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Francesco

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325 Alcazar Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134
+1 305-446-1600
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18:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:30
Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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48 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Small but one of the best Peruvian food in Miami. Bring quarters because at dinner plenty of parking space without need to pay for valet parking

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1 Thank Rihldo G
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120 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Francesco's has been in the Gables area for years. I would say it's one of the first Peruvian restaurants in the city and continuous to be one of the top rated eateries in the area.

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Thank KriticL
South Miami, Florida
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207 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Was there for a business lunch yesterday. Food and service was excellent. The "executive lunch" specials are well worth it otherwise you are talking about $50 per person without drinks. Only issue I have is that tables are very close together and while it wasn't a problem for us since we were there early, I suspect noise level and privacy... More 

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Thank Scott W
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Food was ok. Not impressed at all... The services also ok even though the place was empty. Too much money for the quality and service.

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Thank Jojamifaje
Miramar, Florida
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101 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Went for lunch. The ceviche is outstanding. They had a set menu and all the dishes were plentiful and full of flavor with very good presentation and service. I did't find it expensive although we didn't have drinks.

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1 Thank Floresmeyer
Phoenix, Arizona
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I had eaten here on a previous trip and was pleased enough to return. Under the impression that it was Italian, but turns out to be Peruvian with emphasis on Seafood. The service was impeccable; prompt, informative and courteous. I had sword fish with passionfruit sauce. Was a little disappointed but not greatly. Sauce was good, but swordfish had been... More 

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Thank WUBaker
Lafayette, Louisiana
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016

We were visiting friends in Miami that we don't get to see very often so we wanted to make the evening an event and they had the perfect place. It is a very quaint place with daily specials that are amazing. All the seafood dishes are prepared daily from the freshest ingredients. Their wine selection is top notch and to... More 

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1 Thank glenn v
Miami, Florida
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

I have been dining at Francesco's for over a decade already, and it is certainly one of my favorite restaurants. The food is absolutely exquisite, and the staff is extraordinary. I highly recommend the Causa Shrimp, Papa a la Huancaina, Conchitas a la Parmesana andTiradito de Pescado. If you are a risotto lover, by all means, order the fabulous Squid... More 

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253 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Francesco is a small, unpretentious but very nice restaurant that serves fine tasting Peruvian cuisine. The quality of the food is excellent; fresh is everything here! Highly recommend the Ceviche(s) with all their large corn kernels and toasted pine nuts, Potatoes with Peru’s famous Huancaina Sauce, the Grilled Octopus, the Black Risotto with seafood and a typical aji –spicy-[amarillo] sauce.... More 

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New York City, New York
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had never tried Peruvian cuisine so we decided to give it a go at Francesco. What a wonderful surprise! Our server Piero was friendly and attentive. He offered us suggestions of traditional dishes based on our preferences and boy did he hit the mark! The Cebiche (like ceviche) of fish, shrimp, and scallops was fresh and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
Cuisine
Peruvian, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 Alcazar Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Coral Gables
  • Phone Number: +1 305-446-1600

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