Mia Francesca Trattoria

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

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Thanksgiving Day Italian Style in Midtown Raleigh

Monday, November 16th, 2015

giving thanksThe days are growing shorter, the leaves are falling, and the Thanksgiving turkey is the current topic of discussion in Triangle households. It must soon be time for Thanksgiving! At Mia Francesca Trattoria, we give thanks this Thanksgiving for each and every one of our wonderful guests who visit us every day of the week; for those who enjoy our delicious Saturday and Sunday brunches, unique business lunches, and our delightful wine specials. We are thankful for all the people who join us for our Tuesday night specials offering the best pizza in Raleigh; and for all of those individuals who dine all year long at Mia Francesca Trattoria because they want authentic Tuscany Northern Italian food that is truly more than pasta.

Our entire staff invites everyone to enjoy a special day of appreciation for all we have, this Thanksgiving Day, November 26th, at Mia Francesca Trattoria with a Thanksgiving lunch and dinner prepared and served by our professional culinary team. We have planned a wonderfully delicious menu, so our special guests can spend time with family and enjoy a wide selection of classic American and Italian choices. Leave us with the selection, preparation, presentation, and clean up. It is an annual “stress free” family holiday tradition here in North Hills.

From 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m., our Thanksgiving Day Buffet will provide everyone attending a wide variety of traditional and Northern Italian favorites. Love turkey? We have it! Want to try a seafood dish for a different Thanksgiving Day spin of awesome? We have it! Pasta, cranberries, antipasti, and honey baked ham are all on our expansive buffet sure to please everyone in the family. From collard greens, a favorite of the American South, to the Tuscany favorite of pasta con mozzarella, our Thanksgiving Day buffet has it all.

Now, who does not love dessert? Of course there is nothing like pumpkin or pecan pie to finish up a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. This year, add some Italian sweetness to the meal with a little tiramisu and a cannoli. Try a little of everything for a relaxing, filling Thanksgiving Day dinner without the worry and stress of cooking and cleaning. Place pure fun and enjoyment on the Thanksgiving menu this year!

Make your reservations today and join us for an unforgettable Thanksgiving meal:

  • $42.95 for adults
  • $19.95 for children under twelve
  • Free for kids under 5
  • All non-alcoholic beverages are included; 18% gratuity and tax will be applied

Bring the entire family, friends and favorite neighbors and join us in giving thanks at Mia Francesca Trattoria on Thursday, November 26.

Mia Francesca Trattoria is conveniently located just off 440 in Midtown Raleigh, adjacent to the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel, in the midst of the expansive North Hills shopping mall.

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Mia Francesca Trattoria North Hills Regular 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.

WE are #MoreThanPasta

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

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Mia Francesca Trattoria

4100 Main at North Hills Street

Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: (919) 278-1525

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Raleigh’s Traditional Thanksgiving is Family, Friends, and Great Italian Food in North Hills!

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

Thanksgiving-300x225The cool winds and the changes November brings are starting to settle in; fall is here, the leaves are falling, and Christmas, Hanukkah, and the Holiday Season are fast approaching. It is time to make that holiday reservation and get the family all together for an amazing Thanksgiving banquet.

This year, we want Triangle families to try something completely unique this year and join us at Mia Francesca Trattoria. We offer a Thanksgiving Day lunch and dinner everyone will love and will always remember. Let our award winning kitchen and professional staff do it all, from the preparation, to the fabulous, bountiful presentation. And after the Thanksgiving feast, we clean everything up quickly so everyone can enjoy a delicious Italian coffee or glass of wine, allowing for total holiday relaxation and enjoyment.

We will host our annual special buffet on Thanksgiving Day, November 26th, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., featuring all the traditional holiday classics and famous Northern Italian dishes; each one made in house from scratch using only the freshest local ingredients from the region and the coast. From wonderful salads to spectacular desserts, our Thanksgiving buffet subtly combines the true traditions of both North Carolina and Italy in one wonderful meal.

Nothing says Thanksgiving like our delicious Autumn Salad, an appetizing mix of greens, local apples, pears, candied walnuts, goat cheese, and apple cider vinaigrette. Try our unique version of Traditional Stuffing, a combination of corn bread, brioche, bacon lardons, leeks, and poultry jus. We also offer a selection of Mixed Seasonal Vegetables and an Antipasti Display, to give our hungry guests a wide assortment of mouth-watering choices.

Our voluminous buffet features turkey and holiday ham with all the trimmings, of course, but we also very popular Italian favorites like Salmon con Porri and Pasta con Pollo. Choose from Braised Turkey Legs, Honey Baked Ham, or Pasta con Mozzarella – or have some of each for a truly exciting and exceptional Thanksgiving meal.

Dessert is always one of the best aspects of the traditional Thanksgiving meal and our dessert choices at Mia Francesca Trattoria are especially enticing.

From the most traditional pumpkin pie, to Italian favorites, such as tiramisu, there is something for everyone:

  • Pecan Pie Bars
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Apple Pie
  • Tiramisu
  • Assorted Cannolis
  • Petit Fours
  • Flourless Chocolate Cake
  • Assorted Cookies

A true Thanksgiving banquet, here in Raleigh, that combines the eclectic culinary blend of tradition and old world, and adds the “over the top” desserts, makes Mia Francesca the best holiday destination every year!

Make your reservations today and join us for an unforgettable Thanksgiving meal:

  • $42.95 for adults
  • $19.95 for children under twelve years of age
  • Free for kids under age five
  • All non-alcoholic beverages are included; 18% gratuity and tax will be applied

Mia Francesca Trattoria is conveniently located just off 440 in Midtown Raleigh, adjacent to the Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel, in the midst of the expansive North Hills shopping mall.

Make plans on Thursday November 26th now to gather the family and enjoy a very special Thanksgiving lunch or dinner at Mia Francesca Trattoria.

Thanksgiving, here in Midtown Raleigh, that combines the wide-ranging culinary blend of tradition and old world and enhances the meal with “over the top” desserts, makes Mia Francesca the holiday destination every year! We are more than pasta!

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Plan your holiday parties, call us and we make it simple and easy for every employee and organization here in the Triangle!

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

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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 & North Hills

 

 

 

 

Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Buffet is a Holiday Feast

Monday, November 17th, 2014

dreamstime 34275484What could be better than eating Thanksgiving lunch or dinner prepared by expert professional chefs? Mia Francesca Trattoria of Midtown Raleigh in North Hills offers a bountiful kid-friendly Thanksgiving Day feast each year, and there is nothing in the Triangle like it for anyone of any age. We do all the holiday presentation, work and effort, so families and friends can enjoy spending time together. Our Thanksgiving Day Buffet Menu will please everyone, even the pickiest eater.

Everyone loves the Thanksgiving classics and we have as much of the traditional foods that anyone could enjoy! Everyone loves:

  • Delicious Traditional Stuffing with corn bread, brioche, bacon lardons, leeks, and poultry jus
  • Hearty Mashed Potatoes prepared to please the biggest crowd
  • Mashed Local Sweet Potatoes loaded with that homegrown North Carolina taste
  • Tasty Green Bean Casserole combined with wild mushrooms, cream sauce, and frazzled onions
  • Real Cranberry Sauce with fresh cranberries and citrus
  • Honey Baked Country Ham with maple, brown sugar, honey, and Dijon
  • Braised Turkey Leg slowly simmered with turkey jus and sage
  • Delicately Roasted Turkey Breast seasoned with lemon, rosemary, thyme, and garlic

Since we are an authentic Tuscan-Italian restaurant in the Triangle, we have added some Italian favorites to celebrate this American holiday:

  • Our Pasta con Mozzarella features our penne pasta with tomato basil sauce, parmesan, and fresh mozzarella
  • Our Pasta con Pollo includes grilled chicken, penne pasta, and pine nuts with a delectable basil cream sauce
  • Our Salmon con Porri features pan seared Atlantic salmon with leeks, wild mushrooms, and farm fresh chopped tomatoes

Kids of every age will love our unlimited salads, cheeses, jams, fresh fruit, mixed seasonal veggies, deviled eggs, collard greens, and warm rolls. Mia Francesca holiday desserts include pecan pie bars, pumpkin pie, apple pie, tiramisu, assorted cannolis, petit fours, and flourless chocolate cake.

Make Thanksgiving Day reservations for your family and friends and enjoy the rich holiday tradition of our unique eating and dining experience. We know we will see all of our Thanksgiving guests returning from last year’s buffet.

“Where do we eat Thanksgiving dinner this year Mom?” Our guess is Mia Francesca Trattoria in North Hills!

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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: dreamstime, 34275484

Enjoy the Finest Thanksgiving Buffet in Midtown Raleigh’s North Hills

Monday, October 20th, 2014

http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photos-thanksgiving-still-life-image17078238The holidays will be here in the Triangle before we realize it, and it is time to make those reservations for our annual traditional and enjoyable Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Mia Francesca Trattoria! This Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27, let Executive Chef Zack and his professional staff do all the food preparation and presentation, so the entire family can enjoy, relax and converse surrounded by fantastic holiday fare and decoration. How about no cooking and no cleaning this holiday? Entertaining has never been any easier for the best family get-together day of the year!

Although most people love turkey at Thanksgiving, we also added a holiday mountain of delectable options in our special buffet, including all the finest for both lunch and dinner:

  • Pasta con Mozzarella: Penne pasta, tomato basil sauce, parmesan, and fresh mozzarella
  • Pasta con Pollo: Grilled chicken, penne pasta, pine nuts, and a smooth basil cream sauce
  • Salmon con Porri: Pan-seared Atlantic salmon, leeks, wild mushrooms, and farm fresh chopped tomatoes
  • Honey Baked Ham: Country ham with maple, brown sugar, honey, and Dijon

Did you know that the number one agricultural industry in North Carolina is poultry production. Last year, North Carolina produced nearly 1.18 billion pounds of turkey! That is a lot of bird and a lot of tradition.

Our unique Thanksgiving Day Buffet offers among so many others:

  • Braised Turkey Leg: slow-simmered turkey leg meat, turkey juice, and sage
  • Roasted Turkey Breast: with lemon, rosemary, thyme, and garlic

North Carolinians are also proud to know that sweet potato is most plentiful in our state. We offer home-made farm to table Mashed Local Sweet Potatoes and traditional holiday Mashed Potatoes.

Taste our other classic Thanksgiving side dishes as well:

  • Traditional Stuffing: with corn bread, brioche, bacon lardons, leeks, and poultry juice
  • Green Bean Casserole: with wild mushrooms, cream sauce, and frazzled onions
  • Cranberry Sauce: farm fresh cranberries, citrus, and simple syrup

Save room for our divine desserts like Pecan Pie Bars, Pumpkin Pie, Apple Pie, and Tiramisu. Show us off to your favorite out-of-town guests as they come to the Triangle for Thanksgiving this year. Make reservations today for our Thanksgiving Day Buffet! It is the day to enjoy all of our made from scratch traditions, and all the Northern Italian classics.

Mia Francesca is located just 20 minutes from everywhere in the heart of Midtown Raleigh at North Hills. Our Tuscany Italian restaurant is open for Thanksgiving Buffet from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Turkey Day 2014.

Happy Thanksgiving North Carolina!

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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: dreamstime 17078238.jpg

Thanksgiving at Mia Francesca Trattoria

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Nov. 28, 2013 | 11am to last seating at 7pm

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Thanksgiving Buffet Menu

Reservations At Mia Francesca Trattoria Raleigh For Thanksgiving 2013

Mixed Green Salad

Red onion, tomatoes, sunflower seeds, herbed red wine vinaigrette

Caesar Salad

Hearts of romaine, garlic croutons, shaved Parmigiano Reggiano

Antipasti Display

Imported Cheeses, charcuterie, marinated artichoke hearts, seasonal jams, spiced pecans, herbed crostini roasted bell peppers

Fresh Fruit Display

Pasta di Verdure

Mixed seasonal vegetables, farfalle pasta, tomato basil sauce, Parmigiano

 Pasta con Pollo

Grilled chicken, penne pasta, pine nuts, basil cream sauce

Mixed seasonal vegetables

Traditional Stuffing

Corn bread, brioche, bacon lardons, leeks, poultry jus

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed local Sweet Potatoes

Deviled Eggs

Collard Greens

Green Bean Casserole

Green beans, wild mushrooms, cream sauce, frazzled onions

 Cranberry Sauce

Cranberries, citrus, simple syrup

Salmon con Porri

Pan seared Atlantic salmon, leeks, wild mushrooms, chopped tomatoes

Honey Baked Ham

Country Ham, maple, brown sugar, honey, Dijon

Braised turkey Leg

Slow simmered turkey leg meat, turkey jus, sage,

  Turkey

Roasted turkey breast, lemon, rosemary, thyme, garlic

 ROLLS & BUTTER

Desserts

Pecan Pie Bars

Pumpkin Pie

Apple Pie

Tiramisu

Assorted Cannoli’s

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Assorted Cookies (Choco Chip, Gingersnaps, Lemon Ricotta

Thanksgiving Day Menu Raleigh

 

Enjoy the Traditions of Thanksgiving at Mia Francesca Trattoria in North Hills

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Restaurant Open For Thanksgiving Raleigh, NC

The traditional Thanksgiving Day here in the Triangle is fast approaching with most families preparing all the food at home from turkey to potatoes to dessert. There are a handful of Raleigh restaurants open for Thanksgiving, but for the first time ever our restaurant will be open for Thanksgiving. So why not make 2013 the year of the new traditions by gathering this holiday at Mia Francesca Trattoria  restaurant for Thanksgiving and our special farm to table spin on this day of joy and gratitude. We offer the freshest Thanksgiving buffet menu that everyone from Grandma to the kids will enjoy and remember for a long time!

Thanksgiving Raleigh

Mia Francesca will be open for Thanksgiving

Our Raleigh Restaurant is open on Thanksgiving this year to help you!

Immediately after the holiday dinner, there is always the even more traditional big cleanup with most everyone, except those already taking a nap on the couch, helping with the arduous chore of getting back to normal. As every person finally settles back in front of the tube to enjoy football, fun, family and friends; everyone is now too tuckered out to focus on conversation and the memories soon forgotten by yet another same old same old holiday celebration.

Now the family will finally have the time to relax and enjoy the wonderful Italian ambiance with everyone present and accounted for right here in Raleigh’s North Hills. Our culinary feast will please even the most die-hard post-Thanksgiving dinner couch potato.

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Mia Francesca Trattoria restaurant has quite the

Thanksgiving Day Menu planned with the huge buffet featured from

11 am to 7 pm on Thursday November 28

2013 Thanksgiving Day Buffet Menu

$39.95 for Adults -$30.95 for Seniors 65 & Older – $16.95 for Children under 12 

-Free for Kids under 5-

All non-alcoholic beverages are included

18% Gratuity & Tax will be applied

We celebrate fresh NC local ingredients and participate in the NC Agriculture Department’s “Got to Be NC” program. If warm weather is in the forecast dine al fresco on our patio.

But don’t take our word for it, take a Google Virtual Tour of our restaurant in Raleigh – Tour Now!

Don’t forget to join us on the Weekends for Brunch Raleigh!

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Since the early days of the Pilgrims, America has celebrated with great tasting food. Although we all know that the very first Pilgrim Thanksgiving took place over a number of days in the Plymouth Colony (in present-day Massachusetts) in 1621, it was not until the middle of the American Civil War in 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln declared it a national day to be celebrated each final Thursday in November. The U.S. Congress finally made Thanksgiving Day an official national holiday in 1941 just before Pearl Harbor.

Finally, there really is a Turkey, North Carolina.  Interestingly, the Tar Heel State is one of the leading states in turkey production with over 30 million turkeys produced each and every year.

It is a time for family and great food. It is the time for Mia Francesca! Make sure to make your reservations today for our yummy Thanksgiving Day Buffet!

It is after all, “gobble, gobble” time!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

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Make Mia Francesca in North Hills a part of your autumn 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 the warmth of our 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

Phone: (919) 278-1525

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