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May 10, 2007 03:31 PM

3 in Franklin, MA

I was driving on Route 140 in Franklin, MA a few days ago and passed a restaurant named 3. I tried searching for a website and couldn't find anything. Is this place new? Has anyone been recently or know more about 3?

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  1. Yes, it is new. Used to be Pippinelle's. We haven't tried it yet but it looks nice from the outside!

    1. From the oeners of Sky. It's their 3rd place, hence the name 3.

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      1. re: trufflehound

        Sky... is that the place in Sudbury??

        1. re: Lilibet

          Yup, you would be correct Lilibet Girl, also Norwood :-)

          1. re: Harp00n

            So, Harpoon haven't seen you in a while, should we eat there or not?

            1. re: othervoice

              I know this is going to astound you othervoice, LOL, but I haven't been there since it was Pippinelle's. Hopefully, it's going to be a little bit more adventurous than Sky 1 & 2 are.

      2. Hey Bluebird... The website is still under construction, but you can view or download both the lunch and the dinner menu... Here is the link.

        1. Just this morning at the dentist the receptionist was talking about this place. She wasn't impressed with the food or the service. It was bad enough that she won't go back. She also said it was very loud.

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          1. re: Clancey

            hmm... would you believe a receptionist from a dentist or reviews from multiple food critics??

            TV Diner gave it one of their Platinum plates last year during their review and if you've seen the menu it's fantastic. I suggest you try it for yourself.

          2. Have been to 3 anjd it is worth the trip. You will not believe it is the same place that was Pipenelle;s. The bar area is beautiful, the drinks are great and the food is worth a repeat visit. We will be going back again this weekend.

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            1. re: Nanna

              3 is a very contemperary created design. The theme and look is actually very nice. During my first experience i had a drink at the bar before dinner. The bartenders are very friendly. The drink list is pleasently different, with plenty of different specialty drinks to choose from. The wine list is excellent offering a nice variety both in price and types of wine. For an appetizer i had the tuna tartar which when it came out looked like something an artist created and was also delicious. For Dinner i had the Swordfish dish which came highly recommended from our friendly and knowledgable waiter. My date had the Bolognese which had a great flavor. During dinner the general manager came over to the table to check on us and make sure we were happy with everything. He was very happy to have us there and was thrilled that we were more than happy with our first experience. After dinner we split the 3-layer cake which was unbelievably big, but so good. Overall it was a great experience and i'll definitely be going back frequently!!