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Francesco's New York PIzzeria & Restaurant

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3662 Webber St, Sarasota, FL 34232-4413
+1 941-929-7600
16:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 16:00 - 21:30
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Sun City Center, Florida
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Earlier this evening, I was over a friends house in Sarasota. We planned to go out for dinner, and I suggested we go to Yoder's Amish restaurant. Somehow the subject of Italian food came up, and we decided to go to his favorite Italian restaurant Francesco's. Now I haven't been to an Italian restaurant since going to one in South... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't try to order take out from this place! Twice have called to give an order and on both occasions was spoken to rudely and hung up on. We are in the restaurant business and understand that things get busy but there is never an excuse to be rude to guest who is polite in return. NEVER! The pizza is... More 

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love, love, love this place. I read the other reviews and was surprised at one that had nothing but complaints. If you are looking for fast food, this is not the place for you. Yes, you do sometimes wait but that's because this isn't fast food it's all cooked to order, just like nonna used to make. The portions... More 

Thank cruisequeen77
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well here I go! I am so sick of businesses that don't care about their customers or the quality of their food or service. It's a Wednesday night at 6:30 and we walk in to this local Italian restaurant. We place our order and wait til 7:10 for the appetizer. Well if that wasn't a long enough wait dinner doesn't... More 

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francescospizza, Owner at Francesco's New York PIzzeria & Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Mr. & Mrs. Roth, Francesco's has been proudly serving the Sarasota community and beloved “Snowbirds” for 14 years. We are a family owned restaurant with eleven tables and a small open kitchen. I can't tell you how grateful we are for our customers who we consider friends and family. There is not a night at our restaurant where we... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Dinner with friends....ordered one small pizza and three main dishes. The three main dishes came out together, the pizza came after we were almost finished with the other dishes. Asked for lemon in water....it came, after three requests. Waiter asked if we wanted red pepper, garlic, oregano, we said yes....had to remind him twice before it arrived. As far as... More 

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Key Largo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I have been going to Francesco's for a long time but the dinners just keep getting better...I had Chicken Toscano the other evening and it was superb. They also make the Tascano dish with veal and I can't wait to try it. The dish was delicious and huge. I am a big eater but I took nearly half home for... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Hidden in a little plaza it's one of our favorite restaurants in Sarasota and arguably the best Italian food in this town. Wide variety of dishes offered, beer and wine available and also take out for pizza and other menu items. Great service and very reasonable prices.

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Sarasota, Florida
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175 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This place is better than what grandma cooks. Excellent Chicken Marsala and Chicken Parmesan -- this place puts all the chains to shame. Save room for dessert. Homemade tiramisu- the bottom layer is saturated and oozing with coffee when you sink your spoon into the cake. Also- be sure to sit in JUSTINs section (or ask for him). He will... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a craving for Pasta and we were close to Francesco's.....and were pleased with their pizza...so we said let's try them for dinner. While I had linguine and meat balls, and was happy with the dish....my wife hit a home run with the Special Ziti.....a huge bowl overflowing with ziti, delicious meat sauce, ricotta cheese, and... More 

Thank Mike C
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Loved the food, the atmosphere and of course company. Went with hubby and close friend for dinner and it was so fabulous, for a minute I thought I was back home in NYC in the East Village. I had Shrimp Fra Daivlo and hubby had Chicken Piccata.. he had nothing left on his plate.. i had a small amount to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3662 Webber St, Sarasota, FL 34232-4413
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-929-7600
Sarasota's best Italian restaurant & Pizzeria. As soon as you walk in the aromas will bring you back to Sunday dinners at Nonna's house. Serving the best food for over 10 years. Voted Best Pizza and Best Speciality Pizza. Serving thin crust hand tossed NY style pizza. Excellent chicken, veal & seafood dishes. Extensive list of Salads and vegetarian options. Famous bruschetta appetizer like no other. Homemade sinful creamy tiramisu. Cozy, casual atmosphere.

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Nokomis, Florida
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?