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5940 Calle Real, Goleta, CA
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch

First visit. Quick lunch. Very good. I had a turkey sandwich, salads, and fresh brewed iced tea. Will definitely come again. Seating outside on a great say, hard to beat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Camarillo, California
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Camarillo, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

First visit. Quick lunch. Very good. I had a turkey sandwich, salads, and fresh brewed iced tea. Will definitely come again. Seating outside on a great say, hard to beat.

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Palm Springs
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158 reviews 158 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I really enjoyed my sandwich here. Mushrooms and cheese on a toasted bread. Nice, clean dinning room. Easy to find, right off the freeway. I will eat here again next time I'm in the area.

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Goleta, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We used to really like this place but it seemed to slip a bit when it comes to service and cleanliness. The servers aren’t necessarily ‘customer oriented’ but they’re usually polite. The dining area is usually acceptable but we’ve had a few issues with the level of clean. At its worst, we had to step over the dirt pile that... More 

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Pasadena, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I have eaten at Fresco North several times over the past year. The food was very good each time. Be aware that you queue up to order and pay. They bring you your order, but you have to find the drinks and ice and shlep them to the table yourself. Portions are ample. I get over the aggravation of standing... More 

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Tustin
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54 reviews 54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Great food, delicious pastries, from a puchase at the register type of place. The food is excellent, portions are generous and service is quick.

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Kingsburg, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The menu has some delicious constants that are a winner every time. We like going to see what unexpected daily specials will pop up. The food is so delicious and wholesomely prepared. The desserts are also plentiful and out of this world.

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Los Angeles
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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Some friends from Santa Barbara took us to this restaurant. You order at the counter, and they bring the food to you. Had club sandwich with my wife, Included a bowl of soup. We had ministrone, filled with a lot of substance (beans, meat). More than enough for both of us. Son had cheese pizza with fruit. Portion for a... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a quaint, phenomenal little restaurant with the most delicious food and desserts (chocolate dessert balls, YUMMY!) We love this restaurant and the food, always fresh, appetizing and mouthwatering. The ambiance is fabulous and I love the patio for those warm summer nights. The service impeccable and the value FANTASTIC! Always a pleasure eating at Fresco Cafe North in... More 

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Fullerton, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place is overpriced, somewhat unclean, and the pastries shown in the cases look unappetizing and amateurish. This is not a top-notch Italian cafe. The cappuccino was atrocious. I didn't even finish it. The guy making it looked unkempt. It took him forever to make it. He went off somewhere and fetched a gallon of milk. All the while he... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We were pleasantly suprised by the Fresco Cafe North. In SB for a LAX tourney at UCSB over Easter weekend. The dining options were pretty sparse Sunday afternoon, so we drove around a bit and stumbled upon this place. You enter through the rear of the building and place your order a counter next to a dessert display case that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5940 Calle Real, Goleta, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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