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Francesca's by the River

200 S 2nd St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2815
+1 630-587-8221
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 S 2nd St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2815
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here often and have enjoyed ourselves each time. Tonight, I looked closely when the check was presented after the meal and everything on the check was priced higher that what the menu indicated. When it was corrected, I was not offered a...More

Thank soppo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Francesca's for the second time and what I like to say it's that they grow up in this last year ! The italian food it's good, not as in many restaurant that make a mike of many food and sauce . We...More

Thank Giada V
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We are never disappointed with a visit to Francesca's. 6 of us were there for dinner. They always seem to be on-time with no wait. Service was fantastic, great menu, and fantastic food. We always find our way to Francesca's when we visit the Western...More

Thank chicag0andy
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Although the happy hour menu is limited it is still the best food and best value around. Great bartenders, great atmosphere, great food, great price. What more do you need?

Thank KathleenPR
Reviewed 15 April 2018

After 8+ hours in the car and reaching our destination, we were thrilled to enjoy dinner at Francesca's. 1/2 off bottles of wine (YUM), delicious Italian food, and a waitress that took care of every need. We ordered the following, and it was beyond delicious!...More

Thank KAHegg
Reviewed 4 April 2018

My family has been going to this place for years now and it is our GO TO when we want to go out for Italian. We have always loved the food here. The staff is very friendly and know us when we return always. The...More

Thank Ruthie L
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Made a last minute Easter brunch reservation and was so glad we found did. There was a wide array of brunch items and everything was well prepared. The prime rib at the carving station was outstanding. Very comfortable seating and wait staff was very friendly...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

One of the few places in St Charles that still value customer service! The food is wonderful and the team that works here is so on top of things. They really do value the customer's experience.

Thank RippTrish
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Went on business with a medium sized group of people. The general consensus at the table was....great looking restaurant , great service... food. Ok a little disappointing. Was hoping for mouth watering delicious Italian food....received just a pretty standard tasting meal......with the price of much...More

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Upon entering the gentlemen at the front desk was very engaged in a personal phone conversation. He did not look our way or politely tell us that he would be right with us. After minutes of standing we were taken to our table. Our server...More

Thank kniden
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Response from Sheila V | Reviewed this property |
Depends on lunch or dinner they range from $ 13-24. You can google them or see a full menu on open table. They have several restaurants around the ILlinois area. You can google miafrancesca and full meals include a side... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 S 2nd St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2815
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 630-587-8221
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