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Franco's Italian Restaurant

25241 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-3309
+1 251-981-9800
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“lasagna” (66 reviews)
“bread” (96 reviews)
“salad” (213 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25241 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-3309
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our experience was negative. Chicken parm was overcooked, dry, and had little tomato sauce. Lasagna had an odd taste; it was set aside as inedible. Spaghetti pasta had no flavor, as though the water was not salted at all, and the sauce made the entire...More

1  Thank KDJ06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always a go to in orange beach. Live in Texas and always compare the lasagna but yet find any equal to Franco’s! Owner usually on sight and has a nice laid back atmosphere

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed Leanne Creswell at Floribama so we went to hear her sing at Franco’s restaurant. Leeanne & Lisa Zanghi are an amazing duo! For those of you who said this duo was just ok have to get out a little more often. Two of the...More

Thank Cmacy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place needs to have more staff. We waited forever for lukewarm food. Excuse was a bus load of people ahead of us but no excuse for cold food. Then checkout was a nightmare because waitresses don’t take money and you have to wait in...More

3  Thank Jimkaren2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went at 2:30 in the afternoon, 3 other couples in the place. Took drink order, delievered them, then we sat for at least 15 to 20 minutes no one came to take food order, thete were 2 employees at the front talking, 1 wondering...More

3  Thank postp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really wanted to like an authentic Italian restaurant in the center of what is seafood-centric area. Once seated we waited about 75 minutes for a lasagna and shrimp parmesan. The waitress said they had a group of 30 people just ahead of us so I...More

1  Thank EminiEdge T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The 8ozs steak was perfectly seasoned med rare as ordered❗️ The Italian salad was beautiful and nicely dressed, not sloppy but crisp and enough for four guests. Baby red potatoes seasoned well and buttered with a good Chianti wine to clear the palate, couldn’t have...More

Thank David & Barbara R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time that my husband and I have eaten here. We came on a Friday night around 8 pm. They had a singer that sounded good. The place was busy but we were seated and served promptly. We had pizza with drinks...More

Thank SharonTaylor225
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about to be told happened in one evening when we went to Franco's for pizza. I cannot help but think that management is to blame for every issue we encountered. There is a serious shortage of wait staff here and one must ask why...More

2  Thank xplq
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Advertised early bird special both on their website and the local paper yet refused to honor it. They stated specials were only during the fall and winter. We were there on February 9th. Usually we go here 2 or 3 times a month but will...More

1  Thank Golfingramma
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13 January 2018|
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Response from wayne f | Reviewed this property |
We drink wine. Their house wines are ok and prices around $3 or $4/ glass. non house wines are higher, not great but not really high, about $8/glass and up. I assume that the mixed drink and beer prices are average for a... More
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Response from BusterYukon | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. However, different times/days may lead to different attire. During the weekdays & nights, more casual clothes seems to be the standard. On Sunday after church, this is a more family oriented place... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25241 Perdido Beach Blvd, Orange Beach, AL 36561-3309
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Orange Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 251-981-9800
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