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Francesca's Cucina

545 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2530
+1 315-425-1556
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“utica greens” (45 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
545 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2530
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a nice dinner here with exceptional service and excellent food. They have a lot of great dinner specials, along with a pretty diverse menu. Consistently good food and service make this a go to place for a special dinner. Utica greens were delish...More

Thank Onhill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a Thursday night It was very crowded. We were seated by the door since we did not have reservations. That is my only complaint. The food was delicious. I had the scallops wrapped in bacon entree. They were melt in your mouth good. Parking...More

Thank Troy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sat outside and was in awe of the atmosphere! Then the food came and was in awe of the food. Highly recommended.

Thank mdhagey4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome atmosphere, knowledgeable wait staff. Three adults and a child treated like VIP’s. Service responsive but not overbearing. Menu reads as good as the food.

Thank Jeffrey P
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

They have an amazing outdoor space in the back. It really takes you away from syracuse. The service is excellent I had the Riggies (not the best I’ve have but still good) the prices were decent for the quantity of food. I would recommend hitting...More

Thank Josh K
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a wonderful restaurant with excetional cocktails (always ask about what specials are behind the bar they make lemonades and sangrias from time to time). The food quality, and flavor is excellent. I go here monthly at least.

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

All I can say is WOW! The chicken riggies are legitimately the BEST I have ever had in my life! I consider myself sort of a riggie expert, as if they are on the menu, I have to get them. I’m telling you, Francesca’s version...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Francesca’s should absolutely be a 5 rating. There were four of us. All four dinners were outstanding as was our appetizer. Desserts were out of this world. The bartender was very nice and our waitress was exceptional. The reason for the four rating was due...More

3  Thank mildredmurph
Reviewed 22 February 2018

First of all, they were so gracious when I changed my reservations at the last minute from 5 to 8. Couldn't be nicer! Coming from Los Angeles, my buddy at Syracuse University told me about Francesca's...he knew my Italian roots would be picky as his...More

Thank suorange1976
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Had lunch this Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14, 2018) at Francesca’s Cucina in Syracuse. This restaurant has that Little Italy ambiance, a warm and friendly staff and really good food. Check out the Specials. I had Haddock Francese and my husband had Veal Bolognese with bucatini...More

Thank dmm501
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26 July 2017|
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Response from AnnP55 | Reviewed this property |
As with the other responses, I am not sure. I did find the staff helpful and would guess they would prepare food to go if requested.
26 July 2017|
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Response from RetiredChief1102 | Reviewed this property |
I've done so while at the bar, many times. I've seen people come in and pick up orders to go.
Meribeth S
24 February 2017|
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Response from Gracia R | Reviewed this property |
it probably depends on how well behaved they are public. As previously noted it's a rather upscale restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 545 N Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13208-2530
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-425-1556
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