Great first impression
Quite happy with our choice of restaurant for our 8th wedding anniversary. Fairly new but service and food were quite above average. We put a lot of stock in good service and Sydney was great. We had our entrees for approx. 10 minutes and our wine was empty (had ordered more wine previous to entrees being delivered) BUT Sydney updated us twice in those ten minutes that our wine was coming and that bar service was a little backed up. Great communication with our table. Crab risotto balls for an app. were a great choice and we were both happy with our entrees. Comping us a dessert for our anniversary was a memorable and unexpected surprise. We'll be back for sure and are already looking forward to enjoying their patio next summer!!
9/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
Food was amazing! The kids menu is the best I have seen. Great selection and a very reasonable price.
Service was outstanding. I was worried it may not be a god place to bring the kids, but the staff were very accommodating.
We will be back, and soon!
9/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
This place has the opportunity to become a go-to spot in Burlington.
With some more time to be comfortable with systems and roles, they should establish Fraticelli's as a dining favourite.
The menu has broad appeal and with some tweaks in the kitchen the food could garner 5 stars. The service was keen and attentive.
Reservations helped avoid a considerable wait period, thank you Open Table! The Amaretto Chocolate Creme Brûlée gets 2 thumbs up. We celebrated a special occasion and thoroughly enjoyed the experience.
Looking forward to telling others of this new dining option and our next visit.
9/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Our service was excellent. Our server, Sydney, gave us ample time to decide, got everything that was ordered correct, and was able to accommodate the picky eaters of our group. He also made us feel very welcome, and we had a great experience with him
9/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
food was great overall but
food was great overall but I found the orzo with pesto that accompanied my veal piccata was too overpowering. I didn't enjoy that side dish but the 3 with me all enjoyed their meals and the dessert was amazing, as was the service!
10/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
Went for our son's 26th birthday. The restaurant had only been open for 3 weeks. It is part of the Turtle Jack family of restaurants. Our service was absolutely fantastic. They bent over backwards!! I have a hearing issue, our first seats were under a very loud speaker. When we told the staff we were immediately moved for a quieter corner of the restaurant and were absolutely delighted. The food was fantastic. Incredible!! Very, very good. Would most definitely recommend highly.
If there was any downside it was that the sound system is too loud. They need to have the sound system in zones so that they can turn down certain areas while not affecting other areas. This could be just growing pains.
10/3/2013 12:00:00 AM
Always a little leery a out trying a restaurant that's newly opened but Fraticellis really delivered on all counts. The food was nothing short of excellent and Ethan one of the best, most attentive waiters we've ever had. The place is not cheap - over $50 a head - but well worth it. Definitely will be back.
10/9/2013 12:00:00 AM
difference between opening & later
the design/ambience is excellent. The homemade pasta was terrible at first. the basic pasta without sauce was disappointing considering it's an Italian restaurant. A few weeks after opening, and the same dish was much improved. The right amount of sauce verses too dry in the beginning. But seriously, you still need to perfect the recipe for the most basic thing, the home made pasta noodles need to taste better...it is not up to par compared to other restaurants that make their own pasta. For foodies, this could be a huge deterant. Also, I would like to see a spaghetti pesto dish on the menu. Yes you have orzo, but for a main dish, there are no pesto options that allow you to just add chicken or shrimp to order.
10/9/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great Fresh Pasta
It's setup into two distinct areas. The Bar area and the Dining area. Luckily we made reservations because it was packed.... on a Thursday evening. We sat in the dining area.
The Food was fresh and filling. The service was fairly attentive, however food service was a little too quick. We had barely gotten through 1/2 our appetizer before our mains were served. The servers did not rush us, but timing could be better on the food.
Other than that, we had a great time.
10/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
excellent food and quick service
Excellent food and quick service. Will definitely try again. But the girl who assisted us to the table seems conceited and our waiter rarely smiles. all in all, food was amazing, but service was not friendly.
10/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
I met a friend for dinner and both of us really enjoyed our meals. Anna provided great service and overall it was a great experience.
10/29/2013 5:00:00 PM
Very good food and portions were a good size. A little pricey would be my only complaint.
10/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
GreatFood - service not so much
We have been here twice - foodwise, everything we have tried, salads, entrees, desserts has been excellent.
Service issues do exist.
Service was slow. It took forever to get a drink, salad arrived almost immediately and then there was a long wait for our entrees. It may be that the restaurant was packed on a Wed night due to $25 off coupon expiring the following night.
A disappointment was in ordering flowers - presumably to be on the table on arrival. They weren't despite even alerting the restaurant the previous evening (as recommended by the flower vendor). Flowers only appeared after a trip to the reception desk and a subsequent visit by a hostess to the manager's office. Not a great start to the evening.
10/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
New restaurant in town
We went to see how the new place was. I enjoyed the dinner and the surroundings. The food was ok. The Caesar salad was very garlicky but lacked any other flavour. I added salt. My husband had the antipasto plate and thought it very good. His main veal parmigiana was ok large wine list prices average for most places.
11/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
Best restaurant by far in area
Service was phenomenal, food was awesome , service was outstanding , Amazing environment best out there would recommend to everyone for a wonderful experience.
11/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
Loved it all. Just the noise
Loved it all. Just the noise level was too high for a relaxing dinner.
11/6/2013 4:00:00 PM
Dining with friends
Booth style seating with lots of room for up to six adults. Both food and service were very good.
11/12/2013 4:00:00 PM
Nice roomy and comfortable booths..
Noise level is low so that you can carry
on a conversation with people you are
I had the veal parmigiana and my
daughter had the Grilled Swordfish
Arrabbiata. Good portion size and
cooked to perfection.
11/17/2013 4:00:00 PM
Good Italian food
It's good, foodie, medium priced Italian food. Not where I would go for a romantic Italian meal, but the tables are well placed so it's not as noisy as it could be. There is a feeling of some privacy. We had appetizers, drinks, entrees and dessert. Everything came hot (we actually couldn't eat the entrees right away) and at the same time. The lobster pizza could have had more lobster and sauce but was still good. If you like dessert the Creme brûlée is the best I have EVER had - and I love Creme brûlée.
The service was fast and attentive but not too attentive. We were seated near the kitchen which we liked (being foodies). It seemed that everything was running smoothly and in control. Would definitely go again. Good size portions.
11/20/2013 4:00:00 PM
First time at this restaurant
First time at this restaurant and we were really impressed. Good food. Had a pasta dish but will try the pizza next time.
Not much in the dining room to dampen the noise from other tables.
11/27/2013 4:00:00 PM
I lknow Italian food and it
I lknow Italian food and it was very good. My daughter had a pizza and it was thin crust like we got in Amantea Italy.
My veal and sauce was excellent and all of the appetizers were of good proportion.
12/3/2013 4:00:00 PM
new in town
My second visit to Fraticellis was as good as my first. The food is delicious and the restaurant is delightful. The staff are very friendly but seem to be reun off their feet because the place is always full. It is nice to have an area without a TV. I recommend that you make a reservation online if you are going Monday to Thursday. It is the new hot spot!
10/3/2013 12:00:00 AM
Food was excellent, great
Food was excellent, great ambiance - exceptional!!
10/7/2013 12:00:00 AM