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Da Francesco's Ristorante & Bar, Shelby Township, MI

Da Francesco's Ristorante & Bar

4.8
4.8
1518 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Da Francesco's Ristorante and Bar serves classic recipes in a family friendly location that includes a full bar with a beautiful selection of domestic and Italian imported wines. Guests can stop in for lunch and dinner and enjoy the rustic decor paired with homemade dishes that have been passed down through the Belcastro family. We offer a kids and gluten-free menu so everyone can find a favorite on the menu. We offer plenty of bread and soup or salad before starting their meal, or visitors can start with the appetizers, which include Arancini di Riso, Mamma's Meatballs, Fried Calamari, Sausage and Hot Peppers and more. The menu features specialties like the Ravioli con Sugo, Eggplant or Pollo Parmigiana and Gnocci! We also offer plenty of meat and fish choices, including steak alla Francesco, Domenics Filet Mignon, Perch Lemone and Parmigiana Pickerel. Lastly, to end your night just right, finish it off with Mamma Sue's Homemade Tiramisu and a fresh Italian Cappuccino!

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 89 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Steak, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Tue–Fri 11:00 am–3:00 pm Bar Tue, Wed 11:00 am–10:00 pm Thu, Fri 11:00 am–12:00 am Sat 3:00 pm–12:00 am Sun 12:00 pm–9:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 3:00 pm–9:45 pm Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–10:45 pm Sun 12:00 pm–8:45 pm

  • Phone number

    (586) 731-7544

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    We offer an in-depth catering menu for pick-ups of twelve or more, or we offer delivery services of sixty or more and a delivery fee depending on the distance. Please go to our website at www.dafrancescos.com to take a look at our catering menu! When booking a future date please call us at (586)-731-7544 and speak to any of our management staff to discuss a date, party sizes and additional information. We hope to book with you soon!

  • Private party facilities

    We host elegant parties for any occasion here in our private banquet room! From baby showers to graduations we do it all! Please access our website at www.dafrancescos.com and take a look at our banquet menu, so you can have an idea of what you'd like to get. When booking a future date please call us at (586)-731-7544 and speak to any of our management staff to discuss a date, party sizes and additional information. We hope to book with you soon!

  • Neighborhood

    Shelby Township

  • Cross street

    In between 23 Mile Rd. and 22 Mile Rd. on the West side

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 1,518 people are saying

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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.8Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseModerate

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  • Detroit / Eastern Michigan

    Best Food

  • Detroit / Eastern Michigan

    Best Value

  • Detroit / Eastern Michigan

    Italian

  • Detroit

    Best Food

  • Detroit

    Best Value

  • Detroit

    Italian

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  1. CB

    CindyB

    Detroit

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service as always! Angie the manager is the best!!
  2. FM

    FrankM

    Detroit

    55 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    55 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food & service!
  3. MC

    MarkC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good food and great service. Would come back again.
  4. LM

    LauraM

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We love Da Francesco s for our family special occasions. The food was delicious and we love it here.
  5. JS

    JasonS

    Naples

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    The hostess who sat us could be a bit more friendly. Arrived early. She apparently called only once for us from the bar area though we were sitting in waiting. I asked if she had called. Yes, but you didn’t bother to respond to be.
  6. KZ

    KathyZ

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Food was amazing. Our server was very friendly and attentive. It was a bit loud all over and very congested where we were seated.
  7. ME

    MarkE

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    It’s always been good we go there when we get a little extra in our income food is always good service is good. Costly but worth it.
  8. KO

    KarlaO

    Detroit

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our server Erica was AMAZING!!!! Very attentive, friendly, funny and Top notch!!! They never disappoint here ALWAYA a go to!!
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Celebrating news of our new grand baby. Lori was a wonderful server. She made the experience extra special
  10. N

    Nick

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    We've been customers for years and recommend it to all our friends, in fact many have made Da's their place to dine now. The menu has something for everyone that loves good Italian food. If you want something special, they will try and accommodate you. The service staff is very professional and friendly.
  11. KI

    KathyI

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 22, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I love Da’s The drinks are as good as the food which is great!
  12. A

    Artemisia19

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 22, 2023

    overall3food3service4ambience2
    Waited over 30 minutes for our table with a reservation. Too loud too crowded. Salads were swimming in ranch. My soup was good. Entrees were good but salty. Waitress and bus boy were great. Hostesses were chatty and distracted by friends of some sort. Good portions but $22 for pasta in a loud, crowded restaurant with TV’s on the wall, was not worth it. Felt like a sports bar.
  13. A

    Anthony

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 22, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time their and was not disappointed. The food and service were excellent and are reservations were on time with no delays. Nice bar area if you get their and want to have a drink before dinner. Friendly wait staff and ambience was very nice. Highly recommend this place and nice central location for the Metro Detroit area.
  14. KH

    KennethH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    Good food, bit of a wait after reservation was made and the table being attended to, but the place was busy and had a very young staff. Overall I think management is doing the best they can with what they're working with. I was pleased.
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fun night great food!
  16. M

    Mary

    Detroit

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Overall, the food and atmosphere and service was great. HOWEVER, this is not the first time where we waited for more than 45 minutes WITH a reservation. I understand it’s busy, but management needs to figure something out because there were a lot of frustrated people waiting.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service always great. Love the live music on Friday nights.
  18. L

    Larry

    Detroit

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thanks for another great meal as always! Looking forward to returning again soon.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 19, 2023

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Great service. Food good. A bit pricey but good. Great ambiance.
  20. WP

    WilliamP

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 18, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food is an amazing, service was outstanding! Value of the service and quality of food, what a perfect balance.
  21. CH

    CharleneH

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 18, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Server was great. Food excellent I will definitely go back.
  22. JH

    JonH

    Detroit

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on January 17, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fantastic meal great service
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    We made reservations online, OpenTable, for 6:15pm. We weren’t seated until 6:45pm. I certainly understand being busy, but our waiter wasn’t attentive and in fact my wife’s wine glass had lipstick on the rim. When we mentioned it to our waiter he didn’t seem to phased by it. My wife had to ask for her side of pasta since it wasn’t served before or with her meal. We frequent your restaurant often and had we not we might not consider coming back. But, we’ll certainly be back.
  24. DF

    DFGSparty

    Detroit

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Always a fantastic meal at Da Francesca. We have dined there on numerous occasions and have never been disappointed.
  25. J

    Jenn

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love, love, love this restaurant. Food is excellent. Service is amazing. Reservations are recommended.
  26. MA

    MaryA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My husband was thrilled to have h8s Birthdays dinner here.
  27. VS

    VictoriaS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My first time here and I will definitely be a repeat customer. I live about 45 minutes away but was told by many it’s worth the drive and I agree! From the ambience to the food it was outstanding! The staff here are very pleasant and seem to be happy to come to work which makes for a wonderful experience. I will definitely be back.
  28. MG

    MrGrillz

    Detroit

    8 reviews

    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Good and service was great! Just really loud in the restaurant / Bar area.
  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always an amazing meal at Das!
  30. D

    Detroitrocks

    Detroit

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service, drinks, ambiance & food were excellent. I definitely will return.
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a great dining experience, We are never disappointed with the food and service at DaFrans!
  32. s

    stclairmam

    Detroit

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Mamma mia! The food was excellent and our server was wonderful. My house salad had the vest Italian dressing ever and the bread was so fresh and tasty! I could tell it was fresh pasta and homemade sauce that was to die for! I didn't have room for dessert but we'll definitely go back! Recommend highly!
  33. D

    Dorothy

    Detroit

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 11, 2023

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Way over priced! Food was typical , drinks were good, service was great. But $97.00 for two appetizers and a ravioli is way too expensive.
  34. S

    Sunny

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 11, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Food is always delicious with good wait staff. Best place in town to eat!
  35. O

    Okie

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 10, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My waitress was awesome; friendly and checked back regularly. Food was excellent. Nice and hot when brought to the table.
  36. KG

    KellyG

    Detroit

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 10, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a wonderful dining experience at DaFrancesco's once again! We were seated promptly, had such pleasant & timely service by a wonderful server,(sorry I forget her name) and we thoroughly enjoyed our meals. My husband was very pleased with his steak, as it was so tasty & tender, cooked to how he liked. I enjoyed the perch which had such a nice lemon caper sauce. Our son thought his pasta dish was delicious along with the navy bean soup. I asked for a cannoli dessert for my husband's birthday & they wrote "Happy Birthday" in chocolate on the plate. The coffee & cappuccino were amazing! Highly recommend & will definitely be bringing friends here! Thank You!
  37. NK

    NinaK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall5food4service4ambience3
    By far the tastiest food in an Italian restaurant I have been to in the Metro Detroit area. Staff is friendly & efficient, nice ambience and a great place to share a meal with friends and family.
  38. JC

    JustinC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    One of the best places in metro Detroit to grab some Italian enjoy a nice family dinner, or a special occasion.
  39. RM

    RandyM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Don't mind spending money for a meal but it better be memorable and this was. Great job as always.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service was outstanding. We will definitely be back!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Da Francesco's Ristorante & Bar offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (586) 731-7544.

Da Francesco's Ristorante & Bar is rated 4.8 stars by 1518 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 89 times today
Google Map for Da Francesco's Ristorante & Bar

49521 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township, MI 48317

Additional information

  • Cross street

    In between 23 Mile Rd. and 22 Mile Rd. on the West side

  • Neighborhood

    Shelby Township

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Tue–Fri 11:00 am–3:00 pm Bar Tue, Wed 11:00 am–10:00 pm Thu, Fri 11:00 am–12:00 am Sat 3:00 pm–12:00 am Sun 12:00 pm–9:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 3:00 pm–9:45 pm Fri, Sat 3:00 pm–10:45 pm Sun 12:00 pm–8:45 pm

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Steak, Seafood

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    Public Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Banquet, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (586) 731-7544

  • Catering

    We offer an in-depth catering menu for pick-ups of twelve or more, or we offer delivery services of sixty or more and a delivery fee depending on the distance. Please go to our website at www.dafrancescos.com to take a look at our catering menu! When booking a future date please call us at (586)-731-7544 and speak to any of our management staff to discuss a date, party sizes and additional information. We hope to book with you soon!

  • Private party facilities

    We host elegant parties for any occasion here in our private banquet room! From baby showers to graduations we do it all! Please access our website at www.dafrancescos.com and take a look at our banquet menu, so you can have an idea of what you'd like to get. When booking a future date please call us at (586)-731-7544 and speak to any of our management staff to discuss a date, party sizes and additional information. We hope to book with you soon!

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