We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria

7205 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-4786
+1 239-463-5634
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“calzone” (18 reviews)
“garlic knots” (17 reviews)
“subs” (16 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
7205 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-4786
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (253)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for pizza and we were not disappointed. The flavor and the toppings were great. Also had a side of garlic nots. I would recommend this place to anyone. Best in Ft Myers Beach..

Thank jsallan1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came by and bought a foot long sandwich with roastbeef, it was so good.. we went back a couple of time and it was very good each time.. i can only say, try it try it try it 👍 👍👍

Thank BBJN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped in for a sub and it was absolutely fabulous!!!!! The service was just as great. Cam back again during our stay!!! Very Happy we found this place ..

Thank ZFLPIGGY
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We ordered our first night there as we were tired from driving. My husband got a steak sub, I got a muffalatta and my daughter got a slice of margarita pizza. We all shared a antipasto salad. Everything was good but the pizza. It was...More

Thank 52CheranH
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Grazie! We certainly appreciate you enjoyed the majority of your visit. Unfortunately, the fact that your slice of pizza was burnt is unacceptable . As a small, family-owned deli we strive to ensure our guests leave happy. In future, please ask to speak with Francesco...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

The Pizzeria is a Authentic Italian restaurant transplanted in south Florida. The owner (Italian of Course)gives each child a cup full of Gold Fish snacks to munch on until their meal is ready. There is only about 10 tables in there but it is so...More

Thank Jim059_9
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Grazie molto. As a small, family-owned eatery, Francesco strives to treat all of his guests as if they were family. Be sure to like us on Facebook for our latest updates. Ciao!

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered a pizza for take-out And I thought it was very good. That said, it had a heavy garlic flavor as I have seen mentioned in other reviews. Fortunately we all like garlic, but I can see how that might throw some off. A...More

Thank ThePoundcake
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Grazie! Thanks for the review. And yes, we love garlic! Francesco strives to ensure his dishes are flavored with the same ingredients he grew up on. Be sure to like us on Facebook for our latest updates and specials. Ciao!

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Will definitely visit again! Me & my family really enjoyed the amazing Italian food & service! Yum!!! 🍕🍝❤️

Thank Sarai2323
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Grazie! Thanks for the kind thoughts. We look forward to serving you again soon. Be sure to like us on Facebook for our latest updates and specials. Ciao!

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered 2 pizzas from here & they were both delicious. Word of caution, they use a crazy amount of garlic, my boyfriend needed a whole roll of Rolaids after he ate!

Thank Deb R
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Grazie! Thanks for the feedback. And yes, we embrace garlic...as a true Italian restaurant, Francesco ensure his dishes are flavored with the same ingredients he grew up on. Be sure to like us on Facebook for our latest updates and specials. Ciao!

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Our order was $45 for a pizza, salad, and sub. The sub was fine, had lots of good meat. The salad had unripped tomatoes and not enough veggies and cheese. We were literally 2 minutes from the pizza shop and were promised delivery in 30...More

Thank AlyssandLily
Reviewed 2 July 2017

My husband got a turkey sub and a bagel. He said the sub was excellent and the bagel was the best he ever had!! I am vegan and they made a personal pizza to fit my dietary needs. Francesco was very friendly and we felt...More

Thank BrenTrip420
Frank R, Manager at Francesco's Italian Deli & Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Grazie! Francesco will make every every attempt to exceed his guests' expectations, whether vegan, gluten-free, or otherwise. Be sure to like us on Facebook for our latest updates and specials. Ciao!

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Charley's Boat House Grill
1,366 reviews
1.05 km away
Pinchers
1,090 reviews
.37 km away
Truly Scrumptious Ice Cream Cafe
454 reviews
.10 km away
South Beach Grille
740 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Santini Fresh Market
6 reviews
.07 km away
Estero Bay Express Dolphin & Sunset Boat Tours
519 reviews
.14 km away
Fish-Tale Marina
183 reviews
.14 km away
Fort Myers Beach Theater
237 reviews
.95 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
fritomann
21 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Ibavolfan | Reviewed this property |
They have a few tables inside an bench tables outside as well
1
Vote
Joy D
7 January 2016|
Answer
Response from Frank R | Property representative |
First, thanks for the kind words! Oh, Isaly's, brings back many memories. (I Shall Always Love You!) But sorry we do not carry it in our store. However, it is available on Amazon for $7.15 a bottle - just search for... More
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:30 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7205 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-4786
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-5634
Description
If the food we serve is not fit for our table, you can rest assured it won't sit on yours... The history of Francesco's is a tale of two unique stories that eventually became one. Founded by Jimmy Greco on Beth Page, Long Island in 1958, the deli has served its guests with authentic Italian food for nearly 60 years. In 1978, Greco moved to Fort Myers Beach and renamed the deli Greco's Mousetrap Italian Delicatessen. Over the next two decades Greco's established itself as the preeminent Italian deli on Fort Myers Beach. Enter Francesco Razzano, Sr. In 1998, Razzano was looking for a new opportunity. Having recently sold his bar restaurant outside of Pittsburgh, PA, Francesco was tired of the cold winters and pondered a move south. When he learned of an Italian deli for sale in Fort Myers Beach, Razzano jumped at the chance to fulfill a life long dream. Born in Cervino, (Caserta) Italy, Francesco immigrated with his family to Ellwood City, PA in 1955. While he never forgot his heritage, Razzano embraced the opportunities his adopted country afforded him. Following service in the United States Navy during the Vietnam era, Francesco settled in Midland, PA where he owned and operated Frankie's Tavern for nearly twenty years. Even though Frankie's wasn't an Italian restaurant, Razzano never forgot his roots. It certainly wasn't unusual to find Francesco in the kitchen making an impromptu homemade pizza or filleting smelts for his patrons. Since acquiring the deli in 1998, it has been Francesco's goal is to provide his guests with the finest Italian cuisine using the same recipes he was raised with.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing