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Fresco's Waterfront Bistro

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300 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3502
727-894-4429
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Waterfront Dining Downtown Saint Petersburg

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Waterfron dining with boat access

Fresco's is on the waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg. Food is fresh and good. It is accessible by boat with public docking next to the restaurant for $1 per hour. Indoor and outdoor seating that is pet friendly

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Angie C
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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went for brunch and they had a lot of great choices. Several different types of eggs Benedict (my favorite). Ive had the lobster benedict in the past, but i just got the regular version this time. Both are delicious. Would definitely recommend it. May be a bit pricey and it gets hot out on the deck. If you sit inside,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Fresco's is on the waterfront in downtown St. Petersburg. Food is fresh and good. It is accessible by boat with public docking next to the restaurant for $1 per hour. Indoor and outdoor seating that is pet friendly

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We stopped in here quickly before going on a dolphin cruise. We ordered a sandwich between us which came really quickly and was delicious. Our waitress was just lovely and sat us near a fan as it was a super hot day. We enjoyed watching the boats while we ate, it was great.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The location of this restaurant is the best. I wish we could have sat outside but it was just too hot and humid. Sitting in the inside probably wasn't a better choice. We were seated by the window next to the outside bar and the window was disgustingly dirty. I'm not sure if it has never been washed or the... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This place is in a GREAT location and could be wonderful. It seems like they do. To happy to worry about business, so the food is mediocre. The staff was friendly but seemed that they had better things to do!!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is an amazing place to go for Sunday brunch, daily lunches or dinner. The menu is amazing with lots of interesting combination and the prices are reasonable. The water view is the best. You are sitting right over the water on a large outdoor dock, boats in the marina are beautiful, lots of birds and walking one block to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I wanted to find a restaurant on the water, and this one did not disappoint! It's right on the harbor and was a beautiful, relaxing setting. We enjoyed watching watching all the activity on the bike/running path. The food was good but overpriced, in my opinion. Still, worth a stop...the menu options are plentiful and the outside dining is wonderful!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

There's a nice view. That's honestly the only nice thing I can say about this place. From hostess, to server, to food, to service, to cost, everything else was seriously thumbs down. First impression: hostess. Like all hostesses these days, she was required by Hostess Law to look completely THROUGH us at the stand, attend to some other matter (wipe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Loved the venu, the view was beutiful. Great food with a fun fusion feel to it. Service was great! I would reccomend for a light lunch or breakfast.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Food was decent. Service was good. Nice views of the sailboats in the harbor. The prices are reflective of the location and views and seemed on the high side. Nice outside patio can accommodate large groups and pets.

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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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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3502
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: 727-894-4429

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Description

Waterfront Dining Downtown Saint 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

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