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506 Ivy St, Chico, CA 95928-5147
+1 530-898-9948
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza
££ - £££
506 Ivy St, Chico, CA 95928-5147
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've heard things get noisy when the college is in session, so summer is a great time for locals to enjoy and early evening at Franky's. The food is fantastic! Reasonably priced for the quality and service. Plan to spend some time for a relaxed...More

Thank Peggysue T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually come for happy hour (highly recommended) but last night we had a full dinner which was excellent. We started with the calamari appetizer which comes with two sauces, a tangy red sauce with horseradish and a lemony tartar sauce. Both were tasty. Two...More

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Wonderful service & delicious food. Very comforting atmosphere. Chicken Parmigian was perfectly prepared with a side of spaghetti , also good. My wife loved her cheese ravioli. The dinner includes a dinner salad. We both chose to pay $1.10 extra for their marvelous Caesar salad.

Thank elTigre45
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We were blown away by the affordability of feeding a family of four and sometimes five for under $40.00. Frankys cares deeply about its patrons and those who pick up to go orders are treated just as if we were dining in. A beautiful small...More

Thank Tasha S
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Franky´s is our go to resturant in Chico. The food is always delicious the atmosphere is comfortable with Big screen TV in the bar. For starters we enjoy the meatball sliders. Their salads are fresh with daily home made dressings and croutons Muy good!! They...More

Thank AcaSusie
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Only had it once, first time in July 2017. I had the Fettuccine Alfredo but it was a hard choice so many things looked great. Can't wait to try something different very soon

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This locally owned and operated Italian restaurant is one of Chicos best......its smaller than some, but the food is exceptional and so is the service. Sometimes crowded, especially when Chico state is in session so try summer or a weeknight if necessary. The menu is...More

Thank sungal99_11
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We have come back to Franky's quite a few times in the last few months. In Dec we brought out of town visitors here and they loved it! Fantastic wine list and daily special is a deal! They also have small place specials and a...More

Thank poppyhill
Reviewed 22 December 2016

My husband and I heard of this great restaurant in downtown Chico, Ca. and we were not disappointed. We ordered cocktails from the full (beautiful) bar and the drinks were delicious. The fresh warm bread came with a plate of olive oil and garlic.. Our...More

Thank pjmama4u
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I had the Marinara Lasagna with salad for $16. It was just average. I tried a piece of my brother-in-law's Pepperoni pizza. It was not that good. My brother-in-law agreed with me. I did enjoy the Hahn Pinot Noir for $12. Others in our party...More

Thank David from La Palma
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 506 Ivy St, Chico, CA 95928-5147
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Chico
  • Phone Number: +1 530-898-9948
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