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Franca's Perfect Gifts & Cafe Italia

100-3811 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 3P5, Canada
+1 403-277-0766
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (3 reviews)
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100-3811 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 3P5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had the pleasure to attend a wine tasting evening at Franca's. Every month she has a special night. It was an evening of great food, some great wines and a very friendly atmosphere. Franca has been recognized as a Distinctive Woman of Canada.

Thank dbefus
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We celebrated our son and daughter's university graduations with a private Saturday afternoon luncheon for 27 people at Franca's. We were stunned by the beautifully decorated table, 4-course delicious meal, impeccable service and clearly tabulated bill. I can't say enough about this wonderful family who...More

Thank awal733
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The decor at Francas is excellent and the food is spectacular. Every dish is a winner in its own right. This is the genuine Italian food and not a pizza,pasta place. Franca and Mario make everybody so very welcome. nothing is too much trouble. Whatever...More

Thank norbrian
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I had a fellow Director come by my office for lunch, who was not interested in my choice of East Indian or a Legion meal. He had heard there was a good Italian place nearby. It had to be Franca's. I had never been there...More

Thank dbefus
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Franca's knows good Italian. Simple dishes made with fresh ingredients, and cooked with passion and love, are what make Franca's special. The meatballs were rolled perfectly and the gnocchi was heaven; it melted in the mouth with a delicious tomato sauce. The chicken was cooked...More

Thank Tony I
Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you looking for a great friendly Italian restaurant I recommend Franca's. This is my second visit here. Aside from Franca making my wife and I feel like we were apart of her family she took the time to ensure that we were happy with...More

Thank KDS_10
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Why would you go anywhere else? Open for lunch every day except Sunday and Monday, dinner served only Saturday night but reserve ahead as they fill up. Family owned and run, they make you feel like part of the family. Food is wonderful. This little...More

Thank Betty Anne T
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My husband and I were at a supplier's in the NE and asked them for a referral to get some good Italian food in the area. They said that Franca's is good but pricey. We gave it a try and found the pricing to be...More

Thank calgaryfoodfan
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Our good friends joined us for a wonderful lunch at Franca's recently and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Mario's arugula salad woke our tastebuds which was followed by his fabulous veal chop served with pasta. A beautiful sangiovese paired well with our meal and we can't...More

Thank LynnJohn333
Reviewed 7 August 2016

An AWESOME 6 year anniversary dinner for my wife and I! Delicious food, excellent service at a reasonable price! What more could you want? Perfect sized menu with great variety! Family owed, friendly and professional (it's like a home away from home). You can tell...More

Thank 1_4_adventure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100-3811 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 3P5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-277-0766
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