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Fresco's Bakery & Bistro

132 South Kentucky Avenue, Lakeland, FL
863-683-5267
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Ranked #58 of 389 Restaurants in Lakeland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Wed 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Sebring, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

The service was the worst ever! The menu items are VERY overpriced! The one-man band was the only thing worth going for. Don't waste your money going here, although the place is cute that is all it has going for it. The restrooms are down a long hall and ladies should not venture there alone, creeps lurk that hallway! We... More 

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Atlanta
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Can you imagine a restaurant so bad that a party of 5 got up and left before the meal arrived? We couldn't believe it either. It was just after 2pm on Black Friday and we headed out for a late lunch after shopping. Wandered in to Frescos in downtown Lakeland and were immediately seated. The server was prompt and announced... More 

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Tallahassee, Fl
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91 reviews 91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

It's always a gamble trying out local restaurants, but the reward is when one is particularly good. That's the case with Fresco's. Many of the restaurants close at 9, and the later closing is what initially caused us to select this location - plus it was walking distance from our hotel, another bonus. The ambience is a little unusual as... More 

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Our dinner group of 6 dined at Fresco's this past Saturday; it was my second time having dinner there. Although their menu is small, it has a nice selection of appetizers and main dishes, we all enjoyed our meals. It is a bakery, so the dessert case is full of wonderful delights to enjoy after dinner or to take home.... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We've dined at this restaurant for years and have always enjoyed the food but our most recent meal was a bit off. We ordered the Duck lettuce wraps which were good but nothing special. I had the carrot coconut soup which was good but under-seasoned - it definitely needed some salt. I ordered the bacon-wrapped filet (I ordered mine medium)... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I visited for brunch and had a pretty good time. Service and food were good, the prices were fair and I enjoyed everything I ordered. I went during brunch time on a Sunday There were two men inside playing live music. I was sat right next to them which made holding a conversation uncomfortable. I know some people enjoy that,... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

For our anniversary we went to this restaurant. The quality of the food was very good and the price was reasonable. Service was a bit slow at times. However, the staff was ver friendly and we were given free desert for our inconvenience.

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Lakeland, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great place to meet friends Fresh food Sunday lunch busy but worth the wait,also great dinner Great Desserts!!!!

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Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Having lived in Lakeland since early 1990's, I can say there have been many privately owned restaurants that have excelled, but still due to the local addiction to chains failed. I sure hope that's not the case here. Wife had heard lots of good things, but both were shocked not only by the originality & quality of food, but the... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

For Lunch, get the blue plate special. A great deal and upgrade the side to Mac n cheese; they have really good MnC. For after 5, they have a huge beer list.

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Additional Information about Fresco's Bakery & Bistro

Address: 132 South Kentucky Avenue, Lakeland, FL
Phone Number: 863-683-5267
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American, Bakery, Mediterranean

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