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Tuesday-Friday after 3:00pm, All Day Saturday & Sunday

Starters

Appetizers

ARANCINI DI RISO
14.95

Breaded Italian rice balls stuffed with ground veal, pork and sausage, peas and Italian herbs. Topped with Franco’s famous Bolognese sauce. “A Mafia Classic. It’s to die for!”

EGGPLANT STACK
14.95

Fresh sliced breaded eggplant layered with fresh tomato, buffalo mozzarella, sliced red onion and basil then drizzled with a balsamic vinegar reduction.

Fried Calamari
14.95

Served with lemon wedges and ammoglio sauce or our lemon butter sauce.

SAUSAGE & HOT PEPPERS
14.95

Hungarian hot and mild peppers sautéed with homemade Italian sausage and sliced potatoes in olive oil and garlic.

MAMMA’S MEATBALLS
13.95

Handmade meatballs topped with our tomato basil sauce and baked with buffalo mozzarella cheese and finished with a basil pesto drizzle.

TRIPPA
15.95

Fresh trippa simmered in a spicy tomato sauce.

FRANK’S CHARCUTERIE BOARD
24.95

Parma prosciutto, soppressata, genoa salami, fontinella cheese, fresh buffalo mozzarella, roasted red peppers, Italian olives, fresh grapes, marcona almonds and artichoke hearts.

MARINATED SEAFOOD PLATTER
25.95

Charbroiled jumbo shrimp and tender calamari over our famous octopus salad. Serves two.

MOZZARELLA CAPRESE
14.95

Fresh sliced tomato and fresh sliced buffalo mozzarella topped with olive oil, sliced red onion, basil and balsamic vinegar reduction.

Soups & Salads

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO
4.75

(Soup of the Day) Bowl of today’s soup made from scratch.

ITALIAN CHOPPED
15.95

Chopped mixed green salad with mozzarella cheese, genoa salami, ham, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, and olives tossed with our housemade Italian vinaigrette.

FRANCESCO’S CHOPPED
14.95

Chopped greens with cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, black olives, feta cheese with our own traditional Italian dressing. With: grilled chicken. + 3.50 | grilled shrimp. + 6.00 | grilled or blackened salmon. + 9.00

CAESAR SALAD
14.95

Classic Caesar with crisp romaine and our special dressing tossed with croutons and parmesan cheese. With: grilled chicken. + 3.50 | grilled shrimp. + 6.00 | grilled or blackened salmon. + 9.00

INSALATA ROSSA
13.95

(Red Tomato Salad) Tomato, red onions, chopped celery, olives and cucumbers marinated with olive oil and Italian herbs.

Francesco's Specialties

All entrées include soup or house salad

MAMMA’S PASTA
19.95

(The Best in Town) Rigatoni pasta topped with our famous meat sauce or plain tomato basil sauce. With Mamma’s homemade meatballs. + 4

FETTUCCINI BOLOGNESE
19.95

(Franco’s Classic) A hearty meat sauce with ground sausage and veal, a touch of cream and fresh peas tossed with fettuccini pasta.

RIGATONI ALLA DOMENICO
21.95

Prosciutto, ground Italian sausage, chopped mushrooms, peas, pinch crushed hot pepper in our famous meat sauce with Italian cheeses tossed with rigatoni pasta.

PENNE SALMONE
25.95

Tender chunks of Norwegian salmon, jumbo shrimp and fresh peas flambéed with vodka in a marscapone cheese tomato cream sauce tossed with penne pasta and parmesan cheese.

FETTUCCINI ALFREDO
19.95

Prepared in imported cheeses. With: sautéed or grilled chicken breast. + 3.50 | sautéed shrimp. + 6.00 | grilled or blackened salmon. + 9.00

RAVIOLI CON SUGO
20.95

Large pasta pillows filled with ground veal or ricotta cheese topped with your choice of Francesco’s meat sauce or tomato sauce.

PENNE CON VEDURA
19.95

Mixed garden vegetables sautéed in oil and garlic with fresh tomatoes and basil over penne pasta.

EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA
19.95

Breaded eggplant topped with homemade meat or plain sauce and baked with mozzarella cheese, with side of pasta.

PASTA SOPRANO
21.95

(Tony’s Favorite!) Tender pieces of chicken breast sautéed with baby spinach, kalamata olives, hot or mild peppers, garlic chips and olive oil tossed with penne pasta and shaved asiago cheese.

PASTA FRUITTI DI MARE
26.95

Jumbo shrimp, scallops, calamari and clams sautéed in Francesco’s marinara sauce tossed with fettuccini pasta.

SEAFOOD FETTUCCINI
25.95

Chopped jumbo shrimp and scallops sautéed with onions and sweet red pepper in a sherry cream wine sauce, tossed with fettuccini pasta and finished with toasted Italian bread crumbs.

PENNE DI MARE
25.95

Jumbo shrimp, lobster meat and scallops sautéed in a sherry wine, lobster tomato cream sauce tossed with penne pasta and parmesan cheese.

LINGUINI WITH CLAM SAUCE
23.95

(Red or White) A classic prepared with your choice of a red tomato sauce or an oil, garlic and butter sauce.

Homemade Pasta Specialties

All entrées include soup or house salad

MAMMA’S LASAGNA
21.95

Homemade pasta layered with ricotta cheese, ground sausage and veal, meat sauce, mozzarella and parmesan cheese.

LOBSTER RAVIOLI
24.95

Homemade saffron ravioli stuffed with fresh lobster meat, marscapone cheese and Italian herbs. Topped with sautéed jumbo shrimp in a lobster tomato cream sauce.

GNOCCHI
21.95

With meat sauce, plain tomato sauce, palomino sauce (a rich creamy tomato sauce), or alfredo sauce.

TORTELLINI PALOMINO
21.95

Tortellini pasta stuffed with ricotta cheese and Italian herbs. Tossed in a creamy tomato sauce with fresh peas.

ORGANIC Free-Range Chicken

Chicken Entrees

All entrées include soup or house salad

POLLO CARUSO
24.95

Breaded tender chicken breast medallions topped with jumbo shrimp sautéed in a lemon white wine cream sauce with side of pasta.

POLLO PICCANTE
21.95

Tender chicken breast medallions sautéed with fresh sliced mushrooms in a white wine lemon butter sauce with side of pasta.

POLLO MAMMA ASSUNTA
21.95

Tender chicken breast medallions sautéed with artichokes and fresh sliced mushrooms with a white wine lemon butter sauce with side of pasta.

POLLO FLORENTINE
21.95

Tender chicken breast medallions sautéed in oil, garlic and Italian herbs with spinach and fresh sliced mushrooms in a light wine parmesan cream sauce with side of pasta.

POLLO PARMIGIANA
21.95

Breaded chicken breast cutlets topped with homemade meat sauce and baked with mozzarella cheese with side of pasta.

POLLO MARSALA
21.95

Tender chicken breast medallions sautéed with fresh sliced mushrooms and marsala wine with side of pasta.

POLLO ALLA VODKA
21.95

Tender chicken breast medallions sautéed with fresh sliced mushrooms, prosciutto and scallions, flambéed with vodka in a tomato Fontinella cheese cream sauce with a side of pasta.

Meat & Seafood

All entrées include soup or house salad

VITELLO PARMIGIANA
25.95

Breaded tender veal cutlets topped with homemade meat sauce and baked with mozzarella cheese with side of pasta.

VITELLO PICCANTE
25.95

Tender veal medallions sautéed with fresh sliced mushrooms in a white wine lemon butter sauce with side of pasta.

VITELLO SICILIANO
25.95

Breaded veal medallions pan fried and topped with marinated sautéed roasted red peppers with side of pasta.

VITELLO MARSALA
25.95

Tender veal medallions sautéed with fresh sliced mushrooms in a marsala wine sauce with side of pasta.

VITELLO DI BOSCO
25.95

Tender veal medallions sautéed with wild mushrooms and spinach in a Barolo wine sauce topped with roasted pine nuts with side of pasta.

VITELLO CASA BLANCA
28.95

Tender veal medallions sautéed with jumbo shrimp, baby spinach, roasted red peppers and artichoke hearts in a white wine lemon sauce with side of pasta.

DOMENIC’S FILET MIGNON*
39.95

8-ounce center cut choice filet mignon chargrilled to perfection and topped with sautéed mushrooms in a red wine demi-glaze and served with roasted red skin potatoes.

LAMB CHOPS AL FORNO
M P

Fresh lamb chops seasoned and chargrilled to perfection and served with roasted red skin potatoes sautéed with hickory smoked bacon and baby spinach.

STEAK DA FRANCESCO*
29.95

Two thin center cut Prime New York steaks chargrilled and topped with olive oil, garlic and fresh oregano and served with roasted red skin potatoes.

STEAK SICILIANO*
29.95

Breaded center cut Prime New York steak chargrilled and served with a side of ammoglio sauce and roasted red skin potatoes.

BISTECCA NEW YORK STYLE*
29.95

Center cut Prime New York steak chargrilled to perfection and served with roasted red skin potatoes.

SALMONE DI SCAMPI
27.95

Fresh salmon filet broiled and topped with sautéed jumbo shrimp in oil and garlic with sun dried tomatoes and scallions in a white wine lemon butter sauce with Chef’s choice vegetable.

TRAVERSE CITY SALMON
25.95

Fresh salmon filet char broiled and topped with Traverse City sun dried cherries and walnuts in a port wine demy glaze with Chef’s choice vegetable.

JUMBO SHRIMP SCAMPI
24.95

Jumbo shrimp in a lemon butter sauce laced with a splash of wine with Chef’s choice vegetable.

SHRIMP CREMOSI
24.95

Breaded jumbo shrimp topped with a white wine caper garlic lemon cream sauce and served over capellini pasta.

PERCH LEMONE
25.95

Fresh perch lightly breaded and topped with a delicious lemon butter sauce with Chef’s choice vegetable.

PARMIGIANA ENCRUSTED PICKEREL
24.95

Fresh pickerel encrusted with Italian parmigiana bread crumbs, topped with a lemon cream sauce and served with Chef’s choice vegetable.

*Cooked to order. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.
LUNCH

Tuesday-Friday before 3:00pm

Starters

Appetizers

ARANCINI DI RISO
13.95

Breaded Italian rice balls stuffed with ground veal, pork and sausage, peas and Italian herbs. Topped with Franco’s famous Bolognese sauce. “A Mafia Classic. It’s to die for!”

EGGPLANT STACK
13.95

Fresh sliced breaded eggplant layered with fresh tomato, buffalo mozzarella, sliced red onion and basil then drizzled with a balsamic vinegar reduction.

Fried Calamari
13.95

Served with lemon wedges and ammoglio sauce or our lemon butter sauce.

SAUSAGE & HOT PEPPERS
13.95

Hungarian hot and mild peppers sautéed with homemade Italian sausage and sliced potatoes in olive oil and garlic.

MAMMA’S MEATBALLS
12.95

Handmade meatballs topped with our tomato basil sauce and baked with buffalo mozzarella cheese and finished with a basil pesto drizzle.

TRIPPA
14.95

Fresh trippa simmered in a spicy tomato sauce.

FRANK’S CHARCUTERIE BOARD
24.95

Parma prosciutto, soppressata, genoa salami, fontinella cheese, fresh buffalo mozzarella, roasted red peppers, Italian olives, fresh grapes, marcona almonds and artichoke hearts.

MARINATED SEAFOOD PLATTER
24.95

Charbroiled jumbo shrimp and tender calamari over our famous octopus salad. Serves two.

MOZZARELLA CAPRESE
14.95

Fresh sliced tomato and fresh sliced buffalo mozzarella topped with olive oil, sliced red onion, basil and balsamic vinegar reduction.

Soups & Salads

ZUPPA DEL GIORNO
4.75

(Soup of the Day) Bowl of today’s soup made from scratch.

ITALIAN CHOPPED
14.95

Chopped mixed green salad with mozzarella cheese, genoa salami, ham, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, and olives tossed with our housemade Italian vinaigrette.

FRANCESCO’S CHOPPED
12.95

Chopped greens with cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, black olives, feta cheese with our own traditional Italian dressing. With: grilled chicken. + 3.50 | grilled shrimp. + 6.00 | grilled or blackened salmon. + 9.00

CAESAR SALAD
12.95

Classic Caesar with crisp romaine and our special dressing tossed with croutons and parmesan cheese. With: grilled chicken. + 3.50 | grilled shrimp. + 6.00 | grilled or blackened salmon. + 9.00

INSALATA ROSSA
11.95

(Red Tomato Salad) Tomato, red onions, chopped celery, olives and cucumbers marinated with olive oil and Italian herbs.

TUSCAN SALAD
14.95

Fresh spring greens tossed with crisp hickory smoked bacon, red onion, tomato in a extra virgin olive oil lemon vinaigrette topped with shaved asiago cheese.With: grilled chicken. + 3.50 | grilled shrimp. + 6.00 | grilled or blackened salmon. + 9.00

Francesco's Specialties

All entrées include soup or house salad

MAMMA’S PASTA
16.95

(The Best in Town) Rigatoni pasta topped with our famous meat sauce or plain tomato basil sauce. With Mamma’s homemade meatballs. + 4

FETTUCCINI BOLOGNESE
16.95

(Franco’s Classic) A hearty meat sauce with ground sausage and veal, a touch of cream and fresh peas tossed with fettuccini pasta.

RIGATONI ALLA DOMENICO
19.95

Prosciutto, ground Italian sausage, chopped mushrooms, peas, pinch crushed hot pepper in our famous meat sauce with Italian cheeses tossed with rigatoni pasta.

PENNE SALMONE
23.95

Tender chunks of Norwegian salmon, jumbo shrimp and fresh peas flambéed with vodka in a marscapone cheese tomato cream sauce tossed with penne pasta and parmesan cheese.

FETTUCCINI ALFREDO
16.95

Prepared in imported cheeses. With: sautéed or grilled chicken breast. + 3.50 | sautéed shrimp. + 6.00 | grilled or blackened salmon. + 9.00

PENNE CON VEDURA
16.95

Mixed garden vegetables sautéed in oil and garlic with fresh tomatoes and basil over penne pasta.

EGGPLANT PARMIGIANA
17.95

Breaded eggplant topped with homemade meat or plain sauce and baked with mozzarella cheese, with side of pasta.

PASTA SOPRANO
19.95

(Tony’s Favorite!) Tender pieces of chicken breast sautéed with baby spinach, kalamata olives, hot or mild peppers, garlic chips and olive oil tossed with penne pasta and shaved asiago cheese.

PASTA FRUITTI DI MARE
24.95

Jumbo shrimp, scallops, calamari and clams sautéed in Francesco’s marinara sauce tossed with fettuccini pasta.

LINGUINI WITH CLAM SAUCE
20.95

(Red or White) A classic prepared with your choice of a red tomato sauce or an oil, garlic and butter sauce.

PENNE DI MARE
22.95

Jumbo shrimp, lobster meat and scallops sautéed in a sherry wine, lobster tomato cream sauce tossed with penne pasta and parmesan cheese.

SEAFOOD FETTUCCINI
23.95

Chopped jumbo shrimp and scallops sautéed with onions and sweet red pepper in a sherry cream wine sauce, tossed with fettuccini pasta and finished with toasted Italian bread crumbs.

Paninis

All Paninis served with Italian coleslaw • sub french fries. + 2.00

SICILIAN PANINI
14.95

Homemade Panini layered with fresh sliced ham, salamini, prosciutto, Italian pepper rings, lettuce, tomato, red onion and mozzarella cheese with our house Italian vinaigrette.

VEAL CAPRESE PANINI
16.95

Homemade panini layered with breaded veal medallions chargrilled to perfection with buffalo mozzarella cheese, roasted red peppers and pesto, served with a side of ammoglio sauce.

ITALIAN CLUB PANINI
14.95

Homemade Panini layered with fresh grilled chicken breast, hickory smoked bacon, soppressata, lettuce, tomato and mayo.

MAMMA’S MEATBALL PANINI
13.95

Panini layered with homemade sliced meatballs, topped with light homemade tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and a basil pesto drizzle.

Homemade Pasta Specialties

All entrées include soup or house salad

MAMMA’S LASAGNA
18.95

Homemade pasta layered with ricotta cheese, ground sausage and veal, meat sauce, mozzarella and parmesan cheese.

GNOCCHI
17.95

With meat sauce, plain tomato sauce, palomino sauce (a rich creamy tomato sauce), or alfredo sauce.

TORTELLINI PALOMINO
17.95

Tortellini pasta stuffed with ricotta cheese and Italian herbs tossed in a creamy tomato sauce with fresh peas.

LOBSTER RAVIOLI
21.95

Homemade saffron ravioli stuffed with fresh lobster meat, marscapone cheese and Italian herbs. Topped with sautéed jumbo shrimp in a lobster tomato cream sauce.

RAVIOLI CON SUGO
18.95

Large pasta pillows filled with ground veal or ricotta cheese topped with your choice of Francesco’s meat sauce or tomato sauce.

ORGANIC Free-Range Chicken

Chicken Entrees

All entrées include soup or house salad

POLLO CARUSO
21.95

Breaded tender chicken breast medallions topped with jumbo shrimp sautéed in a lemon white wine cream sauce with side of pasta.

POLLO PICCANTE
18.95

Tender chicken breast medallions sautéed with fresh sliced mushrooms in a white wine lemon butter sauce with side of pasta.

POLLO MARSALA
18.95

Tender chicken breast medallions sautéed with mushrooms and marsala wine sauce with side of pasta.

POLLO PARMIGIANA
18.95

Breaded chicken breast cutlets topped with homemade meat sauce and baked with mozzarella cheese with side of pasta.

POLLO PISANO
18.95

Tender chicken breast medallions sautéed with wild mushrooms and prosciutto in a sherry wine light cream sauce with side of pasta.

POLLO ALLA VODKA
18.95

Tender chicken breast medallions sautéed with fresh sliced mushrooms, prosciutto and scallions, flambéed with vodka in a tomato Fontinella cheese cream sauce with a side of pasta.

POLLO FLORENTINE
18.95

Tender chicken breast medallions sautéed in oil, garlic and Italian herbs with spinach and fresh sliced mushrooms in a light wine parmesan cream sauce with side of pasta.

Meat & Seafood

All entrées include soup or house salad

VITELLO CASA BLANCA
25.95

Tender veal medallions sautéed with jumbo shrimp, baby spinach, roasted red peppers and artichoke hearts in a white wine lemon sauce with side of pasta.

VITELLO PARMIGIANA
23.95

Breaded tender veal cutlets topped with homemade meat sauce and baked with mozzarella cheese with side of pasta.

VITELLO PICCANTE
23.95

Tender veal medallions sautéed with fresh sliced mushrooms in a white wine lemon butter sauce with side of pasta.

VITELLO SICILIANO
23.95

Breaded veal medallions pan fried and topped with marinated sautéed roasted red peppers with side of pasta.

VITELLO MARSALA
23.95

Tender veal medallions sautéed with fresh sliced mushrooms in a marsala wine sauce with side of pasta.

DOMENIC’S FILET MIGNON*
M P

8-ounce center cut choice filet mignon chargrilled to perfection and topped with sautéed mushrooms in a red wine demi-glaze and served with roasted red skin potatoes.

LAMB CHOPS AL FORNO
M P

Fresh lamb chops seasoned and chargrilled to perfection and served with roasted red skin potatoes sautéed with hickory smoked bacon and baby spinach.

STEAK DA FRANCESCO*
28.95

Two thin center cut choice New York steaks chargrilled and topped with olive oil, garlic and fresh oregano, and served with roasted red skin potatoes.

STEAK SICILIANO*
28.95

Breaded center cut choice New York steak chargrilled and served with ammoglio sauce, and roasted red skin potatoes.

BISTECCA NEW YORK STYLE*
28.95

Center cut choice New York strip chargrilled to perfection and served with roasted red skin potatoes.

SALMONE DI SCAMPI
25.95

Fresh salmon filet charbroiled and topped with sautéed jumbo shrimp in oil and garlic with sun dried tomatoes and scallions in a white wine lemon butter sauce with side of pasta.

JUMBO SHRIMP SCAMPI
21.95

Jumbo shrimp in a lemon butter sauce laced with a splash of wine with a side of fresh vegetables.

TRAVERSE CITY SALMON
23.95

Fresh salmon filet charbroiled and topped with Traverse City sun dried cherries and walnuts in a port wine demy glaze and served with a side of sautéed garden vegetables.

PERCH LEMONE
23.95

Fresh perch lightly breaded and topped with a delicious lemon butter sauce with side of sautéed garden vegetables.

*Cooked to order. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.
10 years old or younger

Kid's Menu

All children’s meals are $6.95 and include choice of soft drink.

GNOCCHI

Choose from meat sauce, plain tomato sauce or palomino sauce.

MAMMA’S PASTA & MEATBALL

Penne pasta tossed with meat sauce or plain tomato sauce served with one of Mamma’s homemade meatballs.

FETTUCCINE ALFREDO

Fettuccine pasta tossed in our own alfredo sauce prepared with imported cheeses.

RAVIOLI

Large pasta pillows filled with ground beef and Italian cheeses or ricotta cheese. Topped with meat sauce or plain tomato sauce.

CHICKEN PARMIGIANA

Breaded chicken breast cutlet topped with homemade meat sauce and baked with mozzarella cheese, with side of pasta.

CHICKEN STRIPS & FRIES

Served with ketchup and ranch dressing.

*Cooked to order. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Dessert

Lemon Tartufo
6

Imported lemon ice cream ball served with whipped cream.

Chocolate Tartufo
6

Imported rich chocolate ice cream ball with hazelnut center dipped in cocoa and served with whipped cream.

La Bomba
6

Classic vanilla & chocolate gelato separated by a cherry & almonds covered in cinnamon, coated in chocolate & served with whipped creams.

Mama's Cannoli
4

Homemade shells stuffed with a sweet cream with chocolate pieces, dipped in crushed almonds & sprinkled with powdered sugar.

Godiva Chocolate Cake
8

Moist chocolate cake warmed and drizzled with chocolate syrup.

New York Style Cheesecake
8

Topped with a delicious strawberry glaze.

Lemon Ripieno
6

Refreshing lemon sorbet served in a natural fruit shell.

Alinosi's Spumoni Slices
6

Topped with drizzled chocolate syrup & whipped cream.

ZIA ROSA'S TIRAMISU
7

Italian finger lady biscotti dipped in espresso coffee and layered with a sweet marscapone cream & topped with shaved chocolate.

Café

Espresso
Cappuccino
Reservations

Book a table

For parties greater than 8, please call (586) 731-7544 to make a reservation.

49521 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Twp, MI 48317
586-731-7544,


HOURS

Monday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 11 am – 10 pm

Wednesday: 11 am – 10 pm

Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm
(Bar open until 11 pm)

Friday: 11 am – 11 pm
(Bar open until 12 am)

Saturday: 3 pm – 11 pm
(Bar open until 12 am)

Sunday: 12 pm – 9 pm