Mia Francesca Trattoria

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

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What Makes a Great Italian Restaurant in the Triangle?

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Flourless Chocolate CakeMia Francesca Trattoria is growing as the Italian restaurant of choice in Raleigh and the Triangle. We do it in simple ways by offering great tradition and the Northern Italian food people love and enjoy. Located in Midtown Raleigh at North Hills, we offer an impeccable wine list, the tastiest pasta, and the richest desserts this side of the Italy countryside.

Mia Francesca’s warm and cozy bar offers the additional comforts of several drink specials during the week. Every Monday, from 11:30 am to 11:00 pm, our fantastic wine selection is 50% off. The work week can be very long at times, and by Thursday, everyone can stop by and discover selected cocktails that are also 50 % off from the after work hours of 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Every Sunday, from noon until the later dinner hour of 9:00 p.m., we offer $3 Bellinis and Mimosas and feature a “Build a Bloody Mary “ Bar.

It is Holy Week, and Mia Francesca Trattoria has a very special Easter Brunch and Buffet for the holiday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with an abundance of farm fresh North Carolina grown and produced menu items on our unique Easter Menu.

Among our Easter Brunch variety, we offer a huge array of holiday choices, including:

  • Caprese Salad: vine ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, olive oil
  • Smoked Salmon Display: smoked salmon, sieved eggs, capers, red onions, and cream cheese on mini bagels
  • Spring Frittata: baked frittata style eggs, asparagus, baby spinach, goat cheese, and sundried tomatoes
  • Pasta Pollo Bianca: sliced chicken breast, penne pasta, alfredo cream sauce, basil, and parmigiano
  • Lamb Shoulder: slow roasted lamb shoulder, rosemary, garlic, lamb jus
  • Pastiera Naploetana: our secret recipe for incredibly tasty Italian Easter Cake

In addition to our wonderful seafood, fresh meats and cheeses, weekend brunches, and a very special Easter Buffet; we offer our special private dining areas for business networking groups, graduation parties, birthdays, wedding rehearsal dinners, and even family reunion parties. Our rustic, yet elegant trattoria is perfect for a variety of special events. Simply choose the event and we will put everything together for you and your guests.

The most special part about our authentic Italian restaurant is putting smiles on the faces of those who dine in our lovely Capital City restaurant. Here in Midtown North Raleigh, our kitchen is pure Italy with our Executive Chef Zack at the helm of every culinary experience. Our exceptional wait staff does their very best to give our guests a memorable and special dining experience. Courtesy, attentiveness, service, food, professionalism, warmth, fun, and pure pleasure all combine as the ingredients of our Italian restaurant experience.

Mia Francesca Trattoria is a very special restaurant with exceptionally tasty authentic Italian cuisine. From the white table cloths, to the comfort of our bar and abundant seating areas, our secrets of the traditional Italian ambiance are shared with our guests with the results everyone loves.

Our great Italian restaurant experience continues at Mia Francesca every day. From Easter to Christmas to the midweek meal, everyone loves the fresh food of Italy found only in the Triangle of North Carolina.

Join us soon!

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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

Photo: Mia Francesca Trattoria Raleigh NC

 

Easter Brunch in the Triangle

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Easter Brunch RaleighFor friends and families across Raleigh and the Triangle, the wonderful traditions continue with the warmth of spring in North Carolina. April is a month of renewal here in the region and the greening up of the Triangle and Central Carolina has begun in earnest. Spring also features the first major warm weather holiday of the year in Easter Sunday. Mia Francesca Trattoria offers a wonderful Easter Brunch fit for family and friends.

Mia Francesca (located just off the Beltline exit 8B at Six Forks Road in Midtown Raleigh) features a superb Easter Brunch and Lunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 20; as an authentic Tuscan-Italian restaurant here in Midtown Raleigh, we always feature an array of Italy’s classic Easter holiday offerings.

Our award winning kitchen is preparing a delicious array of buffet choices including our variety of salads that even the Easter Bunny is sure to like. Try the traditional Italian Caprese Salad (“Salad of Capri”) with rich vine ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, and olive oil. The salad resembles the Italian flag colors: green, white, and red.

Our Brunch items Include:

  • One of a kind Italian “Deviled” Eggs
  • Crisp and succulent Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • Delicious Italian Sausage
  • Creamy Scrambled Eggs
  • Batter Soaked Classic Vanilla Bean French Toast

Our buffet entrees Include:

  • Tender Baby Shrimp and Grits
  • Pan Seared Salmon Carciofi
  • Robust Pollo Marsala (Chicken)
  • Roasted Lamb Shoulder
  • Slow Cooked Prime Rib

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There will be a wide variety of delectable sweet courses at our Easter Buffet dessert tables. The most popular might be our yummy Carrot Cake. The best Easter-themed treat is our Pastiera Naploetana (Italian Easter Cake) which uses items that symbolize the holiday itself: eggs for new life and wheat for the coming of spring.  This Italian Easter dessert has lovely creamy custard filling flavored with the subtle taste of fresh citrus fruits and ricotta cheese.

The entire family can dress up for services and then all relax for the complete Easter meal.  Everyone one can enjoy the fun, the great memories and new traditions of Easter Sunday 2014.

Make reservations today for our incredible Easter Brunch and Lunch.

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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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