One of Chicago's Finest Italian Restaurants
Franco's Ristorante is the perfect combination of traditional Italian classics and your favorite modern pasta dishes. Family owned and operated, we’ve called Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood home since 1989.
Step inside our restaurant, and you’ll immediately feel at home, be treated like family, and understand what keeps our guests coming back again and again. Our authentic food and atmosphere have helped us earn the honor of being named the Chicago Reader's 2016 "Best Local Restaurant” and "Best Place For a Cheap Date", Open Table's 2018 – 2020 Diners' Choice recipient, and 2018 Chicago’s Best Southside.
Our expertise is highlighted in our menu which focuses on fresh and quality ingredients. Scratch-made offerings include mouthwatering specialties such as whipped ricotta tuffo, traditional sausage and peppers , homemade gnocchi , and a family favorite, chicken giardiniera. Come in and enjoy a meal with us today. Mangia!