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Francesca's North

1145 Church St, Northbrook, IL 60062-3601
+1 847-559-0260
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (13 reviews)
“cioppino” (2 reviews)
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1145 Church St, Northbrook, IL 60062-3601
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The atmosphere was good, but the quality of food and drinks did not meet me expectations. It seems overpriced for the quality of the food/dishes. Will probably not visit again.

Thank ElizabethStratieva
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, irisarbor, the background music was WAY too loud when we arrived, but was turned down the minute we requested it. From then on, it was light jazz classics and Sinatra at an acceptable noise level. Bread, olive oil, and grated cheese to start..... The...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We went here for a family dinner, food was OK, as we were leaving, I told my husband, my ears were ringing, and he said to me, you know we were here maybe 10 years ago, and you said it was the loudest place you'd...More

Thank irisarbor
Reviewed 23 April 2018

I have to say that I have eaten here twice recently and the food has been quite good, however, I ordered the seabass and found it rather ordinary. It could have used more seasoning. The service has always been excellent. The prices are average.

Thank africanman_840
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

6 friends and I went for dinner this evening and no one raves about their meal. The service was just fine but entrees were not. My chicken with mushrooms and wine sauce was over cooked. Another entree was pasta with seafood- 2 shrimp and 2...More

Thank Nutmeg809
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We went here because it is relatively affordable. The food was good. The service was slow and it was not a busy night. What killed it for us is this is a traditional Italian style restaurant and they had electric techno pop blasting through the...More

Thank Chicag0Citizen
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The food is very good, the service friendly but unobtrusive, and the atmosphere lively. High on our list when it's just the two of us.

Thank DonJM
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Food is consistently good; not great and not bad. Average food, average service, average cost. That's why I give it a three. However, the restaurant is usually crowded and patrons are happy so who am I to disagree. Most suburban diners seem to be satisfied...More

Thank Debora P
Reviewed 30 December 2017

I really love the homemade food at Francesca's North. It has the best Chicken Vesuvio and the rigatoni with sausage and mushrooms is to dream about. But the pizza is awful. I have ordered this twice and both times it is the same. The crust...More

Thank Bosley628
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I have been to this place a few times and it is always good! Good service, good ambiance,good crowd. Loved the risotto!

Thank naya58
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Response from SQRiver | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Tripadvisor would not let me provide you with a link, but search "Francesa's Restaurant Northbrook" and you can get on their website and click on menus and prices are there. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do...which is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1145 Church St, Northbrook, IL 60062-3601
  • Public Transportation: Just two blocks from Metra's Northbrook station
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 847-559-0260
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