Gianfranco Ristorante Italiano

4.8
471 reviews
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Italian
Gianfranco Ristorante Italiano is a family owned Italian restaurant, located a mile east of Snoqualmie Falls on Railroad Avenue in Snoqualmie, Washington. Chef owned and run, Gianfranco Ristorante specializes in Southern Italian cuisine and uses seasonal, local flavors to create delicious meals. In addition, Gianfranco offers gluten free pasta and pizza dough for those with food allergies. Our extensive wine list includes a large selection of Italian wines as well as a variety of domestic selections. Beer and mixed drinks are also available.
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KK
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious food, great service, large portions, what’s not to love!

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TS
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great family owned restaurant with friendly, personal service and great food!

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f
Seattle
32 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing menu, friendly service. Can’t beat this charming place. Go hungry as portions are generous and delicious!

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SR
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always amazing!!!!

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KS
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful service and amazing food. If you haven't been to Gianfranco Ristorante Italiano yet, make it your next stop. Gluten free or gluten full, the chef and staff understand the creation and craft of what makes food great. There is a lot of comfort food here, as you will see on the menu. It's all straight up delicious. We had spaghetti and meatballs, short ribs over polenta, and a multi cheese gnocchi, all of which was to die for. Highly recommended!

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DD
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Love, love this place! We take as many friends there as we can. We also go there on special occasions. Due to a surgery, my husband is deaf in one ear and this is a restaurant were we can talk, even with another couple. And, all the food is excellent, we are partial to the specials list. We also love the antipasti appetizer...we have to order the half plate so we have room for our entree. If you can possibly manage it, their tiramisu is the best we've had since we've were in Italy 7 years ago. If you like to share, order the boneless beef rib....if you don't like to share, it is even better the next day. You're welcome. Are you still reading...make reservations and go already!!!

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SD
Seattle
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place. Love the food, servers, and atmosphere.

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b
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our local go to place. Great food, wine and cocktails. Family atmosphere, real good home cooking.

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m
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Would love outdoor seating.....was a lovely day but sat inside. All good though. Really nice people and good food.

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KG
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Seating was a little snug but everything else was enjoyable! Would definitely go again.

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JS
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food, service and atmosphere. Love it. I would highly recommend it to anyone.

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SR
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on May 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always tasty and the servers treat us like family!!!

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J
Seattle
18 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful dinner with friends! The food is spectacular-- and the service was perfect.

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DN
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and service. We'll definitely be back!

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SW
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food, with great service! Get there early because this place fills up quickly because the food is THAT great!

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SD
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely wonderful restaurant with great tasting food at a good price. I love this place!

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SR
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible service and food! Generous portions and fair pricing. A wonderful atmosphere to take family and friends visiting but make sure to get reservations. By far the best tiramisu and lasagna I’ve EVER had!!

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AC
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Small and intimate in a terrific location. Warm and thoughtful service, good food. Great spot for date night!

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RH
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and cozy, warm atmosphere. The halibut was perfect.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I have frequented this lovely restaurant and every experience has been wonderful. The employees of the restaurant are always accommodating and pleasant. The food is exquisite!! The atmosphere is quaint and pleasant and provides the perfect place for a family dinner or a simple meal for you and your partner. Plan ahead and make a reservation as this is definitely a restaurant where seats are always full.

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CL
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite place to eat. The food is excellent and the owners are friendly and so is the staff.

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P
1 review
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food, great value, great service. Will definitely return.

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l
Seattle
22 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Our dinner was excellent - this was our third visit and each time it gets better. Our meals were prepared quickly given the restaurant was busy. Everything was fresh and flavorful. I have the pork shank special and I recommend it highly. One of my companions had the fresh fish of the day and was equally impressed.

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Boise
1 review
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great atmosphere and food. Very nice place for a quiet date night.

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S
Seattle
25 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was our first visit to this restaurant, which was recommended by friends. The three of us all ordered pasta dishes and shared a bruschetta appetizer. The bruschetta was fabulous and the pasta dishes even better. My wife and I both had the gnocchi with langostino, which was without a doubt the best either of us had ever eaten! I might recommend sharing this entree because it is quite rich and the portions of the pasta dishes very generous. This is a small, quaint restaurant that was quiet even with a full house. I suggest making reservations. We will definitely be returning to this restaurant and trying new entrees!

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JB
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best Italian food in Washington hands down. I love this place so much.

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PR
Seattle
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

Some minor non-food related short comings but as far as the food goes Gianfranco is excellent. That was consensus among our group of 6 experienced diners.

I am looking forward to going back.

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our first time here and our evening was outstanding. This restaurant is now one of our top favorites. Just a gem of a place - excellent food, service and the owners are such warm, beautiful people. What a wonderful dining experience!

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MB
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had our 5 year wedding anniversary dinner here. We could not of had a better experience. The service, the food and the atmosphere were perfect! Definitely going back!!

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HH
Portland
3 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Gianfranco Ristorante is one of the culinary treasures of the Snoqualmie Valley. The quality has never wavered through ownership changes. It's a wonderful place for a romantic dinner, casual meal, or an event celebration. Looking forward to many more great meal memories!

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KR
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and service were excellent, quiet enough for good dinner conversation.

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DJ
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Great service and great food

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CH
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always love this place. It’s not just the gorgeous food, but the friendliness of the staff and the intimacy of the whole experience.

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LB
Seattle
9 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We picked our favorite restaurant for our Valentine’s Day dinner. Gianfranco’s never disappoints. The food was excellent as always, the service attentive, and the entire experience was exactly what we’ve come to expect. Although the food is a little pricey, it is well worth it for an exceptional date with you Valentine - even if you’ve been married for more than 40 years.

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TD
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite places; and they can do true gluten free. I find this little place quite charming and romantic!

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OT
Seattle
5 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food and friendly, attentive staff.

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w
Seattle
2 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

we had a wonderful time. will be back soon. Loved the ambience.
the only problem for us is that its a 40 minute drive.

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OT
Seattle
6 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a family favorite! Wonderful food & friendly staff.

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MG
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We found this restaurant online and decided to give it a try. My wife is Italian so she know authentic Italian food and this place live up to expectations.

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C
Seattle
1 review
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Wonderful service. Very large food portions. Food arrived piping hot - right off the stove. Quality ingredients. Accommodating of food allergies/sensitivities

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