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Fresco's Bakery & Bistro

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132 S Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801-5002
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Wed 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
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Lakeland, Florida
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

High end feel with an almost high end price. Delicious food and interesting drinks. Local brews available, beware of the funky rose cocktails...kinda taste like perfume! I'd go again!

Thank Kristin S
Land O Lakes, Florida
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Sunday brunch chicken and waffles can't beat them. Great big cupcakes and coffee or tea wonderful. Then a stroll around the swan lake to walk off the zillion calories.

Thank elaine m
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

A night out a for a friends birthday, we stopped here to dine later in the evening. My wife had the chicken wings, we did not realize the chef had simply picked the hottest buffalo sauce he could find, throw it over and send it out. That dish was simply sent back. Next - curry - it's easy - they... More 

Thank Michael L
Lake Mary, Florida
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295 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

The decor and feel of this location is very nice and comfortable. They have a great bat area and lots on inside and outside seating. The menu has great selections to satisfy anyone. The food was presented well and cooked perfectly. Burgers are great. Salmon salad very nicely done. Wraps tasty and balanced. A nice hip and comfortable place to... More 

Thank g8trman
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

This was the second Time I visited this establishment. The first time was with my fiancé and was enjoyable. This time, however, was much different. Upon arrival I waited 20 minutes at the bar for help. Once the waiter came to greet me it seemed as though he had never waited on anyone before. I had to ask for a... More 

Thank Marlin J
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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

They sell us on bottomless mimosas at 1pm and say until 3pm. At 230 the waitress, who has provided the slowest service all day, says no more because they are closing. Uh? Huh? You pitched the deal and now can't follow through on it. Food was ok. Just service and the fake advertising what drives us away.

Thank Jranze
Lakeland, Florida
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We stopped in after the Farmer's Market to have brunch and the Monte Cristo was soooo delicious! We had great service, breakfast and lunch both were served with a smile and the serving sizes are huge, so we both had leftovers for later!

Thank Tuesday B
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We raised our daughter in Lakeland, and she decided to be married in Lakeland, and have her reception at the beautiful Magnolia Building. She chose Fresco's for the catering, and I cannot say enough about how wonderful our entire experience was. Tina and Bruce met with her and her fiancé, whose father happens to be a Peruvian chef, and listened... More 

1 Thank Speechjan
Lakeland, Florida
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317 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The food was good and the drinks are stiff. My husband and I decided to give this place a try, and its not your normal Lakeland restaurant, and we liked it. They have a lot of old fashioned mix drinks, and the have a huge selection of deserts.

2 Thank Ellie W
Lakeland, Florida
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

If you like a super Reuben sandwich then Frescos is the place to be. I have eaten Reuben's from Maine to Florida and have never had a better one than at Frescos. Big on pastrami and just right with the kraut makes this a meal to talk about. I suspect they make all of their sandwiches fresh and more than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Mediterranean
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 S Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801-5002
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: 863-683-5267

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