Founded in 1992 by Restaurateur Scott Harris, Francesca’s Restaurants Group has grown from a small, welcoming Italian restaurant on Chicago’s North Clark Street. Francesca's on Chestnut is located in Chicago's Streeterville area and offers Happy Hour/Daily Special deals on items such as spicy mussels pomodoro, cocktails, and select glasses of wine!
ounded in 1992 by Restaurateur Scott Harris, Francesca’s Restaurants Group has grown from a small, welcoming Italian restaurant on Chicago’s North Clark Street. Based in Chicago, Francesca’s Restaurant Group currently owns and operates 20 Francesca’s Restaurants, five Davanti Enoteca, five Glazed and Infused locations, Disotto and Fat Rosie's Taco & Tequila Bar. The concepts offer handwritten menus of classic Italian favorites in an ambiance of sophisticated comfort at Francesca’s Restaurants; a neighborhood wine bar and restaurant with contemporary takes on rustic Italian cuisine at Davanti Enoteca; and a classic American, artisan doughnut shop experience at Glazed and Infused. Across all concepts, the multi-unit restaurant group maintains its commitment to the original restaurant’s founding philosophy of Italian hospitality, where simple food with quality ingredients and thoughtful service make a meal.