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Francesco's Italian American Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
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1875 W Monroe Rd, Saint Louis, MI 48880-9789
+1 989-681-2213
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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95 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here because of the reviews. Yum... We had an early Valentines Dinner and we were very pleased. My husband had spaghetti and meatballs and I had the baked ziti. Both were delicious. His salad was fresh and delicious my wedding soup was very good. It came with delicious bread with olive oil dipping oil. Yum... We drove one... More 

Thank MESClifford
Bay City, Michigan
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1,276 reviews
585 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,370 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two friends and I got together for a lunch on a weekday recently. They were pretty darn busy at noon. We all ordered burgers, with either their homemade chips, or onion rings. They cook your burger to your specifications. We all loved our meals. Excellent food, good service, pleasant atmosphere, nice decor, nice menu, fair prices, decent parking. Highly recommend.

Thank tymetraveler222
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stop here almost every time on our way up north. All the selections are excellent. From the authentic pasta dishes to the BEST pizza and sandwiches. From Casual luncheons to a more formal dinners there isn't anything on the menu that isn't delicious. Beer, a large selection of wines and a full bar for your favorite cocktail. Fresh made dishes... More 

Thank Bryan K
Saint Louis, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Friendly, and helpful waitstaff. Relaxed yet jovial atmosphere. Food quality has been excellent every time we have been there. Every dish is my new favorite. There is plenty of food. I always take part home. Love the starter bread and dipping oils. Excellent wine choices. Very affordable prices.

Thank gmakelly
United States
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75 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The first time we had eaten there, didn't know what to expect. The waitress was good and the food was great. I had steak very tender and more than I could eat. My husband had liver and onions he said it was very tender. They gave us a dessert since it was our anniversary. Will go again.

Thank 350Linda
Saginaw, Michigan
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212 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Some of the BEST ITALIAN in Mid Michigan. The appetizer was a house specialty called Tuscan Chicken Spread but was more like a meal. She enjoyed the Chicken Marsala and I savored the Veal Parmesan. Needless to say we took home leftovers. If you are looking for a nice place to eat in Mid Michigan look no further.

Thank Jim N
Saint Louis, Michigan
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant serves really good Italian dishes, plus non-Italian food also. Service is great and the place is clean and well decorated. One of my favorite dishes is the Chicken Marsala and they have good appetizers...

1 Thank SanDee622
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149 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

You would never expect a great marinara sauce in St. Louis, MI. But I pleasantly surprised by the veal parmesan with and excellent marinara sauce. Everyone loved their meals to include the liver and onions.

Thank VanillaAce
Plant City, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Make a point to eat here every time we're in the area. Great meal every single time! Great service and ambience.

Thank loowho67
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I always enjoy taking friends here. I never have had a bad meal or bad service. It is a casual dining place with wonderful Italian food ( there are other choices as well).

1 Thank Colliesnbunnies

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1875 W Monroe Rd, Saint Louis, MI 48880-9789
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Gratiot County  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 989-681-2213

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