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Francesca's on Chestnut

200 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2356
+1 312-482-8800
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
200 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2356
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here for our anniversary. The food was very good and was brought to the table in a timely manner. Our server, Jesse, was polite and attentive. We will go back to this restaurant. It is located 2 blocks east of Michigan Ave near the...More

Thank mgs1627
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made our annual pilgrimage down Michigan Avenue with our usual stop at the Signature Room bar, and were looking for a new place to dine. Francesca's came up on my search, along with excellent reviews. It was just a few doors down from the...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Francesca’s ranks in the top tier of the Italian restaurants we’ve visited in the US, the ambiance is great, and the prices are very good value given the quality of the food. When we made dinner reservations, we alerted them that we would have an...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a charming restaurant located on the corner of a quiet area in downtown Chicago. We stopped in for dinner--first time visitors, and it was a real treat! I had the pea pod and cucumber salad, the bruschettas with prosciutto, and the most yummy...More

Thank margaritasat5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service, well prepared, hot tasty food. We ate at the bar after work, and enjoyed cocktails, pleasant conversation and our dinner. The salads were fresh, bright and tasty. The calamari was cooked perfectly, light, crispy and flavorful. The lobster ravioli, in vodka creme sauce...More

Thank JamesWalshJr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chicago has a food scene that is growing and growing.. and we have been to many of the "up and coming" and "hip" places.. yet we always come back to this place. Great feel, food, and service. My tip is eat at the bar.. the...More

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the pizza, minestrone soup, salad, Fettuccine alla Bolognese, and we also had several other selections from our table. All the food was wonderful and the service was terrific.

Thank 347fredericks
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I like this location for lunch because the food is excellent, and it’s a little off the beaten path (a block East of Michigan Ave) so it’s not too noisy. Our server was very helpful with one of our group on a low salt diet....More

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We recently had dinner at Francesca's on Chestnut and both the food and service were very good with very reasonable prices. The only item which could be improved is to provide some acoustic materials on the walls and ceiling so the high sound levels are...More

Thank Larry096
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We were out with a friend to catch up, and Francesca's was perfect! They have gluten-free options, and they do change the menu with the seasons. We had a wonderful server who didn't rush us, and although there was much hustle and bustle, the restaurant...More

Thank 72,850,007
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 E Chestnut St, Chicago, IL 60611-2356
    (Michigan Ave)
  • Public Transportation: We are accessible via the Chicago red line stop as well as the 151, 145, 146 and 147 Chestnut & Michigan CTA bus stop.
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Streeterville
  • Neighbourhood: Streeterville
  • Phone Number: +1 312-482-8800
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