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Italian, Soups, Seafood, Barbecue
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Full Bar
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

The place is very uncomfortable, small and really hot. The dishes are small and the majority of the foods are made from frozen fishes instead of fresh. Even the spaghetti was dry, like it has been made hours ago. We had to wait more than...1 and a half hour for our order and the appetizers came together with the main dishes. They have even forgotten one if our order. Staff seems overloaded they can't pay enough attention on service. Overall it was a really bad experience we will never come back again to this place.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Our family stay in beautiful Grado whenever we can manage a holiday to Italy and as we usually rent an apartment nearby then restaurant Da Franco is a great place to go for a meal. In the years that we have been eating at this...establishment we have never had a bad experience. The staff are wonderful and always find us a table even at busy times. The menu is extensive and fresh fish is always available. As long as we can visit Grado we will continue to eat at this restaurant.More

Date of visit: June 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

We didn't complain because by the time we found the critter we had more or less consumed the pasta dish. But the staff saw it and, well let's just say the true nature of a person comes out when things go wrong. The treament as...persona non grata left an unpleasant "aftertaste" in our mouths.More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

The service was poor, place was extremely hot, and uncomfortable. Food quality is below average. Food quantity was not enough. Overall: There are much better places in grado...

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed May 15, 2016

First of all, the service was very good and it is a very family friendly place. We so appreciated that! However, the food is just not good. Most things on the menu were noted to be cooked from frozen foods which was disappointing as the...sea is right there. The prices are high for what you get. I paid 7 euros for a hotdog and fries from the kids menu. My lasagna was small and mushy and tasted like a Stouffer's tv dinner. Again, the service was wonderful, it's just too bad the food was awful.More

Date of visit: May 2016
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Reviewed August 18, 2015

We had dinner at Da Franco on Yesterday evening spending a Groupon coupon and everything was fine. From starter to dessert the food was well cooked and prepared on the dish. We could select within 4 dishes for every course and the staff was kind...and always at our disposal. The only remark is about the mosquitos,there were a lot but nobody was stung...maybe also mosquitos were relaxed as we were!More

Date of visit: August 2015
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Da Franco is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5