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Francesco's Restaurant

568 McBride Ave, West Paterson, NJ 07424-2850
+1 973-925-1100
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribeye” (2 reviews)
“italian food” (5 reviews)
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568 McBride Ave, West Paterson, NJ 07424-2850
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere was nice. The food was not very good. It was very bland and had no taste. I had the Chicken Milenase and there was just nothing to it. Mussels in the white wine sauce was ok. Which I am a big fan of...More

Thank K8060IImattheww
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This is a small Italian restaurant hidden away from the main highways. The service was welcoming and attentive. The food was good Northern NJ Italian food. They have outdoor dining in the warmer weather. The also have a private room upstairs. We will be back!

Thank Jill18302
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The food is passable but that's it. Nothing on the menu is interesting or new. The service is good. Most likely because the restaurant is empty. Although empty, they didn't rush us at all.

Thank CrankierThanThou
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Have been to Francesco''s many times and always enjoy the service and the food. Brought many people hear for business lunch and was never disappointed.

Thank Angela J
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This being my first visit to Francesco's Restaurant and meeting the owner Frank, I could have nothing but raving reviews for this true Italian culinary bistro. Although a buffet serving, we could not have been happier at both the freshness, quality level and abundance for...More

Thank louisg319
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...More

Thank Iris S
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
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
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...More

Thank stkman88
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
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8 March 2017|
Response from Iris S | Reviewed this property |
I would assume yes. There is a private room upstairs where we have many teachers' dinner parties.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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