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Franca's Perfect Gifts & Cafe Italia

€€ - €€€Italian
100-3811 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 3P5, Canada
+1 403-277-0766
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Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good6%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
“chef mario” (3 reviews)
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LOCATION
100-3811 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 3P5, Canada
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Franca’s restaurant is off the beaten path in a semi industrial area but as soon as you walk in, it’s like magic. We had an absolutely delicious meal. Franca and Chef Mario and their family make you feel at home. We didn’t feel rushed like...More

Thank Tazbarco
Reviewed 16 December 2017

My first introduction to this friendly, warm jewel was as a designated date for a friend's company Christmas party. (29) of us in a "private room" environment, with multiple courses of divine dining. The food was truly scrumptious, I was really, really impressed with the...More

Thank Crack_Of_Noon
Reviewed 19 October 2017

I had the pleasure to attend a wine tasting evening at Franca's. Every month she has a special night. It was an evening of great food, some great wines and a very friendly atmosphere. Franca has been recognized as a Distinctive Woman of Canada.

Thank dbefus
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We celebrated our son and daughter's university graduations with a private Saturday afternoon luncheon for 27 people at Franca's. We were stunned by the beautifully decorated table, 4-course delicious meal, impeccable service and clearly tabulated bill. I can't say enough about this wonderful family who...More

Thank awal733
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The decor at Francas is excellent and the food is spectacular. Every dish is a winner in its own right. This is the genuine Italian food and not a pizza,pasta place. Franca and Mario make everybody so very welcome. nothing is too much trouble. Whatever...More

Thank norbrian
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I had a fellow Director come by my office for lunch, who was not interested in my choice of East Indian or a Legion meal. He had heard there was a good Italian place nearby. It had to be Franca's. I had never been there...More

Thank dbefus
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Franca's knows good Italian. Simple dishes made with fresh ingredients, and cooked with passion and love, are what make Franca's special. The meatballs were rolled perfectly and the gnocchi was heaven; it melted in the mouth with a delicious tomato sauce. The chicken was cooked...More

Thank Tony I
Reviewed 7 December 2016

If you looking for a great friendly Italian restaurant I recommend Franca's. This is my second visit here. Aside from Franca making my wife and I feel like we were apart of her family she took the time to ensure that we were happy with...More

Thank KDS_10
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Why would you go anywhere else? Open for lunch every day except Sunday and Monday, dinner served only Saturday night but reserve ahead as they fill up. Family owned and run, they make you feel like part of the family. Food is wonderful. This little...More

Thank Betty Anne T
Reviewed 15 September 2016

My husband and I were at a supplier's in the NE and asked them for a referral to get some good Italian food in the area. They said that Franca's is good but pricey. We gave it a try and found the pricing to be...More

Thank calgaryfoodfan
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100-3811 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Alberta T2E 3P5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-277-0766
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