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Frankie's Ristorante Italiano

80 Main St, Lenox, MA 01240
+1 413-637-4455
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (26 reviews)
“baby clams” (8 reviews)
“antipasti” (15 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
80 Main St, Lenox, MA 01240
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1 - 10 of 301 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I have been here before and this time was better than last. A new chef since our last visit, and noticeable improvements. My husband ordered the mozzarella sticks for appetizer I ordered the beet and goat cheese salad-omg was that delicious. Our...More

Thank Kim G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

DH and I dined at Frankies pretty early on 5-25 (the Thursday prior to Memorial Day weekend. We had been here on another visit several years before and remembered it fondly. The service was wonderful. Prompt and friendly. But the food - oh the food.....More

Thank JillSJoyce
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled onto Frankie's while visiting Lenox because it is open on Monday nights. What a find! The chicken Piccata was fabulous, served with haricot vert and a delightful ricotta potato gratin instead of the ubiquitous pasta. Sunday through Thursday Frankie's offers a three course...More

Thank mamacooking
Molly L, Owner at Frankie's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed! Thank you!

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Eryaccomodating and quaint Italianrestaurant in the Berkshires. Theyhave a. Eryquaint bar and bery nicenar staff that uses fresh juices in all drinks that needthem. I had the chicken marsala which was delicious and came with a potato gratin that hd just theright amount of garlic...yummo

Thank rossgarden
Molly L, Owner at Frankie's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you so much for your nice review! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience at Frankie's and we hope to see you again soon! Best, Molly

Reviewed 27 April 2017

We took a chance on this little restaurant on the Main St. in Lenox,Mass. The red checkered tablecloths & pleasant greeters were welcoming. The place looks small upon entering,but, there is plenty of room in the back. We had a jovial waiter. The food was...More

Thank jfaiella2
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We were really hopeful for a great experience. The bartender was super friendly and the hostess was great. Our waitress on the other hand was anything but helpful. We asked for recommendations on the menu, and got one word answers. The worst part of the...More

Thank emullane
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

If you like Italian food, do not go to Frankie's. The marsala was made with Worcestershire and soy sauce. The marinara tasted like canned tomato paste with sugar and salt. Come on! I don't understand how they could get it so wrong and still stay...More

3  Thank Tom M
Molly L, Owner at Frankie's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Hi Tom, I thought we had discussed this issue together. When I came to ask how everything was you told me your thoughts on our marsala. Perhaps it wasn't your taste, but I assured you that we have never made our Marsala sauce with Worcestershire...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

We arrived for our 6:15 reservation and they did not have it in there book. Fortunately we were able to be seated. Appetizers were great. We had calamari, rice balls (a little bland), baby clams, and the mushroom flatbread. We had veal marsala that was...More

Thank Donna778
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went to Frankie's on a Sunday evening after a theater performance. Everyone in our party was a Berkshire local,but some of us had never been. That said, we all agreed we truly enjoyed our dinner.The atmosphere is warm and inviting,the food is delicious, and...More

Thank msjbye
Reviewed 27 January 2017

During the offseason the 3 course $20 menu with about 10 choices for entrees is the BEST option in the Berkshires. We had the chicken piccata and eggplant main courses- first course is soup ( lobster bisque this time) or salad then followed by dessert....More

Thank Michael S
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wmdtheagent
This review really stopped me in my tracks and I'm completely puzzled by it. While it's normal for restaurants to have their 'off' nights, my girlfriend and I routinely make the drive from upstate New York to have dinner at Frankie's. We have always found the quality of the food to be superior and consistent. And their service is attentive. The mandolin-sliced au gratin potatoes are some of the finest I've ever tasted. The deep-fried zucchini (Zucchini Fritti) is a creative and delicious appetizer. Meatballs are soft, flavorful, and memorable; and their Marinara is fresh and simple. All entrees are served with a nouveau flair but with old-world flavors and recipes. I'm a trained chef and restaurant consultant and tend to be a tough customer. I feel this one-star review by Tom M. is unfounded and has other motives behind it. I've been dining at Frankie's since they opened and have always had a delicious meal every time. I know from personal experience how much work it takes for a restaurant to get it right on a regular basis. I can't say that about many places. Keep up the great work, Frankie's. Ci Vediamo Presto!
22 April 2017|
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Response from Molly L | Property representative |
Hi everyone, I am the "hostess"/owner Tom is referring to. This review feels very unfair. It is my policy to try to make everyone in my restaurant happy, and if we don't succeed or make a mistake, I am quick to remove the... More
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MaryLouise B
Type of dress that is acceptable
25 May 2016|
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Response from Remycub | Reviewed this property |
Casual clothing
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blair f
Are there any gluten free options, besides salad?
20 March 2016|
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Response from Dick C | Reviewed this property |
They do state on the menu that you may order gluten-free pasta, but you will need to request it, and you will get a limited selection of pasta. They did not mention gluten-free options for their other dishes that would... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:30
Saturday
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 Main St, Lenox, MA 01240
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lenox
  • Phone Number: +1 413-637-4455
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