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Fresco's Waterfront Bistro

300 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3502
727-894-4429
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Ranked #246 of 747 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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Saint Pete Beach, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A Text and Academic Authors executive board meeting ended a great day with a nice walk from the Hilton to this restaurant. My wife and I were looking for good seafood and we were not disappointed. We both started with the Lobster bisque as an appetizer and finished with the grilled salmon. The bisque was sensational and I could have... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We belong to the MSPS in Bradenton, FL and this has become an annual event for our group. Fresco is located in downtown St Pete, FL at the north end of the city marina. That's the east side of I-75 and not beach side- turn east at Tropicana Field and keep going 'til you reach the end of the street... More 

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Monmouth Beach, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Went for brunch this past saturday on the way to the airport. Beautiful day so we decided to sit outside. A waiter came over and we told him that we were in a bit of a rush and wanted to order right away. He took the order and ten minutes later came back and asked us to repeat our order... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Sunday evening. Cool temps. About 70. Live music. Which was really good. And the food was fresh and delicious. The waitress made a couple minor mistakes, but all was good.

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Last three times I came here we sent the food back each time. No response from the manager, the waitress was told to handle the situation herself. Food was inedible!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

After an afternoon at the Dali Museum, we took a walk along the coast and found ourself a great lil watering hole! Lobster bisque is a must and the cocktails are a bit pricey but worth it! Nice atmosphere and live music to boot! Had a great time!

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Tampa, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is the second NYE we came here to eat and were not disappointed. They have a wide range menu, the prices are reasonable. I had the Lobster Fra Diavolo and it was perfect. There was a nice amount of seafood, the sauce had a good little bite to it and the pasta was al dente, it was perfect. My... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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71 reviews 71 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice setting right on the water at the St. Petersburg Municipal Marina. Good for cocktails and appetizers. They have a decent happy hour and it draws a fun crowd. Food is just ok and a little pricey for the quality.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

It took them a very long time to get seated. Once we were seated, I had the sun frying the back of my neck. The flat bread pizza though was very good. Maybe the best I've ever had.

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Bel Air
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

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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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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