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Rizzo's Bakery and Bistro

91 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-3217
+1 828-369-7774
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (18 reviews)
“quiche” (9 reviews)
Closed today
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
91 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-3217
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is in a home and has great ambiance with excellent wait staff who are friendly, courteous, efficient and helpful. This is elegant dining where most everyone is local. This is a small restaurant and it is always crowded and we recommend reservations to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elmer G
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were traveling to Highlands and came through Franklin. I was searching for a bakery online and Rizzo’s came up. We pulled in there and was greeted and treated like royalty in this quaint little cafe/bakery. We looked at a menu and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MicheleRobBenson
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We visited Rizzo’s Bakery and Bistro for the first time this evening. It was a delightful experience from the git/go. We sat in the little room off to the right as you enter. Intimate and easy to converse in without shouting or leaning in. Our...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carl K
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My husband and I have a second home in the Franklin area and enjoy trying the local restaurants. We had dinner at Rizzo's and thoroughly enjoyed the excellent food and stellar service. The restaurant is located in a free-standing house with plenty of adjacent off-street...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Ordered a chicken dinner, some kind of cheese sauce, Corn mush and undercooked beans. Mush was horrible, chicken was very thin and was told it was a breast, the bread was burnt and the waitress was border line rude. This place was cramped with small...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tom M
Reviewed 28 July 2018

First time here but was recommended. I had a delightful quiche and home made lasagna soup as a side. Yes lasagna soup. I was all very good and later I purchased a small coconut cream pie. YUM YUM Good service and staff were friendly. A...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bosu109
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We visited Rizzo's while on a long weekend in Franklin. This is delightful restaurant and even better bakery. It's a lovely ladies lunch sort of place but my boyfriend enjoyed it, too. I ordered the half sandwich, half salad plate. I had a turkey sandwich...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We discovered Rizzo's last year while visiting Franklin. Loved it so it was on the top of our list during this year's visit. A few things have changed, all for the better. The outdoor seating has been expanded. Plenty of room for our lab to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dale F
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

The food was fresh and tasted good, but gluten free options are limited to salad, a single soup, and bunless sandwiches. Again, the food was better than average, but if they offered sandwiches on a quality gluten free bread like Canyon Bakehouse (which can be...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Amanda J
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Got off in Franklin looking for breakfast and found Rizzo’s - open at 8 am - mistake - they actually open at 11. But they were so sweet at 10 that they let us in and were so gracious even though they were trying to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank NancyJDurrett
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1 September 2017|
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Response from Janenme | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry. I don't check Trip Advisor everyday and we've been busy with hurricane. When we were there in July, they told us they were opening for dinner, like Thurs-Sat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-3217
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-369-7774
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