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Fresco Cafe

317 E Mendenhall St, Bozeman, MT 59715-3683
+1 406-586-6826
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
317 E Mendenhall St, Bozeman, MT 59715-3683
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten at Fresco many times and have always had a great experience, food, service and atmosphere. Dinner was excellent. One of our local favorites.

Thank cbtraveler12
Susan N, Owner at Fresco Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad that you got out of your kitchen and let someone else cook for you! Look forward to seeing you again next time.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous Italian food, exceptional staff and service, beautiful setting! Highly recommend! Our server was friendly, and effecient and knowledgable. Food was so delicious. Portions abundent ( we had leftovers ) and we did not wait long before it was out! Beautiful building and romantic, cozy...More

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Susan N, Owner at Fresco Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your evening with us. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 30 October 2017

Reservation for 7- told it would be a few minutes- no more input until I complained 20 minutes later. No offer of a place to sit at the bar- you couldn't see it from the entrance- no offer to get us drinks- nothing- and as...More

Thank jaygshaver
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We saw the reviews on TripAdvisor and decided to give Fresco Cafe a try. The place is tucked away near downtown Bozeman. Once inside the place was buzzing. We didn't have a reservation so we had to sit at the bar. Our server was very...More

Thank MrMeat9
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We went here for our 35th wedding anniversary last week. We have come here at least 3 other times and enjoyed our meals although we do wish it was less noisy when full. Our server kindly seated us in a quiet corner, nice. This time,...More

Thank travelermt22
Susan N, Owner at Fresco Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Happy Anniversary! We are glad you chose to celebrate with us and appreciate the menu suggestions. We are always looking at ways to improve, so will take your comments into consideration. We look forward to seeing you again, soon. Susan Neubauer

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Loved our dining experience at Fresco's! We sat on the patio in the cool Fall evening and enjoyed delicious food and drink while listening to Bozeman creek babbling by and enjoying each other's company. Our server was wonderful, she was super friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful....More

Thank creeklaying
Susan N, Owner at Fresco Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thanks so much for the kind words. We are glad you enjoyed our little oasis in downtown Bozeman. We are thrilled that you had a great experience and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit and it was suggested by my sister who lives in Bozeman. Other friends visiting from Oregon joined us for a fantastic lunch. Our friends are vegetarians and found many choices. It was a challenge to decide what to have. We...More

Thank Virginia C
Susan N, Owner at Fresco Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

We can't wait to see you again! We are always coming up with ways to improve our menu for people with dietary restrictions. Glad we hit the mark!

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I just ate here after a stressful will. It was just what we needed to recuperate. Excellent service without being annoying. Great, tasty food. Excellent wine. Romantic atmosphere.

Thank Christina454
Susan N, Owner at Fresco Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

So glad we could help with a needed decompression! Thanks for the kind words. Hope to see you again, soon!

Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We had come to Bozeman to go to the Museum of the Rockies and we're looking for a spot for a late lunch. By chance we found this small cafe, which hit the spot. The sandwiches and salads were great. Those in our party who...More

Thank Northernillgirl
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Went with a large group. Were recommended to eat family style. Server said it was a big deal to split the bill so we didn't which made things awkward. Not sure if it was because we had a large group, but it took a good...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 E Mendenhall St, Bozeman, MT 59715-3683
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Bozeman
  • Phone Number: +1 406-586-6826
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Best restaraunt in Bozeman. Everything on the menu is fantastic.
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