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Francesco's Restaurant

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531 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-3038
+1 718-834-0863
11:00 - 22:00
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Brooklyn, New York
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231 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Let me start this review with the fact that I hope this place turns itself around to become what it once was less than 18 months ago. The in-person staff were always a bit gruff, but nice enough. That hasn't changed. The food isn't as good as it used to be, but it's worse if you either get it to... More 

Thank MTDigs
Adelaide, Australia
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

OK, I have a confession to make. We got confused about Francescos and Ferdinandos. So it was a fluke that we ended up at Francesco's. (another visit to the antique dealer to clear the confusion up- see my review on Ferdinando's) But I digress! Francesco's was a great find. The Tricolore pizza and Margharita pizza hit the spot wonderfully. Light,... More 

Thank Facemaker01
Brooklyn, New York
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2014 via mobile

I just came from there and ordered a panelle sandwich potato croquettes and sauce The panelle were mushy something that's deep fried should not be and the potato croquettes were cold and the sauce tasted like raw tomatoes at least the soda was cold I will not be going back to there to eat

Thank Matthew M
Dublin, Ireland
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420 reviews
255 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2013

We purchased one takeaway pizza from this local joint and it was very tasty and lasted two dinners! (it even tasted slightly like Luigi's of Lewiston, Maine - our favorite pizzas!) Highly recommended.

Thank Gregory C
Boca Raton, Florida
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2012

BUT he has been replaced by Anthony and his Brother who renamed the place Franceso's Italian Restaurant and it is as good if not better then when it was Nino's They trul respected Nino and his memory and not only carried on a neighborhood tradition but improved it !!! Thanks Guys and God Bless Nino :O)

Thank RichieBoca

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 531 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-3038
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-834-0863

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?