Mia Francesca Trattoria

Restaurant Raleigh
4100 Main at North Hills St.
Raleigh, NC 27609
919-278-1525

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Triangle Restaurant Week (TRW) is Happening Now in Midtown Raleigh

Monday, January 25th, 2016

TRW LogoEach year in January, Triangle Restaurant Week (TRW) celebrates the winter with culinary excellence that center stages the premier restaurants in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and the surrounding areas. At Mia Francesca Trattoria, we are excited to be an integral part of this very exciting event each and every. From Monday, January 25, through Sunday, January 31, we offer extraordinary menu options that are sure to please all of our guests.

During Triangle Restaurant Week, we prepare extraordinary, authentic Northern Italian cuisine made from scratch, as we do throughout the year, but with exceptional pricing. Mia Francesca Trattoria’s Triangle Restaurant Week menu options feature epicurean delights with a three-course lunch for $15 and a three-course dinner for only $30 per person (not including beverages, tax, or gratuity). These fixed price specials start with soup or salad, and include an entrée and a mouth-watering dessert, all for one great low price.

Check out our unique 2016 Triangle Restaurant Week Lunch and Dinner menu to review items such as our delicious Chicken Prosciutto Sandwich (Swiss cheese, crisp prosciutto, hand torn lettuce, vine ripened tomato, and Dijon mustard) for lunch and our scrumptious and very popular Porcini dusted salmon with grilled zucchini and squash, drizzled balsamic glaze, and citrus burre blanc for dinner!

From first timers to North Hills to our best regulars, Triangle Restaurant Week offers the perfect opportunity to try fresh farm to table vegetables and house-made delights like pasta, prepared in true Tuscany style. Plan a business lunch or family dinner this week, and enjoy the wonderful aromas in our expansive, rustic dining establishment. Mia Francesca takes our guests to the enchanting hills of Northern Italy. We pride ourselves on exceptional customer service and delectable dishes.

It is the perfect week to set the time aside and enjoy. Reservations for Triangle Restaurant Week are strongly recommended! Quickly and easily reserve a table for an unforgettable lunch or dinner through Open Table. Throughout the year, we recommend reservations for large groups and for weekend dinners, on our website or by calling (919) 278-1525.

Mia Francesca Trattoria is the special place in Raleigh for lunch or dinner; each and every day of the week, and of course brunch on the weekend, both Saturday and Sunday. We offer:

  • Multiple private dining rooms
  • An outdoor patio
  • A lively bar
  • An extensive main dining room with a family-friendly atmosphere
  • Catering for parties and events

We have new food and drink specials for 2016 featuring:

  • Our extensive selection of wines, refreshing cocktails, and tasty Mimosas
  • The best pizza in Raleigh
  • Enticing appetizers
  • House-made Lasagna Bolognese on Saturdays.

We are excited to participate in Triangle Restaurant Week, an annual winter event that celebrates the best restaurants in the Triangle. Mia Francesca Trattoria is located in the heart of the Triangle, Midtown Raleigh, next to the Renaissance Hotel in North Hills. Plan to join us this week for special meals at a special price, and then come back for more throughout the year as we continue to provide the best Italian food in the Triangle. We are more than pasta!

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Mia Francesca Trattoria North Hills Hours:

Monday through Friday: Lunch 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

Monday through Thursday: Dinner 3 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Friday and Saturday: Dinner 3 p.m. until 10 p.m.

Sunday: Dinner 3 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: Brunch 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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Mia Francesca Trattoria: Simple, rustic, and authentic with real Northern Italian cuisine.

#MoreThanPasta

Please check out the video demonstration of our IRON CHEF Zach’s making traditional Italian Biscotti

Check out all of our Italian Food recipes!

Visit us here at http://miafrancescaraleigh.com

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Mia Francesca Trattoria

4100 Main at North Hills Street

Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: (919) 278-1525

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Triangle Restaurant Week at Mia Francesca Trattoria

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

TRW 1-22-13 picEven in the middle of winter here in the Triangle, great food is heating up at Mia Francesca Trattoria. Did you know that Mia Francesca is one of the participating restaurants during the exciting Triangle Restaurant Week (TRW)? We are right in the middle of this wonderful week- long celebration of culinary excellence and epicurean delight. With the weekend fast approaching, it is the perfect time to stop by and enjoy a delicious Northern Italian experience. The final day is Saturday January 25th.

During TRW, local participating eateries (like Mia Francesca) offer special three-course menu options and fixed pricing.  This is a great opportunity for everyone to indulge in the area’s finest cuisine!

During this special week, Mia Francesca Trattoria offers superb authentic Northern Italian cuisine that tastes so good you will insist you are vacationing in Italy.  Our 3-course lunch is only $15 and our 3-course dinner is only $30. Foodies around the Triangle and Wake County will simply be amazed at the ample and savory portions and the wonderful ambiance and service.

We are featuring four appetizing

Triangle Restaurant Week lunch entrees:

*First Course*

Insalata di Caesar
Classic Caesar salad with croutons and parmesan

Insalata della Casa

Mixed greens, red onion, cherry tomatoes, shaved parmesan, herbed red wine vinaigrette

Bruschette alla Romano

Garlic toast with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, olive oil

*Second Course*

Risotto al Pomodoro
Italian rice with roasted plum tomatoes, arugula & fontina cheese

Spaghetti Bolognese

Beef, Veal, Pork, fresh herbs, tomato basil sauce, & Parmigiano Reggiano

Panino alla Parmigiano

Breaded chicken breast topped with a tomato basil sauce, mozzarella & served on ciabatta

Gamberi Insalata

Pan Seared shrimp, mixed greens, chopped tomatoes, red onion, olive oil, lemon

*Third Course*

Tiramisu

Lady fingers soaked in espresso and rum with mascarpone cheese and cocoa

 

For Triangle Restaurant Week dinner menu,

we have four scrumptious entrees to tempt you:

*First Course*
Insalata di Cesare 
Classic Caesar salad with croutons and parmesan

Bruschette alla Romano 
Garlic toast with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, olive oil

Caprese

Vine ripe tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, olive oil

Lentils & Spinaci

Warm lentils, baby spinach, and goat cheese

*Second Course*

Veal Cappellacci

Braised Veal and Prosciutto filled pasta, savoy cabbage, chopped tomatoes, pancetta, and fontina cream sauce

Pollo alla Romano 
Roasted chicken breast with garlic, shallots, rosemary, lemon, olive oil and roasted potatoes

Duck Risotto

Braised Duck, butternut squash, Arborio rice, sage, fontina, Swiss chard

Penne Pastore

Fennel Sausage, sundried tomatoes, goat cheese, tomato basil sauce, penne, olive oil

*Third Course*

Tiramisu
House made with Lady fingers soaked in espresso and rum with mascarpone cheese and cocoa

White Chocolate Cheesecake

White chocolate shavings, raspberry agrodolce, crushed pistachios

Stop in and enjoy the finest fare, right here in North Hills, at Mia Francesca Trattoria! This is the week to do it!

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When you put together North Carolina farm-fresh produce and our classically trained expert chefs, dining at Mia Francesca Trattoria is the best authentic Italian experience and tastiest cuisine you will ever enjoy. 

Raise a glass to toast to the excellent deals (and delicious meals) you will receive when you make your reservations at Mia Francesca Trattoria this Triangle Restaurant Week. Make this a dining experience you will always remember!

Please check out the video demonstration of our IRON CHEF Zach’s making traditional Italian Biscotti

Check out all of our Italian Food recipes!

Visit us here at http://miafrancescaraleigh.com

Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu | Dessert Menu | Gluten Free Menu | Brunch menu | Weekly Restaurant Specials | Wine List

Mia Francesca Trattoria

4100 Main at North Hills Street

Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: (919) 278-1525

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North Hills Restaurant Week

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Every single day at Mia Francesca Trattoria – one of the restaurants in North Hills we serve unique and authentic Italian cuisine.  And this week, we are excited to be a special part the Taste of North Hills (Today October 28 through Sunday November 3).  From Japan to France to our part of Italy, you are invited to take a culinary tour of the world during Taste of North Hills. Whether you’re in the mood for pasta, steak, sushi, or stouts, North Hills is the very best of the best.

Here is the list of participating restaurants in North Hills:

At Mia Francesca, next to the Renaissance hotel, you can enjoy three delicious courses (lunch $15 or dinner $25) for one low price!  For lunch and dinner, our first course is a fresh salad or appetizer and our third course is a delectable dessert.  With so many outstanding selections, your challenge is in the choosing!

For lunch, you can enjoy one of four flavorful second course choices.  Our Risotto al Pomodoro features Italian rice with roasted plum tomatoes, arugula, and fontina cheese.  Our Penne con Salsiccia is juicy sausage, local eggplant, caramelized onions, Swiss chard, tomato basil sauce, and penne pasta.  Our Panino alla Parmigiano features breaded chicken breast topped with a tomato basil sauce, mozzarella cheese and served on ciabatta bread.  Our Gamberi Insalata is pan-seared shrimp, mixed greens, fresh chopped tomatoes, red onion, olive oil, and lemon.

For dinner, we also offer four savory second course selections during Taste of North Hills week.  You have another opportunity to taste our Penne con Salsiccia or enjoy our Veal Cappellacci (braised veal and prosciutto filled pasta, savoy cabbage, chopped tomatoes, pancetta, and fontina cream sauce).  Our Pollo alla Romano is roasted chicken breast with garlic, shallots, rosemary, lemon, olive oil, and roasted potatoes.  Our Duck Risotto features braised duck, butternut squash, Arborio rice, sage, fontina, and Swiss chard.

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Visit North Hills this week for a “foodastic” experience! You will be glad you did!

Remember Mia Francesca is open on Halloween as well as Thanksgiving Day for an incredible buffet.    We also offer private dining for events like birthdays and anniversaries as well as other special occasions such as weddings and bar and bat mitzvahs.  Celebrate the holidays or any occasion with us! 

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Mia Francesca, part of the Francesca’s Restaurants family (based out of Chicago, Illinois) is an Italian Trattoria and Wine Bar proud of its simple farm to table cooking, friendly service and moderate pricing. Located beside the Renaissance Hotel in Midtown Raleigh’s North Hills, Mia Francesca boasts multiple private rooms, outdoor patio, lively bar and an extensive main dining room with a family friendly atmosphere. Open daily for lunch and dinner along with a late-night menu.

Make Mia Francesca in North Hills a part of your Halloween gatherings and your upcoming Thanksgiving Dinners. Show us off to your favorite out-of-town guests and your business associates as they come to the Triangle for Thanksgiving and our wonderful Central Carolina weather.

Please check out the video demonstration of our IRON CHEF Zach’s making traditional Italian Biscotti

Check out all of our Italian Food recipes!

Visit us here at http://miafrancescaraleigh.com

Lunch Menu | Dinner Menu | Dessert Menu | Gluten Free Menu | Brunch menu | Weekly Restaurant Specials | Wine List

Mia Francesca Trattoria

4100 Main at North Hills Street

Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: (919) 278-1525

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For Triangle Restaurant Week Go Italian with Mia Francesca Trattoria Restaurant

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Triangle Restaurant Week Raleigh, NC | Raleigh Restaurant Week Summer Edition

Triangle Restaurant week is hitting Raleigh, NC for the summer edition on June 3rd to 9th 2013! Mia Francesca Trattoria cannot wait to have you as our guest during Triangle Restaurant Week Summer Series. This is a yearly event, Celebration of Culinary Excellence, Raleigh Restaurant week that takes place in the Raleigh area. Throughout this delicious restaurant week, the list of restaurants for triangle restaurant week is over 50 during the summer series and restaurants are featuring special pricing on their signature lunch and dinner menus so patrons can enjoy fantastic value and their favorite selections.

Mia Francesca Trattoria, the authentic Italian restaurant in Midtown Raleigh, is nestled inside beautiful and expansive North Hills just off 440 and Six Forks. We invite you to come and experience the very finest cuisine anywhere, especially during summer  edition Triangle Restaurant Week.

 Triangle Restaurant Week Summer Series

Triangle Restaurant Week - Raleigh Restaurant Week is June 3 to 9 2013

Come enjoy the best Italian Food during the 2013 Triangle Restaurant Week at Mia Francesca Trattoria in North Hills

We know there are a lot of restaurants to choice for dining during Triangle Restaurant Week, but at Mia Francesca Trattoria Italian Restaurant Raleigh, our chefs cultivate only the very freshest ingredients to bring you what true Northern Italian casual fine dining is all about– our Raleigh restaurant Italian cuisine menu in North Hills- offers the finest Northern Italian food made with only fresh, local ingredients, with wonderfully rustic flare that features our always made from scratch Italian sauces, pastas, and dishes. Because we are a truly local Raleigh restaurant, we celebrate only the freshest North Carolina ingredients and we are proud to be a member of the NC Agriculture Department’s “Got to Be NC” program.

If you’ve been curious why everyone is saying Mia Francesca is the best Italian restaurant in both Raleigh and the Triangle Restaurant Week is the best opportunity for everyone to check out our unique lunch ($15) and dinner ($30) menus:

 

We are featuring four appetizing

Triangle Restaurant Week lunch entrees:

 *First Course*

Insalata della Casa

Romaine, carrot, cucumber, & tomato with balsamic vinaigrette

Insalata di Cesare

Classic caesar salad with croutons and parmesan

Bruschette alla Romano

Garlic toast with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, olive oil

*Second Course*

Risotto al Pomodoro

Italian rice with roasted plum tomatoes, arugula & fontina cheese

Penne Rapini

Penne pasta, broccoli rabe, cherry tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, and shaved parmesan

  Panino alla Parmigiano

Breaded chicken breast topped with a tomato basil sauce, mozzarella & served on ciabatta

Gamberi Insalata

Pan Seared shrimp, mixed greens, chopped tomatoes, red onion, olive oil, lemon

*Third Course*

 Tiramisu

Lady fingers soaked in espresso and rum with mascarpone cheese and cocoa

For Triangle Restaurant Week dinner menu,

we have five scrumptious entrees to tempt you:

*First Course*

Insalata della Casa

Romaine, carrot, cucumber, & tomato with balsamic vinaigrette

Insalata di Cesare

Classic caesar salad with croutons and parmesan

Bruschette alla Romano

Garlic toast with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, olive oil

*Second Course*

Cappellacci Carciofi

Spinach and artichoke filled pasta, peas, fresh tomatoes, & basil cream sauce

Pollo alla Romano

Roasted chicken breast with garlic, shallots, rosemary, lemon, olive oil and roasted potatoes

Pollo Diavola

Pan Seared chicken breast with capers, black olives, chili flakes, and tomato basil sauce

 Scallop Risotto

Pan Seared scallops over a citrus risotto with peas, artichokes, asparagus, and baby spinach

Penne Rapini

Penne pasta, broccoli rabe, cherry tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, and shaved parmesan

*Third Course*

 Tiramisu

Lady fingers soaked in espresso and rum with mascarpone cheese and cocoa

Torta di Formaggi

Vanilla cheesecake served over fresh berries with a raspberry sauce and vanilla anglaise

 

We bring the love of food and friends together every day. Join us for the special Triangle Restaurant week and any time you want both local and upscale to blend into a wonderful and charming meal experience!

Make your reservations now for Triangle Restaurant Week—seats are filling fast either inside our intimate and quiet space or outside on our vine-covered porch. The choice is yours!

For the finest in everyday casual and elegant dining right here in the Triangle, choose Mia Francesca as your first choice!

With summer coming, our patio is a great place to chill and enjoy all of your favorites while watching the activities of all the local businesses and our very tall neighbor, the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills.

 

Visit us here: http://miafrancescaraleigh.com

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Mia Francesca Trattoria 

4100 Main at North Hills Street

Raleigh, NC 27609 Phone: (919) 278-1525