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Francesca's Tavola

208 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1929
+1 847-394-3950
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“barramundi” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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208 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1929
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a family dinner where each of us ate something different. A number of us asked the waiter to make substitutions from what the menu listed. He was able to have the substitutions made; and each of us was very pleased.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mrsaintmarteeen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met a friend there one Friday evening - we had a 5:30pm reservation. Food, wine and service were all superb. The only minor issue I had was with their parking lot when we were trying to leave. Both of our cars were blocked in by...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank tracy80s2003
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Francesca's Tovola is the ninth restaurant in a family chain of Italian eateries that was founded in 1992 by noted restauranteur Scott Harris. In all, Harris has developed five dining concepts at 25 locations in three states. Move over, Rich Melman. Located at 208 South...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 22 July 2018

My family and I had dinner in this restaurant. The menu is very limited and changes regularly. The place is crowded and for a good reason. The food and the service is excellent. You can ask for things not on the menu and the servers...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Earnie B
Reviewed 16 July 2018

My wife and I and another couple came to Francesca’s for dinner on Saturday. We arrived and were seated promptly; they even accommodated our last minute request for a booth. Our server, Michael, was friendly and outgoing, and provided excellent service. The food was excellent,...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank williamsanseverino
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here last night . My barramundi was perfect as was my wife’s chicken. Good drinks and very attentive server

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank AlanS103
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We were there Wednesday for dinner. The food was great, the server was excellent! However, all of the glasses were not properly cleaned - one even had a lip imprint on it. Gross! I even went to another table to check glasses and they were...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank ChicagoRed13
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The food was very good.Two of us had the 1/2 chicken and thought it was very tasty. The service and management was poor.The server took forever to take our order.He blamed it on issues with another table.The food took forever to come to our table.Because...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mitchell P
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We love Italian food. We found Francesca's Tavola when Our Son and Daughter in Law had a wedding shower there, and we've wanted to go back since - but don't live close. This spring we got to. It's a great atmosphere; there food is wonderful;...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank John E
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

They have decent food, but it's pretty pricey for what you get. Large wine list to choose from, but also pretty pricey.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank AAASparky
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 208 S Arlington Heights Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005-1929
    (1/2 Block south of Northwest Highway)
  • Public Transportation: Just a five minute walk from the Arlington Heights Metro Station
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Arlington Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 847-394-3950
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