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“GREAT FIND, FIRST TIME”

Francesca's Trattoria
Ranked #26 of 568 Restaurants in Gainesville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Soups
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Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Florida
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198 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“GREAT FIND, FIRST TIME”
Reviewed 20 November 2013 via mobile

Unbelievable flavor great value great atmosphere definitely will come back. I had chicken with lemon butter sauce angel hair pasta great flavor, outstanding, fresh enjoyable. Newly found favorite.

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English first
DeFuniak Springs, Florida
1 review
“A Wonderful Experience”
Reviewed 9 November 2013

The food was wonderful and the atmosphere was wonderful. The owners make you feel special and make you dinning feel wanted and an appreciated event!!!!!

  • Visited October 2013
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Gainesville, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing in Gainesville”
Reviewed 8 November 2013

The best restaurant in Gainesville! Good restaurants are few and far between in Gainesville. Especially for lunch. Francesca's has it all - delicious food, lovely atmosphere, experienced waitstaff and charming owners/chef. My brother and I had lunch there today and my only complaint is that we didn't have time for dessert. We're going back Sunday!

  • Visited October 2013
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Hawthorne, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“Outstanding food”
Reviewed 6 November 2013

Had an excellent meal, clams and linguine with white wine sauce. They have their own variation which was one of the best meals I've ever had, but could have used a bit more linguine. My girlfriend and her son enjoyed their meals as well. It was topped off with an outstanding tiramisu for dessert. Our only complaint was we felt like our waitress was avoiding us and we had to repeatedly ask for drink refills. The atmosphere is nothing special, but you feel secluded at each table. The night we went the crowd was primarily local senior citizen crowd, indicating consistent reliable food. Live music did add to the ambience

  • Visited November 2013
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Fruit Cove, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Wow - a real nice surprise near UF”
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We were out visiting our daughter at UF and she was here before with friends and said it was very good, She has good taste and has traveled the US eating.
She said as good as the best Italian in Jacksonville Florida and better than our fav in Daytona.
Italian mom is fussy so excellent must be earned! This place is excellent. Very good service!
Very nice decor. Food was super. Very good white pizza. The veal parm was best I have had in a long time. reminded me of home in Philly.
Our Gator got the lasagna again. That says a lot. Portion was big, took half home,
So if close by just go!

  • Visited October 2013
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