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“Asian Fusion Winner!”

Cafe Fresco Center City
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Ranked #5 of 559 Restaurants in Harrisburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Fast Food
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Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Locust Street
Description: Urban Café By Day. Metropolitan Gourmet By Night. Located in the heart of restaurant row, Café Fresco Center City continues to be an innovative leader in the Harrisburg dining scene since opening its doors in 2005. The Feng-Shui inspired setting offers comfortable and intimate dining spaces and a centralized, open bar that pulses with energy and excitement. From the moment you step inside, you become part of the Café Fresco experience. Join us for an urban, café-style power lunch. Return for the Asian-inspired dinner service masterfully prepared by award-winning Executive Chef Travis Mumma. At any time, our highly-trained, professional staff will strive to accommodate your every need. Our goal is to provide you with a metropolitan retreat nestled in a smaller city that will exceed every expectation - an experience that can only be provided by Café Fresco.
Reviewed July 7, 2013

There were nice choices of Asian Fusion interpretation. Seating was comfortable and our waiter was very helpful and attentive. The tuna tataki was excellent. The honey-miso sea scallops was fantastic! Happy hour looked inviting. We will be back to enjoy other entrees.

Thank Pam52787
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Reviewed July 5, 2013

Caesar salad was dry; lettuce was old and wilted and dressing was too thick. Cobb salad was also disappointing with weak vinaigrette, and roast beef blue cheese sandwich was DRENCHED in dressing with a nondescript gray meat. Don't bother.

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Thank Leann M
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Reviewed July 5, 2013

We visited Harrisburg,had no idea where to eat, stopped in front of Cafe Fresco- checked out the menu and just went for it. What a lovely dinner. An upscale decor, the staff who greeted us- the 3 young ladies were so welcoming and polite a and set the tone perfectly. Our waiter, Dash, was delightful, so polite and attentive but not overbearing and recommended outstanding selections for us both. The calamari was superb and we loved it. Both our meals were absolutely the best.

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Thank Kathy W
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

I would highly recommend coming to Cafe Fresco. Whether it be for dinner, drinks, etc. This is an awesome place to be! The atmosphere is amazing!

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Thank RL622
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Reviewed June 16, 2013

It's so deceiving from the outside. I would have thought it would be quaint on the inside, not sophisticated. Just shows you really can't judge a book by its cover. Great food, extremely attentive server and upscale atmosphere is what you will find here. Sometimes server's can be a bit overzealous or try to rush you through a meal. That was NOT the case here. Our server was attentive but didn't interrupt the business dinner. He was there when we needed him and gave us space when we needed it. His recommendation of the sea bass dinner, was spot on. The fish was perfectly cooked, moist and had a sauce you could get on the side. Their bar menu had a nice selection of options. I was even surprised to find they could do a 'Dark and Stormy'. Not every bar carries ginger beer, but here they do. I'd recommend this restaurant for either a business dinner or a date. It has that kind of atmosphere.

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Thank seaorskisam
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