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Francesco's Italian Restaurant

2613 Highway 31 S, Decatur, AL 35603-1505
+1 256-584-6770
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pinwheels” (14 reviews)
“lasagna” (12 reviews)
“salad” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2613 Highway 31 S, Decatur, AL 35603-1505
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this place. Service and food were really awesome. You know it's going to be treat when a food editor recommends it. He ordered spaghetti with extra Italian sausage.

Thank 1Sunny111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like a pizza where the crust is the star, this is not the pizza for you. Don't get me wrong, the crust is good but it merely serves as a canvas for the true artwork...perfectly balanced toppings, sauce and cheese. They serve hot...More

Thank Junebug49
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

My favorite Italian restaurant ever. In fact, likely my favorite restaurant of any kind. Extremely well priced & you can always select your preferred pasta. Wonderful service. Ambiance transports me to a breeze vacation evening. They offer an excellent meal of large portion with salad...More

Thank Alice H
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I stopped here on my way to the airport. They have a lot of nice lunch specials which are very reasonably priced and include a salad and freshly baked bread. My ziti in a white wine sauce with chicken, spinach and mushrooms was very nice....More

Thank LeanneBizTraveler
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

There are very few mom-n-pop Italian restaurants in the Huntsville/Madison/Decatur area. But this place is amazing. Family owned and the food doesn't taste prepackaged. The pinwheels are awesome. The garlic knots are amazing (and you will smell like garlic the rest of the night). They...More

Thank Davey J
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Francesco's is a family restaurant but it also perfectly suitable for a group of friends sitting down to pizza and beer. The pizza is good with a good crust along with quality cheese and toppings. I need to get back more often.

Thank Ron F
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The chicken parmigiana is my favorite go-to when I am having a bad day. You get a huge portion and it's incredibly filling. It's really good. The pepperoni pinwheels are pretty greasy but that's why they're so delicious. The pasta fagiole soup is so rich...More

Thank Destiny F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you are looking for good Italian food, they have an excellent selection, including pizza's, veal dishes, steak dishes, pasta dishes. NIce selection of wines, not hard liquor or beer served.

Thank micasw2016
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This family restaurant offers the best original Italian food in the area. The menu is varied enough to please any appetite. You will definitely want to come back for more.One of our favorites.

Thank hallla
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My wife and I have visited Francesco's several times in the last three weeks. We also were joined by our very good friends from Fort Payne. If you love real Italian food and great service, you need to try Francesco's. You will not be disappointed!

Thank O3958KQlarrya
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2613 Highway 31 S, Decatur, AL 35603-1505
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 256-584-6770
  • E-mail
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