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Francesco's Ristorante and Pizzeria

400 S Orlando Ave, Suite 104, Maitland, FL 32751-5644
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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400 S Orlando Ave, Suite 104, Maitland, FL 32751-5644
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place by accident recently with my husband. So glad we did. The food is fantastic. The chef owner is from Sicily and is there cooking all the time. It has a pretty open kitchen so you can watch if you sit at the...More

Thank exnyr
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

So glad a friend recommended Francesco's. We love Italian food and are always looking for authentic Italian restaurants. We had the calamari appetizer that was perfectly fried and very light. The bread and oil was amazing enough to be its own meal! Our main dishes...More

Thank KristiK21
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The best eggplant Parmesan is the best i’ve Ever had anywhere!! The house salad and creamy balsamic dressing is also amazing!!

Thank labernathy3
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Pre Anniversary. Husband surprises me on a pre anniversary dinner at Francesco's. The food is always top notch! I had the lasagna which is my favorite, and my husband had a special that he so enjoyed! The dining room was busy, had a reservation and...More

Thank Sandalsgirl
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This was a hidden gem that someone told us about and we decided that we should try it out. By far, this is one of my all time favorites. Francesco is the chef and they have an open kitchen concept so you can see him...More

Thank theshos
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The Salmon Salad is the best. The dressing is out of this world. It is only on the lunch menu, but you can get it in the evening for a different price than lunch.

Thank TerriF12_13
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We love this place. The food is always great and the specials are always changing. We lobe the fresh warm bread that’s brought to the table. I Always get the pizza or pasta, but the wife does the fish and loves it.

Thank Jeremy G
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Sat at the bar and had great service. Waiter was very attentive to us and made great suggestions for wine and dinner. We had a bottle of red blend and lasagna. Both were great. We will be coming back.

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I have eaten at Francesco's over a dozen times and have never been disappointed. The food is authentic, prepared in an open kitchen and is generous with their servings. I had the burrata salad and it was a meal in itself. Huge center of burrata,...More

Thank Lolasplace
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We had a great lunch. Spectacular service and the food was so good!!! Large portions and very fresh! The average lunch entree is around $10 but plenty to take home for dinner. The bread and oil was so good! Don’t miss out!

Thank Lisa P
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Joanna M
20 May 2018|
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Response from jasonpurello | Reviewed this property |
Reservations aren't necessary depending on what time you go. If you're planning on going Friday or Saturday night, you might want a reservation. They are pretty good about getting people in and out quickly as they have a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 S Orlando Ave, Suite 104, Maitland, FL 32751-5644
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Maitland
  • Phone Number: 407-960-5533
In the authentic Italian tradition, we select our simple, whole ingredients and combine them by hand with heart, using the time-honored method of open flame cooking. We utilize the intense heat of our wood burning ovens to lend unique flavor to our food.
From our hand-made mozzarella to our artisanal pizzas, pastas and salads, we have a passion for quality and pride in our product that we know you'll appreciate. We only use sustainable, fresh, local ingredients.
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