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“Best Meal So far This Summer”
Review of Fresco's - CLOSED

Fresco's
Price range: US$19 - US$50
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 83rd
Transit: 1/2 block away
Description: On the Bay with a breathtaking view of the sunset, Fresco's is one of Ocean City's few premier restaurants. Open Year-round. Locally owned and operated by Pino Tomasello. Serving the finest Italian and American seafood, steaks and pasta in an intimate atmosphere with exceptional service. "Al Fresco" deck dining available in summer months. We would like to welcome you to visit what we feel like is our home. With over 50 years of combined culinary experience our chef's make every effort to serve you the freshest menu possible. Aside from our regular menu we strive to always offer you innovative daily specials. Our entire staff is dedicated to our purpose, which is to give you an all around excellent dining experience. With only the highest quality food and drink, excellent service and an amazing bay front atmosphere; our wish is to serve you well. We invite you to choose Frescos this evening!
MD
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Best Meal So far This Summer”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

My sister, my niece, and I went on a summer evening to Fresco's and had a great meal. Sat by a window with views of the bay and had reservations, which are recommended. The Caesar salad was great - lots of garlic and Parmesan with crisp romaine. Croutons could have been more flavorful. The escargot in pastry was tasty. Eggplant around angel hair pasta was wonderful, especially the sauce. Only complaint was that there was nothing else served with it for 21.99. It needed a little something else on the plate. The best dish was the veal and lobster! It was to die for with generous portions of tender veal and a good sized lobster tail in a wonderful sauce. It was served with potatoes, green beans, and carrots. Very tasty! The service was great, too. The only problem is rumor has it that one of the only true good dining experiences in OC is leaving, along with the great martini bar, Jive, at the end if the summer. Get there soon before they leave!

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank teachgeek
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English first
Baltimore, USA
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267 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Nice bay front location”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Fresco's is decent Italian on the bay. Lots of windows and brightness. Food is reasonably priced and pretty good.

Visited June 2014
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Lancaster, PA
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125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Delicious sauce...slightly pricey”
Reviewed 3 July 2014

The bay views are beautiful, and the food is delicious. Ordered the eggplant dish and must say the sauce was excellent. The bumbleberry pie is a must have too, delicious pie crust filled with plump assorted berries. Perfect place for a nice dinner out at the beach.

  • Visited July 2014
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2 Thank Theatricalgal23
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Randolph, New Jersey
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“It was ok”
Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went for dinner. The atmosphere was very Nice and romantic, beautiful views of the bay. I had the salmon and it was wonderful and flavorful. My boyfriend ordered a chicken Cesar salad that took forever to come out and the chicken was like rubber. Over all it was a pretty standard experience. A little over priced.

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2 Thank Clamb7725
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Restaurant that want to be high end with so so food.”
Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

Was not very satisfied with this restaurant. The quality of the food did not match the price they charge. Been to several high end restaurants and this did not remotely compare. Olive Garden would have been a step up on the quality of food received. Waiter and staff seemed pleasant. Would never go back.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Shawn G
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