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Francesco's Italian Restaurant

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101 N Main St, Bridgewater, VA 22812-1303
+1 540-828-3255
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered their fried pickles to go and was greeted with a smile upon arrival. Order was ready and food tastes delicious! One of my quick 'go to' places for dinner. Highly suggest Francesco's

Thank KatieBaker2010
Roanoke, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice restaurant on Main Street, Bridgewater, VA. Ordered the veggie pizza, which looked picture-perfect and was fresh and delicious. The others in my group ordered the salmon with side vegetables. The portions were good and they enjoyed the meal. If you're limited for time, though, consider opting for the lunch buffet.

Thank TravelSmart092016
Barboursville, Virginia
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We'd finished a nice hike east of H'burg and were looking to grab a late lunch somewhere a little off the beaten track and decided to give Francesco's a try. I had the Chicken Cardinal, wife had Manicotti. Warm garlic butter bread knots were served immediately, the salad was fresh, and the food was good and servings quite adequate. The... More 

Thank newtbob
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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124 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stop here about every couple months . . . consistently good with fine service. Tonight's service was especially attentive. We love their house salad -- even the kids like the salad. My favorite items are the shrimp dishes. I alternate between the shrimp scampi and the shrimp fra diavlo (both are great).

Thank Mary L
All over
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Friday, October 14, 2016 - Noon. We arrived at the restaurant for lunch. It's fairly small and it was fairly crowded for it being lunch. Decor was quaint. They had 3 big wine casks right down the middle, mounted in the wall. We were seated immediately at a table near the wine casks. The Hostess seated us and gave us... More 

Thank Pass-N-Through
Sacramento, California
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

We tried chicken Alfredo and tortellini with meat sauce. It was ok but as stated above, a little bland. Staff was pleasant and responsive. Decorations cute.

Thank cindy h
Mount Sidney
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Terrific casual Italian dining. A diverse menu; everything from pizza, pasta, to pollo. Nice variety of pizzas. Several pasta dishes; I had lasagna and it was delicious. Portions are generous and appropriate. Unlike some venues where quantity substitutes for quality. Serves beer and wine. Good selection of local wine, Bluestone and Cross Keys wineries available. Dining room has booths and... More 

Thank BillDMtSidney
Melbourne, Florida
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Found it by accident for lunch; liked it so much we went back for dinner. Good Italian food at very reasonable prices. Would recommend it highly. Our service was good each time we went. Our waitress was very pleasant. We tried the wraps for lunch and the lasagna and baked spaghetti for dinner. All were exceptional.

Thank Anne F
Woodstock, Virginia
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74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This is a really good Italian restaurant, that brings me back to my boyhood days growing up in an Italian - American Community in New Jersey, living among immigrants....it's a fun place for foodies and families! The dishes are consistently well prepared and tasty and a buffet at Lunch time gives you a good and tasty sampling of their favorite... More 

Thank Lance B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is pleasantly unhurried. We never felt rushed. The food was delicious. The facilities were very clean and the service was good. I definitely recommend giving this place a try.

Thank solace68

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Main St, Bridgewater, VA 22812-1303
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bridgewater
  • Phone Number: +1 540-828-3255

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