Darcy's Ristorante (FKA Gianfranco by Darcy Ristorante)

4.7
815 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Darcy's Ristorante is a landmark Italian restaurant bringing the best to North Scottsdale. As a local fixture that has been offering irresistible Italian dishes and an extensive wine list, we are proud to be North Scottsdale's choice for Italian dining. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just looking to enjoy one of our specials with all the flavors of the old country amongst friends, come in and explore the Italian food that has made us famous.
​We are tucked away at the west­erly foot of Pinnacle Peak. Beyond the simple wood and glass entry door is a bar and a 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 whole thing comes together to create a mellow friendly ambiance, a home away from home feeling.
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vipBuckeyeBob
Phoenix
45 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Long time regular place for us to go. Great food and service.

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vipBrolla
Phoenix
10 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Tuna was not of the same quality as before. The bread was not good. It was stale and we asked for more and it was still stale.

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Sandy
Seattle
11 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We took friends here last evening; their first time at Darcy's. We all enjoyed the evening; the food was excellent, service very, very good. We asked to be seated in a "corner" area, which they happily accommodated that request. We also went early to avoid some of the usual restaurant noise. We were very pleased that we could have a conversation without shouting ! All of us agreed that we would be returning in the near future.

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vipMarkB
Phoenix
92 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! Wonderful evening!

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vipMarkB
Phoenix
93 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply great service and outstanding food!

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vipMarkB
Phoenix
93 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time and food!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
4 reviews
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Disappointed in the quality of the food. Fried calamari was not fresh. Lobster ravioli barely had any lobster. Pasta was bland. Pricey for the quality of the food. Will not return, so man better options.

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vipMarkB
Phoenix
93 reviews
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening!

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ManfredTontos
Phoenix
22 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was awesome and service was spectacular!
Been coming to Darcy's for years and the food and service is always first class.
Have never had a bad experience here and all my guests can't believe we have a gem like this in our backyard. Would strongly suggest everyone go to Darcy's for great Italian food.

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vipPenash
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We’ve going there for years and it’s always good!!!
Everyone is very friendly.

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RussC
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Don't understand with a near empty Restaurant, why you would seat everyone in the same area. It was loud and we could hear every conversation from other tables.

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vipScottS
Phoenix
22 reviews
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dinner.

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vipMarkB
Phoenix
93 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food with outstanding sauces! Green beans are the best!

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Carlisle
Phoenix
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Our second time there...& we were fortunate to have Roberto again!! This restaurant is one of the few that automatically serve delicious warm crusty bread WITH BUTTER!

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vipJKTuscany
Phoenix
33 reviews
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful ambiance, excellent service, fabulous meals! The chef has inspired recipes for branzino that are absolutely GREAT! One of our favorite restaurants and we will be back.

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vipMarkB
Phoenix
93 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We need to support this wonderful restaurant during the summer months, great people and food!

MB
vipMarkB
Phoenix
93 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service!

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JenniferT
Tahoe
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was amazing and the service was top notch.

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vippmny
New York Area
346 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food is really good. Service can be spotty. Nice wine list. We usually come here when we visit Scottsdale primarily because the food is prepared well.

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vipSUSAN
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great waiter, so delicious!!

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AZman86
Phoenix
26 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love the sand dabs there. Service is always excellent and I like the vibe of the place. Definitely one of my “go to” restaurants.

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vipdanr
Washington DC
35 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

solid neighborhood restaurant. very friendly. i thought i saw pizza on open table but they didnt have pizza on the menu. ordered salads and then pasta and they were delicious. good wine by the glass selections. will come back again for sure.

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LawrenceH
Phoenix
27 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are going to highly recommend Darcy's to friends. Had a delicious meal, excellent wine & drinks and perfect service.

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patricia
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It exceeded our expectations. Food was absolutely tremendous and was what my wife was really wanted. Roberto was on top of his game--friendly, attentive and humorous. We would go again both for the food and and to sit at his table.

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vipMarsha
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very delicious and a very dood wait staff

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vipMarkR
Dallas
49 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great!!

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SusanR
Phoenix
5 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So good to be back at this great Italian restaurant. Food is terrific and just as we remember it 15 months ago. Wonderful staff and very attentive. It was so good we want to go back every week!

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BrianSB
Central Coast
6 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

A no frills local Italian eatery with a cozy and comfortable atmosphere with great service. I was visiting the area, but I could tell it's a popular place with the locals.

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vipTomaso
Phoenix
120 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Authentic Italian with a great wine list. A gem of a place in our neighborhood.

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vipWestsider
Minneapolis
18 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wonderful Northern Italian cuisine and a solid wine list. Sand Dabs and ravioli special on 5/22 were outstanding

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vipbear2dine
San Francisco
41 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

We thought the food was mediocre . My husband had veal piccata and it was horrible. I had the Tortellini and it was just ok. The atmosphere was just ok. The waiter was very poor Never once came by to see how we were doing. Would never go back.

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vipJillianS
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We always have an excellent meal and service at Darcy’s!

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DeaneI
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and atmosphere. Food is outstanding and very reasonably priced. Nice wine selection.

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vipGaryW
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service. We have not been to Darcy's since it was Gianfranco. We were very happy to see that the kitchen has not changed.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Guest birthday

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
171 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Great service and good food, but not great food.

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vipImdormie5
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on May 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

First experience after being recommended. Food was extremely good. Service was good also. We will be back!

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vipMarkB
Phoenix
93 reviews
Dined on April 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One our favorites, always great!

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vipJanet
Philadelphia
53 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, ambiance and service is truly outstanding here. The food is really delicious! No one in the valley does better veal! Our servers were terrific.

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vipCliftonK
Phoenix
93 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mitch was terrific!!! Great service and pasta!!

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Darcy's Ristorante (FKA Gianfranco by Darcy Ristorante) is rated 4.7 stars by 815 OpenTable diners.

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