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Francesco's Restaurant

568 McBride Ave, West Paterson, NJ 07424-2850
+1 973-925-1100
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“potatoes” (2 reviews)
“ribeye” (2 reviews)
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568 McBride Ave, West Paterson, NJ 07424-2850
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This being my first visit to Francesco's Restaurant and meeting the owner Frank, I could have nothing but raving reviews for this true Italian culinary bistro. Although a buffet serving, we could not have been happier at both the freshness, quality level and abundance for...More

Thank louisg319
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great little local Italian restaurant! Food is consistently excellent! Specials are terrific, but even the Italian dishes on the regular menu are great. Best Chicken Parm anywhere! Eat in or take out--both are quality. Nice, friendly, and attentive staff! Prices are reasonable--specials a bit high...More

Thank Iris S
Reviewed 3 January 2017

First time there. Enjoyed it very much At lunch the waiters were very pleasant and efficient. Live far from the restaurant but will be back it was fine dining.

Thank Ross M
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

2 dinners...one was great chicken marsala...one was bad penne ala vodka...sauce was flat bad...the calamari is good but more old world style...lightly battered...ask for the spicy marinara

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Had a fabulous Saturday night dinner with friends. Wife had veal, I had chicken francese, other couple had Ribeye and Filet. All came with potatoes and vegetables included. Started with calamari and fresh mozzarella as appetizers. Finished with crème brulee, NY cheesecake and another dessert...More

Thank stkman88
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Great place food is always fresh.The staff is friendly make u feel special. always order specials was never disappointed.

Thank Spencer K
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Was at this restaurant for a private party. The food was ok. it wasn't anything spectacular. The portions were very small as well. Service was out, but waiter messed up a few orders on our table. Friendly staff.

Thank David G
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I was at a party recently at Francesco's. We were in the private room upstairs, and the staff was wonderful.They couldn't do enough for us. We were served buffet style, and the meal consisted of green salad with a delicious dressing, fried calamari which was...More

Thank Caggy
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I had Sausage Parmigiana. The sausage tasted like sausage I've never tasted before. Not sure what it was made of. Wife had Sausage & Peppers. She said it was really dried out. Come on, that's no way to serve sausage & peppers. And where were...More

Thank TheDude23112
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

A very nice Italian restaurant with a. Cozy atmosphere. The staff are very polite and friendly. The food is fantastic. You defenately get your money worth and more. Highly recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank george O
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8 March 2017|
Response from Iris S | Reviewed this property |
I would assume yes. There is a private room upstairs where we have many teachers' dinner parties.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 568 McBride Ave, West Paterson, NJ 07424-2850
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Paterson
  • Phone Number: +1 973-925-1100
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