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Francesca's Pizzeria & Rest

81 1/2 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1319
+1 973-344-9233
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
24 May 2017
“First date with my Dominican fiance in the United States”
23 Aug 2016
“Good for a take out pizza”
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Italian, Pizza
81 1/2 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1319
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The chicken parm was wonderful spaghetti and meatballs was fine everything was wonderful it was her first time ever eating Italian food. The girls up front very nice kind courteous the waitress was nice beautiful restaurant nice sitting area love the woodwork walking distance from...More

1  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A little bit pricey, but good enough as pizza can be for a take out. It is for sure one of the better pizza around. When the owner on vacation though the pizza place is closed for weeks.

Thank Elena W
Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Francesca's is a small restaurant, with a dining room located in the back. If you go here to eat in, the service is EXTREMELY slow and not very attentive. The reason I keep coming back is because of the food. I generally get he gnocchi...More

Thank haleye090316
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

I have been both dining in the restaurant and having delivery from Francescas since 2001, 14 years ago. Consistently great food, with consistently good service. The same owner has run Francescas the entire time I have been a customer, he really cares, and he is...More

Thank tim757pilot
Reviewed 10 March 2015

The place has an extensive menu and they do a good job for what they are a Pizza place. They can be a bit pricey for a pizza place, but now days I guess is normal. The place inside, in the back is nice and...More

Thank jucalo57
Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

The shrimp parmigiana sandwich is great! The mussels are very good as well with a choice of sweet or spicey sauce.

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 27 August 2012

excellent food and service. it can be hard to find parking for at team bus but it is very affordable on a budget. it was great food

Thank richie r
Reviewed 9 May 2012

This is a family owned restaurant & the food is fabulous. They have the best Shrimp Parmigiana, broccoli w/ garlic is one of my favorites. Don't forget to try the salad with house dressing. Now that they have moved up the street it is easier...More

1  Thank csuebh
Reviewed 29 March 2011

had delivery to my hotel room when in town. I have had a few other places delivered over the past couple visits and this place is by far the best i have found. Thin slightly sweet crust. Light on the sauce.

Thank mrmullen80
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 1/2 McWhorter St, Newark, NJ 07105-1319
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark>  > North Ironbound
  • Neighbourhood: North Ironbound
  • Phone Number: +1 973-344-9233
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