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Francesca's on 95th

4.5
865 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
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 865 People Are Saying
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4.5
service
4.3
ambience
4.3
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98% of people would recommend it to a friend
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BunnyandtheBeast (Chicago)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

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

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curtw 
2.0  Dined 4 days ago

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 4 days ago

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 4 days ago

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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great (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

We enjoyed Valentine's day at Francesca's. The food was very good. The waitress was okay. We had to ask for the Valentine's menu. She wasn't very helpful.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Fantastic!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

A consistently great place to eat. Great entrees, reasonably priced wine, attentive service.

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MeganC 
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Feel that the portions could be a bit bigger. Most of the party left hungry, especially the guys, and wished there was a little more.

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KRISTENT 
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Food and service was excellent and worth the money. The only downside was how loud it was in the restaurant. I didn't even have much conversation with my mom because it was so loud and she is hard of hearing to begin with. Apparently there was a funeral luncheon going on at the same time. I don't know if there is a separate dining space for private functions or not, so maybe this was not something Francesca's staff could control. There is nothing in the restaurant to absorb the sound, but rather high ceilings and exposed duct work which just amplifies sound. I would absolutely go again; however, I would call ahead to make sure there wasn't an event going on when I was looking to go.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

amazing dinner, great ambiance, amazing for families. great childrens' menu, great waitstaff, great drinks, perfect place to celebrate birthdays or a casual dinner. We will be back!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

As always, great food and great service. Looking forward to going back.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

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.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

This is my second time dining at this establishment and haven't had a bad experience. The menu has some very healthy options and great desserts.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Great service,good food

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vipOpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

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.😃

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