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Francesco's Pizzeria

279 Bay Ave, Highlands, NJ 07732-1525
+1 732-872-0080
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
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Italian, Pizza
279 Bay Ave, Highlands, NJ 07732-1525
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

We ate at Francesco's during the summer and were exceedingly satisfied with our meal. We returned again the other night with another couple and again couldn't have been more pleased. To start with, Francesco's has the feel of a neighborhood Italian restaurant...which it is!! The...More

1  Thank Carl L
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Wow, special last night was twin lobster tails. Husband loved it, along with cauliflower soup. I enjoyed stuffed flounder which was fresh n so tender. Delicious Georgio. Friendly, smiling employees tell a good story. Wonderful tiramisu too!!!!

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a great local place and Georgio treats both new and familiar customers great. It's hard to say whether Grandma's pizza or Capri is better, I love them both. The eggplant rolatini is also delicious. If you have any dietary concerns, he goes out...More

Thank jerseyj2017
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Francesco's is a staple in Highlands. Food very good. Home grown herbs and spices. Friendly staff and owner. Recently, and for the first time ever, one entree was not included with the delivery order. We called and they sent it out immediately and said there...More

Thank mikelF3883XQ
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We just wanted a couple of slices of pizza for a late lunch. I had the sliced tomato, ricotta and garlic pizza. My husband had a slice of pepperoni and a slice of sausage. It was delicious and only $11 for 4 slices...not bad for...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Francesco's is a local gem. Not only do they have great pizza, but their cooked dishes are excellent too. Nice indoor/outdoor space to enjoy your dinner!

Thank Sockster
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is the first time I ordered Pizza from this place. We live in the area since 1984. I tried many Pizza places near me but this one by far is at the bottom of do not buy list. I ordered a large pie half...More

Thank Lenny O
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This place serves the best Italian food around.The prices are great and the service superb.The owner even comes around to make sure you are enjoying yourself.

Thank anthonymA4478AU
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This little gem has been one of our favorites for over 20 years...I liken it to having dinner with an old friends in their dining room/kitchen. Girogio (owner) is well known in the community and makes everyone feel special. I cannot praise this establishment enough!!

Thank Jean W
Reviewed 12 October 2015

This is the best pizza anywhere! We have to eat here every year when we visit the Highlands!! A must try. It's a locals favorite. Staff is friendly, owner is adorable and place is comfy and casual.

Thank Jola O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 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: 279 Bay Ave, Highlands, NJ 07732-1525
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 732-872-0080
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