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Francisco's Restaurant on the River

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1251 River Rd, Washington Crossing, PA 18977-1050
+1 215-321-8789
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food is above average but on the expensive side. The atmosphere could be better. The wait staff is good and courteous. The location is a plus.

Thank magicdoc55
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Sunday night dinner with another couple last night. Good meal, service mostly good. Very enjoyable. We started with salads; shrimp and asparagus for me was probably the best choice. Mixed greens and chopped asparagus and grape tomatoes with pieces of orange in a light vinaigrette topped with shrimp. Good flavors except the shrimp were light on flavor. Small shrimp, kind... More 

Thank AndyRinPA
Beach Haven, New Jersey
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258 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been here a few times and have never been disappointed. This is a small BYOB restaurant and, while we find it romantic, you can easily hear other tables' conversations so absolute privacy isn't exactly the setting. Regardless, whether you are one or two couples, this is a very comfortable setting, perfectly romantic and the service is outstanding. Our... More 

Thank T C M
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is very good. The view of the river is beautiful. Good for a nice family dinner, but a little on the expensive side. They do run Groupons or other coupons from time to time to help offset price.

Thank Kriechelson
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Francisco's for the first time last night. All of the menu selections sounded delicious and I would have picked any of them. Large selection of salads too. I had the beet and goat cheese salad and it was amazing! For my entree I had the pistachio-encrusted butterfish, which was so delicious. I've had butterfish many times over... More 

Thank Colleen S
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit to Franciscos. The first time was good, worth a second visit. First of all I requested the fireplace room and told them in two separate calls that we were celebrating a birthday and wanted a nice table. Well that request was completely ignored and the fireplace room tables were all occupied. I made my reservation... More 

Thank Lisa A
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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174 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner for four last night and it was a great experience. Our server was delightful and full of knowledge. Mediterranean style menu with lots of fishes as well as pastas. I would call the portions hearty. I loved the special soup which was carrot/crab bisque and my pasta with sausage was very good. Others at the table had... More 

Thank judy U
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal and the food was spectacular, lovely setting, great service. I would strongly recommend this and BYOB never hurts.

Thank JohnAntolino
New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We've been meaning to try Francisco's for some time, and recently found a Groupon for it, so we decided to go. Thankfully, we had a choice of whether to sit in the room with the fireplace or out in the porch area. The fireplace room was far too warm and noisy, so we opted for the porch even though we... More 

Thank NewHopeLover
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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180 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Been here many times, latest with friends over the holidays. Food outstanding as always. Recommend getting a pasta as an appetizer portion to start or as a light dinner. Lasagna and eggplant parm too big for anyone but teenagers to finish. Ask to sit in the front room unless you want to bake in the fireplace room. Temperature in front... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1251 River Rd, Washington Crossing, PA 18977-1050
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Washington Crossing
  • Phone Number: +1 215-321-8789

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