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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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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Romantic
Description: Best restaraunt in Bozeman. Everything on the menu is fantastic.

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  • 8
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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 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasant Out of the Way Eatery

We were lucky to have a pleasant, sunny day in October to enjoy lunch on the outside patio. The staff was attentive and did not forget to check back to refill water glasses and coffee cups. The food was quite good and I recommend trying this restaurant out.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2015
Wowzer95
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Bozeman, Montana
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Bozeman, Montana
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We were lucky to have a pleasant, sunny day in October to enjoy lunch on the outside patio. The staff was attentive and did not forget to check back to refill water glasses and coffee cups. The food was quite good and I recommend trying this restaurant out.

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Thank Wowzer95
Belgrade, Serbia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Four of us dined at Fresco in the evening. Only two tables were occupied but the waiter was much too busy talking with fellow employees to attend to us, except occasionally. When the food eventually came, it was disappointing to say the least. Bruschetta that almost looked like bruschetta, but wasn't. The pastas (cannelloni and ravioli) were chewy, not al... More 

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Thank BrianMontana1944
Montana
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133 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Five of us got different lunch meals, and we all enjoyed them. Good service. Apparently the owners are relatively new, but have 10 yrs of excellent experience. We had an indoor table with a great view of Bozeman Creek. Outside seating also creekside, whether permitting. A bit hard to find (set back from the street, no gaudy signs), but well... More 

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Thank surfonmt
Bozeman, Montana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

We get the pesto cavatapi every time. There are other great items on the menu, but the pesto cavatapi has to be one of the best. Love this restaurant and the quality of the service.

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Thank Garrett K
Linville Falls, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We visited this adorable cafe while in Bozeman on business and were more than pleasantly surprised. The atmosphere was warm and inviting, the staff friendly and professional and most importantly...the food was the best we have had since visiting Italy!!

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Thank brhuskins
Silver Spring, Maryland
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229 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

I have been in Bozeman on business for a few days this week. A colleague highly recommended the Fresco Cafe and I tried it with two other colleagues this evening. The menu is creative and diverse. I had spaghetti and meatballs and the meal did not live up to my anticipation, although my colleagues loved their meals -- salmon over... More 

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Thank Ron R
Huntingtown, Maryland
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190 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

I had the flank steak on fresh veggies. Very flavorful. The bread is quite good as well. The specials include a white and red wine choice which makes it simple to choose. Did not try the desserts.

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Thank pierre20639
Bozeman, Montana
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

We chose Fresca on a warm early fall evening to kick off Homecoming Weekend at MSU. It is located one block off Main Street but it is tucked in next to a creek and provides lovely outdoor seating. The food is Italian, although we have been there for lunch and had fresh local salads. This evening we had the steamed... More 

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Thank MACOLEMAN0
Bozeman, Montana
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Their move was a good one, the outdoor patio is nice. Menu is pretty limited but food is good. Great for families, or just for two. Will come back for sure

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Thank daenen1
Brattleboro, Vermont
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Who knew there was such a fabulous place to eat in Bozeman, MT? There were so many 4-5 star places to eat, but we chose Fresco if for no other reason than their online menu listed prices. I am so glad we chose this trip to Italy. The food was great. Actually, Fresco had us on the walk to the... More 

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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, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Romantic

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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?