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Fresco's

83rd Street On The Bay, Ocean City, MD 21842-2833
(410) 524-8202
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Ranked #25 of 383 restaurants in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $50
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
harrisburg, PA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

The menus is extensive, the food is expertly prepared, the sunset views are breathtaking and you are never rushed. Highly recommend this for any couple looking for that "special treat."

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We have dined at Fresco's many times over the years and every time the food and the service are excellent. The crab cakes are a favorite, yes they are pricey however they are the best crab cakes you will ever eat. All lump crab and broiled not fried. Delicious! The pasta, veal and seafood are all very good and the... More

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MD
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My sister, my niece, and I went on a summer evening to Fresco's and had a great meal. Sat by a window with views of the bay and had reservations, which are recommended. The Caesar salad was great - lots of garlic and Parmesan with crisp romaine. Croutons could have been more flavorful. The escargot in pastry was tasty. Eggplant... More

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Baltimore, USA
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105 reviews 105 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Fresco's is decent Italian on the bay. Lots of windows and brightness. Food is reasonably priced and pretty good.

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Lancaster, PA
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97 reviews 97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The bay views are beautiful, and the food is delicious. Ordered the eggplant dish and must say the sauce was excellent. The bumbleberry pie is a must have too, delicious pie crust filled with plump assorted berries. Perfect place for a nice dinner out at the beach.

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Randolph, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My boyfriend and I went for dinner. The atmosphere was very Nice and romantic, beautiful views of the bay. I had the salmon and it was wonderful and flavorful. My boyfriend ordered a chicken Cesar salad that took forever to come out and the chicken was like rubber. Over all it was a pretty standard experience. A little over priced.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Was not very satisfied with this restaurant. The quality of the food did not match the price they charge. Been to several high end restaurants and this did not remotely compare. Olive Garden would have been a step up on the quality of food received. Waiter and staff seemed pleasant. Would never go back.

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Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Likes: Good waiter, nice view! Dined here a few years ago and was pleased. Food was ok but overpriced and I don't mind dropping some cash on a good dining experience. Dislikes: Pricing, Carpaccio app was so skimpy I could hardly taste it. Mike Vaughn

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Woodbridge, VA, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Arrived early for a family dinner for eight and were seating immediately in a corner table with a view of the bay. Food was excellent and service was great ... we will be returning in 2014 and on other visits to the ocean.

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We have always had a great experience when we visit Fresco's. We decided last minute on Father's Day to go out for a nice meal. It was easy enough to get on their website and get a reservation for 3 hours later. Our server was timely and attentive. This is one of the few restaurants that serves grilled calamari, a... More

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