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Francesco's Cafe

72047 Dinah Shore Dr, Ste C1, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-1790
+1 760-202-4425
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“hummus” (6 reviews)
“kebab” (6 reviews)
“kabobs” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Persian, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
72047 Dinah Shore Dr, Ste C1, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-1790
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Francesco’s a couple of times in our travels to Palm Desert and the food has been amazing both times. Traditional pasta dishes or seafood. Both are excellent .

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We have admired the high wire performance by staff that makes Francesco of Rancho Mirage cook. Italianate yet Persian at heart, this is quite an eatery. We have been there for both lunch and dinner. Fairly priced. Beer and wine but so what? A great...More

Thank Louie M
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We went to Francesco’s mainly because of Persian foods sign but unfortunately this is not at all authentic Persian food. Rice was cooked wrong. Kebabs wrong, Persian salads wrong. It doesn’t have any of the Persian spices and flavours. Just because you serve “kebab, rice...More

Thank n a
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Francesco's was just down the road from where we were staying so we decided to give it a try. It offers both Italian food, including pizza, and Persian food, generally kabobs. We decided to go with Persian. We started with a Caesar salad that tasted...More

Thank SenorGregorio
Reviewed 22 January 2018

4 pfbuscwrnt for dinner and it was a hit for all four. The lamb chops were extremely tasty and the saffron rice great. Both veal Marsala and veal piccata good and the lamb and chicken kebabs were also tastey and tender. Wine list limited but...More

Thank 429janf
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Huge and varied menu. Honest food nice people. Good service. Humble and pleasant surroundings. Terrific value

Reviewed 27 December 2017

We returned this time with family members totally 12 people this time. My wife and I have eaten at Francesco's several times and keep returning after having it recommended to us. The food is a combination of Italian and Persian but mainly Italian. They have...More

Thank Herb_Silverman
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We stop here every time we are in the area. Food is very good and reasonably priced. Service is very good. The staff are always very nice and attentive. We get falafel plate, pasta dishes and the Persian salad. Always very good and authentic tasting.

Thank Zeusallover
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Went to this restaurant because it was within walking distance of where we were staying. It is a combination of Italian food and Persian food which may raise a flag right off the bat. We both ordered Italian dishes. I had spaghetti carbonara which was...More

Thank manglin
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Small, located in a non-descript strip mall who would think italian and persian food could be so good!! The service was better and more accomodating than in large expensive restaurants! The food was good size portions, rich flavors and reasonably pricd! We would recommend this...More

Thank sixtydiner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72047 Dinah Shore Dr, Ste C1, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-1790
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Rancho Mirage
  • Phone Number: +1 760-202-4425
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