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Francesca's Bryn Mawr

#962 of 7,938 Restaurants in Chicago}
€€ - €€€Italian
1039 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60660-4631
+1 773-506-9261
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“bruschetta” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
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1039 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60660-4631
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently moved to the Edgewater Neighborhood in Chicago and have been searching for a go-to local restaurant for a couple months. We found it at Francesca's. The service was great. The choice of Italian Dishes included a large, separate gluten free menu which is...More

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 7 August 2017

If you like Italian, this is the place! From the appetizers to the dessert, each time we've visited, our experience has been outstanding. Their wine list of Italian wines is excellent. The tables are tiny bit close, but it's not super uncomfortable. The service is...More

Thank Wineaus
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I have been saving this one because someone told me that it was expensive. I waited until the Sunday Brunch. It was on a par , cost wise, with the other restaurants in the area. The nice settings and table set ups are a matter...More

Thank hippoguy
Reviewed 28 May 2017

My group of 4 met there at 6:30 and thankfully had a reservation...and were seated right on time. We had to use the valet parking otherwise we would have had difficulty parking. At $10 that was fair. We all had different dinner choices and thought...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Our disappointment started when the $5 side of asparagus came out with 4 pieces of asparagus. Disappointment grew as my "olive oil & tomato sauce" was actually a creamy tomato sauce. I am mildly lactose intolerant and paid the price for not sending it back....More

Thank tmkuecker
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Bruschetta (we got with artichokes) was amazing. Ditto whitefish main. A chicken saltimboca-like dish quite good. Good bread. Good wine and draft beer list. Amazing banana cream pie, mostly cream, and this isn't a dessert I usually get. Service was a little iffy at first,...More

Thank jaz79h
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This place is near where my dad lives and it's been here for many years. I've eaten here a couple of times and it's been fantastic over the years. There is a great "wavy" ceiling and the mood lighting makes it cozy and romantic. The...More

Thank Ricardo59IL
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I attended a wedding in Chicago this week and we had dinner at Francesca's. There were 21 people in our party, we were late in arriving and the staff welcomed us and took very good care of us. We had a wonderful evening, the food...More

Thank SissySue2015
Reviewed 23 July 2016

FRANCESCA’S – 1039 W Bryn Mawr Ave., Chicago, Edgewater, (773) 506-9261, Love this place. Go for an early dinner/or late lunch. We sat at the bar and really enjoyed the Bar Bites and the drinks. Had the advantage of meeting the owner and mentioned it...More

Thank Alice34203
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Very nice and big italian dishes, not expensive. Clean and with really nice waiters. Fresh bread and soft drinks refill. Just at distance walk from the lake and beaches

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1039 W Bryn Mawr Ave, Chicago, IL 60660-4631
  • Public Transportation: Just steps from the Red Line's Bryn Mawr Station and from the 147 and 151 bus routes on Sheridan Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-506-9261
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