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Il Marchese del Grillo

Viale Alcione 149, 66023 Francavilla Al Mare, Italy
+39 085 793 1027
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“carbonara” (5 reviews)
“cacio e pepe” (3 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Viale Alcione 149, 66023 Francavilla Al Mare, Italy
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Great Sunday lunch, food was lovely we had pasta dishes followed by cod and pork which was all served fresh and very tasty. Wine very reasonable and good too. Ambience very friendly. Definitely one to visit.

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This was our 4th visit to this restaurant and we found it as pleasant as before. The service is a bit quirky but, fine and you get there in the end. The food is always excellent and the menu is very varied mostly pasta and...More

Thank Albert E
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

You can see that was kind of a famous restaurant 10 or more years ago. We like very much Roman food, as we had eat in Rome lots of times. So we gave a chance to this place with good reviews. But it wasn't as...More

Thank Robby_mar
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The food was not bad. Mixed reviews from the four diners Good but not great. The beans were outstanding. The stuffed zucchini flowers were good but dripping of fried oil.. two of the diners had the lamb. So so. Generous portions. Pasta was tasty. I...More

Thank 1963silly
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this place by a lo al and we're very impressed. The food was extremily well cooked with great flavours. Staff excellent and welcoming.

Thank Paula S
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Found it by walking by one night and had one delicious evening. We were a group of 7 friends. Welcomed and accommodated quickly. My friend had the best carbonara ever and I was offered a split of melanzane alla parmigiana and cacio e pepe which...More

Thank RSProfetto
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were there with a family member who lives in Pescara. She had heard "good things" about this place. Food was horrible. Very bad. She complained to the owner, but they did nothing. The pasta sauce seemed like it came out of a can. It...More

Thank 5_of_us_2016
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

On our first visit 5 years ago, there was terrible storm and they graciously invited us in before actually opening for the day. That was the first time I knew we had found a wonderful dining experience. We have been coming annually since that time,...More

Thank bmomi
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Went with the kids and had a wonderful meal. From the fried artichokes and pasta fagiole to bucattini with pork cheeks to lemon pasta to veal saltimboca to veal scallopini. All fantastic and reasonably priced. But best of all was how nice and friendly Isabella...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

This was our 4th visit in recent times and it was excellent as always. The food is excellent from a varied and large menu. The service is very good and the beer and wine list extensive. There is also free WiFi. We will certainly return...More

Thank Albert E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Alcione 149, 66023 Francavilla Al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Abruzzo  >  Province of Chieti  >  Francavilla Al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 085 793 1027
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Specialties, meat and typical Roman products.
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