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Franco's Casual Italian Restaurant

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1121 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5907
+1 251-967-4900
11:00 - 22:00
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Monroeville, Alabama
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always stop for lunch or dinner when in Gulf Shores. This is a must try if you are tied of same old FRIED seafood.

Thank Tonja C
Gulf Shores, Alabama
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My veal marsala was totally awesome! My husband had veal parmesean with a side of spaghetti. Homemade rolls and a fresh salad were super delicious! Nothing fancy but great food. The price for an early bird dinner was a bonus! I'll be sure to visit Franco's again soon! My only complaint was the music. (Frank Sinatra)

Thank Wilma M
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Our service was slow, marinara was very sweet (too much for our liking) but the alfredo and house salad are very good.

Thank beachlovingirl2016
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Group of 4 ate here and all meals were very good with large portions and included endless salad and some of the best bread we have had anywhere. Two baked dishes were cold in the center when served, the wait staff promptly replaced them with new entries. Best margaritas in area we have had.

Thank David V
West Lafayette, Indiana
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

When at the gulf, we always go to Franco's. Italian food at its best. The salads are always a great way to start off your meal followed by just about any entre that sounds good to you. Music on the weekends is fun. Try it - you will like it!!

Thank BEAVO9
Murray, Kentucky
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205 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We stopped here one evening for dinner and we really enjoyed the food. The salad and bread served before the meal is fantastic and I could have made a meal of just that. We, unfortunately had a terrible server that evening. The only time we saw her was when she took our drink order, and brought out the food. She... More 

Thank froggy922
Columbus, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was our first trip to Gulf Shores, and we had no idea where to eat. So happy we ate here. They served the best bread I have ever eaten. Mozzarella sticks were to die for. Highly recommend.

Thank _amegerle
New Orleans, Louisiana
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72 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We are never disappointed in this restaurant. The only problem is deciding what to eat, everything is so very good. Love this place!

Thank I7495PXsharonl
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Good service with great food. Nice atmosphere. I loved the salad and the bread. Great for families or couples. Waitress helped me pick a nice wine for my dinner. Conveniently located.

Thank Deborah L
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We have ate here probably three times in the past while visiting Gulf Shores. We were craving something different and decided to go here since the pizza we had in the past was good. We did not have to wait to be seated although they were very busy. Service was good. Food wasn't great. My husband and I both ordered... More 

Thank Linda C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1121 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-5907
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-967-4900

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