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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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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3502
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for brunch, lunch or dinner. Large outdoor patio to sit and enjoy the views of downtown St. Pete and the marina. Excellent food and a outstanding staff that takes very good care of the customers. Have never had anything that I didn't like....More

Thank danthnyj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresco's is located on the harbor, we stopped for a beer and maybe an app and stayed for dinner. Our waitress was friendly and helpful, after a local beer we tried the grouper cheeks and fries, later had the fish taco and a cucumber salad...More

Thank RDCononver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many good restaurants in old St Petersburg, but few on waterfront. This place is located in marina with very pleasant views. Lunch- blackened grouper was excellent. Dinner- nice tender filet cooked to perfection. Try the pineapple slaw as an interesting side. Excellently spicy Bloody Mary....More

Thank maggieman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food fair Outdoor can’t hold conversation because of bad music noise We asked to turn music down 3 times and the manager came an argued with us a group of 6 We will never go back

Thank Donlandis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us came here from Tampa on a Friday night for dinner before catching a performance of the Florida Symphony at the Mahaffey Theater. Hint on parking: Beach drive is hopping on Friday night, and looking for a parking spot will be challenging. Instead,...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for lunch with my husband and two friends who rent locally for the month of February. We ordered beer and wine and it took a long while for our drinks to arrive. The food was fine -- grilled grouper ( I had asked for...More

Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this place is ideal, being right on the waterfront. Parking can be difficult in season though. Other than that, the service, menu, food and drinks were all excellent. I highly recommend it!

Thank sjwbigcats
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ceviche starter was really loaded and tasted great. I decided to try the fried version of the Grouper sandwich and it was really the best sandwich I have had in a while.

Thank nombre_3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view is excellent. Our food was good, however service lacked the evening of our visit. We had to ask for bread and refills on drink.

Thank rital638
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice outdoor seating, Very nice location close to Dali and Chiully. Very good service. Nice luncheon menu. I would definitely go back again.

Thank Jim P
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Questions & Answers
Maria R
3 February 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.
4 September 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, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups
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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