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83rd Street On The Bay, Ocean City, MD 21842-2833
(410) 524-8202
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Ranked #31 of 386 Restaurants in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $50
Sun - Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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Stevensville, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Frescos one of the best restaurants in OC, MDS is slated to close. The owners getting up in years are going to concentrate on family. Frescos is consistently great with a wonderful bayside location. It will be torn down and replaced by a Baltimore group "Ropewalk". I wish them success but cannot imagine a replacement.

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Cockeysville, Maryland
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97 reviews 97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We enjoyed a meal here last Sunday. This is off-season for Ocean City, so perhaps it would be different when they are busy. But I hate crowds, so I totally enjoyed the ambiance - no waiting - and despite only ordering wine and entrees (no appetizers or salads) the food was ready in no time. I had the Veal Saltimbocca... More 

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Warminster, Pennsylvania
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Love this place! The food is excellent and the service is as well. Beautiful views! Good place to go with friends or for a romantic dinner.

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Columbia, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Fantastic food, great water view, and service was great! Definitely would recommend to anyone looking for a nice meal!

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We went here based on the recommendation from our B&B hosts. The food was great. On our first visit the service was friendly but not up to par with fine dining. The waitress forgot out salad and offered to bring during the meal (which we did). One of the deserts was dry. Our waitress should have compensated us for at... More 

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Edgewater, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

For fine dining this restaurant is seriously lacking. I have received better service at Olive Garden. To keep this brief I will just highlight things that were wrong: Entree arrived while we were still eating our salad ... felt like we were being rushed which pretty much happened throughout our meal. Our salad plate should have been cleared before our... More 

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 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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145 reviews 145 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

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
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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Additional Information about Fresco's

Address: 83rd Street On The Bay, Ocean City, MD 21842-2833
Phone Number: (410) 524-8202
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ocean City
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 19 - 50
Cuisine: Continental

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