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“Sunday brunch”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Frescos

Frescos
Ranked #62 of 445 Restaurants in Lakeland
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Fusion, Gastropub, Bar
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Local. Unique. Refreshing. Downtown Lakeland's original Gastropub & Craft Cocktail Bar serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Live music on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. The Perfect Mix!
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Sunday brunch”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2013

Stopped for brunch on Sunday, the place was very crowded, sat outside which was really nice. The food rocked, had the cheese steak, sister had the ruben. The service is very slow, took about 30-45 minutes to get our food. Thankfully there was a lot going on to keep us from feeling totally forgotten.

  • Visited March 2013
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English first
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“This place has a split personality when it comes to service, but food is great!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2013 via mobile

Depending on the time of day and day of week, service can be iffy.... Food is always good. Service is good when owner is in!

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Thank Tweedlebug1
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Lakeland, Florida
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“What was wrong?”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013

Everyone seems to love Fresco's, and I can only guess that they have had better luck than I have and/or they don't haven't been out of Lakeland much. For what it is, it is really great for the town. My visit was marred by extremely slow service, and it was not even crowded on a late Sunday brunch service. It took 15 minutes for my order to be taken; it took around 20 minutes for my order to be served. When it came with grits instead of potatoes (as ordered), the grits were whisked away, and the potatoes came almost 10 minutes later, too late to really be a part of an eggs breakfast. And, they were COLD. Maybe I will try it again, but there are too many other dependable options.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank LuvNYC83
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Lakeland, Florida
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410 reviews
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“What's not to love!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

I've been to Fresco's many times in the evening to listen to some great local music. I've tried most of the appetizers (or small plates) and they've all been delicious. The fig and goat cheese pizza is out of this world!

  • Visited December 2012
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1 Thank ImeldaMario
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Lakeland, FL
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

I've eaten here several times for lunch and once for dinner. Hands down the best thing I've had is the egg roll appetizer. I went on a First Friday and had to wait 45 minutes for it, but it was absolutely worth it! I also like the 4 cheese mac n cheese. It's just REALLY filling. I recommend sharing it!

Visited December 2012
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