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Cafe Fresco

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3352 Paxton St, Harrisburg, PA 17111
(717) 564-6000
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6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Decent place

A decent place to eat any meal or just pick up a snack or a cup of coffee. The price are a little high but the food and service is good. There is plenty of space inside and a patio area if you want to be outside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
George H
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English first
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A decent place to eat any meal or just pick up a snack or a cup of coffee. The price are a little high but the food and service is good. There is plenty of space inside and a patio area if you want to be outside.

Thank George H
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Forget all the other places to get salads, pizzas, wraps and gourmet burgers! This place is the best! My biggest regret is that I didn't try it sooner. It's worthy of a visit from Guy Fieti! Killer desserts too!

Thank Frank G
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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169 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

I visited today for the first time for lunch with a friend. I ordered the fish sandwich, and he ordered the steak wrap. We both enjoyed our food, and fries, which were very good, came with our meals. Seating is VERY comfortable. I could have sat in there all day. :-) We decided to visit for an early lunch, about... More 

Thank PABryce
Elkhart, Indiana
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We ate there for breakfast and left disappointed. The food was mediocre at best and the latte left you wishing for gas station lattes instead. Would not go back.

1 Thank mikesnissanaltima
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My office decided to try something new instead of the usual pizza and Chinese. We opted to try Café Fresco. What a huge disappointment. My cobb salad had lots of lettuce and not much more of anything else. Very little bacon, bleu cheese or hard boiled egg. My coworker got chicken chili and the grease was floating on the top.... More 

1 Thank Maria K
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you are working and need some time working online, or if you are meeting a friend for lunch and want to be able to talk, or if you are having a meal with your family and need a place to focus on one another in a cool setting, then café Fresco is a good option to try. Entering you... More 

Thank DandM4090
Harrisburg, PA
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

High quality fare---salads, sandwiches, pizza and pasta. Very reasonable. Nice patio. Strip mall surroundings detracts a bit, but this is a solid good meal. Charlie the owner is the real deal. Takes pride in his food, service and cleanliness.

1 Thank WOJObt
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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111 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We very much love this place and when we are in a hurry this is our go-to place. Great salads, mini pizzas and interesting dishes..

1 Thank Ed B
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Cafe Fresco is a great restaurant if you are looking for fresh and unique deli-style menu items. They have a large menu with counter service and the atmosphere is very cozy. The high quality ingredients taste very fresh and homemade. It reminds me of a Panera Bread restaurant, but with a much homier feel and better ingredients. We will be... More 

1 Thank disneydreamer4
Paxinos, Pennsylvania
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93 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

if you want a slow meal this is not the place. food was good and came as we wanted it. I would go back again but not for a couples meals. It is more lunch style without table service.

1 Thank Andrew B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3352 Paxton St, Harrisburg, PA 17111
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: (717) 564-6000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza


Open Hours
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm

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