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Francesco's Italian Restaurant

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101 N Main St, Bridgewater, VA 22812-1303
+1 540-828-3255
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bridgewater, Virginia
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoy eating at Francesco's. They have excellent Italian cuisine. Their menu has a lot of variety. I have never had a meal that I haven't enjoyed.

Thank marypiano48
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Met a group of 6 for dinner. Had the lasagna. Absolutely the worse meal in quite some time. Sauce was bland, there were no lasagna noodles, no meat just some pasta mush covered with some type of pasta sheet topped with a tasteless cheese . Another member of the party was served the shrimp salad instead of the salmon salad... More 

Thank rcorbett1
Bridgewater, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Good service and food. The atmosphere is good too. The owners are on site and make sure all is run well.

Thank Robin-and-Ron
Berryville, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I went to this restaurant for lunch with my 2 young grandchildren and my daughter. My waitress Alissa, who was great, took our order and served us some bread - the bread was excellent! My lunch was chicken and broccoli - so much flavor! My daughter has the shrimp pasta - she too said it was great. I never had... More 

Thank abean40112
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Great selection of Italian food! Priced great and always wonderful flavor. We are regulars and I don't see this changing anytime soon.

Thank Kevin B
Bridgewater, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 December 2016

I have been to Francesco's many times. When we were in there it seemed to be slow and the server was too. My mother ordered the special, crab cakes and shrimp with a sauce and salad.The crab cakes were very small and full of filler, not much crab it came with 4 shrimp. She wasn't very pleased with the crab... More 

1 Thank lovnsnowmen
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Ordered their fried pickles to go and was greeted with a smile upon arrival. Order was ready and food tastes delicious! One of my quick 'go to' places for dinner. Highly suggest Francesco's

Thank KatieBaker2010
Roanoke, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Nice restaurant on Main Street, Bridgewater, VA. Ordered the veggie pizza, which looked picture-perfect and was fresh and delicious. The others in my group ordered the salmon with side vegetables. The portions were good and they enjoyed the meal. If you're limited for time, though, consider opting for the lunch buffet.

Thank TravelSmart092016
Barboursville, Virginia
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We'd finished a nice hike east of H'burg and were looking to grab a late lunch somewhere a little off the beaten track and decided to give Francesco's a try. I had the Chicken Cardinal, wife had Manicotti. Warm garlic butter bread knots were served immediately, the salad was fresh, and the food was good and servings quite adequate. The... More 

Thank newtbob
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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150 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We stop here about every couple months . . . consistently good with fine service. Tonight's service was especially attentive. We love their house salad -- even the kids like the salad. My favorite items are the shrimp dishes. I alternate between the shrimp scampi and the shrimp fra diavlo (both are great).

Thank Mary L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Main St, Bridgewater, VA 22812-1303
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Bridgewater
  • Phone Number: +1 540-828-3255

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