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Francesco's Restaurant

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568 McBride Ave, West Paterson, NJ 07424-2850
+1 973-925-1100
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Woodland Park, New Jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great little local Italian restaurant! Food is consistently excellent! Specials are terrific, but even the Italian dishes on the regular menu are great. Best Chicken Parm anywhere! Eat in or take out--both are quality. Nice, friendly, and attentive staff! Prices are reasonable--specials a bit high but that's how it is all over.

Thank Iris S
Somerset NJ
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

First time there. Enjoyed it very much At lunch the waiters were very pleasant and efficient. Live far from the restaurant but will be back it was fine dining.

Thank Ross M
Level Contributor
34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

2 dinners...one was great chicken marsala...one was bad penne ala vodka...sauce was flat bad...the calamari is good but more old world style...lightly battered...ask for the spicy marinara

Thank Andy W
Orlando, Florida
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124 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Had a fabulous Saturday night dinner with friends. Wife had veal, I had chicken francese, other couple had Ribeye and Filet. All came with potatoes and vegetables included. Started with calamari and fresh mozzarella as appetizers. Finished with crème brulee, NY cheesecake and another dessert with sea salt caramel. Good service, good food, good company!!

Thank stkman88
1 review
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place food is always fresh.The staff is friendly make u feel special. always order specials was never disappointed.

Thank Spencer K
Lodi, New Jersey, USA
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Was at this restaurant for a private party. The food was ok. it wasn't anything spectacular. The portions were very small as well. Service was out, but waiter messed up a few orders on our table. Friendly staff.

Thank David G
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I was at a party recently at Francesco's. We were in the private room upstairs, and the staff was wonderful.They couldn't do enough for us. We were served buffet style, and the meal consisted of green salad with a delicious dressing, fried calamari which was pretty tough and a bit gummy, chicken francese which was quite good. The veal dish... More 

Thank Caggy
Midlothian, Virginia, United States
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182 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I had Sausage Parmigiana. The sausage tasted like sausage I've never tasted before. Not sure what it was made of. Wife had Sausage & Peppers. She said it was really dried out. Come on, that's no way to serve sausage & peppers. And where were the onions. I would not go back.

Thank TheDude23112
Totowa, New Jersey
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

A very nice Italian restaurant with a. Cozy atmosphere. The staff are very polite and friendly. The food is fantastic. You defenately get your money worth and more. Highly recommend this restaurant to anyone.

Thank george O
Upper Montclair, New Jersey
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144 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Been on their email list for over a year and was looking forward to finding a good italian restaurant close by. Got three entrees to go last nite. The veal saltimboca was ok. Not really worth the price but it was ok. The ribeye was served swimming in some oddly flavored juice. Steak shouldnt be served unerwater. Not very thick... More 

Thank Emmet R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 568 McBride Ave, West Paterson, NJ 07424-2850
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Paterson
  • Phone Number: +1 973-925-1100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?