Mia Francesca-Scottsdale
Mia Francesca-Scottsdale
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Mia Francesca-Scottsdale

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Phone: 4805355800
  • Hours of Operation:
    BUSINESS CLOSED
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary Italian, Seafood, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Al Fonseca
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Extensive Catering Menu
    Catering to your Home or Business for all occasions.
    Corporate and Social Catering Available.
    Please visit us at www.miafrancesca.com/Special Events
  • Private Party Facilities: With several options for your next private event, Mia Francesca's is the perfect spot for a private business function or social celebration for either lunch or dinner. Catering available to your Home Or Office. Accepting reservations now for our November 29th Wine Dinner. Seating is limited.
  • Private Party Contact: Lori Shapiro 4805355800
  • Entertainment: N/A
  • Special Events: Private Dining Rooms- Mezzanine, Board Room, Private Heated Patio
    Buy-Outs available

    Contact Kristey @ kristey@miafrancesca.com for more information

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Pima / Thompson Peak Parkway DC RANCH MARKET STREET
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Large parking lot available on premise
    Valet Parking is available on the weekends
A word from Mia Francesca-Scottsdale
Mia Francesca, a local Chicago favorite since 1992 is located in Scottsdale on Market Street at DC Ranch. Chef and Owner Scott Harris is excited to bring Mia Francesca's cuisine; simple, rustic Italian food from Rome and the surrounding areas of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio to Arizona.

Mia Francesca's dynamic menu will be served in a contemporary, casually sophisticated, trattoria style setting. To complement our menu we have an extensive and well chosen wine list and full bar. Our dining room, with ornate metal work, rustic architectural details, exposed wood beams, sepia tone photography and an eclectic mix of furnishings features a mezzanine level and catwalk that overlook the dining room. A large patio with a communal table, open and private dining and lounge area is a great place to gather, relax and enjoy Mia Francesca.Our Mezzanine and Board Room are the Perfect Rooms for you next Special Meeting or Event.
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Mia Francesca-Scottsdale reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Mia Francesca review
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/3/2013
    Wonderful atmosphere and excellent service from the minute you make the reservation until you walk out the door. Restaurant was recommended by a local friend who advised to ask for a table upstairs on the rail. We requested that. Staff was very friendly. They seated us upstairs on the rail as requested, even though we were the only people up there! Kevin, our waiter, was wonderful.We had the chicken parmigiana and the rigatoni bolognese. Both meals were great! . They catered to us at a level not often seen, but not overbearing or invasive at all. . I took would highly recommend for date nights as the ambiance and lighting is romantic. I give this restaurant 5 stars.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This place has really slipped
    sibylVIP
    Dined on 4/26/2013
    This place has really slipped and that is a shame. I had grilled chicken breasts over asparagus and the breasts were dry, tough and so overcooked. If a restaurant cannot figure out how to cook chicken breasts, it is pretty bad. The half chicken my husband had was over-salted--it also used to be wonderful. This is part of a large group of restaurants and it is really surprising that they could let this one slip so quickly
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  • Disappointing!! We LOVE D'Avanti
    PattiVIP
    Dined on 4/26/2013
    Disappointing!! We LOVE D'Avanti Enoteca!! Was hoping for a similar experience. Just mediocre.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved it
    Stan
    Dined on 4/24/2013
    Great food, patio and service. Had a truly enjoyable time!
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    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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  • Service was great! The food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/22/2013
    Service was great! The food was mouth watering and it was real Italian food I would recommend restaurant!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • Excellent food and wine. I
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/21/2013
    Excellent food and wine. I will definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • Always a hit!
    SophieVIP
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    Whether it's a large party or a small intimate dinner, Mia Francesca always delivers. Great food and a nice atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • well prepared traditional
    par1
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    well prepared traditional italien food, reasonable prices, nice selection
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  • It was our first time at the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/6/2013
    It was our first time at the restaurant. Our food was good, the service was very good! If I had a complaint, it would be that the muscles, which we ordered for an appetizer, were baarely warm! It was a shame as they were quite good. Everyone in our group ordered fish and felt our dishes were good! My husband's complaint about his salmon was that it was to smothered with diced tomatoes and herbs. However he said it was cooked perfectly. Our friend had dietary requests and they restaaurant took care of his needs.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice on patio. Chairs outside
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/5/2013
    Nice on patio. Chairs outside are quite uncomfortable especially for people with back problems. Inside can be far too noisy for conversation. Food quite good. Menu could be a bit more varied.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A very nice, non pretentious,
    MangiareVIP
    Dined on 3/30/2013
    A very nice, non pretentious, neighborhood restaurant.
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  • Rigatoni bolognese excellent..salmo
    stephVIP
    Dined on 3/29/2013
    Rigatoni bolognese excellent..salmon very good but eggplant undercooked. Mussels very good but a few we're gritty...broth excellent. Others at table complained about too much oil in their dishes..chicken.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great casual dining
    Fsquared
    Dined on 3/28/2013
    Excellent dining experience. Our server was great! The food was excellent as well. We will be back next time we are in Scottsdale
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Service was poor. Our food
    LynnVIP
    Dined on 3/28/2013
    Service was poor. Our food came late as did our beverages. We had to request bread and Parmesan. Our orders did not come out as we asked...we were sharing entrees and they were incorrect.. Our server had too many tables to care for and he couldn't keep them straight. Very poor service but the food was delicious.
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    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • average
    Remo
    Dined on 3/24/2013
    Food and service was ok, nothing special for being rated one of the best Italian restaurants in Phoenix metro area. Salmon was the signature dish and the fish was old and fishy, prsentation ok but not worthy of of signature dish.
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  • I have been to several of
    dine4funVIP
    Dined on 3/24/2013
    I have been to several of the establishments here and Chicago area. All great
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This is a trendy spot that
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/23/2013
    This is a trendy spot that is very enjoyable and I have as yet to have a meal that was anything but mouth watering. Definitely recommend
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This restaurant in DC Ranch
    scottsdaleRon
    Dined on 3/23/2013
    This restaurant in DC Ranch can get crowded for dinner - - the food can take extra-long coming out of the kitchen in that case. The food is good but the entrees can be warm to cold if its crowded - that can be a case of poor supervision of the servers. One entree served to one in our dinner party came with a cold plate - that's always a no-no in any good kitchen. Its worth a try but don't expect fine dinning.
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  • There is something missing
    locals
    Dined on 3/23/2013
    There is something missing about this place,very pretty interior, but not much ambiance, but the food is spectacular! Unfortunately, we were at a table that as the sun set in the west, our guest had to pull up a chair in order to be out of the light...no shades to control it and no offer to move. Oh well. And we are from Chicago and have frequented the original Mia Francesca on Halsted, so have something to compare this to!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    PattiVIP
    Dined on 3/12/2013
    The restaurant food and service was good. Noise level was loud.
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  • I'm from Chicago and I know
    NycdinerVIP
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    I'm from Chicago and I know the quality of the food Mia Francesca is known for. I was dissappointed with our meals.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • ordinary food with a small
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/3/2013
    ordinary food with a small menu. Nothing terrible, nothing memorable.
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    Sasha
    Dined on 3/1/2013
    We have dined here many times, for lunch, Happy Hour, and dinner. It is one of our favorite restaurants. Wonderful ambiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • There were 8 in our party
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/23/2013
    There were 8 in our party and everyone loved their dinners. Our waiter was great and very attentive. We will definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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  • Great food at a reasonable
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 2/23/2013
    Great food at a reasonable price for what you are receiving
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • our waiter Kevin was the best,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/23/2013
    our waiter Kevin was the best, very friendly and helpful!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First time visitor
    Conway
    Dined on 2/22/2013
    Great family restaurant or for a small group of friends. Will come back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We are from Illinois and Francesca'
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/22/2013
    We are from Illinois and Francesca's is one of our favorite restaurants. Francesca's in Scottsdale is every bit as good as Francesca's in Illinois . I highly recommend this restaurant
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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  • Food wasn't hot. Fish wasn't
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 2/20/2013
    Food wasn't hot. Fish wasn't particularly fresh. A very nice room, but they need to focus on food and service.
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  • While it took us a few minutes
    Swabee
    Dined on 2/15/2013
    While it took us a few minutes to be acknowledged upon our arrival (we were seated in the very back corner of the upstairs catwalk), our service after that was fairly attentive. Our waiter was knowledgeable and acknowledged our orders. We could have used more water, and the bread took awhile to arrive. My pasta was ordered incorrectly the first time, but it was quickly fixed by the waiter and kitchen. However, our romantic evening was left with one of us eating, and then the other eating, instead of both of us eating together. I will say that it was nice of our waiter to still box up the incorrect order so the food didn't go to waste. Wine was excellent and atmosphere was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I remember Francesca's in
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/15/2013
    I remember Francesca's in Chicago and was pleased to find the same menu here. The food tastes just as good. The place is terrific.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, great for lunch
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  • Really disappointing. Appetizers,
    SusanVIP
    Dined on 2/15/2013
    Really disappointing. Appetizers, salad, pasta. all very ordinary. Too bad. It's a cool spot, and we really need good restaurants in this area.
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  • We have been to Mia's in Chicago
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    We have been to Mia's in Chicago several times and to the Scottsdale location twice. Our first visit to Scottsdale location was great. If our last visit would have been our first visit to Mia we would not go back. Not many tables when we got there, took almost 25 minutes to get a drink. Service painfully slow. Dinner was good not great as it usually is. We are not giving up yet though, we will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food we ate was very good,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    The food we ate was very good, however, we were disappointed at the limited menu. Six non pasta entries included three chicken dishes.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was exceLlent but
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    The food was exceLlent but our server couldn't have cared less. After taking our orders, she ordered the wrong dish for me. I had been very specific when I told what I wanted. When the food came, my food was not what I ordered so the correct dish had to be made. She can over after a few minutes to acknowledge the mistake with no apology. After about 15 minutes, my food showed up. On the billl, she removed the wrong item and recharged us for the correct item, writing OOPS! on the bottom of the bill. Not a good experience!
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  • Great server who had a good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 2/13/2013
    Great server who had a good sense of humor. Somewhat different than the Chicago restuarant chain but the food was consistantly good.
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  • We had a group of six and
    steady28
    Dined on 2/9/2013
    We had a group of six and the service was prompt and accommodating and they were able to customize orders for the group. The meal for all was very good...we didn't have one complaint about the meals and the portion size. We would definitely recommend the restaurant and will come back.
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    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food was excellent! A
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 2/9/2013
    The food was excellent! A decent wine list. Very loud making it had to hear those I dined with that evening.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food was well below average.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 2/9/2013
    Food was well below average. This was our fourth visit. Its seriously gone down hill. The management of the reservations and table usage was very bad.We will not return.
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  • Too much garlic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 2/6/2013
    Two of three meals were very heavy on garlic to the point they were not good. One italian described the chicken picatta as worst he ever had.
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