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Franco's Italian Restaurant

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42 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6331 8648
17:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went to Franco's with friends because we felt like pasta and the other two Italian restaurants in Launceston were closed, according to their websites. Thank goodness, as Franco's was excellent. Delightful, happy ambience. Smiling, welcoming staff. And excellent food - what more could you ask! The veal with mushrooms and cream was melt-in-the-mouth, with just enough crisp vegetables to compliment... More 

Thank christinefV5777GV
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My ravioli alla panna is possibly the best pasta I have ever had. It arrived about an hour and a half after we did. The restaurant was very busy but even so - too long. On the other hand the staff were very pleasant and apologetic and we seem to have gotten our garlic bread for free. The other meals... More 

Thank russAustralia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Called in for dinner, we had no booking and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. Nothing was a problem and the meals were plentiful and delicious, topped off with a bottle of Italian red wine, beautiful. Also just around the corner from the Hotel Grand Chancellor where we were staying.

Thank Craig R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined here and the food was really good - great flavoured pasta sauce and chicken cooked to perfection. Friendly service from moment we walked in. Great tiramisu and affogato. Good prices. Close to CBD.

Thank Janine S
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't had time to read any reviews of places to eat but we fancied Italian and this place was just opposite where we stayed. A lady who walked out as we were going in said it was lovely. And it was! Food was good and service was great. Love how we can BYO at minimal corkage. Chatting with the... More 

Thank SweeChin
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked past and noticed this busy restaurant so decided to see if there was a spare table; they found me one near the bar and while I was waiting for my food several local people said hello and one particular lady told me I’d made a good choice and she and her husband visited at least twice a week.... More 

Thank deewestmids2016
Hobart, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat here often when working in Launceston. The food is consistently delicious, fresh and plentiful. Staff and the owner are excellent in that they will go to any length to please. No problem in changing the menu to suit dietary needs or add or extract extras to dishes, make it an easy, enjoyable experience Good atmosphere and wine list... More 

Thank Marysems
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We had read some of the reviews so were a little unsure what to expect. I can confirm that the staff were attentive without being intrusive. They answered all our questions without hesitation. The meals were delicious. They came out relatively promptly to be honest. All were cooked to perfection. And tasted divine. Two of our children had drinks that... More 

Thank Alexander298
Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Great place for a relaxed dinner, delicious home made pastas, fast service, tables are a little too close for me though

Thank debbzuj
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Went to dinner here. The pasta was good, not outstanding. Lasagne very cheesy not alot of meat. Special prawn pesto rigatoni, pasta was overcooked. Highlight was the service very attentive, friendly and kind.

Thank Karen J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 George Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6331 8648

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