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Van Buren's favorite Italian Restaurant

YELP Ratings  
4.5+Stars

      Bread before your meal that is delicious! Great portions that fill up any appetite. 10/10 times would recommend to visitors to the Van Buren area.

    thumb Anthony F.
    1/30/2021

      Couple of things. First, the food was very good. We had the Viva Italia (I think that was it, Alfredo penne with chicken, sausage, and portabello mushrooms) and shrimp scampi.... read more

    thumb Mindy P.
    5/26/2019

      Reviewed February 20, 2018
    Health Score 85 out of 100

    This restaurant is over the top delicious!
    Italian is not my favorite, but this restaurant is fantastic! My favorite dish is the Chicken... read more

    thumb Spike S.
    8/09/2020

      The artichoke dip and free rolls were good, if oily. But the spaghetti was way overcooked and inedible. Also the lights are inappropriate for a restaurant; so it's dim, but... read more

    thumb Amy L.
    2/09/2019

      On a cross country trip, stopped at Hampton Inn and they recommended this restaurant for dinner.  Truly old school home cooking, no frills, just taste, pleasant surprise for small town... read more

    thumb Phil B.
    8/11/2018

      Italian Indian fusion!? Don't know don't care IT WAS AMAZING! We got the Veil Marsala, veil Parmesana and the seafood/ lobster linguini all of them had strong, interesting flavor, tender... read more

    thumb Brad M.
    5/03/2020
TripAdvisor Ratings  
4.5+Stars

    star rating  Recent Ownership/Mgmt change still looking for the way??
    Restaurant appearance is great and our waitress was nice but food was a real disappointment. Perhaps the place should be called "Sauce... read more

    avatar thumb Brian B
    August 3, 2021

    star rating  Frank’s has the best bread and dipping oil. Great menu for lunch or for dinner. Pleasant atmosphere.

    avatar thumb J84L
    November 6, 2019

    star rating  The food was perfect, service outstanding, ambience very pleasing! Portions are generous...you will most likely have a takeout. Frank’s will not disappoint! Did I mention their bread? Yummmmmmm

    avatar thumb bobbyl596
    November 1, 2020

    star rating  We always stop at Frank's Italian Restaurant when we our in the area. Just a few blocks off of I-40. You better come in hungry. Large plates of food with... read more

    avatar thumb sonnys655
    October 27, 2019

    star rating  Sauce was a bit bland and a bit sweet, otherwise the Manicotti was good. Mixed Salad was good. Waitress was preoccupied

    avatar thumb Pwhite660
    February 9, 2020

    star rating  Great service, Great food, Great atmosphere to bring your love out to dine. The chicken Fred's Special was to die for. No room for dessert.

    avatar thumb 799dalee
    February 29, 2020

Frank's Italian Restaurant IconFrank's Italian Restaurant

525 North Plaza Drive, Van Buren

4.5 503 reviews

  • Avatar Valerie ★★★★★ in the last week
    The food was really good and yes I'd love to go back and i will...here is my new grandbabies,yes … More I'm a little proud
  • Avatar James Zimlich ★★★★★ a month ago
    The food here is fantastic so don't let the humble look of the building fool you. Service was top … More notch, friendly, unobtrusive, and knowledgeable. Waitress handled our special order with grace and kitchen knocked all the dishes out of the pack. Portions are amazingly generous!
  • Avatar Anthony Gray ★★★★★ a year ago
    Frank's is a very good restaurant service is great and friendly the food I think is wonderful the … More amount you receive is more than one person eat. If you have not tried them you should it a very good restaurant.