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Frank & Gino's, Truro, NS

Frank & Gino's

4.5
4.5
76 reviews
CAN$30 and under
Italian

OUR FUN & RELAXED ATMOSPHERE IS THE PERFECT PLACE FOR CASUAL & DELICIOUS DINING! Your friends are waiting at Frank & Gino’s, Truro’s Coolest Place to Dine!

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Italian, Grill, Canadian

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm
    Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (902) 895-2165

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive Chef

    James White

Menu

Lunch menu is available for Dine-In only. Monday to Friday 11am – 4pm

Lunch Specials

$9.99. Perfect for lunch-sized appetites, these items can be brought to you in a hurry, but please feel free to choose anything from our main menu. Not available in conjunction with "Kids Eat Free" Promotion

  • Chicken Broccoli Alfredo

    Chicken and broccoli, sautéed with bell peppers and tossed with fettuccine and Alfredo cream sauce

    • Nonna's Lasagna

      Our homemade, heaping portion of lasagna layered with noodles, zesty meat sauce and a three-cheese blend of Parmesan, mozzarella and cottage cheese

      • Chicken Carbonara

        Fettuccine with grilled chicken, bacon, mushrooms and green onion in a Parmesan cream sauce

        • Penne Rustica

          Italian sausage, bell peppers, red onion, mushrooms and tomatoes in a tomato basil sauce topped with crumbled feta cheese

          • Asian Pasta Toss

            Golden grilled chicken, crisp vegetables and roasted cashew nuts tossed with thin spaghetti noodles in our own oriental sesame sauce

            • Spaghetti & Meatballs

              Our made from scratch meatballs are tossed together with spaghetti noodles in our hearty Bolognese sauce

              • Vegetable Pomodori

                Pan-grilled, garden fresh vegetables tossed with spaghetti noodles in a light garlic and herb cream sauce

                • Quesadilla & Salad

                  A baked flour tortilla with chicken, cheese, tomato, sweet peppers and green onion. Your choice of House or Caesar salad

                  • Pizza Salad

                    A fresh crisp salad surrounded by our rustic flatbread pizza for one. Your choice of Canadian or Garden Green pizza and a House or Caesar salad

                    • Frank's Trio

                      Half a clubhouse wrap filled with chicken, bacon, lettuce, tomato, cheese and mayo, served with a cup of our own hearty Italian sausage soup and your choice of a House or Caesar salad

                      Last updated: 1 February 2022

                      What 76 people are saying

                      Overall ratings and reviews

                      Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

                      4.5
                      4.5 based on recent ratings
                      • 4.4Food
                      • 4.5Service
                      • 4.2Ambience
                      • 4.2Value

                      NoiseModerate

                      Diners' Choice Awards

                      • Atlantic Canada

                        Child Friendly

                      • Atlantic Canada

                        Lunch

                      • Atlantic Canada

                        Pre/post theatre

                      • Nova Scotia

                        Lunch

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                      1. F

                        selinaF

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 27 April 2022

                        overall5food3service5ambience4

                        Food was not the high quality and portion size as it used to be

                      2. JB

                        JasB

                        Atlantic Canada

                        1 review

                        3.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 23 April 2022

                        overall3food4service2ambience1

                        Service was very abrupt and they wanted to seat us directly next to a table full of people.

                      3. SY

                        SueY

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 5 April 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                        After a long wait to be seated the service at the booth was excellent. The meal was well cooked and tasty. Overall a nice experience.

                      4. SW

                        ShawnW

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 26 March 2022

                        overall5food4service4ambience4

                        Definitely love this place. Will be back the next time we are in Truro.

                      5. AO

                        AngelaO

                        Toronto

                        2 reviews

                        1.0

                        2 reviews

                        Dined on 19 March 2022

                        overall1food1service1ambience1

                        Food was smaller portions than previous visits, prices increased and food quality went down. Will not be returning

                      6. DM

                        DebbieM

                        Atlantic Canada

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 14 March 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Frank and Gino's was quite busy with diners of all ages but we were seating quickly and our server (Ray) was was great. Good food, good value and good service!

                      7. c

                        carebear

                        Atlantic Canada

                        2 reviews

                        5.0

                        2 reviews

                        Dined on 12 March 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        we had reservations for 615pm arrived 10 mins early and was seated right away. Drink orders were taken and came quickly. 6 of us ordered and all the food came out together , hot and fresh. Dessert was amazing , I would recommend the sticky toffee pudding. Our waitress Jolie was amazing, quick, funny and never made us feel rushed.

                      8. JF

                        JasonF

                        Vancouver

                        2 reviews

                        4.0

                        2 reviews

                        Dined on 11 March 2022

                        overall4food5service5ambience5

                        Great meal and great staff. Booth we were in was a tad bit snug for a party of 6 but other than that we loved it

                      9. EL

                        ErinL

                        Atlantic Canada

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 27 February 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        We LOVED this restaurant. The vibe reminded me of my favourite place in Chicago and had the friendliest service. Will definitely go back.

                      10. PY

                        PaulY

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 25 February 2022

                        overall5food4service5ambience4

                        My spouse and I started doing Friday night date night and we loved our night at Frank and Gino's. The food was good, the pizza I had was amazing and reminded me of the pizza I ate in Italy. For a small town Italy restaurant it does wonders for an enjoyable night out. The atmosphere was conducive to having a quiet conversation and the decor is pleasing. Our server Alana was exceptional and so attentive and she had a marvellous sense of humour. A positive experience and we will definitely be back for future date nights.....

                      11. AM

                        AngM

                        Atlantic Canada

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 16 February 2022

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Highly recommended, great menu lots of choices Reasonably priced Great service

                      12. PM

                        PeterM

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 8 February 2022

                        overall5food5service4ambience4

                        From the time we walked in we were treated as if we were family, the food was excellent and the service was high standard. it was fairly busy but we received our food in the right amount of time and our host took us to our table and we ordered drinks which were served promptly. our waitress checked back several times to see if we needed anything. Overall our visit was great.

                      13. JR

                        JamesR

                        1 review

                        4.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 28 January 2022

                        overall4food3service4ambience5

                        The meal was Luke warm which made the pasta rubbery and the broccoli was tough. Salad was good as was the bread. Perhaps it was just an off night or they were short staffed but not one of the best meals I have had there.!!

                      14. KA

                        KeithA

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 17 January 2022

                        overall5food4service5ambience5

                        Excellent service. Nice ambience meal was just right and quickly arrrived. Waiter was fantastic

                      15. M

                        Marj

                        Atlantic Canada

                        2 reviews

                        5.0

                        2 reviews

                        Dined on 18 December 2021

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Great value for money. Out for a birthday dinner-reservations a must. Restaurant maintaining Covid regulations, not all tables filled (usually the place is packed with wait lines). Ordered a main entree -small portion. Loaf of fresh bread, wedding soup, chicken carbonara. Generous amt of chicken, mushrooms & bacon in main course. My favourite place to eat in Truro!

                      16. CC

                        CharleneC

                        1 review

                        4.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 5 December 2021

                        overall4food4service3ambience4

                        It was a good experience overall despite how busy it was. The wait for giving our order was somewhat longer than usual, but we were aware how busy it was. The waiter was apologetic which was appreciated

                      17. NF

                        NormF

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 28 November 2021

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Delicious food, large portions and very friendly staff. Highly recommend!

                      18. H

                        Heather

                        1 review

                        4.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 19 November 2021

                        overall4food4service4ambience4

                        Our server was kind, engaging & on the ball- refreshing! Thanks for a great experience for. 21st bday supper with 3 generations!

                      19. GP

                        GeraldP

                        1 review

                        4.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 19 November 2021

                        overall4food4service5ambience4

                        It was our first time visit - an opportunity to meet up with friends we haven't seen for a long time. They recommended it and I'm glad we came. It was a very pleasant experience. Other than the fact that the lights are too low for my aging eyesight and I had to use my cell phone to read the menu, it was just fine for a luncheon date. We would come again.

                      20. N

                        Neil

                        Vancouver

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 31 October 2021

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Chicken parm was great. Good sized portion. Other pasta dishes were excellent as well.

                      21. CS

                        CandS

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 29 October 2021

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Great spot for a first date! Our waiter Mike was great, and patient with us as we took a long time before we actually ordered, and checked in often to see if we were ready. When we said we had just met, and on a first date he showed interest in where we were from and how our evening was going etc. Definitely helped lighten the moment for sure. We will definitely be back for another date. And Mike, we're requesting you as our waiter! Haha

                      22. MS

                        MartinS

                        1 review

                        4.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 28 October 2021

                        overall4food5service4ambience4

                        Always a great meal at a reasonable price . One of our favourite places to eat in Truro

                      23. KK

                        KellyK

                        Atlantic Canada

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 22 October 2021

                        overall5food5service5ambience4

                        The food portions are very generous and very good. The salad was fresh and crunchy. The pasta dishes were cooked perfectly. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful as we had diet restrictions to consider. This restaurant was recommended to us and we now know why. Will definitely return.

                      24. CF

                        CarolF

                        1 review

                        4.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 12 October 2021

                        overall4food5service5ambience3

                        Overall experience very good. The food and service were excellent. Our table was a little crowded and dark.

                      25. TM

                        ToniM

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 8 October 2021

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Everything was perfect. We had a great anniversary supper

                      26. C

                        Cass

                        1 review

                        2.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 6 October 2021

                        overall2food5service1ambience3

                        The service was the only thing that ruined our visit. It was the first day of mandatory 2×vaccinations and our server would pull down her mask everytime she got to a table. Never greeted us. The first words she said was "What do you want to drink" and that was less than a minute after sitting. She also took every order with a pile of dirty dishes in hand and never wrote anything down. Ended up only every bringing me water and had to come take my order a 2nd time because she couldn't remember it (because she didn't write it down!). She also never smiled in the full time we were there. Not very pleasant atmosphere. There were loads of empty tables and they shoved all guests into one corner so it felt crowded and uncomfortable. I will be back because the food is great and a good price, but they seriously need better servers... hostess was lovely though!

                      27. N

                        Nora

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 27 September 2021

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        Always good food, good service, and great atmosphere.

                      28. MG

                        MichelleG

                        1 review

                        3.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 25 September 2021

                        overall3food4service3ambience2

                        Our waitress was nice but she brought my husband the wrong entrée he ordered lasagna and got some thing with feta cheese all over it which he hates she checked and she did write down lasagna but somehow brought out the wrong thing and offered to change it but it would be at least a 20 minute wait and we would have been done so he scraped off all the feta and picked at it. Thought it might reflect in the bill but no she charged him full price crazy we won’t be back hi yes please yeah thanks you too thank you

                      29. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        Atlantic Canada

                        1 review

                        3.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 8 July 2021

                        overall3food5service1ambience4

                        It did take 40 minutes for the food to arrive after we ordered and we weren’t offered bread until after we had already finished however we all enjoyed our food. The waitress we had seemed to have a very negative additive and made us feel very unwelcome and ostracized but she got the job done. Hopefully better service next time.

                      30. c

                        calderc

                        Atlantic Canada

                        1 review

                        3.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 19 April 2021

                        overall3food1service5ambience5

                        food was bland, only vegetraian choice on the 9.99 noon menu. so you should know what was order looked good but wasnt't low level flavour.

                      31. EC

                        EliC

                        Atlantic Canada

                        2 reviews

                        4.0

                        2 reviews

                        Dined on 4 April 2021

                        overall4food4service4ambience3

                        Good value for your money. Atmosphere was okay, not really warm and inviting. When reservation was made, chose date night, was hoping for something a bit more intimate, if that isn't available then shouldn't be offered.

                      32. TD

                        TroyD

                        Atlantic Canada

                        1 review

                        1.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 21 March 2021

                        overall1food2service2ambience3

                        The experience was bad from the start. We made a mistake when making our reservation. We made the mistake of booking in your other location in Truro. Your staff only could seat 4 of us at first but was told we would get a second table in about 10 minutes which was fine. The rest of our party sat in their vehicle waiting and was told they would get a call when a table was available. 4 tables become available after we got the first table but the rest of our party did not get seated. We called them ourselves to come back as another table became available. It took 10 minutes for the server to take the drink order and then another 15 minutes before we ordered our dinner. Your lasagna was highly recommended so that's what I ordered. It was burnt when it arrived. Also, it was very over priced for the size of lasanga. I was very disappointed with my experience at your establishment and felt that for what we paid for the dinner, we should have had a much better experience .

                      33. ML

                        MartinL

                        Atlantic Canada

                        1 review

                        4.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 18 March 2021

                        overall4food4service5ambience4

                        Loved the food and overall experience. Would go back for another meal.

                      34. TT

                        TanyaT

                        Atlantic Canada

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 17 March 2021

                        overall5food4service4ambience4

                        Food is always good! Filling, fast, there are lots of choices, and prices are good!

                      35. OT

                        OpenTable Diner

                        Atlantic Canada

                        1 review

                        3.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 4 March 2021

                        overall3food3service2ambience3

                        The food and service was good, my wife’s Cesar was undrinkable, told our server and was offered not to pay for it but we did, just wanted to let them know and look up how to make a Cesar! We were told we weren’t the first to complain.

                      36. MC

                        MikalahC

                        1 review

                        4.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 22 February 2021

                        overall4food3service5ambience3

                        Was a good meal all together, but my daughter's chicken nuggets were dripping grease off of them.

                      37. HC

                        HeatherC

                        1 review

                        4.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 25 January 2021

                        overall4food4service5ambience4

                        Service was great , our server was awesome! The food was hot and delicious. Enjoyed our Birthday lunch!

                      38. PL

                        PeterL

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 9 January 2021

                        overall5food4service5ambience5

                        The service was excellent! Friendly, funny and accurate. Food was good and quantities were good. ( soup. Was lukewarm, but that was the only issue! ) We’re going back, again and agzin!

                      39. B

                        Birthdaygirls

                        1 review

                        3.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 29 December 2020

                        overall3food3service3ambience3

                        Totally understand the covid protocols but don't understand why they took forever to even take our drink order, we were not finished one course and they were putting the next one in front of us. Then no dishes taken away. Had no room to even eat. Service was not what we are used to there

                      40. RH

                        RhondaH

                        1 review

                        5.0

                        1 review

                        Dined on 20 December 2020

                        overall5food5service5ambience5

                        The food was awesome as usual. Service was excellent.

                      Safety precautions

                      • Cleaning & sanitising

                        • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
                        • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
                        • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
                        • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                        • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
                      • Physical distancing

                        • Limited number of seated diners
                        • Distancing maintained in common areas
                      • Protective equipment

                        • Waiting staff wear masks
                      • Screening

                        • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
                        • Staff temperature check required

                      FAQs

                      You can order delivery directly from Frank & Gino's using the Order Online button. Frank & Gino's also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (902) 895-2165.

                      Frank & Gino's is rated 4.5 stars by 76 OpenTable diners.

                      Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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                      2 people

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                      Google Map for Frank & Gino's

                      286 Robie St Truro, NS B2N 1L3

                      Additional information

                      • Area

                        Truro

                      • Hours of Operation

                        Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm
                        Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm

                      • Cuisines

                        Italian, Grill, Canadian

                      • Dining style

                        Casual Dining

                      • Dress Code

                        Casual Dress

                      • Parking Details

                        Public Lot

                      • Payment Options

                        AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                      • Executive Chef

                        James White

                      • Additional

                        Gluten-free Options

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