal marsala. I'm not sure what I got but it was not good. Very salty. Salad was from a bag. Won't ever go back.

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Reviewed October 20, 2012

From the moment our party of 13 walked into the restaurant we were treated like family just like you would in a small Italian eatery. Carly our waitress was attenative and very polite and allowed our dinner to flow at our pace. Drinks were ordered followed by chat, appetizers and more chat, finally our dinner orders were placed. Fried Ravioli, Bruchetta and fried cheese and salads start us off. Entrees included chicken pictata, veal marsala, the Italian dinner (which will feed two), veal parmesean, shrimp and scallops. Not a complaint in the bunch, everything was fresh, well cooked and pretty damn tasty. Franco's reminds me of some the the best places I've eaten in Sicily, which were no more little one room trattoria's with no menu, just what mom and pop cooked that day. While inside may not be extravagantly lavish, it is tastefully done with photo's of Italy's beauty adorning the wall. Italians will tell you it's all about the food and the company and if you provide the company, Franco's will provide you with a meal and atmosphere that will have you coming back for more.

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