About Francesca's on 95th
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.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Italian, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Sunday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
95th and Ridgeland
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We have a full catering menu available. Call the restaurant for more details.
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
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.
Francesca's on 95th Ratings and Reviews
We have been a few times and always leave with the same response. The menu is boring and the food is ok. We had the calamari and it was better than average. I had the linguine special with Maine lobster. It was ok. My husband had the filet and he was not wowed. The service was great though.
My husband and I go to Francesca's at 95th St. at least once a month . We just love going there. Everything is always so good and I don't think there's another restaurant that knows how to make fish like francesca's always so tasty and never fishy, yum sooo good.😃
Love Francesca's but the past two times I have been there, it just hasn't lived up to my expectations.
This time, the waiter was rarely around, we were never given specials, never given a choice of soup or salad, two brownish, ice cold salads just arrived at our table.
$14 for a very small portion of calamari. Seemed much more commercial than unique.
I love Francesca's, so Ill give them another try, but they have changed. I did notice it is now referred to as FRG, so I wonder if there has been a change in ownership.
We had a Christmas family get together--we experienced car problems, getting the gifts in the car issues and traffic nightmares. We were horribly late, but Francesca's staff TOTALLY took care of us, despite the changes! I can't thank you guys enough! And the dinner was absolutely DELISH--veal with polenta! Perfect Christmas!!
Needed a place half way between my house and relative in Indiana. I’d been to Francesca’s in elmhurst and thought this would be good. Restaurant had a few Christmas lunches going on but the place wasn’t crowded. The food was good but the service was a little slow. Not sure what happened to our waiter when we were ready to pay so had to leave cash versus credit card.
Server was great, attentive and personable. Busser needs more training. He took food plates without asking if we were done and did not replace the used knife from appetizer with a clean knife for dinner course. Little thing matter otherwise we have never had a bad experience at this Francsecsa. Thank you for your excellent options on the Southside. Not many choices left.
As mentioned in previous reviews, I wish the word "Outstanding" could be replaced with "Excellent" and then I would mark it. There is rarely anything in this world that I would name as outstanding but would view as excellent. Outstanding is too much of a superlative to feel comfortable for a rating. We did have an excellent time, the food was excellent, as well as the wait service. All were above very good; all were excellent.
Our family of four was there for a 40th Birthday, it was Monday after Thanksgiving so it was pretty empty, thats why I can figure out why they would put another party of 5 guys right next to us. It went from this is perfect to "sorry what you say ". The food was great, our server Justin was great, they gave us a desert with a candle for our Birthday person.
Late afternoon Thanksgiving meal. Classic entree, 5 thick slices, roasted turkey, nicely seasoned. Savory sage and celery dressing. Steamed green beans, french cut with almonds.
Cranberry relish with tiny, whole berries, tart and not too sweet. Rough mashed potatoes, lightly seasoned with a hint of garlic. Accompanied by a 2015 Sicilian light red (Sedara Nero d'Avola) which paired well with the roasted turkey and dressing. Handmade, couple-sized pumpkin pie topped it off. A very satisfying, traditional style, thanksgiving dinner of ample proportions.
Our lunch table for seven was ready for us when we arrived. The service was attentive and the food delicious. We ordered the calimari appetizer and several entrees that ran the gamut of the menu, including the halibut, burger and lunchtime pizza. The portions were just right, if not large, but one of my parents found their Chicken alla Limon lacking in flavor.
I wish we had been able to enjoy the desserts, but we had birthday cake waiting for us at home. I would certainly go back again, but I wish I could have seen risotto on the lunchtime menu
The dining room was cold during our visit. Most of our party wore our coats drapped over us because we were seated below a vent. There was a odd smell when I first walked in. It seemed to get better after awhile. Besides these things, the food and service was good overall. Maybe an off night. I've had good visits in the past here.
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