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Mia Francesca Trattoria

1301 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Good for a Date (28)
  • Good for Birthdays (27)
  • Special Occasion (27)
Mia Francesca Trattoria offers the North Hills - Raleigh, NC region a uniquely authentic Italian restaurant with made from scratch, simple, rustic cooking with friendly service, fair prices, & farm to table ingredients.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:30am - 3pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday, Sunday: 3pm - 9pm, Friday & Saturday: 3pm - 10pm Brunch: 10:30am - 3pm (Sunday Only)
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Phone number
(919) 278-1525
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Zachary VanGaasbeek
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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 occasions and can accommodate groups of 10 to 200, depending on location.

Contact our dedicated Event Planners for additional information or to inquire about avaliabilty of dates:
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Cross street
Adjacent to the Renaissance Hotel
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Parking details
For parking we offer several options. You may use the parking lot behind the restaurant.
The underneath entrance is at the Main North Hills' entrance just off of Six Forks Road. You may then take the elevator up to the lobby of the Renaissance Hotel and work over to our location. This is a great option if the weather is inclement.
You third option is valet in-front of the restaurant at the Renaissance hotel adjacent to us.
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Thursday Night Is live music night & $5 house Martinis!
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Special events & promotions
At Mia Francesca we boast two beautiful rustic private dining rooms for your special event planning needs. You can host a party at Francesca’s in either our downstairs private dining room - suitable for any private parties up to 60 people; or upstairs Tuscan Wine Cellar Mezzanine - accommodating private dining groups up to 55 guests. We have full audio and visual equipment if your event requires them. Our on site Event Manager will help you along the way from beginning to end to coordinate the perfect event. Our flexible menus and spaces are just what you need to host the perfect private group event. With private group menus featuring our fantastic authentic made from scratch Italian cuisine or more traditional group fare we are here to help you host the best private event possible.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, 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, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners & more.

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What 1301 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Had a wonderful experience and the food was very good.

SpongeSteve (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Everything abput Mia Francesca was superb and the service and food was outstanding

OpenTable Diner (Raleigh)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

My husband and I went here for Valentine's Day. Part of the reason we picked it was because they did not do a pre-fixed menu for the occasion, and we appreciated that. We were sat in a back room, that looks to normally be reserved for large groups, along with about 25-30 other couples. The chairs looked to be borrowed from the attached hotel. While I understand that V-day is a busy night, it felt like the couples were shoved into that back room like a can of sardines. The lighting in that back room was bright and stark vs the main dining room which was dimmed and candle-lit. Having not dined here before, only seeing photos and walking by, this is the ambiance I pictured for our dinner. The bruschetta was wonderful, the pasta entrees were average if not bland, and the tiramisu was great. Our waiter handed us our check and our card was sitting on the table waiting to be picked up for 15 minutes. Overall, I assume this restaurant would be a better experience on a normal night, but the food was not enough to make me want to come back and try it.

dennisb (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

My wife and I went on Valentine's Day, 2018, typically a very busy day for most restaurants. we were promptly seated after a quick drink at the bar, in a great booth. Thomas was our waiter, and he was outstanding, I ordered what he had recommended from the selections I provided and my meal was excellent, as was my wife's. received a message from the restaurant shortly after returning home, thanking us for the visit. A very nice evening, we will visit Mia Francesca again.

Dennis W. Brown

KimW (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Went for Valentines dinner and everything was so beautifully decorated from the bouquets of red, pink and white balloons to the randomly placed heart balloons to the special pink or red napkins. So romantic and made you feel special. Food is always spectacular and service fabulous. One of the best places in Raleigh to eat!!!

OpenTable Diner (Greensboro)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

It was a lovely Valentines Day dinner! The food was excellent, and the ambiance and service were very good.

BenjaminH (Raleigh)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Took my wife out for Valentine's day. Had a Great time. Very good food and atmosphere. Thanks.

OpenTable Diner (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines Day. It was crowded and our waiter could have used a hand but he did the absolute best he could.

OpenTable Diner (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great place for Italian food! Love this place.

OpenTable Diner (Raleigh)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

The Pollo Piccata was excellent, and the service was outstanding.

vipKimberlyM (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

The food was amazing as always as was the service. We like sitting at a large booth in the bar area. We have more than enough room for just the two of us and it is very comfortable.

DavidT (Raleigh)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

The staff was very attentive and the food well worth the price.

Donna (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

As always, the food was superb...I highly recommend the risotto. We ate at the bar, and the bartender was attentive even though it was a busy night/time. Excellent food & outstanding service. My favorite place in town.

MarilynL (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

This was our first time going to this restaurant. We had attentive service and the food was excellent. Loved the decor as well.

OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Definately worth a visit. Food and service was top notch!