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Franco

Map & Directions 1535 S. Eighth St.
St. Louis, MO 63104
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314-436-2500
  • Contemporary, French, New American
  • Mon-Thu 5pm-9pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-10pm
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash, ATM/Debit
  • Banquet Facilities, Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Evening, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Recommended, Accepted
  • Lot Available, Street

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Riverfront Times' Description

Tom Schmidt thought he'd open a diner. After a reasonably priced meal at a trendy Manhattan restaurant, he realized what St. Louis really needed: hearty, affordable French bistro fare smack in the middle of Soulard. You'll find favorites like braised lamb, cassoulet and pommes frites, as well as escargot, frog legs and sweetbreads. A classy, utterly unpretentious restaurant in a beautiful space, Franco also sports an elegant bar fashioned from reclaimed barn wood. The mixologists here almost look too young to be this freaking good at making immaculate, heart-stopping cocktails. Franco's signature drink, the Silver and Sand, features Lillet Rouge, lemon juice, a Danish liqueur Cherry Heering, lemon ginger scotch, lemon bitters and an egg white.

 
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  • Alex K. on 09/02/11

    Lamb shank. Do it.

  • Randy K. on 11/06/10

    The selection of french wines is magnifaque!

  • Hafiz H. on 01/18/10

    Had the seafood stew again. Amazing as always. The escargot is fantastic, not to be missed.

  • Matthew G. on 09/30/11

    Try the escargot or any steak they have for the season. Also get the buffalo trace bourbon neat and you won't regret it.

  • Al S. on 12/07/10

    cassoulet, cassoulet cassoulet

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