We went here on Friday night for dinner. The asparagus salad was perfect. Very attentive staff. Excellent pasta and good wine pairing. Highly recommend.
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The food was very good. The portions were perfect. I had the pasta with shrimp and scallops and husband had the rigatoni with a white meat sauce. Both were very good and the Caesar salad was excellent. The oil for dipping bread had way too...More
We were a group of 15, made reservations, of course, on a Tuesday evening. The service was impeccable, the ambiance was old world and the food was fabulous! My only criticism was the fried potatoes served with several of the entrees, the presentation lacked color...More
Good place to go for interesting Italian eats. Food and wine are great and will impress your date. Place is a bit pricey. Recommend leaving the kids at home with a frozen pizza..
Friday night, the place was packed. We sat at a table in front of the bar; it was so loud I couldn't stand it. I went to the hostess stand and told her we were leaving because of the noise... she said she could seat...More
A very popular restaurant so plan on walking as parking lot will likely be full..Plenty of parking in lots nearby and a parking garage within a block. There are some parking places that are restricted so don't park in one or face towing by mean...More
My wife surprised me for my birthday by taking me here where we met 9 other friends. Conveniently located in downtown St Charles right off of North Ave (Rt 64/main st). I was pretty excited to see my friends and have dinner since Ive heard...More
Don't get me wrong with the title I have no problem with spending the money for at a phenomenal meal where the surroundings dictate. Francesca for all the things that really has to offer which is great service great food... however it really doesn't merit...More
A group of six dined at Francesca's by the River, and everyone enoyed the experience. Our oders ranged from pizza to pasta and roast chicken. No one reported a loser dish. All were very good. Two of us who ordered roast chcken were especially pleased....More