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Fresco's

83rd Street On The Bay, Ocean City, MD 21842-2833
(410) 524-8202
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Ranked #24 of 385 Restaurants in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $19 - $50
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Cuisines: Continental
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 83rd
Transit: 1/2 block away
Description: On the Bay with a breathtaking view of the sunset, Fresco's is one of Ocean City's few premier restaurants. Open Year-round. Locally owned and operated by Pino Tomasello. Serving the finest Italian and American seafood, steaks and pasta in an intimate atmosphere with exceptional service. "Al Fresco" deck dining available in summer months. We would like to welcome you to visit what we feel like is our home. With over 50 years of combined culinary experience our chef's make every effort to serve you the freshest menu possible. Aside from our regular menu we strive to always offer you innovative daily specials. Our entire staff is dedicated to our purpose, which is to give you an all around excellent dining experience. With only the highest quality food and drink, excellent service and an amazing bay front atmosphere; our wish is to serve you well. We invite you to choose Frescos this evening!
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English first
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

We were a large group of 10- adults, kids, and a baby. Our table was ready when we arrived and they brought a different highchair to accommodate the baby's carrier. The older kids were supplied with little craft kits. The drinks were made as requested, they split the bill to accommodate all of the families, a gorgeous sunset, and a... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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136 reviews 136 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

This is a very good-looking restaurant with a nice view of the bay. The patrons were all well-dressed (considering this is the beach!) and it seemed like such a good choice. Until the food arrived---veal chops that were mostly gristle, seafood with some unidentifiable sauce--this was a big disappointment. This restaurant says about themselves "this is the only fine dining... More

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Merion, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We ate here about 6 years ago with our young kids during the winter and remembered it when we were here this year for our family summer vacation. Our server Allison was excellent, very attentive and knowledgeable. The food was excellent. I had a seafood pasta and wanted to lick the bowl :) We opted not to bring our 13... More

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Aberdeen, Maryland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We travel to Ocean City every year and Fresco's is where we have our last meal before leaving. Year in and year out it remains one of the better OC restaurants. Service, food, location and atmosphere are top notch. The house specialty of lump crab meat and bruschetta is a must.

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Huntington, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Always make it a point to return to Fresco's every time that we vacation in Delaware. The sunset view from the dining area is just beautiful., the food is always great and the cocktails and wine selection is always very good. We always try to have Bob as our server because he just adds to the positive experience at Fresco's.... More

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charles
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

Seated next to the piano bar this exquisitely romantic restaurant embraces its guests in the most amazing culinary, visual and rhythmic delights tantalizing the mind, body and the spirit. The carpaccio was superb the escargot tender n flavor heightened. The veal/lobster entree was magnificent and the creme brulee and gelato finish creamy and indulgent with robust cappuccinos. Excellent bar variety... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

You know when you try someplace and then come back awhile later and it's awful. This is not the case here, food was delicious and the piano player was an excellent treat. Generous amount of Carpaccio and the veal and lobster was wonderful. The bar was nicely stocked to make special drinks other than the standard ones. Try come in... More

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Sterling, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We have been visiting OC for a week for the last ten years. By far, this is the best dining experience we ever had. The service, food and decor were wonderful.

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mass
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Took our family of 8 and had a great meal. Great views and very good staff. Made reservations at least a week in advance. We always try to bring the whole family at once when in OC. Its like a family tradition. Thanks

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Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My husband and I went here for a quiet evening while on vacation. We were greeted warmly at the door, seated immediately, and had a table overlooking the Bay. Our waitress was friendly, professional and very efficient. We had a wonderful bottle of wine pre-ordered by our son. My husband is always looking for "good" Italian or seafood and this... More

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