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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 #271 of 728 Restaurants in St. Petersburg
Hours:
Mon 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
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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English first
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

The service was not that bad, how ever, the place looks like a 1685 cafe. The food was not that good either. Maybe it was the food i had.

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savannah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We visit fresco's frequently for happy hour and brunch. Nice casual dining out side with a nice marina/waterfront view. Not really sure I would ever come if we had to sit inside though, very dark. The clientele runs the gamut depending on the day. Friday's tend to be more of the business after work crowd while during the week seems... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My husband and I have been here several times for drinks but only had dinner twice. Once five years ago and I remember it was good. On our second visit my husband ordered the Filet and Lobster special. The filet was drowned in a tasty marinara style sauce which I assume I presume was was used to try to mask... More

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We had the best meal at this restaurant! Not only do they have outside dining right on the water, but the service was impeccable and I don't know that I've ever had a better meal! Absolutely outstanding!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

the food is okay but the service was very good and it is in a great location right on the marina.............

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Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Not worth the price, the food was not fresh, maybe stale we were the first customer. Try not to use your credit card, one of us got charged twice. When I paid with cash , I was short of change even after they automatically charged 18% tip. We will never go there again

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Hudson, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

After reading some of the posted reviews, I was not going to try this place. I am glad that I went anyway. We sat outside and looked out at the beautiful boats on the water. Our service was great. The beer was served in frosted glasses and the food was very good. We had a spinach salad and the grilled... More

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Largo, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

We bought a Groupon to dine here having never heard of it before. As the Groupon was about to expire we decided to try it out, and as usual I did a quick peek on TA to see what other diners were saying. I was surprised at the amount of negative reviews but thought I would keep an open mind.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

With so many places to eat in St Pete, it's often difficult to try someplace new. I had actually purchased a Groupon for this place and decided to try it with my sweetheart for a date night. The evening was raining but the restaurant and service was inviting. We enjoyed blacked shrimp and the portabella tower. The food was fantastic... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This place looks great until you eat there. The food is aggressively mediocre and no one is at the helm, management wise. This place is run by college kids with no desire to do their job. They have a bad attitude and no idea how to run a business. There are soo many better options in ST Pete. Don't waste... More

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