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Francesca's by the River

200 S 2nd St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2815
+1 630-587-8221
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 S 2nd St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2815
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the few places in St Charles that still value customer service! The food is wonderful and the team that works here is so on top of things. They really do value the customer's experience.

Thank RippTrish
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Went on business with a medium sized group of people. The general consensus at the table was....great looking restaurant , great service... food. Ok a little disappointing. Was hoping for mouth watering delicious Italian food....received just a pretty standard tasting meal......with the price of much...More

Thank Ray G
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Upon entering the gentlemen at the front desk was very engaged in a personal phone conversation. He did not look our way or politely tell us that he would be right with us. After minutes of standing we were taken to our table. Our server...More

Thank kniden
Reviewed 28 January 2018

My husband and I had a last-minute dinner here....it was wonderful! The restaurant was packed, but the service was excellent, and our food was delicious.

Thank Meg R
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We went for the first time Fri. Jan. 12. We were not impressed at all. We ordered side salads and the salads were over dressed and the lettuce was yellow and very bitter tasting. I had the spinach ravioli it was okay. The sautéed spinach...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Given this was our first time visit for a 6 pm Saturday night dinner, we were not aware of the limited parking adjacent to the restaurant. Ten minutes later we found parking across the street at the public parking lot. We parked on the 4th...More

Thank LenEvanston
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We stopped coming here several years ago because it seemed to us that the quality of the food had gone down while the prices did not. After a hiatus of several years we went with another couple. Sad to say, we were not impressed at...More

Thank vagabond116
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Always a nice night out with attentive service and top of the line specials. Very good wine list. Excellent recommendations.

Thank SUENAL84
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The atmosphere was great... From the time we walked in.... The hostesses as well as those who brought our food and cleared our plates were great...a super family atmosphere... Our server John was the best! He couldn't do enough for us in every way.... Amazing...More

Thank LindaWickert
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We were seated quickly.... kind, courteous & attentive staff. For starter, we had the Risotto Cantadina... it was excellent! Would definitely reorder. A new to the menu item, Filetto di Manzo (with mashed potatoes), was very good. Dining partner had the night's special, grouper, &...More

Thank J-zue
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Response from Sheila V | Reviewed this property |
Depends on lunch or dinner they range from $ 13-24. You can google them or see a full menu on open table. They have several restaurants around the ILlinois area. You can google miafrancesca and full meals include a side... 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, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 S 2nd St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-2815
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Saint Charles
  • Phone Number: +1 630-587-8221
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