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2238 Route 51, Clairton, PA 15025-3679
+1 412-384-9588
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“seafood” (2 reviews)
“veal” (2 reviews)
“in advance” (2 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
2238 Route 51, Clairton, PA 15025-3679
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Cannot say enough good things about this great little restaurant! The food is superb and the atmosphere quaint and cozy. At times, service can be a little slow... but they take there time and do things right! HIGHLY recommend!

Thank K2213UCwaynew
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Wonderful, tiny Italian restaurant, reasonably priced. Crab triangles as a starter. Favorites: Seafood Americana or Pomadora sole' for pasta; Chicken scaloppini portabella, veal san marco, or stuffed filet mignon - all fabulous House salad is great and comes with the meals family style, no additional...More

Thank plctravels
Reviewed 8 June 2017

This is the second time I tried going to Francesco's and I was told the same thing both times. I was asked if I had a reservation which I did not. I was told there would be an hour wait. This was on a Wednesday...More

1  Thank Susan K
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Looks like a little local restaurant, but food is 5 star. Veal and the pasta carbonara are amazing. Definitely call ahead and get a reservation.

Thank Chad H
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Always worth the wait because the food is so well done. I highly recommend getting reservations in advance. Anything you eat here is tremendous.

Thank Fitter449
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Atmosphere was that of an adorable little Italian family restaurant and we were lucky enough to go during the week so it wasn't busy but I'd recommend reservations for any other time. Service was impeccable! The wine was very reasonably priced ($6.95/glass) and I would...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 22 April 2015

This little restaurant is tucked in on Route 51 with a lot of non-restaurant businesses. That is the only dichotomy here! Once you enter the door, to the left is a pub worthy of any European place. To the right is the restaurant, it is...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 7 January 2015

It has been a number of years since we had gone to Francesco's in Large, Pa for dinner. We just keep forgetting about it and they don't advertise much. We went last evening and had a fantastic meal. Service was excellent and the food was...More

Thank Don E
Reviewed 6 January 2014

good food...nice atmosphere...reasonable price...but to exit the restaurant onto state route 51 toward Pittsburgh is impossible...a Jersey barrier does not allow you to travel north...there is no place to turn around...what a shame because this place is worth going to

1  Thank richard s
Reviewed 10 November 2013

I loved the food. The salad was served family style and was quite good. The bread was tasty and our pasta was excellent and flavorful. I will return to Francescos.

2  Thank PensandSteelersFan
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Vivian K
26 April 2017|
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Response from K2213UCwaynew | Reviewed this property |
Their hours are limited so it is hit or miss during the day if you are trying to make reservations... Best time would be after 5:00 p.m. and if you want them for a Wednesday for example...you'd have to call Tuesday a day... More
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  • Address: 2238 Route 51, Clairton, PA 15025-3679
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Clairton
  • Phone Number: +1 412-384-9588
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