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Fresco's Waterfront Bistro

300 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3502
+1 727-894-4429
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3502
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Some of the best calamari I’ve ever eaten (super fresh). Very nice varied menu, all the food was delicious and service was good too.

Thank Claudia07779
Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent restaurant by the docks in St. Pete. The food, service and drinks were excellent, can't go wrong here. Shrimp scampi was excellent. Try the 3D Beach Blonde beer.

Thank Brr4346AD
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think there were 20 of us for lunch today after the photo tour of the Dali Museum. Fantastic food, our waiter - Chris - was "johnny-on-the-spot with drinks and orders, I had the Grouper sandwich with the Cole Slaw with pineapple - very, very...More

1  Thank Gary U
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was SO hot & humid. And we were the only ones in the AC. The egg bennies? Best I've had. Lump crab, avocado. WOW. My husband's grouper sammy was awesome. Our server was great! Friendly, prompt and engaging. We'll def be back!

1  Thank artsyfartsyjody
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant when we got to St. Petersburg, loved the casual atmosphere by the marina watching boats coming in. The service was very good and food was excellent. Went back with friends and we all enjoyed it very much

Thank Sonia614
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for brunch which was decent but nothing spectacular. On the positive side, out service was terrific although one of the staff members screaming at the top of his lungs at the World Cup game, did not enhance our experience. We all had omelettes...More

Thank JordanS8
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Quick stop for a appetizer before the baseball game and it was exactly what we were looking for... A casual spot with lots of boat traffic for entertainment. We had some ICE cold drinks and literally the BEST Coconut Shrimp I’ve ever had. Wait staff...More

Thank Andy_and_Dawn_TX
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

We arrived to a “Seat Yourself” Sign Sat on the deck by the bar. The bartender stared at us, three waitresses walked by us. No greeting, no service. We watched the bar tender watch TV. Gave it 15 minutes and left. There must be restaurants...More

Thank mbutts3
Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

If I could give this restaurant zero stars I would. My family and I came here earlier in the night for my boyfriends birthday. It took our server 10 minutes to greet our table and 20 min to get our drinks. He got the table...More

1  Thank Joey C
Reviewed June 25, 2018

I was given an OpenTable gift certificate for Father's Day, and we decided to find a place where we hadn't already dined and decided to try Fresco's Waterfront Bistro. We were very pleasantly surprised. There is a choice of outdoor or indoor dining. The bar...More

1  Thank Charles P K
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Maria R
February 2, 2017|
Response from Marcus F |
One side. Potatoes,mix veg, seasonal veg, fruit, pineapple coleslaw, cucumber salad, French fries, tator tots, pasta salad, or soup of day.
September 3, 2016|
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Response from John D | Reviewed this property |
Street parking as well as city lot across from the marina. Park there and enjoy the beautiful walk past the marina to the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3502
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-894-4429
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