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Francesca's on 95th

4.5
871 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Francesca’s on 95th opened its doors to guests in April of 2009 and joins The Francesca's Restaurant Group as the 18th addition to the family. This south-suburban Chicago outpost offers guests “simple rustic cooking, friendly service and fair prices”; a winning recipe for Francesca’s since 1992. Their 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 martini’s make 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.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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Hours of operation
Lunch:
Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm

Dinner:
Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(708) 598-7007
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Fausto Hernandez
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Catering
We have a full catering menu available. Call the restaurant for more details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
95th and Ridgeland
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

The Francesca's philosophy of good, simple cooking, served in a casually sophisticated dining atmosphere is one that we proudly carry over to our Special Events. Our private and semi-private dining rooms are ideal for business functions or social occasion.

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What 871 People Are Saying
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service
4.3
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4.3
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jpfor214 (Chicago)
2.0  Dined 2 days ago

Food was decent service was not the greatest

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vipFoodieInTraning (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

I took a couple of friends out for a thank you dinner, and we had a great time. It happened to be their "throw back to 1992" menu, and the food was wonderful. We also shared a couple of desserts and had a blast. The server didn't rush us at all and was extremely attentive, without being overbearing. I would definitely go again.

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Hometowner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Super delicious as always

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vipCHE1999 (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Another great dinner the pork chops where delicious

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BunnyandtheBeast (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Valentines Day. Real Busy, typical delays. Still good and had a nice time

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EricC 
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

I usually go to the Francesca’s on Taylor, but being Valentine’s Day I settled for 95th. I ordered the seafood Lenguinie. It lacked flavor and had no taste. Also it was served extremely hot. I will stick with the Francesca’s on Taylor.

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Jimbo (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Have never had a bad meal here. It’s our “go to” restaurant. Staff is very friendly and efficient. I always enjoy the experience.

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curtw (Chicago)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We 730 pm reservations and waited about 10-15 minutes for a table so we had a Peroni on tap which tasted like a Stella. Nonetheless it tasted very good. Once seated we waited too long for each course. I believe the waitress had too many tables. At the end she came with complimentary “real” strawberry shots with dessert menus but never came back to ask if we wanted dessert. Then it took too long to get the bill because she seemed to disappear. Food was good but not great. My wife was suppose to get linguini oilioto with her chicken and had too ask for it. Just not a good experience.

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henry (Chicago)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine’s Day was a bit of a cattle drive at Francesca’s. Way too many single tables crammed into the dining area. Movement was limited. Noise level was up. Wait staff struggled with the extra tables and the configuration. Hardly the quiet romantic atmosphere we were hoping for. Food was good but the somewhat lackluster service hampered the overall experience.

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Kacee (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We had a wonderful Valentine’s Day dinner at Francesca’s. I had sea bass in creamy saffron sauce, my husband had veal medallions with spinach.. He thought it was superb, very tender veal and the best spinach he ever had. Service was excellent! Nice ambiance, but very noisy, sometimes hard to hear each other. We’ll definitely go back for another excellent meal!

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