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Rizzo's Bakery and Bistro

91 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-3217
+1 828-369-7774
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (19 reviews)
“quiche” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
91 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-3217
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the family today for lunch. The employees were extremely friendly and helpful and the food was excellent!! We then sampled several desserts, all freshly made and delicious! A great hidden gem in Franklin that I highly recommend!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Wally209
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Absolutely outstanding. Small, personal and well run. The food is excellent and the service is everything that you could want. I have been to this restaurant many times for both lunch and dinner and love it even more each time. This is what a restaurant...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank atlantadocc
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This restaurant is in a home and has great ambiance with excellent wait staff who are friendly, courteous, efficient and helpful. This is elegant dining where most everyone is local. This is a small restaurant and it is always crowded and we recommend reservations to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elmer G
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were traveling to Highlands and came through Franklin. I was searching for a bakery online and Rizzo’s came up. We pulled in there and was greeted and treated like royalty in this quaint little cafe/bakery. We looked at a menu and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MicheleRobBenson
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We visited Rizzo’s Bakery and Bistro for the first time this evening. It was a delightful experience from the git/go. We sat in the little room off to the right as you enter. Intimate and easy to converse in without shouting or leaning in. Our...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Carl K
Reviewed 29 August 2018

My husband and I have a second home in the Franklin area and enjoy trying the local restaurants. We had dinner at Rizzo's and thoroughly enjoyed the excellent food and stellar service. The restaurant is located in a free-standing house with plenty of adjacent off-street...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Ordered a chicken dinner, some kind of cheese sauce, Corn mush and undercooked beans. Mush was horrible, chicken was very thin and was told it was a breast, the bread was burnt and the waitress was border line rude. This place was cramped with small...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tom M
Reviewed 27 July 2018

First time here but was recommended. I had a delightful quiche and home made lasagna soup as a side. Yes lasagna soup. I was all very good and later I purchased a small coconut cream pie. YUM YUM Good service and staff were friendly. A...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bosu109
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We visited Rizzo's while on a long weekend in Franklin. This is delightful restaurant and even better bakery. It's a lovely ladies lunch sort of place but my boyfriend enjoyed it, too. I ordered the half sandwich, half salad plate. I had a turkey sandwich...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bonnie H
Reviewed 14 July 2018

We discovered Rizzo's last year while visiting Franklin. Loved it so it was on the top of our list during this year's visit. A few things have changed, all for the better. The outdoor seating has been expanded. Plenty of room for our lab to...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Dale F
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31 August 2017|
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Response from Janenme | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry. I don't check Trip Advisor everyday and we've been busy with hurricane. When we were there in July, they told us they were opening for dinner, like Thurs-Sat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-3217
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-369-7774
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