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Gianfranco's Italian Restaurant & Deli - CLOSED

518 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701-1534
+1 217-522-2200
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average0%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible5%
13 Apr 2014
31 Mar 2014
“Worth a 2nd chance”
Restaurant Hours Closed
518 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701-1534
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

This restaurant is closed. jA new, GREAT (new owner, new menu, remodeled) restaurant is in this location.

Reviewed 1 April 2014

We had dinner last week there with a group and the appetizers were wonderful as was the service ,excepting that I ordered the House pork special covered with portabelo mushrooms and got a steak with portabelo mushroom instead. I ate the steak after I cut...More

Thank David56Chicago
Reviewed 20 March 2013

the owner is the original owner and is proud of her food. It shows. She uses her family's recipes and goes back to Italy to get more. It is worth a visit

Thank hippoguy
Reviewed 28 February 2013 via mobile

We were quite disappointed with the food. Her sandwich was not bad but we were both disappointed with the sauces. The white was ok. The red was not good. We both got a little sick

Thank BenNic02
Reviewed 2 January 2013

My wife and I ate dinner at Gianfranco's on New Years Eve. Located on the south side of the Old State Capitol plaza, this restaurant is an absolute must for visitors to Springfield as well as to local residents who have not been downtown to...More

Thank KCDouglas
Reviewed 26 November 2012

We had lunch at this place because it was one of the few open downtown at 3 p.m. Saturday. They have a salad bar that looked like it was from the 1950's: iceberg lettuce, grated carrots,hard boiled eggs, etc. Akll their appetizers are bought frozen,...More

Thank sueinil
Reviewed 4 November 2012 via mobile

Nice location among the Lincoln sites, right next to Lincoln-Herndon Law Office and accross from the Old Capitol. Great Italian food at Great prices.

Thank iluvclive
Reviewed 11 October 2012

We stopped for lunch on a Wednesday afternoon around 2:00 and there weren't many people in the place, so our service experience might not have been typical, but I'd believe that Ana, the owner, would treat anyone as sweetly as she did us, regardless of...More

Thank otterpup
Reviewed 4 October 2012

Stumbled upon when visiting Springfield. Wonderful relaxing atmosphere with appropriate music. Enjoyed spaghetti Bolognese and friend loved chicken salad on croissant. My dessert of tiramisu was outstanding. Female owner was gracious and spent time with us when we asked about where in Sicily she came...More

Thank MerikayO
Reviewed 4 September 2012

Conveniently located right on the old courthouse square in downtown Springfield. Menu offered a wide array of dishes. My friend and I each had spagetti (me with pesto sauce and friend with marinara). Very tasty and the salads and hot garlic bread also very good....More

Thank Chris M
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  • Address: 518 E Adams St, Springfield, IL 62701-1534
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-522-2200
Cross Streets: Between S 5th St and S 6th St.
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