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Francesco's Ristorante Italiano

6524 Richmond Rd Unit D, Williamsburg, VA 23188-7203
+1 757-345-0557
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (73 reviews)
“pasta” (100 reviews)
“cannoli” (38 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
6524 Richmond Rd Unit D, Williamsburg, VA 23188-7203
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1 - 10 of 986 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We selected Francesco’s having read its reviews on this site and others. All of those positive reviews are spot on. The setting is lovely. The dining room is neither fancy or ornate, rather, it is comfortable and tastefully decorated. It is an ideal place for...More

Thank Aaron H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small Zagat-rated restaurant on the Delaware river. It’s BYOB and the food is outstanding. I highly recommend the 14 layer eggplant parmigiana. Service is also excellent.

Thank Liz J
luvtaeat, Owner at Francesco's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are usually not a BYOB as we offer a great array of many wines. We appreciate your business!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As visitors to Williamsburg, having spent several days trying various well rated restaurants, exhausted from the journey, we took a day off relaxing in our resort. As evening approached, we needed to find a place to eat. We went through TripAdvisor reviews and chose Francesco's....More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Just called them to deliver a pizza to my home which is very close to this restaurant. I was told that I would have to pay the 15 dollar minimum plus a 5 dollar delvery fee which I never had to pay before, bringing the...More

Thank Timothy L
luvtaeat, Owner at Francesco's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

******UPDATE*****: We made every effort to accommodate this guest. When I went in to work the same evening after I read this, I found his phone number on our caller ID and gave him a phone call and left him a message. Timothy, thank you...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

We went here for lunch at 12:30 on Saturday and to our surprise there were not too many people here. They had a great review on the website so I was puzzled with not too many patrons during lunch. I am glad we went here....More

Thank mootooaj
luvtaeat, Owner at Francesco's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

We love to serve you! Thank you for your pleasant review. We would love to keep our lunch crowd overflowing! Spread the word!

Reviewed 16 March 2018

This quiet gem is wonderfully decorated with wine bottles. The food was 8.5 out of 10. My seafood ravioli was better than the better half's chicken Alfredo. Our waiter, Seth, was outstanding! He knew exactly when to show up and anticipated our needs. There is...More

Thank gregory_ellis
luvtaeat, Owner at Francesco's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

I thank you for your review! I believe the gentleman's name was Joshua. I am very proud of my staff. They work very hard and love what they do!

Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Our daughter recently became engaged and we decided to get together for dinner here with her, her fiancé , his Mom and some friends!! It was our first time there and everything( and I mean EVERYTHING)was perfect! The food, the wine, the service and ambiance...More

Thank Sandy A
luvtaeat, Owner at Francesco's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

I, too, would love to thank Saude' Creek. We hope that you return. We also cater functions as well, including engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, and wedding receptions! Thank you and Congratulations!

Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We have just moved to Williamsburg. And I’ve asked a lot of our neighbors for the names of good places to eat. Fantastic was recommended as the best Italian restaurant in Williamsburg. And that it is, we were charmed by the atmosphere, very intimate and...More

Thank Richard D
luvtaeat, Owner at Francesco's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

What a thoughtful review! Thank you so much for the 6th star!

Reviewed 6 March 2018

The food is fantastic. Everything is made to order. Service was amazing. The owner, Francesco, is the head chef. We lived in Italy for three years and the food is very authentic.

Thank WBurgLocal
luvtaeat, Owner at Francesco's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

We are grateful that you have recognized wonderful food by the culture that surrounded you for 3 years in Italy! We look forward to serving you many more authentic entrees!

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed yet another perfect meal tonight. Elliott was an excellent server and the food was heavenly as usual.

Thank Amanda E
luvtaeat, Owner at Francesco's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for your review. We are very grateful for our staff's dedication and hard work and especially for having guests who enjoy it!

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sammarcodm
19 February 2018|
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Response from Molly M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about that
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Linda M
12 February 2017|
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Response from luvtaeat | Property representative |
we would love to be able to accomodate your party of 16. unfortunately we do not have a private dining room, but can make prepare you a long table to sit at to enjoy your evening.
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Michael C
29 September 2015|
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Response from luvtaeat | Property representative |
yes,, and liquor as well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6524 Richmond Rd Unit D, Williamsburg, VA 23188-7203
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 757-345-0557
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