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Francesco's Cafe

72047 Dinah Shore Dr, Ste C1, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-1790
+1 760-202-4425
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Persian
$$ - $$$
72047 Dinah Shore Dr, Ste C1, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-1790
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love Francesco's. The menu is extensive and varied, and the service is always good. The atmosphere is very nice and relaxed, and their food to go is also wonderful. We usually eat here 5 to 10 times in a season and have never been...More

Thank Barloj
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Mediterranean/Italian restaurant in a strip mall. Odd combination but it works. One couple ordered Italian food ( pasta) and cleaned their plates. Other couple ordered lamb entrees- excellent! Tender, perfectly seasoned & basmati rice was delicious as well. Restaurant filled up while we were eating...More

Thank rolleesmith
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This place is our go to every time we come to come to the desert. This visit we had a couple of kids with us, so we ordered a full pan of lasagna it costs about $100 (order 24 hours in advance). It has 22...More

1  Thank Hobdeb
Reviewed 30 March 2017

it is billed as a persian italian place but there is very very little anything that resembles persian and heavy on italian. the pricces are reasonable, and the quantities of food really large. it is ok, the vegetables i asked for instead of either pasta...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Francesco’s is located in a strip mall at the intersection of Dinah Shore and Bob Hope about a mile from the shopping district (Costco, Walmart, Sam’s Club, Home Depot…) at Dinah Shore and Monterey in Rancho Mirage, CA When you first walk in the restaurant...More

Thank Davidb1057
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We visited twice during our stay. The first night we ordered a pizza for take out. It was excellent. Service was slow, and the place was crowded. When I checked out, I realized they are not computerized! They still write up the sales checks and...More

Thank jammer
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Some friends of ours asked if we had ever been to this place. We said no, but decided to give it a try. Wow...glad we did. We arrived early, per our reservations, and 60 minutes later the place was packed. The food is a Persian/Italian...More

1  Thank 52Max
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We ordered the double portion of Veal Picata, with fresh veggies, and the swordfish skewers. The take out meal was well prepared and the veal was tender while the chunks of swordfish were nicely marinated and served with rice and other veggies. The eat-in restaurant...More

Thank Nicholas U
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had an excellent meal at this place and loved every course, the ambiance, the coffee, the waitstaff, and the music. I would have given it 5 stars except for one thing. A few hours after eating there I was violently ill and spent the...More

Thank gordon m
Reviewed 4 January 2017

One meal was completely wrong and other was short several items . A long wait to replace entrée over 30 minutes. lots of staff running around getting very little done. Quality of food was average to poor. We will not be back

Thank Fencer88
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72047 Dinah Shore Dr, Ste C1, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270-1790
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Rancho Mirage
  • Phone Number: +1 760-202-4425
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