Fraticelli's Italian Grill - Richmond Hill
Fraticelli's Italian Grill - Richmond Hill

Fraticelli's Italian Grill - Richmond Hill

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.fraticellis.ca/
  • Phone: 9058836841
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Thursday: 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
    Friday: 11:30 am - 1:00 am
    Saturday: 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
    Sunday: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Bret Turnbull
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Fraticelli's Italian Grill offers rooms for private dining that can seat up to 50 people. Our restaurant is great for hosting birthday parties, wedding rehearsals, business luncheons and many other events.
  • Private Party Contact: Private Dining Manager 9058836841

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 16th Avenue
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Fraticelli's Italian Grill - Richmond Hill
Fraticelli's Italian Grill and Lounge is driven by one simple principle… create a great Italian impression. Or as the Italians often say… "fare una bella figura."
Like our 13 provinces and territories, Italy has 20 wonderful regions, each one more adamant than the other that they have the best food in the country. Our menu at Fraticelli's is to serve you the best of the best from these wonderful regions. Our steaks are cooked over a high heat wood-fire grill made famous in Tuscany. Our pastas are fresh and our sauces are homemade ranging from the classic northern dish Pappardelle Bolognese to the southern Sicilian style seafood pasta, Spaghetti Pescatore. The pizzas are served Napoletana; style, thin crust and stone baked at 750 degrees. All made with the freshest ingredients available, authenticated with imported Italian plum tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, and the best grated cheeses.
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Fraticelli's Italian Grill - Richmond Hill reviews from OpenTable diners
69 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (28)special occasion (28)neighborhood gem (23)fit for foodies (22)romantic (20)great for lunch (18)notable wine list (10)great for outdoor dining (8)kid-friendly (7)great for brunch (6)hot spot (5)late-night find (4)vibrant bar scene (3)Show More
  • Dining Aug. 18th
    Linda
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    We enjoyed dining on the patio even though the evening was slightly cool. I think the clear walls keep the temperature warmer when the sun is out. All 4 of us LOVED our meals...gnocchi, braised beef, salmon and lobster risotto. Server was very good...acccommodating and just the right amount of attention
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Birthday Lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Fratecilli's has become my favourite local restaurant. It is never too loud. The services is always good. The food is always excellent. The ambiance is the best.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Kid Friendly fairly good food
    love2havewine
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Fairly authentic Italian food. A downtown feeel in the neighbourhood.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Constant Interuptions
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Great service and customer attention is important but being constantly Interupted is altogether different. The waiter(s) Interupted our conversations more than 2 dozen times - ie do you want this - can I get you that. Surely they could have waited for a pause in the conversation before talking. We were going to tell the manager but decided not to. Most disappointing. The food by the way - was only OK.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Feidutedute's review
    DisappointingVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    It was my first time visited at Fraticelli's Italian Grill-Richmond Hill. The waiter Ken (funny hair) was amazing! He was observant, smiling at all times and polite. The pasta was steamed HOT and delicious. The bread was warm and soft, nice touch.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not impressed.
    FoodieinTO
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    The food was nothing special especially for the price. Lobster pasta was awful and tasteless. Food desperately needed salt and seasoning. Chicken parm was dry. Bruschetta was over powering with garlic. The food has gone downhill big time. I will never go back nor recommend it to anyone. Such as shame as the staff was great and it's a cute place.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Meal
    priu23
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Dined here last Saturday night had an excellent experience. The server was very knowledgeable and made great suggestions based on all of us being vegetarian, she also recommended some great virgin cocktails. Food was very fresh and came out piping hot, portions are big so keep that in mind we probably could've shared the pasta or pizza. Overall, great first experience we will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing
    Munchkin
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    I loved the attention. The service was impeccable Very attentive. It was a no rush experience. It felt very homy
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Service!
    Monica
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    As always, the service, food and atmosphere is superb. We have been going for lunch at Fraticelli's almost every Friday and we specifically ask for Ken as our waiter and remembers everything we like and how we like it. Can't say enough.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nice Restaurant
    Ricacena
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    It was an special occasion inviting my mother in law, her sister and my wife. We had an excellent night with a great dinning, we were happy and the service was very good.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Decrease in value
    AlkyVIP
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    Been a regular to Fraticelli's since they open. Even though they've changed the menu a few times, the food quality is still up to standard. It's understandable to have some increase in prices but at the same time, they also tremendously decrease the quantity of food. Very disappointed!!
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great .....but
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Good food lovely waitress but thought table itself was scruffy - marked by glasses, chipped varnish etc - they either need table clothes or some new tables
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    FoodieVIP
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We are a family of five adults that had dinner at Fraticelli's. We came early for our reservations; but, were promptly seated. Although the server was very attendant, the order took almost one hour to finally arrive. Also, a few dishes were forgotten and the server had to be reminded. The dishes were good and the portions generous. However, the butternut squash ravioli were excessively sweet (too many pralines! Why pralines?). The ambience was very nice and the surroundings clean and contemporary. Although the restaurant is going through some growing pains, it is well worth a visit.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing service and food
    Monica
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    We have been visiting Fraticelli's for quite some time now as a lunch spot on Friday's and the service and food has been exceptional. Ken is amazing and we keep asking for him now because of his great personality, attention to detail and remembers what you order. You sometimes don't even have to think except of course when we want to throw him a loop and order something totally different. He's a fantastic member of the team and I hope they show that to him!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Italian Dining
    bbrown55
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Not your tipical eatery. Had the Italian Wedding Soup to start. Small portion for the price and over salted. Mains were a decent size. Had the veal parm and was served with pasta but no veggie on the side (maybe there was one that could be purchased but weren't asked). Nothing was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mamabear
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Was here for 2 special occasions - to celebrate my wedding anniversary & an early Father's Day. Our server was very attentive in giving us refills on our soft drinks. My son loved the crayons & the kids' menu. Reasonably priced. $6 for a pepperoni pizza and an apple juice. I had seafood risotto, a special feature on the menu. It was alright. The seafood was fresh; however, I didn't think the tomato base went well with the risotto. Hubby had striploin, medium rare. He said he's had better. We were in & out in less than an hour, which was great so it didn't interfere with my son's bedtime.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bad timing for our visit
    EllenPVIP
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    Had we known there would be a party of 40 there for a First communion party, we would not have chosen to book my mother-in-law's 71st birthday dinner there, however they chose not to inform us and we had to wait close to an hour for our food. The waiter was super apologetic and so was the manager, yet they didn't comp us anything but the dessert that we didn't even order for the birthday girl. We enjoyed the food once it arrived, but felt that we should have been informed of the very large party that they weren't equipped to handle at the same time as regular guests.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious Food & Great Service
    Foodlover
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Pleasant atmosphere, our server was attentive and helpful and the food was absolutely delicious!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceeded expectation
    Musician
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    The food was excellent, from the bread and oil to my rare top sirloin, done to perfection.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • as usual.....
    Lori
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    ...a wonderful dining experience....fantastic waiter, Matthew, helped a lot.(I'm allergic to gluten & he was soooooooo helpful to me.)
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always good
    doralfan
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    For a business lunch it is the perfect place. Good food friendly service and a nice atmosphere. Never disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service - food just ok!
    Lovestoeat
    Dined on 5/12/2014
    When I initially booked this restaurant I thought it was an old style Italian restaurant. It was more like a modern day Alice Fazooli's. The caesar salad had no flavour, kind of watery but the rest of the meal was ok. The server was kind, polite and went out of her way to provide very good service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mother's Day 2014
    RJJMVIP
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    Good food,the service was excellent and prices reasonable for a nice evening out on Mother'Day.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Experience
    FirstTimers
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We were looking for a good Italian restaurant as we've been disappointed with restaurants in our neighborhood. We've now been to Fraticelli's twice and both times the food was very good and the hostess and servers very friendly and attentive. If we had any complaints it would be that the noise level with small children was annoying and distracting. We would try going later in the evening to hopefully avoid that, or ask for a table away from small children. Also, the size of the restaurant makes sounds echo so it can be a little hard to hear conversation. Overall, great experience and would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great time
    alovelytime
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    My family and I had a wonderful time at Fraticelli's. Good was delicious and we inquired about booking our daughters communion there as well
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Review
    Jules
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Food was excellent. Love that we got complimentary appetizer because it was out first time there. Waitress was great
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot!
    CobyDiner
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Fraticelli's was a great restaurant! Food was delicious and amazing but the ambience was what we actually went for and they delivered! We were there for hours, weren't rushed at all and our waiter, Clint, was exceptional! I would highly recommend this restaurant if you're looking for somewhere to have a lovely, chatty meal. Though it looked like they could do things quickly if you wanted too - I noticed some people were in and out.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 42 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.1
    • Food4.1
    • Ambiance4.1
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 247 reviews are from the Fraticelli's Italian Grill - Richmond Hill reviews archive.
  • Great night out
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    We went with some family and had a great meal. Our server Sydney was amazing. The food was very tasty and portions large enough to share. Will return!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An Experience I Will Never Forget
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    When we first got there, hostesses were nice and kindly showed us to our seat. Our waiter on the other hand was kind but wasn't too good at the job. While other tables received bread and continues service, my significant other and I barely saw our waiter and ended up never getting bread. Main courses arrive and we were not greeted by our own waiter until we were nearly done our meals. At the end when we were just chatting, the waiter without being told to, hands us the dessert menu, takes our plates and says, "Here's the dessert menu, I'll be back in a few. If there is nothing else you would want by then I will grab you your bill." Overall mediocre food and mediocre service. Will not visit again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent service with our
    Bakabb
    Dined on 4/8/2014
    Excellent service with our server ==> Matt The food is a bit salty but i am ok with the outstanding service
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Experience
    gOogl3pl3x
    Dined on 4/7/2014
    Fraticelli's is exactly what you would hope for an upscale Italian restaurant. Went to Fraticelli's for my anniversary, which was noted on the reservation. The hostess both wish us a happy anniversary when we entered and had us seated right away. Our server, Meghan, was very knowledgeable, friendly and professional. The good was delicious. Definitely try the cheesecake of tartufo if you have room for dessert. We had a great experience for our anniversary. Will go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our server was very attentative
    catek
    Dined on 3/25/2014
    Our server was very attentative and enthusiastic. Restaurant not too busy on a weeknight. Food came very fast. We loved the cheese fondue appetizer. The seafood pasta was al dente and yummy. Sirloin steak cooked med rare as requested. Overall, our teenage daughters enjoyed the food and we always come back to Fraticelli.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Party of 10 Lunch
    Lunchonme
    Dined on 3/5/2014
    Fraticelli's, boasts a simple but perfected lunch menu. This is the second time I have hosted a lunch here. I recommend it for a party of 2 or a group. There is something for everyone on the menu and its done well!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Customer centered
    Toronto
    Dined on 2/24/2014
    Birthday lunch with a friend , Helen was the server., she was professional, smiling , we had a free dessert , it was very special touch from the restaurant Both of us enjoyed the experience , will come back again
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Reasonably priced, tasty,
    chinese2ambitious
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    Reasonably priced, tasty, ambient. Roasted Red Beet Salad: I can make a better one but ingredients were fresh. A shortage of goat cheese, and adding $2 pancetta bacon gets you three circles of bacon - NOT worth it. Roasted Mushroom Risotto: Very tasty, but feels like it's missing something. Be sure to add some extra grated parm when asked, otherwise it's slightly bland. Penne Arrabbiata: Good for non-spicy eaters who want just a tiny kick of spice. Brussels Sprouts: Added for $5. They're straight boiled with onions added. Not buttery and salty. Not a bad get if you like them because they come with quite a few, enough for 2 people to share, but not very much taste other than the vegetable itself. Soho Mojito: Yum. Get it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The few times my family dined
    myfav
    Dined on 2/16/2014
    The few times my family dined at Fraticelli's the food and service was consistently good. We do not hesitate to take out of town guests.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A great place for special occasion
    Fraticellastic
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Atmosphere is perfect for couples, but just lucky we got a booth, otherwise it might be different. Food was great and their pizzas are truly authentic Italy, it is almost the exact same thing I had in Milan. Server Michael was very friendly and willing to help on the menus. The only negative was the mussels on my seafood pasta still had thelat fishy smell. I believe it was a result that they were boiled in hot water for a bit to prevent overcooked but if one hates the ocean smell, then they would refuse it.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Valentines dinner
    Catherine
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    I usually go to Fraticelli's for lunch on Fridays and always have great service and food. Never a complaint. But on valentines night first time for dinner I was disappointed. Both our meals were cold. We had the sirloin steaks. Service nothing great we git a glass of wine and never asked if we wanted a refill after that. Dessert was delicious...Highly recommend the Vanilla raspberry gelato with white chocolate. Over all I will go back as I know its usually good. Can't blame it being busy as there were lots of empty tables. Ambience is very nice and beautiful decor. Was also surprised they did not offer a valentine theme type menu.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Downhill
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/7/2014
    I use to dine at Fraticelli's all the time. After the last time being there I would never go back. I'm not sure if the owners have changed but the service was horrible. The food was horrible. Fraticelli's was know for it's delicious pastas this time it was just dry. And my favourite drink the red wine sangaria was just watered down.
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  • We had a wonderful experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 2/4/2014
    We had a wonderful experience from start to finish. We had theatre tickets, so the wait staff met our timeline without making us feel rushed. We had a training waiter who was very personable and professional. The trainer was also wonderful and made minor corrections where needed without embarrassment to the trainee. The atmosphere was lovely and the food was fabulous. We all would definitely go back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.