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Franco's Lounge Restaurant & Music Club

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12 West 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701
+1 570-327-1840
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16:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Tue - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Thu 07:00 - 09:30
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Francos is and always has been a great place in the heart of the city. No trip to Williamsport would be complete without a stop at Francos.

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Thank Tony N
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I eat there I always leave feeling full and satisfied. Although I feel like the menu hasn't ever changed (good and bad thing) at least you know what you are going to get when you order. It is small but makes for a great intimate location. A great treat!

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Thank ekarp2016
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

They call it the "Brick" a brick of lasagna is all homemade and the best in town. You never go away hungry from Franco's and the service is excellent. You feel like you have been a close friend of the place by the way you are treated. Small but that family feeling. You won't go wrong with anything on the... More 

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Thank melodyh888
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious, don't leave without trying the garlic bread with sauce and peppers. And if you like Calamari, the House Calamari is worth a try. It's on the smaller side so it's a nice atmosphere. Small means you HAVE to make reservations unless you don't mind that your spur of the moment attempt to eat there comes with... More 

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Thank ErinGoBraugh97
Vancouver, Washington, United States
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Homemade Italian done right! A local favorite as watched folks come in who must have standing reservations: they were greeted by name. We were here for the LLWS and we able to get to in without too much of a wait (just 2 of us). I had the Mediterranean pasta and my husband had one of the chicken dishes -... More 

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Thank Donna T
Valerie R, Public Relations Manager at Franco's Lounge Restaurant & Music Club, responded to this review

Donna, thank you very much for your detailed review. Your feedback is very important to us, we like to know what our customers enjoy about Franco's. We appreciate your time and kind words. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

My son and I made a reservation to eat here after the US Championship at the Little League World Series last Saturday. We have been going there for years and just love it. The family that runs the place is very friendly. They make you feel like they invited you to their house for dinner. I started with one of... More 

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Thank Michael B
Valerie R, Public Relations Manager at Franco's Lounge Restaurant & Music Club, responded to this review

Michael, thank you very much for your extensive review of our restaurant. Your feedback is very important to us, we like to know what our customers enjoy about Franco's Lounge! We appreciate your time and kind words. We hope to have you dine with us again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We have gone to Franco several time and the food is excellent. Our group was heading to the Community Arts Center for a show and the service was fast and very accommodating. They have an extensive menu with something for everyone's taste.

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Valerie R, Public Relations Manager at Franco's Lounge Restaurant & Music Club, responded to this review

Ginger, thank you for your review, much appreciated! We're glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us and hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is the best Italian food I've had in a very long time. Franco the owner should be proud of his establishment. Homemade pastas, great service, excellent wine selection and overall fabulous food!

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Thank OscarinBend
Valerie R, Public Relations Manager at Franco's Lounge Restaurant & Music Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, much appreciated! We're glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us and hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The restaurant reminds me of the family owned spots in CT and NY I frequented as a kid. Sure its small and dark and crowded. Look around, you see doctors lawyers and politicians sitting around enjoying palette perfection. I have been in this area for years and never bothered as from the exterior it looks like a dive bar. Big... More 

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Thank Brandon A
Valerie R, Public Relations Manager at Franco's Lounge Restaurant & Music Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, much appreciated! We're glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us and hope to see you again soon! More 

Hudson, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We checked this out due to Trip Advisor reviews. The food is good, but... total mom and pop place and it was obvious we weren't from around there! Staff was lovely, lots to try, but ambiance is straight from the 1960s. Won't appeal to everyone, but we are glad we checked it out.

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Thank Joy W
Valerie R, Public Relations Manager at Franco's Lounge Restaurant & Music Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, Joy, much appreciated! We're glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us and hope to see you again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 09:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 West 4th St, Williamsport, PA 17701
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Williamsport
  • Phone Number: +1 570-327-1840
Description
Franco's Lounge has been a fixture in downtown Williamsport, PA for over 30 years, and we're still going strong. Come be a part of the family! Try our award-winning cuisine. Specialties include handcrafted Raviolis, Pasta Carbonara, Seafood FraDiavlo, Mussels Marinara & farm-raised game. Whether you're a local, or just passing through, Franco's is the place to stop.

Hours of Operation:
Early Girl Maria's Thursday Charity Breakfasts 7:00-9:45
LUNCH: Tues-Friday 11AM-2PM
DINNER: Tues, Wed, Thrus 4-10PM
DINNER: Friday & Saturday 4-midnight
Available for Private Events Sunday & Monday

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?