Princi Italia - Plano

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$30 and under
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Italian
Princi Italia serves seasonal Italian dishes, including homemade pastas, fresh vegetables, seafood and Napolitano-style pizzas in a warm Tuscan farmhouse setting.
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Dallas
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 2

Food was good. Francisco was at the top of his game, as always.

Music selection is horrid. Billy Idol, Hall and Oats,
Fleetwood Mac, early Prince... all good musicians, but wholly inappropriate for this venue.

MG
Denver
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 2Food 3Service 1Ambience 4

The service is worse and worse each time I go here-except for one excellent waiter. It really ruins what could be a great restaurant

MM
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on 2 September 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Best service in Plano. They know how to make you feel special and make your night into a memory.
Excellent food, excellent service!

DN
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 1Ambience 3

Our server was not attentive to us and the dining experience was not very pleasant this time around.

OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 30 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great place!

OT
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

Really bad experience. Food is not same as before. We found bug in our orange juice. Waiter is mean. Would not recommend it! We will never go back to this restaurant anymore. Not kids friends at all...

MW
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on 24 August 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Girls night out to celebrate a 50th birthday girl. Making the res was easy and we got seated right away. We were a small group of four and alls first time at this restaurant. We ordered a bottle of red wine. The dishes ordered were the chicken piccata, pizza and carbonara. Everyone enjoyed their dish and said they would definitely return. It would have been a nice touch if the 50th birthday had been acknowledged by the restaurant (was noted at the time of reservations) A friend had to whisper to the waiter. We were able to sit and enjoy one another's company without feeling rushed. Great atmosphere. Had a nice bar and the menu made it hard to decide everything looked so good.

a
Dallas
15 reviews
Dined on 17 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent meal and service!

j
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

They have a happy hour Mon/Fri but don't show you that menu. They should give the guests the full menu and the happy hour menu.

J
Dallas
33 reviews
Dined on 11 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We are always there...one of our favorites

r
Dallas
158 reviews
Dined on 10 August 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

We were early for our reservation but were seated after waiting only a few minutes. The bruschetta was mediocre. Tomatoes were touted as being heirloom but they didn’t taste or look like it. Entrees were tasty with the red fish being the standout. It was fresh, delicious, and the accompanying sides were most flavorful. They brought out an incorrect entree for my husband but before it could be served, our waiter realized it was wrong and took it away from the server. He offered a drink on the house for the mistake. We decided it is our new favorite neighborhood go to place for Italian.

j
Las Vegas
9 reviews
Dined on 6 August 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

ONE OF THE ONLY PLACES YOU CAN GET A TRADITIONAL CARBONARA

MD
Dallas
59 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I enjoy this restaurant more with each visit. Monday’s are 1/2 price bottles, so the value for money is increased. The service is excellent, and the management team always welcoming - and not that ‘fake’ table stop you see in a lot of restaurants. When you have all this then good food and consistency is needed - tick in the box for that also.

ET
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Our family enjoyed Princi Italia for Sunday family dinner. It was one of our children’s birthday. Princi Italia did such a nice dessert plate for her. The desserts were amazing and so was the focaccia bread We will definitely come back!

m
Dallas
10 reviews
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

The Veal special was not as expected, but they did a great job of replacing it with a meal that we liked.

s
Dallas
18 reviews
Dined on 1 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous food, the best service.

CR
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 1 August 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I had the salmon and my friend had the redfish and they were both fantastic! From the very beginning when we walked into the restaurant until we left everything was perfect. I highly recommend this restaurant for friends, families, or a date. And if you ask for Gio you are sure to get exemplary service!

OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 31 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was very good and the service was excellent. This is a great place for celebrating an occasion.

j
Dallas
92 reviews
Dined on 28 July 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

Food good. Drinks good. Service inattentive.

p
Dallas
75 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

We come here often. Food is always excellent and the atmosphere is very pleasant. Good wine list.

OT
Dallas
14 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Best we have experienced there!

OT
Dallas
9 reviews
Dined on 25 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A great place to spend National Wine and Cheese night! My girlfriends rave about the place and I can see why. The meal was amazing and the drinks top notch! Definitely will come back again!

OT
1 review
Dined on 23 July 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 3

Service was terrible, never came around and checked on us. Food was sub par at best. Wouldn’t go again if someone paid me to.

RI
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on 19 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Geavani, Sterling,and Francisco are great servers

CW
Dallas
11 reviews
Dined on 18 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Very good food and service. Been going here for a few years a now and it is always excellent.

J
Dallas
33 reviews
Dined on 11 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always wonderful!

N
Dallas
78 reviews
Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

It was a very nice touch for the table breads to be brought out to us beforehand.

C
Dallas
9 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was excellent and wait staff was professional and knowledgeable. We went with friends for our anniversary and had a great time. Highly recommend it.

SB
Austin
5 reviews
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A friend was visiting for the week and after cooking all week, we planned a dinner out.
I was kind of nervous after reading some average reviews. My husband and I cook almost every night and usually aren’t impressed with meals out because what we make at home is generally so much better, but we had a fabulous meal!! The highlights were the garlic and rosemary flatbread starter, which seemed like such a basic starter but really delicious, and the gnocchi with wild boar was the favorite. I will absolutely order it again! My friend had the black pepper fettuccine, which was spicy and exactly what she was looking for. The pasta is made in-house, and such a treat, since it seems like so many Italian places don’t serve fresh pasta. For dessert the four of us shared the crostata, and we all loved it!
I would definitely go back!

MD
Dallas
59 reviews
Dined on 24 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

The visit was on a Monday evening. We were advised that on Monday bottles of wine were half price. They have an adequate (good but not extensive) wine list and the 50% off certainly will entice us to visit again on a Monday. I saw several red and white wines that I would try on future visits. These ranged from a full price of $42-$85, so the discount is very good.
I have been here several times and found the food to be good, well presented, and consistent in quality. The service from the wait staff and the attention shown by the manager made us feel very welcome.

OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 24 June 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

It took quite a while to get welcomed. We were seated at a table with olive oil spots that still needed to be cleaned.

SL
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Princi is our “Go To” Italian neighborhood Plano restaurant. Great staff and wonderful menu that is always consistently prepared each trip!

OT
Dallas
81 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 4

Food very bland. Caesar was bland, no flavor. Red fish just ok. The 3 little fingerling and Brussels just ok. Branzino also boring. All of our food just ok. The server was nice but he didn’t know anything about his menu. We asked simple questions and he just gave us an answer. Which were wrong answers. Overpriced. Nothing special about this restaurant

DS
Dallas
56 reviews
Dined on 20 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Love everything about Princi! Excellent food, friendly and efficient service and management and staff that treats us like family. Our go to date night spot!

FS
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Excellent low-key spot with good menu and wine selection and excellent service. The food was delicious.

DB
1 review
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Food was excellent overall. Myers’ Lemon Torte was too sweet; however, our server quickly responded to the concerns.

s
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food and service. The wine they suggested was very good. Will be back soon.

LJ
1 review
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a reservation and were seated promptly. Our server was excellent in suggesting apps/menu items. The food was as good as expected: perfect calamari, flavorful Quattro Ravioli, & the Veal Osso Buco were enjoyed by our 4 some

OT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 3Food 1Service 5Ambience 3

I was expecting more of a selection of food. However the food chooses were not for me. I also did not enjoy the pasta very much or the bruschetta bread.

R
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Great food
Great service

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