Mia Francesca Trattoria

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

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5 Reasons to Join Mia Francesca for Easter Brunch and Buffet, Italian Style!

Monday, March 21st, 2016
Raleigh Brunch for Easter

Brunch in North Hills for Easter

Spring has finally arrived, bright and bushy tailed across the Triangle, and with the warm weather and blue skies come all of the joy and excitement of Easter and a visit from our good friend the Easter Bunny! On Sunday, March 27, Mia Francesca Trattoria is planning an incredible menu of selections for our traditional Easter Brunch and Buffet! Our award-winning culinary team will have something for everyone, including those with an Easter sweet tooth!

At Mia Francesca, we take pride in our farm to table fresh ingredients and made-from-scratch dishes. Our Easter Brunch and Buffet will feature all of our guests’ favorites, including authentic Northern Italian dishes, traditional brunch selections, and a wonderful array of desserts.

Our special Easter buffet selections, hours, and prices are just right for a delightful family meal:

  • Buffet Hours: 10:30am-6:00pm
  • Adults: $39.95
  • Children$17.95

Here are five yummy reasons to make Easter Buffet plans with the kids and the entire family; bring them to Mia Francesca Trattoria for a mid-morning brunch, a mid-afternoon dinner, or anytime in between:

  • Brunch favorites: We offer traditional American dishes and unique Italian selections for a mouthwatering brunch treat.
  • Classic Northern Italian dishes: The true favorites our guests have come to love, with a touch of Tuscany in every bite.
  • A dual carving station: A popular choice of cuts carved on request.
  • Fruits, salads, breads: We bring fresh fruits and vegetables to the brunch table from North Carolina farms.
  • An delicious array of desserts: Easter sweet tooth? Need we say more?

Easter Sunday is made even more satisfying with our homemade Italian dishes, a rustic Italian setting, and the tradition of a true family Easter buffet. It is the perfect combination of awesomeness for all of our guests at Mia Francesca Trattoria.

Here in the Triangle, we are conveniently located in the heart of North Hills, just off 440 and Six Forks Road, next to the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel in Midtown Raleigh.

Our Brunch is special every Saturday and Sunday at Mia Francesca Trattoria, but it’s even more exciting on Easter Sunday. Gather the kids and their Easter baskets and join us this Easter, March 27! We have exciting menu items planned for all of our Easter guests. Make plans for the family’s Easter dinner now by calling 919-278-1525 for your reservations!

Mia Francesca is more than pasta here in Raleigh!

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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 #EasterSunday

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

Photo:  Image courtesy of Mia Francesca, Raleigh

 

 

3 Reasons Kids Love Mia Francesca Trattoria

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Best Pizza in Raleigh, NCLunch and dinner are big events in Italian households. The entire family will often gather together at the table to enjoy a great meal, long discussions, with the company of adults and children alike. At Mia Francesca Trattoria, we invite our guests to bring their entire family to enjoy traditional afternoon or evening fare in in the heart of North Hills Midtown Raleigh. We offer something for everyone in the family, including the kids!

Italian family dinners are always about more than the delicious food. Meals are an important experience of togetherness and sharing. At Mia Francesca Trattoria, we offer rustic and enjoyable ambiance, fresh from scratch menu selections, and authentic northern Italian dishes that carry our guests back to the family traditions of the Tuscan hills. Gather around the table, choose from an expansive dinner menu that includes much more than pasta, and enjoy a relaxed time out with the family.

We love kids at Mia Francesca Trattoria, and we have a special menu just for them. Children can choose from the most popular selections they like best:

  • Pasta: Choose butter, cream sauce, or tomato sauce to top our mouthwatering made-from-scratch pasta dish served in a child-sized portion.
  • Pizza: Mia Francesca Trattoria has the best pizza in Raleigh. Choose from cheese, cheese and mushroom, or cheese and sausage to make it extra special.
  • Chicken: Kids love chicken. At Mia Francesca Trattoria, they can enjoy it with fries or broccoli!

All of the children’s menu items are served with a soft drink, milk, or juice; and for an extra special treat, a scoop of gelato!

Gather the grandparents, aunts and uncles, brothers and sisters, and all the kids, and join us for a wonderful taste of Tuscany Italian food that will be a treasured experience for the entire family to remember. Make a reservation and we will have the table ready for all your large family gatherings!

Don’t forget, Easter Sunday is on March 27, and we have some exciting menu items planned for all of our Easter guests. Make plans for the family’s Easter dinner now!

Homemade Italian dishes, authentic Italian setting, and the tradition of a true family dinner – the perfect combination for our special guests at Mia Francesca Trattoria. Join us in the heart of North Hills, just off 440 and Six Forks Road, in Midtown Raleigh.

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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

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

https://www.facebook.com/MiaFrancescaTrattoria

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Mia Francesca Trattoria

4100 Main at North Hills Street

Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: (919) 278-1525

Photo:  Image courtesy of Mia Francesca Trattoria

 

3 Ways to Plan a Distinctive Event Italian Style in Raleigh

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Catering MiaAs we head into the warmer weather seasons across the Triangle, we all are beginning to plan our annual array of spring get-togethers. Soon everyone will be heading to reunions, parties, and quarterly business meetings. Families come together for Easter and wonderful weekend parties. Spring is the time of year to connect with college friends and neighbors, or celebrate a special anniversary. And there is no greater fun than a surprise party. At Mia Francesca Trattoria, we offer our casually sophisticated venue, our authentic Tuscany Italian menu selections, and our stellar service that make any special event that much more special when celebrated with us in North Hills and Midtown Raleigh.

Mia Francesca is proud to feature two beautifully appointed, rustic, private dining rooms, each suitable for up to 60 guests:

  • Downstairs (handicap accessable): Our fully private room is perfect for presentations, inportant business meetings, or any situation where full privacy is desired.  
  • Upstairs (accessable only by stairs): The semi-private space resembles a Tuscan Wine Cellar, complete with a vaulted brick ceiling, and a large balcony that overlooks the main dining room below.  The space is perfect for family gatherings, rehearsal dinners, birthday celebrations, or any other group that wants to feel a part of the action of a busy restaurant, while still having a space all to themselves.  Whichever your preference, we have a large variety of food and beverage packages to fully accommodate any budget.  Screens and projectors are also available for any presentation need. 

Our on-site Mia Francesca Events Manager assists our private dining guests with menu selections, decorating options, and all of the logistics that might be necessary to ensure that each event is successful and enjoyable. Mia Francesca Trattoria prepares authentic, house-made meals for all of our special guests and our events menu is no exception.

We are pleased to offer three wonderful selections for private dining:

  • Family Style Private Dining: Following the Italian tradition of family meals, our Tavoli di Amici (Table of Friends) selections for large groups are served family-style. Choose from the family lunch menu, dinner menu, or children’s menu.
  • Plated Private Dining: A more formal option to Tavoli di Amici, and more suited to business meetings and other more structured gatherings, the plated private menu allows each guest to choose their own salad, entrée, and dessert. Select from the lunch menu or dinner menu.
  • Cocktail and Appetizer Reception: Our private dining areas are the perfect spot for an informal party with appetizers and drinks.

Mia Francesca can cater any event regardless of size. In fact, we cater the entire Triangle. And our team is here to please. Let us bring our Northern Italian approach of simple, rustic, and local ingredients to our table and yours for every catering function that is planned this spring.

For everyone at Mia Francesca Trattoria, catering the needs of Midtown Raleigh and the entire Triangle is a privilege; we offer complete catering menus for weddings, formal dining receptions, award banquets, engagement parties, formals, corporate dinners, business meetings and a wide variety of parties.

Our complete and flexible catering menus feature only the finest made from scratch authentic Italian cuisine. We can offer our full services directly to any offsite location. We do the cooking and you provide the location and the celebration. Whatever you event or party needs are, we can help.

Contact our Events Manager to request a consultation to help plan that next special event. Then, gather friends, family, and business associates for a meal and an event they will soon not forget. Mia Francesca Trattoria is conveniently located in the heart of North Hills, just off 440 and Six Forks Road, in Midtown Raleigh. 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

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

https://www.facebook.com/MiaFrancescaTrattoria

http://www.linkedin.com/company/2846903

https://plus.google.com/b/117450561469120903519/117450561469120903519/about

http://pinterest.com/miafrancescanh/

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Mia Francesca Trattoria

4100 Main at North Hills Street

Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: (919) 278-1525

Photo:  Image courtesy of Mia Francesca Trattoria

Valentine’s Day means Dinner for Two in the Triangle!

Monday, February 8th, 2016

dt 28525143Love is in the air across the Triangle! Now, that amore! This Sunday, February 14, find it all with a quiet, intimate Italian dinner at Mia Francesca Trattoria. What better place for Valentine’s Day than the heart of Midtown Raleigh? The romance and passion of Northern Italy, along with the enticing aroma of house-made Italian cooking, fill the air at Mia Francesca Trattoria. On Valentine’s Day, the allure of the night adds a special touch to a special dinner for two.

Celebrate the day with a new love or an old flame. Enjoy the ambiance of our rustic atmosphere and stellar, personal service. Whether starting a new relationship or celebrating a life-long love, we have the perfect meal in the perfect setting at Mia Francesca Trattoria. Italian is the language of love and our authentic Italian dishes are the food for romantic souls.

Make plans for that romantic evening and make reservations today to bring that special someone to a setting reminiscent of the beautiful Tuscan countryside, all right here in North Hills. Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to make new memories and share recollections of times past. A romantic meal at Mia Francesca Trattoria will not be soon forgotten.

Share a wonderful and special bottle of wine, selected from our extensive list of wines from around the globe, including vino rosso straight from Tuscany:

  • Tignalleo 2009
  • La Mozza Morellino di Scansano 2012
  • Ruffino Chianti Classico Reserva 2011

We also offer a variety of quality vino rosso and vino blanco from Argentina, France, and California. Pair a delicious wine with a delicious meal, followed by a decadent dessert like one of these delights from our dolci menu:

  • Traditional tiramisu, featuring espresso and Kahlua soaked lady fingers with lightly sweetened mascarpone cream and cocoa powder.
  • Profiteroles, delicate cream puffs toasted and filled with pistachio gelato and served with chocolate sauce.
  • Seasonal crème brulee, made with a deliciously rich custard.

Valentine’s Day is indeed on a Sunday this year. And we also have the best brunch every Sunday for every sweetheart all year long. For something a little different, treat that special date to our incredible Mia Francesca Sunday Brunch. Equally romantic, featuring traditional American and Italian dishes, our Sunday Brunch is available from 10:30am to 3:00pm. We also offer bottomless Mimosas to accompany brunch, for only $12.

Our beautiful brunch is also on Saturdays as well; how sweet is that?

Delicious Italian dishes, an authentic Italian setting, and the romance of Valentine’s Day make for the perfect romantic combination. At Mia Francesca Trattoria, we are more than pasta! Join us in the heart of North Hills, just off 440 and Six Forks Road, in Midtown Raleigh.

 

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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

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

https://www.facebook.com/MiaFrancescaTrattoria

http://www.linkedin.com/company/2846903

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Mia Francesca Trattoria

4100 Main at North Hills Street

Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: (919) 278-1525

Photo:  dreamstime, 28525143

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.

**

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

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

https://www.facebook.com/MiaFrancescaTrattoria

http://www.linkedin.com/company/2846903

https://plus.google.com/b/117450561469120903519/117450561469120903519/about

http://pinterest.com/miafrancescanh/

https://twitter.com/MiaFrancescaNH

Mia Francesca Trattoria

4100 Main at North Hills Street

Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: (919) 278-1525

Photo:  Image courtesy of Triangle Restaurant Week