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Frankie Pestos Italian eatery

K7L-167 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
+1 613-542-1071
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“chicken parm” (4 reviews)
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11:30 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
K7L-167 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Frankie Pestos was our choice to satisfy a yearning for Italian food. It was a great choice. The restaurant is located downtown Kingston near the waterfront close to shopping, museums and several hotels. We took a taxi from our hotel which was about a 5...More

Thank snowrunner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kingston waterfront has exceptional eating destinations which can sometimes make the choice difficult. Frankie Pesto's was recommended by a friend so we decided to try it. Everyone in our group has diverse preferences, so I try to choose a place that all will enjoy. Frankie...More

Thank Glenna F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Kingston this weekend with family and needed to find a place to have dinner. We agreed to try an Italian restaurant and Frankie's was the place we chose. Based on the reviews from various sources, it seemed like a decent restaurant. I want...More

Thank JimmyWong93
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this eatery for lunch today. Oliver our waiter was friendly and polite. We all ordered a different lunch pasta. Each was hot and tasty with quality ingredients and came with a side salad. Great value and really good food. Definitely on my visit again...More

Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My kids and I visited Kingston today and had lunch at Frankie Pestos. The food and service were both good. The citrus salad was excellent and we all tried the French fries that were served with my son's sandwich and thought they were good. Everyone...More

Thank ALatcheran
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm writing this review from The Lone Star just down the street... walked by this place in the afternoon and were drawn to the pleasant patio area. Went inside to ask to see a menu and once confirming that everyone in our party would find...More

1  Thank Lori G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town visiting for Canada Day and were in the mood for pizza. We tried getting a reservation at Wooden Heads but were told they were completely booked for over a week. This should have been a sign attesting to how good they...More

Thank JellyBean604
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried Frankie's for pizza and were very happy with our choice! The Sicilian was very good! The also have a good wine selection as well. We really enjoyed the atmosphere and the server was good.

Thank colleenva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried out this restaurant because it was recommended by our hotel.I tried a Rustic type 'Mama's Favourite' which was substantial but plain food. My wife tried a 'Carbonara' and was disappointed with the meat which was fatty and over cooked.It way well be that...More

1  Thank david m
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Had the Amalfi pasta which was a combination of artichokes, sun dried tomatoes, cheese etc. Was very good. Came with a small side salad. My husband had the mac & cheese and he liked his selection. I would go back when in the area.

Thank CharmingACM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: K7L-167 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston>  > Downtown Kingston
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Kingston
  • Phone Number: +1 613-542-1071
"With a global selection of lovely wines and a menu that changes constantly, we strive to create a delicious selection of food. Our friendly and dedicated staff has one goal: to ensure that you have the perfect environment in which to connect with your own friends and family over a meal that both surprises, and delights you.In Italy there is a saying, "Chi Mangia Bene, Vine Benne" (He who eats well, Lives well.) At Frankie Pesto's we promise we"ll do whatever we can to live up to that... because nothing pleases us more than to see happy and satisfied guests during their dining experience.
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