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“Hangar left or right and get here...” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Fresco 21

Fresco 21
5300 North River Road, Rosemont, IL 60018
847-447-4275
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Ranked #18 of 73 Restaurants in Rosemont
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Balmoral Ave
Transit: O’Hare Ground Transportation Airport Shuttles - The InterContinental Chicago O’Hare provides a complimentary airport shuttle between the hotel, airport, and the nearby CTA Station 24 hours a day.
Description: Mediterranean locals refer to their cuisine as "food from the sun." Using that turn of phrase as a foundation, Fresco 21'sfusion-style culinary concepts blend unique and flavorful ingredients from a variety of cultures, well timed to make themost of several growing trends in the culinary industry, including:* Farm-to-table produce and grains* Organic ingredients whenever possible and practical* Seasonal vegetables and fruits* Full entrees, calorie-conscious plates, plus tapas for sharing* Diverse pricing options that allow guests to be as luxurious or economical as they desire.* A wide range of options makes Fresco 21 perfect for the more formal gathering or a casual evening with familyand friends.Fresco 21 guests will also enjoy an inventive selection of signature cocktails and a broad selection of world-renownedwines.
Illinois City, Illinois
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87 reviews 87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Hangar left or right and get here...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Very nice atmosphere, friendly staff and great food. The hangar steak pizza is a must try as well as well as the angus burger, chicken salad club sandwich and fresh fruit to balance the calorie act, cocktails were nice and refreshing also, in summary there is nothing I didn't like about Fresco 21, it's especially convenient given it's location inside of the Intercontinental Hotel.

Visited April 2014
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Troy, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Bravo Brunch!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We had Easter brunch with our adult children at Fresco 21. I researched many restaurants in the area and in the city. Fresco 21 was in our hotel and offered the best options for all including traditional breakfast items, past, fish and chicken as well as made to order omelets and the best waffles we have ever had. Staff was wonderful and Mimosas helped set the holiday tone. We will be back.

Visited April 2014
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Plano, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Friendly staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

If you do not want to go anywhere far from the hotel after the business trip but relax, this is a nice place to have a drink or two.

Visited April 2014
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Elkhart, Indiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“good times...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Went to the bar twice, had 2 different bartenders...very friendly, professional, and they made delicious drinks. Would like to stop by again the next time I'm in town.

  • Visited March 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, Illinois
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58 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 49 cities Reviews in 49 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“twice the same week for lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I was there earlier this week for a business lunch and was invited later this week there for another business lunch.
In fact I did not mind at all as I really liked it first time – what I like is the fact that is was bright so you can have a good meeting while doing your lunch as you can see what is happening with your guess also it was not too busy so it was good to have a conversation.
The food is nice as well – the tomato soup as a starter was nice and over the 2 times I got there 5 peoples tasted it and all said the same. For the main course the roasted chicken sandwich was good as well as the roasted chicken dish. I liked very much their burger as the sauce they put on it with the bacon bits was very tasty.
What is also very practical is the valet parking (this time of the year being so cold in Chicago).
So yes a good option in this part of town and for sure if you stay at the Intercontinental hotel plus it is nicely priced.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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