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Francesca's on Chestnut

200 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2356
+1 312-482-8800
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2356
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Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed our meal here. Elliott our waiter was such a great guy and so helpful recommending things. I had the squid ink pasta which was very tasty but I was envious of my boyfriend who had the sausage pasta because it was much...More

Thank Caitlin H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Myself and a co-worker had a Monday night dinner at Francesca's. The place was hopping! Mostly an after-work crowd, a couple of larger parties, too. The food was excellent and the atmosphere is modern and inviting. Very good service. Would definitely eat here again. I...More

Thank 137kristinab
Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated my niece's graduation at Francesca's and thoroughly enjoyed the food. The waitress' recommendations were spot on and service decent. I had told them ahead of time it was her graduation but they didn't even acknowledge it even though it was their form that...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The squid ink pasta, the salads, and the salmon were all phenomenal. There are actually 2 chefs and 2 menus which is interesting, but we enjoyed things from both. The desserts were also excellent. We were a little disappointed with the pork ragú, but overall...More

Thank Campbell c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was a1 - th food, the service, the wine and the location were all perfect!! Highly recommend this restaurant ... best bruschetta we've had, the salad was perfect and so fresh ... I had th ricotta ravioli- amazing ... my husband wanted traditional spaghetti...More

Thank 54Hilary
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This place is so flexible, yet so consistent. It was my first time eating here, but my colleague's 100th. Her recommendation, so I tried - and glad I did. You can come casual or ready to talk business. Valet parking and a very attentive staff....More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We visit yearly and have never been disappointed. The bread and mussels with a bottle of Chianti are a sublime meal. Special thanks to Sergio for taking such good care of us!

Thank olesiabr
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Ate here 2 times while on holiday in Chicago and fantastic both nights. Food was delicious and excellent value. Service professional. Particularly loved bruschetta, squid ink pasta and gorgonzola mushroons. Wine selection varied and reasonably priced as well as excellent quality.

Thank Al104
Reviewed 9 April 2017

While the street level dining space is loud, we were up a few stairs at the back of the restaurant and it was far more conducive to conversation. There is also dining space downstairs and that also seemed subdued. The pasta was outstanding, and I...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Used TA to look for a reasonably priced dinner in this high dollar restaurant neighborhood. Francesca delivers a fantastic meal!!. I started w/a cup of minestrone soup, very fresh and flavorful. Enjoyed the veal medallions w mushrooms. This was amazing. The half chicken was also...More

Thank Robert F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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: 200 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2356
    (Michigan Ave)
  • Public Transportation: We are accessible via the Chicago red line stop as well as the 151, 145, 146 and 147 Chestnut & Michigan CTA bus stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Streeterville
  • Neighbourhood: Streeterville
  • Phone Number: +1 312-482-8800
  • E-mail
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