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

Da Francesco's Ristorante & Bar

4.7
4.7
2184 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!

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 86 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • 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

What 2,184 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Detroit / Eastern Michigan

    Italian

  • Detroit / Eastern Michigan

    Most Booked

  • Detroit

    Italian

  • Detroit

    Most Booked

2,184 Reviews
  1. DavidM

    Las Vegas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a great place to eat! Great food and great service

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  2. SherylJ

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always good food and great service. . Waitress always very friendly.

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  3. SherylH

    Detroit

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on April 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was fantastic. Staff does need to be told you never handle a customers glass by putting your hand at the top.

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  4. ChrisB

    Charleston

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food and service were extremely good. Reservation was honored for the time set. Dining room was extremely noisy - we ate quickly and left without ordering dessert due to the noise.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    As always one of our favorite Italian Restaurant to go too. One of the appetizers was a little cold but it’s ok we love the place so much it didn’t bother us. Austin, our server was spectacular and we truly appreciated him. Da Francesco’s as my son Julien would say, “they never disappoint us” 🙏🥰🙏. God Bless them always!

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    As always our experience was amazing… we love this place… food, service and price..our server was the best!!! Keep up the great work!!

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Prices are getting out of hand. On the menu it tells you, you get a choice of sauces but fails to tell you of the price increase.

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  8. PatriciaF

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love Da’s. Food is consistently good but overly salty at times. Service is good and servers and assistants are trained well. Our go to local venue for good Italian cuisine.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Northern MI

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Met some family from across town for an early dinner. They loved their dinners. My favorite , the Eggplant Stack never disappoints. The cannoli for dessert was a perfect ending.

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  10. KimberlyS

    Detroit

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Easter menu prices were outrageous! We didnot know at the time of our reservation that the menu would be different. Gnocchi was horrible and was more like tiny pieces of dough with sauce soup for $29! Waitstaff was perfect!

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome! Our waiter. Jeremiah was fabulous and super attentive. The food was excellent!

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We have eaten at this restaurant when it was just a small spot in the strip mall across the street, even before they expanded. It was and still is a highly recommended place to eat. They deserve all the accolades they get

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  13. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing as always! We did an early family Easter dinner here.

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  14. MargoF

    Detroit

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Wonderful dining experience; great food and superb service. Had a bit of a wait despite on time arrival with a reservation. Noise level very high making it difficult to converse. Otherwise fantastic!

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  15. KarlaO

    Detroit

    30 reviews

    4.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on March 29, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Never disappointed!!!! Always our go to for any and every special occasion!

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  16. DonnaT

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 28, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Restaurant was very crowded for a Thursday night. Waited quite a while to be seated after our reservation time. Waiter was attentive. Food was fabulous!! Large portions. Delicious!

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  17. MaryB

    Detroit

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Da's is one of my favorite places for dining. Love the food, people, and atmosphere. Everything on the menu is delicious!! Staff is attentive. I definitely recommend.

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  18. CHRISTINEO

    Denver

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Karen our waitress was excellent in being attentive to our wants and needs. The hostess sat us four at a table in a quiet section. The appetizers and entrees were all delicious. Our Lemon cream cake was light and lightly sweet, just what we liked.

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  19. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    The food was great. I was there for a business dinner. I would have preferred to have been seated in the actual restaurant area (we were sat in an unimaginative, less appealing overflow room) but the area we walked past to our table looked nice.

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Brother from FL in town looking for ‘really good perch dinner’ Chose Da Francesco’s from my past experience. He/we were not disappointed.

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  21. JackieG

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was perfect as usual.... Especially the espresso martini

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  22. Debnshawn

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Everything was very good! All of us had a great time.

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  23. ShelleyC

    Detroit

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always top notch service & fabulous food no matter what you order! My favorite restaurant hands down!!

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  24. CAADV

    Detroit

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Customers for over 20 years. For 14 years, we lived one and a half miles away. For the last six years, we have lived over 30 miles away. We still come back here. Period. Enough said!

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  25. NicoleG

    Detroit

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    We were seated 40 minutes after our reservation, so that was already frustrating. The service was mediocre and the food left a lot to be desired. Tastes like Olive Garden with a more expensive price tag and a much longer wait.

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 22, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and server were amazing, however we waited 45 minutes past our reservation time. Defeated the point of reserving a specific time.

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  27. KimM

    Miami

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 19, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time, we where there to celebrate an anniversary. Love the whole experience. Can't wait to return.

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  28. MicheleL

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    This place is always busy for a reason! They have terrific food

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  29. Henrym

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food, with a good menu choice and very good service

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server Vanessa was outstanding -great food and a great time

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We have been there twice with friends and we haven’t had a bad meal. The service has been excellent both times.

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  32. JenniG

    Detroit

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is always fantastic. Need to always have a reservation on the weekends but nowadays that’s the norm. Our go to for excellent Italian food in the neighborhood.

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  33. JamieF

    Detroit

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was amazing. Your busboy Irwin was outstanding. He was a very friendly and thoughtful person. I was really impressed by how outgoing he was. He made up for the lack of attention and friendliness for your waitress.

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a fantastic authentic Italian experience here at Da’s - server was Nadia P. and she was incredible and never missed a beat!!! Apps. drinks and dinner were all spot on and generously portioned ✔️ Great music coming from the bar area too 😀

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  35. ethankuma

    Detroit

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Very good food. not as a wide selection, but everything we ordered were great. Wish the waitress had more smile on her face, but speed of service was good.

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  36. PaulaK

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Make it to this restaurant every time I come to United Wholesale Mortgage for training.

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  37. GregG

    Orlando

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    We had a reservation and when we arrived we were told it would be a while before we could be seated. We accepted enclosed outdoor seating to avoid the wait. The space was cold in spite of the heaters. Our server managed to get our water and appetizers reasonably quick. Then things slowed down. After finishing the appetizer we waited to order our entrees, which took a long time to come. After finishing our entrees we waited a long time for our server to return for a desert order. After finishing our desert we waited even longer for our server to bring a check. She apologized for all the waiting, explaining that she also had a table of twenty guests. We drove a long distance for that experience. Can't do it again.

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was great and server Nick was spot on. Keep up the good work. I appreciate the consistency you provide.

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  39. AmyT

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had an excellent Sunday lunch. The service is exceptional, and the food is delicious! I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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  40. Robert

    Detroit

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    very consistant great food. Waitstaff is fast and curtious.

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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 4.7 stars by 2184 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 86 times today

Order delivery or takeout

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
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • 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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