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Villa Francesca

Ristorante Villa Francesca, in the North End of Boston, Massachusetts, is the brain child of Guglielmo Ranauro. Through his desire for perfection and pure love of the Italian cuisine, Guglielmo created Villa Francesca over thirty years ago. He bestowed the name Francesca after his mother, never forgetting the love and wonderful food she always provided while growing up just across the street from the restaurant. Villa Francesca boasts over 160 wine selections, and has received the prestigious Wine Enthusiast and Wine Spectator awards since 2007. You've got to try the raw bar!
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304 Current Reviews
Summary of Diner Ratings & Reviews
Overall 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
(304 Reviews)
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 304 reviews
5 stars
(147)
4 stars
(105)
3 stars
(32)
2 stars
(14)
1 star
(6)
Food 
4.3 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.3 / 5
Service 
4.2 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.2 / 5
Ambiance 
4.1 / 5
(Outstanding) 4.1 / 5
Noise Level
1.9 / 3
Moderate
Value 
3.9 / 5
(Very Good) 3.9 / 5
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Diners classify this restaurant as:
  • neighborhood gem(103)
  • special occasion(94)
  • romantic(90)
  • fit for foodies(75)
  • good for groups(62)
  • notable wine list(59)
Villa Francesca Reviews List
Review 1 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Always a winner!

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"We always love returning to Villa Francesca! The menu is accessible-all our favorite Italian dishes, including great seafood-and excellent specials every time. LOVED our waiter and the service was phenomenal. Definitely coming back!"
Dined on 4/29/2016
 2011
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem
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Review 2 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

North End Italian Restaurant takes reservations

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"One of a handful of places that accepts reservations in Boston's North End. During dinner time lines to get into restaurants gets pretty long, so this is a big plus. There were 4 in our party (2 visitors from Nebraska). They wanted seafood, but we were in the North End so we were looking for a restaurant that served Lobster. The portion sizes here are big and delicious. A good selection of pastas including the lobster ravioli was chock full of lobster. Plenty of drink options include Sangria. The menu has a good selection of Seafood, Meat and chicken dishes. Chicken Francesse has mushrooms (but not listed in the description) was very good. My wife simply pushed them aside. I guess you can request to have them removed. Our other diner had Penne Alla Norma (an eggplant dish) received great praise. The one in our party looking for lobster saw the Gamberoni Gondola being delivered to another table, and immediately said that is way to much so he settled for the Fettucine Con Gamberi with fresh fettucine still huge but not as daunting as a Lobster Gondola. As for this diner, I went with the Risotto Pescatore, Seafood risotto, Italian rice blended together with shrimp, calamari, clams and mussels. I must have had very high hopes, but it was a disappointment. While the portion size was huge and it tasted great the risotto did not have the fluidity or the flow I was expecting. It appeared that a "sauce" from the seafood was poured around the risotto after it was plated instead of incorporated into the risotto, this made for a less than creamy dish. Overall we had a good dinner experience. We skipped dessert, after all we were in the North End and had a Cannolli place in mind to hit next."
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2008
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Review 3 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Dined on 4/22/2016
 2008
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Review 4 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/25/2016
 2006
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Review 5 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/23/2016
 2008
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 4/23/2016
 2008
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Review 6 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

The ambiance & food were excellent!

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Dined on 4/17/2016
 2012
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 7 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great restaurant in north end

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Dined on 4/16/2016
 2005
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"This restaurant has been one of our all time favorites for more than 20 years. It is located just off Hanover Street in the Italian North End of Boston. It is very close to the great pastry shops however, you would have to get a freshly made canoli in the restaurant for dessert. The food has always been wonderful and the wines as well. Our last visit was equally great with the only exception being the Tomas the host. He was overwhelmed with a busy weekend and not very accommodating. But I will not let that deter me from continuing to visit this wonderful place."
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2005
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list, kid-friendly
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Review 8 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Great place for a get together

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"the food was very, very good -- portions enormous -- great for a large group -- the was a pre-marathon carbo-loading for two of us -- the other 6 had a great variety of items off the menu -- everybody was very happy!"
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2007
Special Features: good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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Review 9 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/17/2016
 2013
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2013
Special Features: special occasion
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Review 10 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2013
Special Features: notable wine list, kid-friendly
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Review 11 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Solid Italian Food

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
"This meal was solid, classic Italian seafood. There are other restaurants in the area which I prefer, but I was happy to get a reservation for 6 during marathon weekend. Our waitress was warm and accommodating."
Dined on 4/16/2016
 2012
Special Features: good for groups
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Review 12 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/17/2016
 2006
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Dined on 4/17/2016
 2006
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Review 13 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/13/2016
 2008
Dined on 4/13/2016
 2008
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/13/2016
 2008
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Review 14 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 4/09/2016
 2009
Special Features: neighborhood gem, scenic view, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies, kid-friendly
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Review 15 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 4/09/2016
 2013
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Review 16 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 4/05/2016
 2012
Dined on 4/05/2016
 2012
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 4/05/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, fit for foodies
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Review 17 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 3/26/2016
 2008
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Review 18 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/02/2016
 2012
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion, kid-friendly
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Review 19 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5

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Dined on 4/02/2016
 2013
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2013
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Dined on 4/02/2016
 2013
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Review 20 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 4/01/2016
 2014
Dined on 4/01/2016
 2014
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 4/01/2016
 2014
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 21 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Delicious meal and desert -- cannolis and tartufo

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2006
Special Features: fit for foodies
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Review 22 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great restaurant, fairly priced, scratch kitchen

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Dined on 3/26/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"I have gone to Villa Francesca a couple times now for special occasions with my girlfriend and we have never been disappointed. The menu is great and offers scratch options. Food and wine are reasonably priced. The desserts are awesome too!"
Dined on 3/26/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 23 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

consistent & reliable ! A great "go to" ( Valet)

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Dined on 3/25/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/25/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/25/2016
 2015
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Review 24 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/21/2016
 2005
Dined on 3/21/2016
 2005
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 3/21/2016
 2005
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Review 25 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 3/13/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/13/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"I love this restaurant. The lobster ravioli and shrimp fettuccine were very good. I will be coming back again."
Dined on 3/13/2016
 2015
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Review 26 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 3/19/2016
 2010
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2010
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2010
Special Features: neighborhood gem, special occasion, fit for foodies
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Review 27 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 3/19/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2015
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Review 28 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 3/17/2016
 2016
Dined on 3/17/2016
 2016
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/17/2016
 2016
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, scenic view, special occasion
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Review 29 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 3/16/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/16/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 3/16/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 30 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 3/18/2016
 2012
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Review 31 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 3/18/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic
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Review 32 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 3/18/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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Review 33 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 3/18/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot, great for lunch, special occasion
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Review 34 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 3/19/2016
 2006
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Dined on 3/19/2016
 2006
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Review 35 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 3/16/2016
 2012
Dined on 3/16/2016
 2012
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Dined on 3/16/2016
 2012
Special Features: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 36 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 3/15/2016
 2013
Dined on 3/15/2016
 2013
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 3/15/2016
 2013
Special Features: neighborhood gem
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Review 37 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

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Dined on 3/06/2015
 2015
Dined on 3/06/2015
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 3/06/2015
 2015
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Review 38 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/12/2016
 2010
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Review 39 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/12/2016
 2013
Dined on 3/12/2016
 2013
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/12/2016
 2013
Special Features: romantic
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Review 40 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

Recommend

Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Energetic
Energetic
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"I haven't been to Villa Francesca for quite some time and when Boston Dine Out restaurants were announced I decided to check out the menu at Francesca. The offerings for Boston Dine Out were many to choose from - approximately 10 appetizers/first course 15 entrée choices and 4-5 desserts. My Husband who had never dined at the restaurant really enjoyed his meal. I enjoyed my entrée which was a nice combination of veal, artichokes, eggplant and cheese in a light wine sauce. The flavor was good and the veal was tender - the portion was very big and I took home dinner for another day. Portions were good size and my Husband and I thought that the restaurant provided a lot of the price. We will definitely be going back to the restaurant another time."
Dined on 3/12/2016
 2006
Special Features: neighborhood gem, good for groups, great for lunch, fit for foodies
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Review 41 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 3/11/2016
 2013
Dined on 3/11/2016
 2013
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Appetizers were amazing. The main course (spaghetti w clams) just OK, nothing amazingly great for being in the North End."
Dined on 3/11/2016
 2013
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Review 42 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Dined on 3/09/2016
 2010
Special Features: great for lunch
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Review 43 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/10/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/10/2016
 2015
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 3/10/2016
 2015
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Review 44 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Dined on 3/08/2016
 2005
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Review 45 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

will return

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Dined on 3/06/2016
 2010
Dined on 3/06/2016
 2010
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/06/2016
 2010
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Review 46 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5

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Dined on 3/08/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/08/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Dined on 3/08/2016
 2015
Special Features: romantic, great for lunch, special occasion, notable wine list, fit for foodies
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Review 47 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

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Dined on 3/02/2016
 2011
Dined on 3/02/2016
 2011
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
1 / 5
(Poor) 1 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"Food is amazing! It took an hour to get it. And our server kept disappearing. Too bad because the food is really good but we did not get out of there until 10:30 with a 7:15 reservation."
Dined on 3/02/2016
 2011
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Review 48 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 3/08/2016
 2015
Dined on 3/08/2016
 2015
Food 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Dined on 3/08/2016
 2015
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Review 49 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5

Dinner

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Dined on 2/27/2016
 2007
Dined on 2/27/2016
 2007
Food 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Service 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Ambiance 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
Value 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
"4 of us went here for dinner. The restaurant is just off Hanover Street. Service was good as was the atmosphere. Compared to other places we have eaten in the north end, the food was not as good and the prices were higher. Not able to recommend."
Dined on 2/27/2016
 2007
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Review 50 for Villa Francesca
Overall rating 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5

Great Place for good Italian food

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Dined on 2/27/2016
 2016
Dined on 2/27/2016
 2016
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Ambiance 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
Value 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
"Excellent food to go with the great service!! Ideal for taking out guests!"
Dined on 2/27/2016
 2016
Special Features: great for outdoor dining, fit for foodies
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