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Francisco's Restaurant on the River

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1251 River Rd, Washington Crossing, PA 18977-1050
+1 215-321-8789
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Beach Haven, New Jersey
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248 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been here a few times and have never been disappointed. This is a small BYOB restaurant and, while we find it romantic, you can easily hear other tables' conversations so absolute privacy isn't exactly the setting. Regardless, whether you are one or two couples, this is a very comfortable setting, perfectly romantic and the service is outstanding. Our... More 

Thank T C M
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food is very good. The view of the river is beautiful. Good for a nice family dinner, but a little on the expensive side. They do run Groupons or other coupons from time to time to help offset price.

Thank Kriechelson
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Francisco's for the first time last night. All of the menu selections sounded delicious and I would have picked any of them. Large selection of salads too. I had the beet and goat cheese salad and it was amazing! For my entree I had the pistachio-encrusted butterfish, which was so delicious. I've had butterfish many times over... More 

Thank Colleen S
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit to Franciscos. The first time was good, worth a second visit. First of all I requested the fireplace room and told them in two separate calls that we were celebrating a birthday and wanted a nice table. Well that request was completely ignored and the fireplace room tables were all occupied. I made my reservation... More 

Thank Lisa A
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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174 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner for four last night and it was a great experience. Our server was delightful and full of knowledge. Mediterranean style menu with lots of fishes as well as pastas. I would call the portions hearty. I loved the special soup which was carrot/crab bisque and my pasta with sausage was very good. Others at the table had... More 

Thank judy U
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful meal and the food was spectacular, lovely setting, great service. I would strongly recommend this and BYOB never hurts.

Thank JohnAntolino
New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We've been meaning to try Francisco's for some time, and recently found a Groupon for it, so we decided to go. Thankfully, we had a choice of whether to sit in the room with the fireplace or out in the porch area. The fireplace room was far too warm and noisy, so we opted for the porch even though we... More 

Thank NewHopeLover
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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180 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Been here many times, latest with friends over the holidays. Food outstanding as always. Recommend getting a pasta as an appetizer portion to start or as a light dinner. Lasagna and eggplant parm too big for anyone but teenagers to finish. Ask to sit in the front room unless you want to bake in the fireplace room. Temperature in front... More 

Thank tankr
Paramus, NJ
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were enjoying our first visit to the New Hope, PA area and our innkeepers suggested Francisco's on the River a town away in Washington Crossing. An absolute treat! We were seated in an intimate dining room with a fireplace, holding about six tables. Waiter service was attentive, but not intrusive. Francisco's is a Bring-Your-Own, so you... More 

Thank Glenn C
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We met family members for dinner at Francisco's. This was our first time at this restaurant. A very enjoyable evening. We all had a seafood dish. The food was excellent. Service was very good. Just a great experience. Their menu had something for everyone's taste. Highly recommend Francisco's for dinner.

Thank Ernest O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1251 River Rd, Washington Crossing, PA 18977-1050
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Washington Crossing
  • Phone Number: +1 215-321-8789

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