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About Mia Francesca Trattoria
Mia Francesca Trattoria offers the North Hills - Raleigh, NC region a uniquely authentic Italian restaurant with made from scratch, simple, rustic cooking with friendly service, fair prices, & farm to table ingredients.
Raleigh, NC 27609
Italian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday 11:30am - 3pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday, Sunday: 3pm - 9pm, Friday & Saturday: 3pm - 10pm Brunch: 10:30am - 3pm (Sunday Only)
Adjacent to the Renaissance Hotel
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Thursday Night Is live music night & $5 house Martinis!
The Francesca's philosophy of good, simple cooking, served in a casually sophisticated dining atmosphere is one that we proudly carry over to our Special Events. Our private and semi-private dining rooms are ideal for business functions or social occasions and can accommodate groups of 10 to 200, depending on location.
Contact our dedicated Event Planners for additional information or to inquire about avaliabilty of dates:
For parking we offer several options. You may use the parking lot behind the restaurant.
The underneath entrance is at the Main North Hills' entrance just off of Six Forks Road. You may then take the elevator up to the lobby of the Renaissance Hotel and work over to our location. This is a great option if the weather is inclement.
You third option is valet in-front of the restaurant at the Renaissance hotel adjacent to us.
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
At Mia Francesca we boast two beautiful rustic private dining rooms for your special event planning needs. You can host a party at Francesca’s in either our downstairs private dining room - suitable for any private parties up to 60 people; or upstairs Tuscan Wine Cellar Mezzanine - accommodating private dining groups up to 55 guests. We have full audio and visual equipment if your event requires them. Our on site Event Manager will help you along the way from beginning to end to coordinate the perfect event. Our flexible menus and spaces are just what you need to host the perfect private group event. With private group menus featuring our fantastic authentic made from scratch Italian cuisine or more traditional group fare we are here to help you host the best private event possible.
The Francesca's philosophy of good, simple cooking, served in a casually sophisticated dining atmosphere is one that we proudly carry over to our Special Events. Our private and semi-private dining rooms are ideal for business functions, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners & more.
Mia Francesca Trattoria Ratings and Reviews
Because my friend & I had lunch on Friday, prior to Memorial Day, there were few diners when we were seated. We loved our food as well as excellent service & we could talk & have a leisurely lunch without a high noise level. We have dined @ Mia's before but my girlfriend's husband has not been there so this was a new location where they could have dinner sometime. As always, we were not disappointed with our scallop salads as well as our divine desserts. I also love the ease of parking below the restaurant & arriving in the lobby of the hotel with an entrance to Mia's. If the weather is bad, then we don't have to worry about going outside.
The food was very good. It did wind up getting very loud and crowded, but that could have been because it was Prom weekend. After we were seated several large parties came in for Prom and it really slowed the service to us. Understandable, but still slightly irritating considering the cost of our meal.
Food was great but service, not so much. I was planning on having my rehearsal dinner with you guys but decided not to. We had a party of 13 and a waitress that couldn't keep up at all. The food was great but experience was lacking. Overall, I would refer someone for the food but tell them the service is slow. Some examples: waitress forgot some drink orders, table of 13 and only gave us two things of bread, forgot wine multiple times, complained how she has been working since 9am and she was exhausted( this was around 5pm.) some other things but those were the main items.
The service while the waitress, was pleasant. She was spacey forgetful, and ill attentive. Was hoping for a special experience with family to celebrate Mother's Day, but it was just meh. Food and wine were good, no real complaints there. Atmosphere was nice, the large chandeliers were incredibly dirty looking and can only imagine what dust/grime might fall off them throughout the days, but, if you don't look at them you don't think about it.
Fabulous food! Convenient, right in North Hills at the Renaissance Hotel. Had the meat & cheese platter for an app, then some delightful cheese stuffed pasta with light and satisfying cream sauce. Canolis for dessert, mmm!!! Highly recommend for any occasion
Well....I was looking forward to eating at the restaurant but the music was just too loud and it needed Italian music..like Dean Martin ....The music was too loud .....and the food was just ok...my noodles were not done ...and the was hardly any veggies in the sauce...just bits and pieces of squash, peas, etc. Just being completely honest with you....
Easter Brunch at Mia Francesca was very disappointing from the time we arrived to paying our check. On arrival the checkin process was less than welcoming. We were four minutes early for our reservations and were told very tersely that we were too early to be seated. The Easter Brunch buffet was in a very crowed cramped area with nothing making it visually appealing. The food itself ran the gamut from inedible, stale cold rolls to very good warm, carved prime rib. The desserts were of mixed quality, some tasted like they came out of a frozen package, while both the chocolate torte and tiramisu were excellent. I asked the waiter about the price for seniors, since on the website it gave a discount for the price. We were told they had stopped that practice and that he could not give us that price. I told him it was advertised on the Raleigh website for the Easter Brunch. He was very professional and said he would inquire, since there was someone from the corporate office there. Unfortunately, the man from their corporate office hadn't taken the time to read their online advertisement because he refused to allow the waiter to charge us the advertised price. Wow, I was shocked at the poor customer service the man from the corporate office displayed. The waiter was embarrassed and apologized. We will not be returning, since this is the way the corporate office of MIA Francesca chooses to treat customers.
We came back for the second time for Easter brunch because we had enjoyed it a lot last year. Sorry to say, but charges for the Easter Brunch seem to have gone up. $150 for two adults and two (under 10) kids is excessive for what they offer. The food was better last year, but only average this year; and the selection more meager. The $42 per person plus $17 each for kids is overpriced. An then what really ticked me off was that they automatically add 18% for tips for a brunch buffet. This is an over-reaching habit that is spreading and we will 100% boycott restaurants that do this, as will most of our friends and family, so we share the places that do this on social media. I want to decide on tip based on the quality of service I receive. Unfortunately I am not coming back here.
As always, Mia Francesca's food was superb, our server (Sarah) was friendly without being overbearing & had a lovely personality, and we were served in a timely manner without feeling rushed. The desserts are always a favorite part of the meal here & they didn't disappoint. I would highly recommend this restaurant for the consistently delicious food!
The brunch service is not up to par with the dinner service. The menu has steak and eggs on it but they don't offer any steak sauce or sauce at all for that matter so not only was the steak bland but also dry from being charred and cooked to well done, although I asked for medium. The waiter did a terrible job at rectifying the situation and only when management step in did anything get resolved about the numerous situations we had with the food and service. Although the area is nice I would recommend choosing from one of the other restaurants in the area.
Date night with my honey was Great at Mia Francesca! We love trying new Italian restaurants and have had our eye on this place for a while. Food was great, service was great. If you want to have lots of conversation the middle of dining area is a little loud but overall a great experience.
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