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Francisco's Restaurant on the River

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1251 River Rd, Washington Crossing, PA 18977-1050
+1 215-321-8789
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Restaurant was nice. Service was great. Was disappointed in my dish..chicken porcini. The chicken was a little too thick and dry. However everyone else in our party (5) enjoyed their meals and portions were big. Coconut cake is very delicious, as well as the Tiramisu.

Thank AnonymousNJ2
New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and I dined here twice using a mid-week and weekend Groupon based on a high recommendation. The atmosphere is cozy and romantic if you get there early. As we were finishing up our meal, it was getting more crowded and noisy. We enjoyed being near the fireplace and the option of bringing our own wine. The first time,... More 

Thank Ann10Tigerlily
Newtown, PA
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236 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a charming Italian restaurant that fits just about any occasion. The food is very good. We love the place, but...the presentation, or maybe I should say amounts, is a bit odd. We both had the Caprese Salad. Delicious. I had the Capellini and Crab, also delicious. Husband had the Fruitti Fra Diablo. Shrimp, scallops, clams, mussels, and fish.... More 

Thank Songbird811
New Hope, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner with friends there recently. As always we were not disappointed. Great food and good service. It is BYOB

Thank sararayaltieri
Flemington, New Jersey
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68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Francisco's is a great find. The cottage-style building has a beautiful river view. The staff is friendly and helpful. You must order the garlic bread since it melts in your mouth. There are so many delicious choices for your entree yet save room for dessert. The coconut cake was wonderful. All this and bring your own wine. Truly a great... More 

Thank Kathy L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great byob. Service was great and the food was just as good. I'd highly recommend the butterfish and the eggplant.

Thank Mike4563
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place has an excellent location right along the river. We went at night so we missed the views but I'm sure that would add to the ambiance during the daylight hours. The food here was pretty good although quite pricey. Every single thing that went on the table was a la carte including a basket of bread. To add... More 

Thank Summer2229
Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had a party of 14 and every person was happy with their appetizer, entree and dessert. That doesn't happen too often. Everyone received their appetizer timely. Soups were hot and salads were fresh. Everyone's entrees from the Lamb Chops, to the eggplant parm, to numerous fish dishes and the pork chop were all presented nicely. Servers did a great... More 

Thank JLMB1202
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Met friends on a Saturday night & enjoyed a fine meal. The tables are very close together, but the servers had it under control. The salads were good, but large. The food was very good & I would definitely return. Love the BYOB.

Thank Beachbumsfrompa
Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The food is above average but on the expensive side. The atmosphere could be better. The wait staff is good and courteous. The location is a plus.

Thank magicdoc55

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1251 River Rd, Washington Crossing, PA 18977-1050
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Washington Crossing
  • Phone Number: +1 215-321-8789

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Jamison, Pennsylvania
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?