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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 - 21:00
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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15 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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178 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Thank tankr
Paramus, NJ
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were enjoying our first visit to the New Hope, PA area and our innkeepers suggested Francisco's on the River a town away in Washington Crossing. An absolute treat! We were seated in an intimate dining room with a fireplace, holding about six tables. Waiter service was attentive, but not intrusive. Francisco's is a Bring-Your-Own, so you... More 

Thank Glenn C
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We met family members for dinner at Francisco's. This was our first time at this restaurant. A very enjoyable evening. We all had a seafood dish. The food was excellent. Service was very good. Just a great experience. Their menu had something for everyone's taste. Highly recommend Francisco's for dinner.

Thank Ernest O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Cozy, comfortable nice little B.Y.O.B., just south of Taylorsville Road on PA Route 32. Good Italian Onion Soup and Rack o' Veal. Delicious homemade desserts. I had the in - season Pumpkin Cheesecake, with a scoop of Hazelnut Gelato ! Delicious, with good service .

Thank Marcky M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Ate here with a "Groupon". Sara was are server. Excellent service, food and atmosphere. BYOB too. Eggplant parm is one of the best I've ever had. Definitely will be back.

Thank lscrnp1
new jersey
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199 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had dinner there last night. Place was very crowded by still comfortable. Our server "Sara" was outstanding from her descriptions of the menu to her recommendations. The food was delicious as well as the homemade deserts. Its a BYOB which is a plus+ and several of the specials of Eggplant Parmesan and Black Lobster Ravioli were terrific. On our... 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
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
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?