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Francesca's Cucina

545 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2530
+1 315-425-1556
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“utica greens” (43 reviews)
“veal” (24 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
545 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2530
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat outside and it is amazing. Feels like you left Syracuse. Waiter Patrick was top notch and made a great experience go to the next level. Food great. Wine great. Service great.

Thank theholsteins
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like good food and a nice atmosphere, especially outside in the courtyard during the summer, this is the place. Wait staff were outstanding and the food was served in a timely manner. Good size portions and prices comparable to other similar slightly upscale...More

Thank readthis2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place, great food, excellent service. We ate out on the terrasse and it is simply wonderful! The ambiance is really nice and enjoyable.

Thank Martin D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is located in the North Side of Syracuse where the parking can be challenging but well worth the effort. They have a large, al fresco dining area that reminds me of the restaurants I ate at, outdoors, when I was in Italy. It...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to many Italian restaurants in Rochester so we decided to drive to Syracuse to go to Francesca's it was Wonderful. We sat outside and was a beautiful day for it. The food was great. Chicken cutlet were like I make them at...More

Thank Jeanne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner on a perfect summer evening in the beautiful outdoor dining area. Our server was very professional and friendly. We started with Utica greens, which were fabulous (extremely generous portion), and a selection of salami. After that and delicious bread with...More

Thank SkanLaker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our visit started off a little rocky when it was so packed and we did not have a reservation. It was a Monday night and we did not think we had to make one....mistake. They did manage to fit us outside and we ended up...More

Thank Funsearcher3000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is excellent and there were actually some choices for the vegetarians in our group. The ambience is warm/welcoming inside and lovely in the outdoor patio/garden in the summer months. Recommend you get reservations for weekends in the summer!

Thank vlillich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent Atmosphere is excellent Staff is excellent Been here a few times and we love it . Had a small issue one time a few years ago and they went above and beyond to make it right . Prices are good and the...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The outdoor seating area in the back is really nice. That was the highlight of our dinner. The food was good but not amazing.

Thank Katherine M
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26 July 2017|
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Response from AnnP55 | Reviewed this property |
As with the other responses, I am not sure. I did find the staff helpful and would guess they would prepare food to go if requested.
26 July 2017|
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Response from RonL40 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they would accommodate... we have taken food home after our meal.
Meribeth S
25 February 2017|
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Response from Gracia M | Reviewed this property |
it probably depends on how well behaved they are public. As previously noted it's a rather upscale restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2530
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-425-1556
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