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Francesca's North

1145 Church St, Northbrook, IL 60062-3601
+1 847-559-0260
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (9 reviews)
“cioppino” (2 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1145 Church St, Northbrook, IL 60062-3601
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Francesca's has historically been a reliable restaurant for fish and pasta, but no so recently. In the last two visits they have messed up an order of Cioppino (lobster and saffron flavored broth was nothing of the sort) and Spaghetti Alle Vongole. On the latter...More

Thank sandbag7
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Very good Italian. The good news/bad news is that they constantly change the menu. Some thing you really like might not be available next time you come in. Really like the veal sassi but it's not regularly available.

Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Francesca's has an ever changing menu but their fish and sea food courses are reliably excellent. Tonight we shared a Lobster Salad with avocado, lemon and a generous amount of lobster - tasty and filling for two. The Cioppino special had lots of scallops, salmon,...More

Thank sandbag7
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I came here on a weeknight after the movies. The restaurant was crowded. I had the beef carpaccio and my daughter had the pasta primavera. My appetizer portion was surprisingly large - very good. My daughters pasta was very tasty. The olive...More

Thank TERRI SCHWARTZ
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Wonderful, delicious pasta and soups. Also, love their cocktails. Good place to take friends for lunch or dinner.

Thank KJHLawton_OK
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I quite enjoyed my sandwich. I thought that the bread was fresh and excellent. The service was courteous as well as being efficient.

Thank africanman_840
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The food was surprisingly delicious for a being part of chain of restaurants. Staple Italian dishes that delivered big portions and lots of flavor. Friendly and family atmosphere and great wait staff. My lobster salad and pasta choice for entree was delicious.

Thank Grace K
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

This felt like a restaurant that has just quit trying. Two members of my party ordered the risotto special. The pile of rice they served us had clearly not been prepared in the slow and labor-intensive method necessary to proper risotto. But even if we...More

Thank FailappealSnarkville
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I am celiac and informed the waiter before ordering. My coworker had ordered the sausages and pepper as an appetizer. She offered my a taste and I was about to accept. The waiter overheard and said let me check with the chef before you do...More

Thank BeachButterfly72
Reviewed 7 December 2016

First time here. Great ambiance, It was busy even though it was Monday night! We were glad we had made a reservation. Service was prompt and the waiters were very pleasant and attentive,I had the risotto, which is an appetizer. It was huge! I was...More

Thank naya58
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Hi. Tripadvisor would not let me provide you with a link, but search "Francesa's Restaurant Northbrook" and you can get on their website and click on menus and prices are there. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do...which is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1145 Church St, Northbrook, IL 60062-3601
    (Shermer)
  • Public Transportation: Just two blocks from Metra's Northbrook station
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 847-559-0260
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