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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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Merion Station .
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 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 

Thank emtdpw
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed the food and the service. The restaurant is quaint with a touch of new and a touch of old. Everything we ordered was fantastic and authentic. I would have liked to have arrived during the daylight to enjoy the river view, but went at night for dinner. No matter when you go I am sure you will... More 

Thank Phuntraveler
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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174 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Ate here recently with my wife, my sister, and her boyfriend. Very nice shrimp bisque and if they have the fennel and gorgonzola salad special, get that. We had what we consider the top four entrees: lasagna (their signature dish), eggplant parm, pasta bolognese, and filet with gorgonzola fettucine. Always great. Desserts were coconut cream cake and the chocolate mousse... More 

Thank tankr
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We went Saturday night with a couple of freinds. Everyone loved their food. I had the ahi tuna and it was oretty well served. We all were happy.

Thank betinalew
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Old fashion service, food and decor; this restaurant across from the Delaware River attracts regulars. 14 layer eggplant parmigiana is a popular dish.

Thank Susan B. G
New Jersey
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I went to this resturant on a Groupon offer. The place is overlooks part of the Delaware River. Growing up in NYC (Brooklyn) makes me very critical of Italian food. I ordered the lasagna which is made with bacon and was cooked for 3 hours It was prefect. My wife had eggplant also cooked 3 hours again perfect. On weekends... More 

Thank Paul H
Princeton, US
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

My wife and I recently went for a weekday dinner. The restaurant has a nice ambiance with the provision for patio dining in the front. We ordered the fennel salad and the lobster bisque soup to begin with. The salad was delicious but the soup was average with no creaminess that one expects. Not much flavor either. My wife ordered... More 

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My hubby and I dined here for dinner a couple of weeks ago. It has fantastic reviews on trip Advisor and other review sites, so we thought it would be special. We had a nice table, with a bit of a river view. But we were seated next to a table of 7 or so women celebrating a birthday, and... 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
Good for
Romantic, 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?