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Francesca's Trattoria

4410 NW 25th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606-6563
+1 352-378-7152
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“pasta” (66 reviews)
“bucatini” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Italian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4410 NW 25th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606-6563
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Delicious lunch. We were seated quickly and in the middle of UF Graduation lunches with large parties. Service was fair and the food was great. Tastes fresh and homemade. I look forward to coming back... but for a date night.

Thank LoveUFLoveFLA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 'splurge' restaurant. a little upscale, staff is always friendly and on the ball. Everything we have ever gotten is delicious. The best Caesar salad, authentic with anchovies. Try out the 1/2 price appetizers for happy hour. Not a lot to choose from, but all...More

Thank heather s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have been frequent guests of Francesca's over the years. And we've always raved about their service, food and over-all ambiance. I suggested that our car club go to Francesca's for our monthly club dinner. They didn't disappoint, at all! Whether there's...More

Thank ladymk01
happygator13, Manager at Francesca's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and your continued patronage. We certainly appreciate the time you took to give your review and are happy that you enjoy the food, service, and ambiance. It is because of guests like yourselves that have helped us reach our ten...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely lovely atmosphere with the best food! It was my husband's and my favorite Celebration restaurant. Family-owned and just the best of everything.

Thank kathyarrngton
happygator13, Manager at Francesca's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We have now reached our tenth year in business and thank you so much for your continued patronage.

Reviewed 28 June 2018

Very dependable. Usually has a small band. Reservations required on football or UF event weekend.Menu has few seasonal changes. I usually order Salmon Picatta or Chicken Melanese. Please pardon my spelling. Sunday’s menu has an additional brunch menu. Service is very good; for Gainesville restaurants...More

Thank Edward P
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Almost didn’t stay when we realized we were the only customers, but we were there at an odd time (4p). Julien was our server-he’s awesome and funny. I got lasagna, my mom got the baked ziti (added homemade Italian sausage) and my son got the...More

1  Thank Brittainy S
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Great relaxing staff that attend to your needs, no need to wait to have you water or drink refilled. The food was perfectly cooked and great. I had the pesto chicken and it was the BEST!

Thank LezaMueller
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Very nice restaurant with professional attitude. I had a pasta and my girlfriend a pizza and it was very good! The dessert was extremely surprising looking and very tasty. Recommended

Thank Ronald B
happygator13, Manager at Francesca's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

So happy you enjoyed your experience with us! Thank you for your review and look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We came here to celebrate my birthday. It was my first visit and the food is amazing! A little pricey but worth it!

Thank Heidi R
FrancescasTrattoria, Public Relations Manager at Francesca's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review and Happy Birthday! We're so thrilled you let us help celebrate. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 19 May 2018

We meet a customer here for dinner. Our waiter was awesome and kept checking on us in a non-invasive way. I got the shrimp fra-diablo. The sauce on it was amazing. If that is the basic sauce for any of their marinara pasta dishes there...More

Thank SherriTA
FrancescasTrattoria, Public Relations Manager at Francesca's Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thanks for the wonderful review! We're so glad you enjoyed dining with us and hope you come again soon!

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19 July 2016|
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Response from northfloridafolks | Reviewed this property |
Yes, capri’s would be fine. Gainesville is a student oriented town so yes while there may be people dressed in suits others will be more casual.
21 June 2016|
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Response from LaDVie | Reviewed this property |
Yes, ask for LaDonna's Grey Goose martini, straight up, dry, a little bit dirty, with regular olives instead of blue cheese. The best!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4410 NW 25th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606-6563
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 352-378-7152
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