Francesca's Intimo




Francesca's Intimo located in Lake Forest, Illinois is an inviting wedding venue. This restaurant is known for rustic cooking that celebrates the culinary traditions of Rome, Tuscany, Umbria, and Lazio. The interior space of Francesca's features a dining room and bar. A rolled-mesh ceiling, warm woods, and colorful slate, along with the warm decor, create an atmosphere akin to an Italian trattoria. Guests will feel right at home as they dine, converse, and mingle in such a relaxed space. Francesca offers food that is delicious and comforting. The Family Style service is another touch that keeps your celebration simple and rooted in tradition. Laugh, smile, and cheer with your family and friends in this inviting space. Francesca's neutral interior dining room is great to decorate for your wedding celebration. Simple floral arrangements and candles quickly create an intimate atmosphere for the evening festivities. Francesca's Passaggio combines comforting details with clean contemporary style.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 60 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 100 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 100 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the ceremony and reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged, please inquire with venue for more details. Please note, service/admin fee is at the client's discretion. All daytime events must end by 4:00pm.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Francesca's Intimo is estimated at between $2,064 and $6,192 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Dance area included

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight