"Unpretentious, intimate, and welcoming, Gianfranco's sits unassumingly among The Shops at Crescent Moon, an eclectic collection of stores and restaurants tucked away at the westerly foot of Pinnacle Peak. Don't expect a glitzy exterior; the restaurant is housed in a modest stone-front building. Beyond the simple wood and glass entry door is a bar area on the right and an L-shaped dining room that exudes an aura of comfort and hospitality. Double clothed tables in pale taupe and mustard are mated with wood-framed oval-backed dining chairs that are beautifully embellished with nail heads. The seats and backs are upholstered in fawn brown ultra-suede. The textured Berber carpeting, wood paneled and muted painted walls discretely meld with the rich brown window panels draped hourglass style and secured with tasseled pulls. Several strategically placed framed mirrors and European landscape oil paintings that adorn the walls are softly lit by ceiling cams and halogen lights. The whole thing comes together to create a mellow friendly ambiance, a home away from home feeling."
Gianfranco Ristorante offers an extensive liquor and beer selection
Our selection is served in both our inviting bar and comfortable dining room, and our wine list has both domestic and Italian varieties to please the most discriminating palate.
Happy Hour is offered 7 days a week from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Join Gianfranco for half price cocktails and appetizers.
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Holiday, office, wedding, birthday, anniversary, reunion and graduations, let Gianfranco Ristorante be the spot of your next dining event.
Gianfranco Ristorante is the creation of Gianfranco Motti, born in Milano, Italy and formally trained in one of the most prestigious culinary schools at Lake Maggiore, Italy.
Gianfranco has come to Pinnacle Peak by way of New York’s Rainbow Room, Prima Donna Restaurant in New Jersey, and Un-Bacio Ristorante (first in “Old Town Scottsdale”, then at Gainey Ranch). He sold Un-Bacio in 2005 and on January 15th of 2007 opened his namesake restaurant, much to the delight of North Scottsdale, Pinnacle Peak, and surrounding area residents.
Gianfranco's menu includes all of the Classic Italian dishes along with his own personal creations.
Entrees are cooked to the order with only the highest quality ingredients. Nightly specials are also offered in additional to the menu.
Gianfranco's Dining Room is open Monday thru Saturday for the Summer starting May 19th through September 29th. The Restaurant will be closed August 11th through September 2nd for vacation, re-opening September 3.
Reservations are recommended, especially on the weekends. Our dress code is “neat and casual”.
We accept Master Card, Visa, Discover, and American Express credit cards. Sorry, we do not accept personal checks.
Take advantage of our $20 gift certificate by printing our online coupon.