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Il Marchese del Grillo

Viale Alcione 149, 66023 Francavilla Al Mare, Italy
+39 085 793 1027
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“carbonara” (3 reviews)
“semifreddo” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Viale Alcione 149, 66023 Francavilla Al Mare, Italy
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

On our first visit 5 years ago, there was terrible storm and they graciously invited us in before actually opening for the day. That was the first time I knew we had found a wonderful dining experience. We have been coming annually since that time,...More

Thank bmomi
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Went with the kids and had a wonderful meal. From the fried artichokes and pasta fagiole to bucattini with pork cheeks to lemon pasta to veal saltimboca to veal scallopini. All fantastic and reasonably priced. But best of all was how nice and friendly Isabella...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

This was our 4th visit in recent times and it was excellent as always. The food is excellent from a varied and large menu. The service is very good and the beer and wine list extensive. There is also free WiFi. We will certainly return...More

Thank Albert E
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This restaurant never fails to impress with it's extensive menu of meat, fish or pizza all of which are excellent. The service is also excellent with a good wine list although the house wine in perfectly adequate. On my last visit they did not have...More

Thank Albert E
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This was our 3rd visit to the restaurant and it was as good as before. The food is always excellent from a very varied menu it is all meat. The menu is in English so it's easy to choose. The beer and wine is also...More

Thank Albert E
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I was here on my own and despite myself not speaking Italian the hosts were most helpful and friendly to me. After finding this restaurant I went there every night. The food was wonderful and they couldn't do enough to make me feel at ease...More

Thank MimiA165
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Brutal rigationi gricia and tonnarelli cacio e pepe. Ask the owner for a recommendation, you will be surely satisfied!!

Thank David M
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The hosts, Luigi and Isabella were so gracious and accommodating in preparing and presenting our meal. We ordered the "four pasta entree" sampling small plates of carbonara, matriciana, lagrigia and cacio a Pepe. With each small plate, we would say "this is the best yet"...More

Thank Kiki O
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Went to this restaurant for the first time the atmosphere was great it has a very extensive and varied menu of meat and fish dishes. The food was excellent with a friendly and helpful service to match. The menu is in English which also helps....More

Thank Albert E
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Lots of positives for this restaurant: The quality of the food and the quality of the service. You must try the appetizers and the pastas, they were amazing. I have travelled in many places in Italy and generally speaking, I find the service in restaurants...More

Thank Nancy C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Viale Alcione 149, 66023 Francavilla Al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Abruzzo  >  Province of Chieti  >  Francavilla Al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 085 793 1027
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Specialties, meat and typical Roman products.
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