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Francesco's Italian Restaurant

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2613 Highway 31 S, Decatur, AL 35603-1505
+1 256-584-6770
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Decatur, Alabama
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This family restaurant offers the best original Italian food in the area. The menu is varied enough to please any appetite. You will definitely want to come back for more.One of our favorites.

Thank hallla
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have visited Francesco's several times in the last three weeks. We also were joined by our very good friends from Fort Payne. If you love real Italian food and great service, you need to try Francesco's. You will not be disappointed!

Thank O3958KQlarrya
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Really surprised about this place. Deffinitly two steps above Olive Garden. Being my first time here, I could not make up my mind. Our server suggested trying one of their combo plates. So I got the triple pasta samplier. Pasta Alfredo was the creamest I have ever had. Lasagan had its own superior favor. The chicken parmesan was not dry,... More 

Thank Brad H
Huntsville, Alabama
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

My wife and I have had lunch on two occasions at Francesco's and both experiences have been outstanding. On both occasions we had one of their lunch specials and both times the dishes exceeded our high expectations. Excellent service accompanied outstanding food. An excellent experience.

Thank RockytotheMax
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376 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Had a Ham and Pineapple pizza that was cooked perfect. The crust was thin and wonderful. Took home half the pizza and ate it the next--what a treat. This is a busy place that is calling you to stop in. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Retiree55578
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service!! I ordered salmon and wife shrimp scampi. Outstanding meal to top off visit to see cranes at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge.

Thank Larry B
Oklahoma City
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of my favorites in Decatur, Al. Nice staff and owners. Great food. Never disappointed. Nice menu for everyone. Wonderful Italian food and great steak. You gotta try it.

Thank Deb D
Decatur, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We usually eat here about 2-3 times a month..love the food! Nice people, atmosphere....we prefer here over Olive Garden in our town!

Thank 444paulak
Huntsville, Alabama
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124 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

I think yes--it's good. Atmosphere is not up scale, but rather basic. Service is excellent. Food is reasonably priced and outstanding. Portion sizes are very generous.

Thank rgray2f
Vina, Alabama
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Looked on trip advisor and found this place. Good service good food. See why it is on the top of the list

Thank Ellen M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2613 Highway 31 S, Decatur, AL 35603-1505
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 256-584-6770

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?