Retro Dance Night
Retro Dance Party | Franchesco's Ristorante



We proudly present: A Night of Dance and Entertainment honoring 80's & 90's Smash Hits! 

Relive the influences of Michael Jackson, Eurythmics, Salt-n-Pepa, David Bowie, and much more! 

Hosted by 97ZOK's Steve Shannon and featuring Nnanna from New Vybe Fitness! 

Frank's Room... March 23rd 8 PM - 12 AM

It'll be a night to remember at Franchesco's!

Comedy Night
Franchesco's Comedy Night | Franchesco's Ristorante



Franchesco's Comedy Night welcomes back Jimmy McHugh!  

Jimmy McHugh has been dishing out his style of comedy for over 25 years. Born and raised on the Northwest side of Chicago, Jimmy blends a mixture of classic observational humor emphasized with his unique vocal and facial expressions. Taking his swings at the world of sports, Ernie Tucker of the Chicago Sun-Times wrote, "Jim McHugh delivers some of the funniest sports material I have ever heard."

Jimmy appears at various national comedy clubs and has also been seen on Comedy Central, HBO, MTV, ESPN2 and the Oprah Winfrey Show.

2018 Easter Brunch
The Best Easter Brunch | Franchesco's Ristorante

Mark your calendars, our Famous Easter Brunch is back! 

This Easter Sunday, April 1st enjoy our world-class brunch spread featuring: A Premium-Cut Carving Station featuring Prime Rib, Leg of Lamb, and Baked Ham, Live-Pasta Station, Fresh Seafood, Chocolate Fountain, an Easter Bunny, and much more! 

Call 815.229.0800 for reservations

Princess Brunch
Once Upon a Dream Brunch | Franchesco's Ristorante


$40 Adults $15 Kids

Franchesco's has partnered with Once a Upon a Dream Performances to bring your families a Meet & Greet brunch. 

Brunch & Show, Saturday, April 14th 11 AM  -  1 PM 

From their site: 

"Once Upon a Dream Performances starts with a dream. Every girl dreams of being a princess. She dreams of being loved, cherished and adored. We truly know that every girl IS a princess! All it takes is a loving heart and kind actions...

Once Upon a Dream strives for quality children's entertainment with everyday values...  A princess is always tasteful, graceful and beautiful!"



2018 Solo Italiano
2018 Solo Italiano: Italian Festival | Franchesco's Ristorante



A celebration of all things Italian. 

Classic Italian Car Show - Full-Service Bar - Hand Crafted Pasta Made with Our Famous Cheese Wheel - Pizza - Italian Sandwiches - Local Gelato - Italian Cookies - Classic Italian Sfingi  -  Italian Granita  -  Wine Tasting

Live Music Featuring:

Vince Amore, Vince Chiarelli, Vito Zatto, and Tony Ocean, and Francesco Marino

Kids Entertainment: Dunk Tank - Clowns - Face Painting 

Our Famous Pasta Eating Contest

And Much Much More!!