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About Francobollo

From the creators of Terra, Rusty's and Sarpa restaurants comes Francobollo Posto Italiano. Although rooted in the classics this modern, casual, neighbourhood gem distinguishes itself from others with warmth and sincerity, present in all area of your dining experience.

Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Regional American (Northwest)

Hours of Operation:
Opening soon!

Cross Street:
Three blocks south of Wilson on the east side

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
CAN$31 to CAN$50

Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(416) 481-3888

Website:
http://www.francobollo.ca/

Catering:
Francobollo's food, service and signature style will travel to your home, office or unique venue to cater your special event. From Venue sourcing to customizing your menu selection Francobollo's team will coordinate all aspect of bring your vision to life.

Parking Details:
There is a public 'Green P' parking lot directly across the street from Francobollo, accessed by the lane way. Parking is free of charge after 6:00PM.

Executive Chef:
Giovanni Sarra

Private Party Facilities:
Francobollo offers four separate private dining areas from eight to fifty guests. All rooms are WI-FI friendly and outfitted with audio/visual equipment. Contact us today and let us show you how we can become your most entertaining partner.

Private Party Contact:
Ian Chase: (416) 481-3888

Additional:
Banquet, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Francobollo Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
Food

4.5

Service

4.6

Ambience

4.4

Value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (12)
Creative Cuisine (11)
Neighbourhood Gem (11)
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Good for a Date (9)
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Cozy (4)
Casual (4)
Seasonal (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Lunch (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Authentic (2)
Business Meals (2)
Child-Friendly (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Pre/post-theatre (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
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Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined 4 days ago

As usual everything was fantastic

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined 7 days ago

A wonderful addition to the Upper Avenue Road area. The food was superb, very friendly and professional staff and at last a beautiful restaurant in the area. In a class of its own.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Seasonal
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
·Dined on October 10, 2017

We were recommended by a friend to go.
The service was great. I ordered the signature caesar salad and the pasta bolognese - both were flavourful and delicious. I Loved. The bread and olive oil at the beginning was tasty as well.
They pour a good sized glass of wine - which is always a bonus. And the house wine was much better than other house wines. Nothing worse than a small glass of wine for $x.
We declined dessert, but I'm certain their Tiramisu would have been amazing.
It's a cozy atmosphere, perfect for a nice meal out in North Toronto.
Thank you!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on October 6, 2017

This is a great mid-town find for us. We go to Tara ( Thornhill), as soon as I found out this is part of their group I booked a reservation.
Food and service were very, very good...highly recommended.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Casual, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Love tbe the food and service. It's neighbourhood friendly. We have dined there many times and will continue to do so.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Great service by Patrick

Food2
Ambience4
Service2
Value2

vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Service is very slow! We arrived before most people and all regulars were served their meals before us. Food is average and table side service is non existent in most part. Heard excuses as to why arriving at 6:30 and not getting our meal to 8, but honestly did not care. Would not return or recommend at all. Booked on open table and listed my food allergies which they ignored to read or acknowledge.

Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Best beet salad ever... perfect rack of lamb...
the staff were wonderful ...I will be back for sure

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Cozy
Food1
Ambience1
Service3
Value1

 
·Dined on August 26, 2017

The food was awful, super salty. I got a seafood pasta and my wife got a steak. I talked to the server and got a new dish of pasta which taste the same. I only tasted a bite which is horrible then we just left. The serve was nice enough to waive the charge for the wine and my dish.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 19, 2017

We have been to this restaurant numerous times and never been disappointed. Food is always good and service personal and courteous. Just a little too noisy when busy.

Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Very nice place. Loved the decor! The service was very good (attentive). Everyone really enjoyed their meals and we had a lovely evening.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Delightful evening! Delicious dinner and excellent service. We will be back!!!!

Food3
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (London)·Dined on August 6, 2017

good service overall, friendly and helpful. Food was not as great as other reviews, and the fish was a little overdone. Somehow they couldn't control the temperature of the restaurant very well, going from super cold to normal temperature by turning on/off the air conditioner throughout the night. Rather annoying.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (New England)·Dined on July 23, 2017

Great hospitality Imaginative menu Precise Preparation Reasonable price for quality Ambience very Romantic

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Seasonal
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on July 12, 2017

WOW! Beautiful decor, food and wine! Hubby had romaine salad and veal chop and loved it. I had romaine salad and sea bream and it was awesome! The best! Our martinis were perfect and the wine was superb. We shared tiramisu and it was delicious! The bread basket was filled with slices of bread so yummy it could easily have passed for cake. The waiter was awesome and made my birthday so special. We will be back and I'm thrilled to say this is my new favourite restaurant!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Detroit)·Dined on July 12, 2017

Took a friend there who had not been before. She loved it and is now thinking of using it for business purposes as well as personal. Staff was amazing

Tags: Fun, Casual, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value3

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on June 27, 2017

The food and service was excellent. The restaurant itself is beautiful.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on June 23, 2017

First rate food, service and atmosphere. We had a very pleasant luncheon.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on May 27, 2017

A terrific addition to Avenue Rd north. Great food, service and atmosphere.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Authentic, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on May 27, 2017

We had a great experience at Francobello. Warm welcome ,excellent service and delicious food.
Wine prices too high but overall an enjoyable night .We will return

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
Food1
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on May 21, 2017

"It was kinda s

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on May 14, 2017

It was our second time dining at Francobollo within a couple of weeks, and I must say it was a great experience both times. There is nothing that lacks in this restaurant. Food is delicious, service impeccable and ambiance clean, contemporary and welcoming.
We will go back there for sure pretty soon again!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on May 14, 2017

I had a very comfortable and nice lunch with Francobollo. Thank you very much they provided a excellent service and outstanding delicious foods.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Cozy
Food5
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on May 6, 2017

First time there. Booked based on location (I'm in the hood) and star rating on Open Table. Waiter was knowledgeable and suggested a great wine for dinner. Had a great Sense of humour. We were seated upstairs, which felt a little too much like someone's living room. Would have preferred to be seated downstairs. Food fantastic, but mains took a long time to come.

There were some nice private rooms upstairs though if privacy is what you are looking for. Main floor had much more of a buzz.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on May 6, 2017

Three of us enjoyed a great dinner last Sunday. We followed recommendations and had some of the seasonal softshell crab. The Barbetiola salad was amongst the tastiest anywhere. We ordered gnocchi, prawns/scallops and risotto, all of which were outstanding. A good wine list to choose from, yummy deserts and coffees rounded out the experience. Highlight of our evening was our waiter, Jason. Intelligent, witty, knowledgeable, attentive and all around likeable he made this a truly enjoyable evening. Five stars in all departments!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

vip
 (Montreal)·Dined on April 29, 2017

One of our "go to places" when we are in Toronto visiting our daughter. Food is always amazing...the service is beyond...everyone who works there is so passionate about the food and the dining experience. Although the wines are a little high priced we were able to find something and it was delicious!
Definitely a tradition and one we will continue to go to!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Always excellent! Great food and attentive, engaging employees.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy
Food4
Ambience4
Service4
Value4

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on April 26, 2017

Great neighbourhood upscale spot that has very good cuisine. Small space that is consistently busy - sometimes too noisy but a good addition to the area. All dishes were well made and nicely presented.

Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on April 7, 2017

I have visited this restaurant several times. I have not found any disappointment at different meal I have had.

A variety of meal selection and specials which can meet most people's appetite.
The only thing is about quietness. If you are looking for very quiet dinning environment, this does fit in the category. Perhaps this is a happy dinning environment, so people cannot help talking a bit loud.

Tags: Authentic
Food4
Ambience4
Service5
Value4

vip
 (Toronto)·Dined on March 29, 2017

Consistently serves delicious meals with great service. The food is authentic but elevated.

Tags: Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value4

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on March 19, 2017

Informed, engaged and courteous service staff;
Creative menu and Excellent food.
Very attentive servce
A very enjoyable experience. We will visit again ... soon.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Authentic
Food2
Ambience1
Service2
Value2

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on March 16, 2017

My wife and I used to frequent this location for many years. It used to be Richlee's which was superb in every way from friendly service, great food and great atmosphere. Francobello was the exact opposite. The servers while nice but had an air of affectation and indifference. The first question was what kind of water we wanted. Flat or Sparkling. That annoys me no end, so we got off immediately to a poor start. The atmosphere is cold and stark and uninviting. I ordered a bottle of Wine for $65, only to be told it was a half bottle, with no suggestions for a similarly priced full bottle. Mind you the choices in that price range were extremely limited, which also annoys me to no end. At Richlee's, Manuel always had good affordable wines in stock and generally selected a good one for us. We sat down and realized this was not going to work out for us. We left before being disappointed any further. We instead took a cab over to Gamberoni's on Yonge and had exactly the experience we wanted and had a super evening.

NOTE: I rated the food and value because they a required. Those two ratings are really N/A

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on March 8, 2017

Very good service . I ordered the veal but it was so salty for me . I returned it and the server was so nice , then I ordered the tri-beets risotto and it was so good. Also their wild mushroom risotto is sooo good and also the pistachio cheesecake is delicious and the plate decor are just perfect . Highly recommended to friends .

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 21, 2017

It was an excellent experience. The service was great. I will definitely come back again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Cozy
Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Friends said they loved the prawns very much! I recommended this place for their Valentine's Day dinner and they loved it!

Tags: Romantic
Food4
Ambience2
Service4
Value2

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Despite having a booking we waited for a table for an excessively long time. We were 3 people as booked, they had seated couples at larger tables and only had two tables for two available. Patrons walking off the street with no reservation with parties of 2 or with 4 or more were seated before us. Patrons with bookings after us were seated earlier. It seems they could not accommodate 3 in a timely fashion. They were disorganized and dismissive and rude. The individual at the front desk was not qualified to deal with people. He was argumentative and rude. If it was possible to get a booking elsewhere we would have left. This introduction to the evening ruined our dinner. However I must say the wait staff that attended us that evening was attentive and tried hard to make up for the poor behavior of his matre de and was very apologetic and pleasant. He did salvage the nite for us. I will say however I will not return to that site. We are regulars at Tera their other site, it is excellent and there is no pint going back to this site as there are many fine dining places in toronto. I don't need to be treated with disrespect when I am paying good money to enjoy my evening out.

Food5
Ambience5
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 11, 2017

Will definitely go back. Fantastic food selection, had a risotto done on perfection. Good service, friendly atmosphere

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Organic, Healthy
Food5
Ambience4
Service5
Value5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 8, 2017

A friend and I were celebrating our Birthdays together and I brought him to Fancobollo as it's not far from where I live and I really like it. We had a delicious meal sharing a beautiful beet salad as appetizer followed by a veal lemon main course that we each had. For dessert I had the pistachio cheese cake which was scrumptious and he had tartuffo with caramel sauce which he really enjoyed. The wine was good, expensive by the glass, but there is a great selection if ordering by the bottle. It would have been nice to be able to order a half bottle or half litre. The service was excellent and I highly recommend the restaurant .

Tags: Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
Food2
Ambience1
Service2
Value1

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 6, 2017

I had lunch with my friend. We were given the evening menu instead of lunch menu. Prices were way TOO HIGH for lunch. The website STILL showing the lunch menu even though the person I spoke on the phone with said they stopped using lunch menu 6 month ago. NO WONDER WE WERE THE ONLY 2 PEOPLE IN THE RESTAURANT.
Way to go. REMOVE LUNCH MENU FROM YOUR WEBSITE.
I will no go again or recommend anyone this restaurant.

Food5
Ambience4
Service5

 
 (Toronto)·Dined on February 3, 2017

Awesome food, great staff. Too noisy, though.

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