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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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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
“carbonara” (6 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
300 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701-3502
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1 - 10 of 543 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean was the first thing I noticed, and were greeted right away. We were able to get a table, immediately, even though they seemed very busy. "Nathan" was our server, and was attentive, pleasant, and responded very well to all of our needs. Service was...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grouper both grilled and blackened were great. My sister enjoyed the view. The service was good and the bathrooms were clean.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent and fresh food. Great service. Large portions. Would definitely return for another visit. If u love veggies try the carrot, zucchini, and squash style spaghetti. Delicious!

Thank Cathy E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there for the first time today, and had the blackened chicken with roasted potatoes, what a great meal. The chicken was seasoned beautifully, and I enjoyed every bite! my date enjoyed his grouper sandwich as well. For Gluten Free folks like me, there...More

Thank Josie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I dined here with a friend on a rainy Friday evening in May. We started at the bar inside but there was a fowl odor (think sewer) so we moved outside near the bar at a high top table. While inside the bartender was very...More

Thank Crizo1
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We have started and ended our girls weekend with a stop at Fresco's.. Great food pretty view and great service. The lobster bisque was amazing .. it is a bit on the pricier side but worth the money!

Thank Carrie P
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Fun waterfront patio! The food was awesome, no wait to sit down either. Our server was very laid back and friendly. Prices were reasonable as well! Would totally go back!!

Thank Nicole G
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

My wife & I had lunch with another couple & their son. We took a chance at eating here, without looking up the reviews. I had the grouper sandwich with fries & my wife had a salad with coconut shrimp on the side. The food...More

Thank michael g
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Drove over from SPB to see downtown and the area where "The Pier" used to be and saw Fresco's and decided to stop for lunch. We parked across the street at the metered parking (note: on the restaurant side of the street is some spaces...More

Thank DianeRRF
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Service and quality of food is excellent. I'm a local who had never been there, but I will be returning.

Thank Cynthia V
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Maria R
the main course what does it come with ...rice potatoes? etc
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.
Is there parking lot dedicated to this restaurant? Valet? Or just street parking?
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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