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Franca's Italian Restaurant

££ - £££Italian
1101 Nasa Pkwy # 1, Houston, TX 77058-3301
+1 281-488-2207
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good10%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“tortellini” (6 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
“del papa” (2 reviews)
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1101 Nasa Pkwy # 1, Houston, TX 77058-3301
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Love the décor, very authentic. Franca the owner was friendly explained that her dad had built nearly everything in there. It made me feel comfortable. The staff was awesome. Love the pizza and meatballs, tortellini was the bomb diggity.

Thank 777hardtohandle
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This place is adored by those who have found their way in through the doors. AWESOME Italian dishes! Pastas are delicious. A step into Franca's is a step back into a new world -the decor is ITALY! The service is always attentive and pleasing. I...More

Thank DOUG H
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

By chance, we visited for the first time on a Thursday evening, which is karaoke night. Fun! The atmosphere was light hearted and pleasant. We had the Eggplant Parmiagana and the Tortellini del Papa and both were excellent. Bread served before the meal was amazing....More

Thank Kirk409
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I enjoyed my visit to Franca's. Great food, attentive staff. Owner was awesome. Family Oriented ... a must visit.

Thank colorrojas
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Papa Franco is gone, but daughter Franca helps keep his memory and his delicious Italian cooking alive. This is one of the oldest restauarants in Clear Lake, dating back to the early 1970s when an immigrant converted it from a drive-through beverage shop. Papa Franco...More

Thank eljefe3126
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

All the signs of a business in decline. Average food. Claimed my Credit Card was declined four times but on ringing my Card Provider they said no attempt was made to claim the money and my Card was fine. Took the last of our Cash....More

Thank Englishman-in-USA
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The perspective of your day changes when you walk thru the door. The smell, the sights and the sense of welcome encompasses you. The service was cordial and sincere, the food was fantastic with a well appointed wine list. The Owner/Manager was completely in control...More

Thank Earl D
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Great tasting food with large portion. Decor reminds me of some places in East Coast, odd but great! Will visit again

Thank Abdul M
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The decor is horrendous and the food matches it. Seriously... who decorated this place? The statues everywhere are so awful. It is overbearing and dirty, seriously dust is everywhere.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Franca's is amazing! The food is all natural and hand made. A must visit! And they have dinner theater in the weekends and karaoke on Thursdays !!

Thank lyricallana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1101 Nasa Pkwy # 1, Houston, TX 77058-3301
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-488-2207
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