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4.9 out of 5 rating based on 95 votes

Address: Avenida #1 Las Palmas, Bucerias   map

Hrs of operation: 2 pm - 12 am Daily

Category: Best Food & Drink - Restaurants

Price Range: $20 - $30 USD

Payments accepted:

Reservations: yes

Best known for: Italian pizza, Carpaccio, Risotto

LaQuinta di Francesco Restaurant in Bucerias

LaQuinta di Francesco

Great place for Italian pizza, Carpaccio, Risotto and over 40 choices of International wines! Owners Francesco and Vanessa have created a warm friendly atmosphere and invite you to enjoy some traditional Italian dishes prepared with care and attention. 

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At LaQuinta di Francesco, owner Francesco personally shops daily for the freshest ingredients to maintain quality of everything they serve, stating "My reputation is everything".


Here are some favorites:

  • Prosciutto Melone e Mozzarella - Prosciutto, cantaloupe melon and mozzarella cheese
  • Carpaccio Mediterraneo - Fine slices of tuna with red onions, alcaparras and cherry tomato
  • Insalata Caprese - Tomato, mozzarella cheese, basil and olive oil
  • Fettuccini Alfredo Gamberi - Alfredo sauce with shrimp
  • Rigatoni Quinta - Chicken, brocoli, mushroom and cherry tomato
  • Penne Boscaiola - Mushrooms, ham, peas in a pink sauce
  • Lasagna - Homemade pasta with meat sauce and mozzarella cheese
  • Salmone verde - Salmon filet with white wine sauce and pistachio
  • Fritto Misto Al'Ortolana - Shrimp and fried calamari with vegetable
  • Pollo Marsala - Chicken breast with mushrooms in a marsala sauce
  • Tagliata di Manzo - Beef slices with arugula salad and shaved parmesan cheese
  • Scaloppine a Piacere  - Veal picata with a choice of sauce

  • 4 Stagioni - Tomato sauce, mozzarella, ham, mushroom, artichokes and black olives
  • Amore Mio - Tomato sauce, mozzarella, ham, bacon and sausage
  • Il Rollo - Stuffed roll pizza with mozzarella, tomato sauce, ham, pepperoni and lettuce
    Mamma Mia - Tomato sauce, mozzarella, beef carpaccio, arugula and shaved parmesan cheese


Born and raised in Monopoli, Italy, Francesco remembers growing up watching his grand-mother preparing fresh pasta and helping his father make wine and olive oil. Choosing freshly caught fish late afternoon right off the boats was a highlight. In honor of his hometown, Francesco has had a painting of his hometown created in his restaurant.

He took these memories and traditions and started his own restaurant in Bucerias.  2 years later, LaQuinta di Francesco restaurant in Bucerias has generated a very faithful following making it challanging to fit everyone who comes into this quaint restaurant.

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Franz Painer from Ottawa - December 03, 2017
Great Italien food, but i also like the rib eye steaks at Francisco\\\'s. What I especially like about this restaurant is the consistency. Others can be hit and miss. The reason, Francisco is always in the kitchen himself, making sure every meal going out is perfect. You will not be disappointed!


Joan from Kalamazoo, MI - March 24, 2016
Great food, good service. This is a very charming atmosphere that we enjoy frequently during our stay each year. I met Francisco when he opened his very first place with two tables! The Italian Cuisine is authentic and consistent because Francisco is always there.


Roy Harman from Victoria, BC Canada - March 18, 2013
This restaurant is the best - great pizza, great everything. The staff is super and friendly, as is Francesco himself. The ambiance is great. Can't recommend it enough!


gene randall from rockville, md usa - October 19, 2012
I find La Quinta de Francesco second to no other restaurant in the area. The Italian dishes are both authentic and terrific. Francesco makes you feel right at home and the excellent food, from the antipasti to dessert, does the rest. Traveling to Mexico several times a year, for me this place is a must.


Ron from winnipeg - February 25, 2012
We have been dining there throughout the month of February/12. We've been to lots of other comparaable like restaurants in the Banderas Bay area and we always return because it's the best.


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