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Fresco Grill

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5256 S Mission Rd, Bonsall, CA 92003-3614 (Pala Road)
+1 760-631-1944
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 14:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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San Diego, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent on all levels from food to service and live music. Fabulous spread of Italian antipasti, salads, meat dishes and pastas. Nice custom omelet bar. Free-flowing champagne that they kept topped off. The jazz duo was great. The restaurant sent out a delicious complementary dessert for my Mother's birthday.

Thank IrishCream2
Level Contributor
61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Had a delicious meal with the family this week. Food was excellent, had the shrimp with risotto meal for around $18. Sampled some wine too which was great. For the price it would be excellent to have a salad included in addition to the bread. The lobster ravioli portion was too small - a bit shocked when it was served... More 

Thank Freakyfigs
San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

The food is excellent; the service is outstanding. It's like you're eating at a quaint little bistro in Italy!

Thank zebo14
Fallbrook, California
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

As a Farmer, I am constantly trying new restaurants to see if they are worth approaching to sell my produce. Fresco has a location not far from me so I thought I'd try their Bonsall location. Nice interior for a shopping center location. Website mentioned a German Pilsner they no longer carry, shux. Regardless, the staff were extremely polite and... More 

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Bonsall, California
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We hadn't been to Fresco Grill in a while and just decided to go on the spur of the moment. We had an excellent salad, nice bottle of wine and I had the mushroom ravioli. It was the best. The waiter was cordial and efficient. We had a wonderful experience.

Thank Terri G
Fallbrook, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

My family and I went to Fresco Grill Easter Sunday. We had the ravioli fungi (mushroom), and I had a chicken dish called Olivetti something . Both were delicious! I was relieved because my husband is somewhat of a food snob. My great nephews had the chicken fingers and fries. Pretty fancy chicken fingers . It was more like a... More 

Thank Linda V
San Diego,CA
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Usually eat here once or twice a month for lunch. Favorites are mushroom soup (outstanding), salad with grilled salmon or grilled salmon main dish and seafood salads. Waitress Andrea is exceptional, always gracious and appropriately attentive. We are very fortunate to have a restaurant of this quality in our small community.

Thank jenlt
Oxnard, California
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148 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Five of us dined here and found it to be good but not great. My light tomato sauce with the veal scalloping gypsy style, was a little like watered down marinara. There was too much topping on the veal. My hubby had the zucca with grand mariner and thought it was too sweet.

Thank Karenfar93035
Oceanside, California, Usa
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76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

We had Sunday Champagne Brunch at Frescos and it was delightful. The brunch begins at 11:30. It is a limited brunch in selections but every item we tried was delicious. There are various typical Italian cold appetizers, many kinds of pasta, a wonderful seafood soup, made to order omelets and four different deserts. The price is reasonable and includes unlimited... More 

Thank gjresh
Oceanside, California, USA
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87 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

We were looking for a restaurant for lunch before heading to Pt. Loma Art Walk and came to this one, referred by a family member. The service was excellent, the food absolutely delicious and the patio dining was wonderful and shady on a warm day. We had a baby and did not want her to make noise inside the restaurant.... More 

Thank Wileygreen1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5256 S Mission Rd, Bonsall, CA 92003-3614
    (Pala Road)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bonsall
  • Phone Number: +1 760-631-1944

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?