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About Francesca's at the Promenade

Francesca's at the Promenade opened its doors to quests in August of 2009, becoming the 19th restaurant to join The Francesca's Restaurant Group. This west-suburban outpost offers guests “simple rustic cooking, friendly service and fair prices,” which has been the winning recipe at all Francesca’s locations since 1992. Our menu features the zesty, earthy cuisine of Rome and the surrounding areas of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio. An eclectic wine list and one-of-a-kind martinis are the perfect accompaniment to an outstanding dining experience.

About The Francesca’s Restaurant Group: Founded in 1992 by Restaurateur Scott Harris, Francesca’s Restaurant Group has grown from a small, welcoming Italian restaurant on Chicago’s North Clark Street to a restaurant group of three concepts across 33 locations and four states. Based in Chicago, Francesca’s Restaurant Group currently owns and operates 23 Francesca’s Restaurants, five Davanti Enoteca, and five Glazed and Infused locations.

641 E. Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar

Hours of Operation:
Lunch:
Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm

Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Cross Street:
I-355/Boughton Rd

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(630) 739-6300

Website:
http://www.miafrancesca.com/locations/profile/francescas-at-the-promenade-bolingbrook

Catering:
Please call restaurant for more catering options and details.

Executive Chef:
Guadelupe Enriquez

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Francesca’s at The Promenade proudly offers customer-focused special events in the “Mayor’s Room”, our private dining room. Our philosophy of simple, rustic cooking served in a casual sophisticated trattoria setting translates flawlessly to group dining.

Francesca's at the Promenade Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (21)
Special Occasion (20)
Good for Groups (18)
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Business Meals (18)
Casual (17)
Good for Anniversaries (16)
Creative Cuisine (16)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Comfort Food (14)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Great for Lunch (13)
Romantic (12)
Authentic (10)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Worth the Drive (9)
Cozy (8)
Sunday Lunch (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Quick Bite (6)
Seasonal (6)
Kid-friendly (5)
Fun (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
People Watching (4)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Great for Brunch (3)
Healthy (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Great Beer (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Scenic View (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

The waiter would disappear for extended periods of time.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Just good food and service. Good server who was fun to be with.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Casual, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Food was good but service was super slow even though the restaurant was not busy

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great food and our server was very accommodating to our special requests. Made it a great evening.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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food5
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great as usual! Server was good, food was fantastic. We love Francesca's and the food and service is always top notch!
Will be back!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The food was awesome the server was just ok he didn’t seem to interested in making sure all was good at our table

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

So the waiter we had a few times now remembered us as we sat down at the table. His name is Julian. He wanted our names for next time, because we frequent this location.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great! Perfect table set up. Enough room. Awesome food and service. Would go back again.

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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Excellent service. Wesley was a great server. The food was very good and the ambiance was wonderful.

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Have enjoyed a meal at Francesca's on multiple occasions. Usually when a family member from out of state is in town. Italian dishes are good. Good service and atmosphere. Liked the tirimisu that we shared at our table.

Tags: Special Occasion
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food4
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Fabulous salads, entrees and desserts. Service was impeccable. Cannot wait to go again!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Food and service was excellent!!!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Waiter was kind of rude towards the end of the meal.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 19, 2017

We were seated immediately. Our server Kacie was efficient and very personable. She made a great recommendation to my wife about a wine. We were very satisfied.

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 (New England)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Took customer out for dinner. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Nice looking place with excellent service. Good value considering dishes offered

Tags: Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

The food was great, the service was great. A nice evening all around.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Food and team always awesome at our local Francesca’s

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Groups, Casual, People Watching
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

My husband had the best lobster dumplings (not raviolis or tortellini) EVER!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Bar Seating, People Watching, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 11, 2017

A little pricey for the portion. Wedge Salad was very small. Service/management very accommodating.

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food4
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Nice place good atmosphere

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·Dined on October 30, 2017

Everyone enjoyed the food and the price (value) was great. Went for business lunch, but will definately take my family there.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Always good to come to this location. Great food and the staff is very friendly!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Good food, family friendly, reasonably priced, and great service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Comfort Food
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 17, 2017

It was a good experience, the waiter was excellent and the food was good but not memorable. Prices were what you would expect for a nicer restaurant. Parking was easy and overall it was a nice evening

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

A great family lunch was had by all, yummy friendly and our waiter was proactive when I said I was a vegetarian...
we’ll go back for sure

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

They advertise a brunch menu on Sunday but just had a basic lunch menu. The food was good but was hoping for more brunch options

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We havent dined at Francesca's in quite a while and we were
pleasantly surprised how good it was. The food was delicious and
the service was great. We enjoyed a lovely lunch!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Entire evening was perfect. Food was tasty, drinks were good and service was excellent.
Would go again. Nice and relaxing!

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We had a wonderful dining experience. Our server was attentive and timed the courses for the meal perfectly. The food was amazing. My husband had the cream of mushroom soup and loved it. He also had the veal marsala. The marsala sauce was some of the best I've every tasted. I had rigatoni with sausage. It had a wonderful light sauce. We both enjoyed the food, service and ambiance. Will definitely return!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Good ambiance
Good food
Very limited options for wine by glass
We requested a fast service because of another engagement. It was done very well
I recommend this restaurant

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Casual
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 9, 2017

Meeting a great friend.

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 (Caribbean)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Great food. Excellent service!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Food was good, and service was exceptional. Visiting with daughter and granddaughter and were allowed time but still stayed attentive. Can accommodate dishes without sticking to the menu.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on September 24, 2017

There is no reason for your server to leave before we have left. We felt rushed and we had to ask several times for refills on our waters plus we were never asked for a drink order without meal.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 21, 2017

Every other month my book club goes out to a nice restaurant for lunch. We take turns recommending restaurants and my turn was in September. I chose Francesca's because of the special 3 course meal they offer at lunch which includes soup with bruschetta, a full entree off the lunch menu and a lucious dessert. The food choices are great. I had salmon and shrimp with spinach and capers. Delicious! And the price was very fair for the quality and amount. Francesca's is one of my favorite places for Italian food. On top of that, we had a delightful waiter who gave us quality attention. It was a great experience and my lady friends had a wonderful time.

Tags: Casual, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Great food and service! The food and service was really great. We love the Francescas at the Promenade because the service is always great and the food is really good! The waitress was attentive but not overly pushy with us ordering. The food tasted great, we had a few modifications and they were perfect! We also ended up staying until they closed and they didn't rush us out! Great casual dinner!

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Great restaurant with delicious entrees. Menu changes often. We ordered the Pizza dell' Estate for an appetizer. We ordered Barramundi con Verdure, sautéed Halibut, Fettuccine Alla Bolognese, and Rigatoni del Pastore. Everything was delicious. We enjoy all the Francesca locations and will definitely return.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Have been to different Francesca's & am always pleased with them. I was happily surprised when our waitress said they would make any dish that we have had previously that was not on the current menu. Was able to order one of my favorite things that I have had there. That was a big plus!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Great service, very good food. Delicious desserts.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Francesca's is always consistently great with exceptional menu choices and great service!

Tags: Casual, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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