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C$18 - C$28
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Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, European, Canadian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed November 11, 2022

We picked up spaghetti and meatballs for takeout tonight and were very happy with our meal. The pasta was al dente and the meatballs were excellent. Staff seems friendly and helpful. We will return.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed August 9, 2022 via mobile

Delicious food and excellent service!! The salads were fresh, the portions were generous and the ambiance perfect. We are outside, but the inside was nice too!! Our table of 12 was very happy!!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 20, 2020 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Owner is extremely pleasant. The food is good, but nothing overwhelming. Perfect for their price point. I wouldn’t order the paella again, but the other food at the table was good. Awesome sangria (our waitress recommended it, and I wasn’t disappointed -...I think I ordered 3-4 lol). Overall, a nice restaurant, friendly environment and not over priced.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed March 28, 2020

I have been many times. For both lunch and dinner and have never been disappointed. Friendly staff. .

Date of visit: February 2020
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FrescosManagement, General Manager at Fresco's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2020

Hi Kathy! Thank you for the awesome rating & review! We appreciate your kind words! We hope you are keeping safe & healthy! Sincerely, Nick and the Fresco's family

Reviewed March 19, 2020 via mobile

We had a fantastic take out meal. Salad/ Pasta/ Chicken@/ Steak Taco's were simply perfect. With so many restaurants closed this is a percect way to support your local restaurant with take out. Thank you for the curb side service.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 22, 2020

45 people in attendance, and it was great. food was served within good time frame, family style meal was the way to go..lots of food ... staff was pleasant, restaurant was clean....prices fair..

Date of visit: February 2020
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FrescosManagement, General Manager at Fresco's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2020

Hello Sunshine! Thank you for the awesome rating & review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit, experience and the Family Style Feast! I will pass this on to the staff. We hope to see you again! Cheers! Nick Management

Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

Excellent customer service. The food was very good. Became very fast so there wasn't much of a wait.

Date of visit: February 2020
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FrescosManagement, General Manager at Fresco's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2020

Hello Jeff! Thank you for the great rating & review! We hope to see you again! Cheers! Nick Management

Reviewed January 12, 2020 via mobile

Been many times. Only once our pasta was not very hot. They brought teally hot pasta back to us and apologized. The manager send over a free tiramisu Wow the best I have ever had. Will definitely be back, love their food and great service

Date of visit: November 2019
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FrescosManagement, Owner at Fresco's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2020

Hi robertalarryschmidt! Thank you for the great rating & review! Thrilled to hear it! Will pass it on to the staff & chefs! We hope to see you again! Cheers! Nick Management

Reviewed January 7, 2020

This higher-end Italian restaurant is in a strip mall so there is plenty of parking. There are 3 seating areas, sports bar area, main dining room, extra dining room (good for private parties, etc). We were there for Sun dinner as a big group of...16 as a gathering of high school classmates. We were seated at one long table. Our waitress handled orders well except for my unlimited refill pop, i asked her 3 times for a refill and she kept forgetting. I never got the refill. The food tasted good and were plated well. There was a large variety of food options. The only bad dish was the Vegan Pizza which looked horrible! They were kind enough to listen to the customer and remake it to her specifications. Entree prices ranged $14 to $23 to $29. The restaurant is well-decorated . They seem to like European family motorcycles. The manager was very friendly, helpful, and cooperative.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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FrescosManagement, Owner at Fresco's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2020

Hi Chuan! Thank you for the great rating & review! You and your friends were a fun group to host! My apologies about your pop, I wish you would have mentioned it to me, I would have been more than happy to get it for...More

Reviewed January 3, 2020

We have enjoyed the Tuesday Family Night special quite often. Consists of salad, pasta & meatballs & bread, served family style. Fresh and flavourful. Always have leftovers to take home. Service is great!

Date of visit: December 2019
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FrescosManagement, Owner at Fresco's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2020

Hi Marilynn! Thanks for the great rating & review! We are thrilled to hear you have been enjoying the Tuesday Family Pasta Night! I will pass on the compliments to the chefs & staff! Happy New Year! Nick Management

Reviewed January 1, 2020

We have been coming here for years whenever we want a bit more of a "special" meal out. Our boys have grown up enjoying Frescos kids pizzas, burgers, pastas and more recently have expanded to calamari and fish tacos! We have always enjoyed our meals...here and LOVE the friendly staff who always make us feel welcome. New Years Eve was no exception. Excellent experience, and one of probably the most delicious and well plated meals I have ever had. I ordered the Butternut squash ravioli, and it was beautiful on the plate, well balanced in flavour and had a nice variety of textures. Very well done folks! The rest of my family were very happy with their meals as well. Thank-you so much for yet another special evening for our family. See you again soon!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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FrescosManagement, Owner at Fresco's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2020

Hi there! Thank you so much for the awesome rating & review! We are so thrilled to read this! We love seeing your family coming in over the years and seeing the boys grow! I will pass this on to the chefs & staff! Thanks...More

Reviewed September 21, 2019

Maybe just bad luck tonight? We have been going to this restaurant for years and always satisfied. Tonight the pasta dish I ordered was poor. I have had frozen Lean Cuisine that was way better. Also, not impressed that they have done away with linen...napkins for poor quality paper ones and the overall feel of the place and service is downgraded compared to past experience.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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FrescosManagement, Manager at Fresco's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2019

Hello Elaine! Thanks for your review. I'm happy to hear that you have been coming to the restaurant for years and always satisfied. I'm not happy to hear that you didn't enjoy your pasta. What night were you in? We have not done away with...More

Reviewed August 28, 2019 via mobile

Friendly staff, quick service and great pizza is what I would describe our visit to Fresco's. We had a lovely time here and we'll definitely come back in the future. One recommendation: the vegan options are really tasty but fairly limited. Since the pizza was...lovely, I hope the cooks might in the future be able to expand on these options. Having two appatizers, two main dishes and two desserts which are vegan should about to it I would say. I would definitely recommend stopping by here when you're in the area and are looking for some well prepared comfort food.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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FrescosManagement, Manager at Fresco's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2019

Hi KristofD278! Thanks for the rating and review! Happy to hear you enjoyed your visit! I will pass on your recommendation to the chef and owners. Cheers! Nick

Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

Have been to this neighbourhood restaurant several times and been pleased but tonight was a disappointment. We ordered and waited a long time for our meals. People around us who ordered after us were served before us. When our meal arrived there was one that...was rather “old” in that I am sure the pizza had been under hot lamps for quite some time. Admittedly, when a complaint was given they offered us a dessert complimentary. Will patronize this restaurant again however hope the standards are brought up to the usual.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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FrescosManagement, Manager at Fresco's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2019

Hello mbootes! Thank you for your review. My apologies for your experience. If you wouldn't mind contacting me, I'd like to discuss the situation. Sincerely, Nick Management

Reviewed July 18, 2019

I visited Fresco's for dinner this past week with two girlfriends. I am dairy and gluten free and had no problem with the menu! Our server was very helpful and knowledgeable. I had one of the salads from the summer menu. It was delicious! Will...definitely be back.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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FrescosManagement, Manager at Fresco's Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2019

Hello Carol! Thank you for the rating & review! I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with your girlfriends! Hope to see you again! Cheers! Nick Management

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Fresco's Restaurant & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4