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All 737 St. Petersburg Restaurants

Fresco's Waterfront Bistro

300 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3502
727-894-4429
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Ranked #256 of 737 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Waterfront Dining Downtown Saint Petersburg
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Bel Air
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The food was great, the wait staff was quick, and the view of the marina was picturesque. Fresco's is the perfect location for outdoor lunch dining.

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Bel Air, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Great location, view of the marina, reasonable prices. The food was very good, the service was friendly and quick.

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Tampa, Florida
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260 reviews 260 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

This place sits right on the bay in St Pete, one of the few that actually are on the water. My wife had the tuna salad. I had the grouper sandwich. Both were good, albeit not too big. The real attraction here is the view, upfront with the Bay and the boats at moorage. weather was beautiful, even in mid... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The folks at Fresco's were awesome as we hosted our wedding dinner downtown. Peter the event manager worked with us from across the country to make sure everything was taken care of first class. All our guests had a great dinner, the food and service was outstanding! Can't thank everyone at Fresco's enough.

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Tampa, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The downtown waterfront is a great location. Right on the boat harbor near the pier and the shops and restaurants on Bayshore Dr. Parking can be tricky, but a couple parking garages near by. Take quarters in case you find a spot close. We got lucky. $1.00 per hour. On a nice day, try to make outside reservations. It is... More 

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OLYMPIA
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226 reviews 226 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

We loved the location because it is right on the boat harbor in St. Petersburg, so we decided to stop even though we had not read any reviews on the restaurant. I am glad we did because our experience was very good. We were seated on the deck on a comfortable night just before sunset and sipped our drinks as... More 

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tampa fl
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Glad I had a groupon. On the water, great location but the food was just edible. Got a salmon caprese salad and sirloin. Overpriced but the staff was very tentative and quick.

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We enjoyed a waterfront lunch today. Nether food is prepared daily and many items are homemade. The sangria is house made , not from a bottle, the Yucatan Egg Rolls are made daily in house with fresh ingredients, as was the cucumber salad. All, very, very delicious! You can T beat the atmosphere and the price point! We would definitely... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Casual dining this bistro looks out directly on the waterfront and harbor area.It's a short walk from downtown St. Petersburg and its famous pier.It's offerings are classical Italian with hearty portions. Reservations are accepted and if the weather permits, request the outdoor dining deck. We always enjoy having lunch there.

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Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is perhaps the most pleasant restaurant in downtown St. Pete. The view overlooking the marina is beautiful in the early evening and sunset. The seafood is your best bet. I especially enjoy the swordfish with Mediterranean sauce. I like that you can choose your fish type and then select from a half dozen sauces.

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Additional Information about Fresco's Waterfront Bistro

Address: 300 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3502
Phone Number: 727-894-4429
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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