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Franco's Italian Restaurant

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25241 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-3309
+1 251-981-9800
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay in Gulf Shores each winter and are regular customers at Francos. In the past, it has been a great overall experience. However, there is apparently new management and hopefully they will pay attention to what people are saying. The food is still quite good in our opinion. The service on the other hand is poor (or maybe they... More 

Sugar Land, Texas
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was hot, quick and reasonable. I lived in Italy for 3 years, and this food was very good. Service was excellent.

Thank Richard L
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I got the jambalaya and the Muffalatta both were very good. I almost didn't finish the sandwich. I never had a bloody Mary with green beans and okra in it. It had a very good taste complementing my meal well!!

Thank 262michaelm262
Sugar Land, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We showed up in the evening after the dinner rush following a 9 hour drive from home and didn't want to eat much. We ordered a pizza to share. The waiter seemed overtly disappointed that we didn't order drinks and that we were sharing a pizza instead of each ordering big meals. When our pizza finally arrived we discovered that... More 

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good location in a high volume shopping area and near several condos including ours. Nice outdoor seating available. Nice interior decor with a Tuscan design. Salad was fresh and delicious. Dressing was also very good and did not overwhelm the salad. Our entrees were good but nothing spectacular. Service was attentive but could have been more helpful. With a few... More 

1 Thank Kat51Ky
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The salad was wonderful along with the bread. The pasta was overcooked and the marinara had absolutely no taste.

Thank Kaye W
Cullman, Alabama
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86 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

One of our favorite places was really disappointing. We understand it is under new ownership who may have relied on her papa to rework the menu too much. The food was bitter.( wrong spices?). How do you mess up spaghetti? The wonderful crusty rolls are gone and now they serve a doughy roll -really, with Italian? Noisy now, with loud... More 

Thank yesyourmama
Butler, TN
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here while on vacation partially out of convenience. It is located across the street from the condos we stayed at, The Enclave. We are there early one evening before they got very busy. Our waitress was great, but some of the staff did seem to be struggling. I think they just hired some new people. Our pizza was... More 

Thank Tennesseesweetheart
Piqua, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Friday's are always busy but you expect that . It looked like they were understaffed and the waiter that was there for lunch Mike was still working the dinner shift. He was great at lunch. On top of it. Unfortunately the female working the outside tables wasn't near the server or personality as Mike. I was seated for 10 minutes... More 

Thank tbolttraveler
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good food but not great. Wait staff was not engaged, just went through the motions Might consider again...maybe.

Thank Deb S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25241 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-3309
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Orange Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 251-981-9800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?