We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Fresc Co

Neighborhood:
El Born / La Ribera
+ Add cuisine
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
Avinguda Cambo 23, Barcelona, Spain
Website
Add hours for Fresc Co and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 78 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average

Cheap indeed but not enough compared to the super-poor quality of the food,still better than Burger King.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
DIm K
,
Athens, Greece
Add Photo Write a Review

78 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

We visited Fresc co at Carrer de Casp in Barcelona 16/6-2015. They had 90% dirty plates tasteless food and the men's room was stinking urine. Worst ever. Avoid this place!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Athens, Greece
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Cheap indeed but not enough compared to the super-poor quality of the food,still better than Burger King.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My title says it all. If you have to ask yourself this question, turn around and walk away.. I was craving some salad/vegetables and this place was 20 meters away from my hotel(Violeta Boutique hotel) on Carrer de Casp, so I decided to check it out. What a mistake! 13 euros for all you can eat garbage.. Tasteless salads and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
middle england
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Visited the branch at Maremagnum. There are a few places to eat at the mall, but unfortunately we tried the buffet, and were asked to pay before we had seen all the food. As we went along choosing food, some of the items had numerous insects crawling over them. When we reached the desserts the amount of bugs was quite... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, England, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We thought of trying this place. We paid 13.95 euros with drink included for the cold and hot buffet. They a big variety of cold salads, they have a few hot dishes but it would be nice if they had much more hot variety. Im sure every day they must change the hot dishes. But on the day we went... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Naples, Campania, Italy
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I did not gave them one star just because of the very cheap price and the quantity of food you can eat. but you must be very hungry or palate blind. All the dish are greasy, store-bought, frozen, cheap, tasteless and not very fresh, you can easily eat large amount of food, feeling uncomfortable, ashemed and regretting all and all.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston, MA
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The restaurant offers decent food but there are several levels to its 'all you can eat'. You can save quite a bit of money if you choose a limited part of the buffet instead of it all. Otherwise a lunch for 4 could end up costing you 50 euros. Free refills are a rarity in Spain.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

each time i went (4 times in 4 days before heading to primavera festival) for a basic meal to start the day off well and soak up a hangover, and it always did the job. set price is 10 euro for the buffet (hot and cold meat, lots of veggies, bread etc) and an extra 1 euro for the grill... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
ashkelon israel
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

We stayed close to placa catalunya.We discovered the place when we were walking to the hotel.Amazing value.For 10 euros all you can eat- bread- soup-salads- pizza-pasta-alcoholic or non alcoholic beverages -cakes- fruit salad-coffee- tea- ice cream.IF you pay 11 euros you receive also fish or meat.Very clean- fast and tasty.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sittingbourne, England, United Kingdom
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Good food and very good prices, 9.50 for all you can eat and unlimited drink refills, can see the cooks cooking your meat just to the way you like it, amazing salad bar and fruit bar.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Fresc Co also viewed

Barcelona, Province of Barcelona
Barcelona, Province of Barcelona
 
Barcelona, Province of Barcelona
Barcelona, Province of Barcelona
 

Been to Fresc Co? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Fresc Co

Address: Avinguda Cambo 23, Barcelona, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avinguda Cambo 23, Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighborhood: El Born / La Ribera

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Fresc Co staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in El Born / La Ribera

Neighborhood Profile
El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighborhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
Explore this neighborhood