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Fresco Cafe

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317 E. Mendenhall St, Bozeman, MT 59715-3306
+1 406-586-6826
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Best restaraunt in Bozeman. Everything on the menu is fantastic.

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  • 41
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  • 21
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Dining Experience

I had a wonderful 1st time dining experience at Fresco on 5/15/15 and will most certainly return on my next visit to Bozeman. The food was excellent and the service was truly outstanding. The staff is to be commended. We were a party of 5 and each had a separate order with nary a complaint. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
BozemanDave
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Billings, Montana
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
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Billings, Montana
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I had a wonderful 1st time dining experience at Fresco on 5/15/15 and will most certainly return on my next visit to Bozeman. The food was excellent and the service was truly outstanding. The staff is to be commended. We were a party of 5 and each had a separate order with nary a complaint. The wine selection was very... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This was a lunch meeting with potential business clients and the food and service were fine. I illegally parked next to the restaurant and my car got towed within the hour I was there and had to pay $175 cash to the impound. I am writing this as I wasn't the only one towed, and am attempted to prevent anyone... More 

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Susan N, Owner at Fresco Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I am sorry to hear that your car was towed, we have had this problem with the lot next door before and do have a sign posted on the front door warning that if one did park in that lot, that the towing threats are real. As you mentioned in the post, that lot is not... More 

Bozeman, Montana
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I believe any adult with functioning taste buds well enjoy Fresco. Food is fresh, creative, but not over the top, simply delicious. Atmosphere nice, quiet enough to have a private conversation but not feel like everyone else is part of your conversation. Staff are very friendly and accommodating. One of my favorite lunch places in Bozeman.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

We are as a family at Fresco and enjoyed it. This is by far the best Italian in the area. Service is good. Location is a touched cramp but worth it for the food. Pay attention to the specials because they are usually wonderful as is the ravioli and cannoli.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went to Fresco Cafe for an important family celebration and ordered drinks, appetizers, four entrees and desserts. We spent over $150.00 and found that the food was almost inedible with the exception of one mediocre entree. We will not be returning to this restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

This place reminds me of a restaurant you would find in a large city. Very modern and hip. Seating is slightly cramped but part of the atmosphere. Good food, good service. I can't wait to have a glass of wine on the patio this summer.

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Bozeman, Montana, United States
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Always love coming to Fresca Cafe, even though it isn't often. They go out of their way to make it the most pleasant experience for you. I love their new place on Mendenhall. and as always, the food is always a delight ! To top it off, I had a view of the creek all frosty & sparkly on a... More 

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wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Had an excellent meal, wine and sat at the bar. Loved it. However, I was surprised the bread wasn't real Italian focaccia. Too light and airy to be considered Italian.

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Bozeman, Montana
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Fresco Cafe has very good food. I have eaten there 4 times. The consistency of a meal's taste, size and presentation is dependable. Service is good. No long waits. Nice atmosphere.

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New Jersey, USA
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Saturday night dinner - glad we had a reservation. Some good specials, and I enjoyed their spaghetti Carbonara (though not as good as my friend's in Rome!). Previously had lunch at Fresco - that was good, too. Service was good both times.

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Additional Information about Fresco Cafe

Address: 317 E. Mendenhall St, Bozeman, MT 59715-3306
Phone Number: +1 406-586-6826
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 317 E. Mendenhall St, Bozeman, MT 59715-3306
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: +1 406-586-6826

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Doing business, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

Description

Best restaraunt in Bozeman. Everything on the menu is fantastic.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?