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Francos Italian Restaurant

4453 Cerritos Ave, Cypress, CA 90630-4217
+1 714-761-9040
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
$$ - $$$
4453 Cerritos Ave, Cypress, CA 90630-4217
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is our favorite Italian restaurant in North Orange County. Food and service are excellent. Would highly recommend it to my friends and family.

Thank Jack R
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I have probably eaten here many many times over the years and I have never reviewed it. It's a very small family run restaurant with very excellent Italian food. My favorite is the chicken piccata. This time my friend had scallops piccata, eggplant Parmesan, chicken...More

Thank swimdiva
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Small quaint place 15 tables, if you want privacy it's not here. Had meatball sandwich for lunch. Bread toasty and good, meatball was very mushy and smashed when bit into. Their is nothing to hold it together and it could have been cooked a little...More

Thank friendlyplacetostay
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I have actually been to this restaurant over 25 times but I've never taken the time to write a review. I've tried many different things on the menu over the years I've eaten there and all have been consistently good. Chicken marsala, spaghetti Bolognese, lasagna,...More

Thank swimdiva
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The staff are passionate about the service and sharing information about the food. I enjoyed the family like atmosphere and the desserts are made in house. Yum!!

Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Franco's has a great menu, very good service and moderate prices. The choices are Italian but there are lots of them plus interesting specials. A small place but very friendly and welcoming. They do have a bar or you can bring your own wine

Thank califken
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We had dinner and again, all three of us ordered specials, and never got to the "meat" of the menu. They serve soup or salad with all meals and the Caesar salad was really good. We also had a Calamari appetizer. This is a family...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Ate here twice in two days, it is my brother's favorite restaurant in the area. Lunch special was very good, dinner special was excellent. Reasonable cork fee.

Thank ronaustx
Reviewed 16 February 2016

Based on the fact that my colleagues always take me here at least once on a trip, it must have something going for it! I've always had good meals here and generally pick from the specials ... But I do wish they would write them...More

Thank Bucks_reviewer
Reviewed 17 November 2015

This place is walking distance near a friend's house, so that's what we did for dinner...disappointing as the food was $$$ for what we got. Portion sizes were meh, I could've went to the Olive Garden and got the never ending pasta bowl for less....More

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12 February 2016|
Response from Originalplantman | Reviewed this property |
From what I've read in the newspaper, this is a stand alone restaurant. This Franco came to Califotnia from Florida, where he had a French restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4453 Cerritos Ave, Cypress, CA 90630-4217
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Cypress
  • Phone Number: +1 714-761-9040
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