Villa Francesca

North End

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In a Nutshell

Prix fixe menu includes choices such as penne pasta with bacon, veal pizzaiola with housemade fettuccine, and freshly filled cannoli

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Apr 2, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation req'd. Dine-in only. Valid for dinner only. 4-course option valid only 4-course prix-fixe menu. Valid for 2 or more diners only. Not valid for alcohol, happy hour specials, or with other offers or promotions or gift cards. No split checks. Must present Groupon to server when seated. Not valid during restaurant week, Dine Out Boston week, on Saturdays, or on holidays including Christmas Eve, New Years Eve, Valentine's Day, Easter Sunday, and Mother's Day. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

$68 for a four-course prix fixe Italian dinner for two ($121.60 value)

  • Two antipasti ($31.90 value)
  • Two salads ($15.90 value)
  • Two entrees ($59.90 value)
  • Two desserts ($13.90 value)<p>

$20 for $40 worth of Italian dinner for two or more<p>

See the dinner menu.<p>

Villa Francesca

Growing up across the street from the historical North End building where Villa Francesca now stands, Guglielmo Ranauro never guessed that he'd open a restaurant in 1976 and name it after his beloved mother. Ranauro was inspired by her traditional cooking and wanted to create a place where other people could get an authentic taste of Italy.

Today, Ranauro has handed over the family legacy to longtime manager and protégé Tomas Salmeron. Salmeron and his culinary team continue to follow those classic recipes, turning fresh-caught fruits of the sea into a daily seafood prix fixe menu. Furthermore, they transform chicken, lamb, steak, and veal into dishes you might find while strolling through a Tuscan piazza or steering a one-person submarine down a Venetian canal. The eatery’s extensive wine list, which includes 140 Italian and international varieties, earned a 2012 Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator. Even the ambiance points diners in the direction of Italy: tin ceilings and stained-glass accents add Old-World nostalgia, and the exposed-brick walls are anchored by Romanesque archways and paintings of bustling village scenes.

Customer Reviews

Very good food and service. Traveling from out of town and wouldn't have picked this restaurant had it not been for the Groupon but I'm happy I did. The Sole was very good as were the spinach raviolis. There were no issues applying the Groupon.
Charmaine W. · March 15, 2014
Try the prime steak excellent !
Teresa M. · March 11, 2014
Great food in a restaurant that is significantly larger than all other restaurants in the North End.
Melinda S. · February 15, 2014
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    North End

    150 Richmond St.

    Boston, MA 02109


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