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Frescos

132 S Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801
+1 863-683-5267
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
9:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Fusion, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
132 S Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801
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11 - 20 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2017

My friends love this place but every time I've went I have trouble finding something to eat. They are pricey for what you get and the food never impressed me that much. One time I went and ordered mango fish tacos, which came out small...More

Thank Erin W
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us, Erin! I'm sorry to hear that you haven't been satisfied with your previous dining experiences with us. We're in the process of revising our menu, so please come back and see us again in about a month...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We only come here for brunch and love it. My husband loves the eggs Benedict, and I love the endless mimosas!!!

Thank Ellie W
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

You can never go wrong with a boozy brunch, Ellie! You know our saying...brunch without booze is just a sad, late breakfast. ;) We look forward to serving you the next time you brunch with us here at Frescos!

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I took my dad here for lunch today. Our meals were delicious! The mimosas were nice. The service was excellent. The dining room is a little noisy.More

Thank Jose H
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thanks so much for bringing your Dad to dine with us for lunch, Jose! The bottomless mimosas are always a big hit. Did you know we offer them every day from open until 2pm for just $12? That's why the dining room gets a little...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

We stumbled into this place quite by chance while visiting Lakeland and staying at the Hotel around the corner. We decided to walk around to see what shops were near and while peeking in the window a couple walking down the street said the food...More

Thank mr49phil
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

So happy that you stumbled upon our little downtown eatery while staying in Lakeland! Even happier that you visited us not once, but twice. Thanks so much for giving us a try. We do hope we will have the pleasure of serving you again the...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This place is great for dinner with friends, the food is good specially the pizza and the appetizers. Nice for a romantic date drinking a nice sweet wine and a board of fruit and cheeses. The service is good, some times a little slow but...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thanks so very much for this glowing review! We're so glad to hear how much you enjoy our appetizers, flatbread pizzas, and desserts. We truly appreciate your kind words and continued patronage. We look forward to having you back at Frescos very soon. Thanks, again!

Reviewed 8 July 2017

If you just want to go out for a drink with a friend or that special someone it's a nice place but for a romantic evening it's a No Go, or for a good meal I'd say NO,!! We had a salad and a sandwich...More

Thank rtgepd1
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

We're thrilled to hear how much you enjoy the live music and entertainment at our little downtown gastropub. However, we're sorry to hear that our food has not met your expectations. We are constantly striving to improve, so we will definitely pass your comments on...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Lunch was great! Great short rib sandwhich, burger, and salads. The fresh made chips were great too. Cool cafe atmosphere. Water dripped on us from ceiling and flies were buzzing around us. This is the only negative. Great food and service!More

Thank Jillbus
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thanks for the review! We're happy to hear how much you enjoyed your food, but we sincerely apologize for the leaking roof. After lots of rainy weather, we had a leak develop which has since been repaired. So sorry that had to add a negative...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I went here for Sunday brunch. Service was slow. The waitress kept on leaving. I had to wait for her a long time just to get the check. The chicken and waffles taste ok. I just didn't like the chicken. It is not the traditional...More

Thank gbzayds
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Thank you for the review. We sincerely apologize for your recent experience with slow service. We'll be sure to share your comments with management so this issue can be addressed immediately. The owner would love to contact you directly so that they may discuss your...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

We had tried Frescos for Breakfast and gave it a good review. This time I brought some business associates for lunch & drinks. Very good menu with a wide selection of choices. Killer Bloody Mary with Candied Bacon, olive & pickle. I had the Italian...More

Thank BadgerBus
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

We hope you'll definitely be back for dinner! Thank you for the awesome feedback and kind words. We're pretty partial to the Bloody Mary with candied bacon, too. Make sure you try it with our Smoked Serrano Chili-infused vodka for a real treat! Hope we'll...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Found this place while killing time in Lakeland. Had breakfast and it was excellent. Omelette with homemade hash browns made with fresh ingredients and an unbelievable cup of coffee. My only regret is that I live two hours away and can't pop in as much...More

Thank MamaLoucks
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

We're so happy to hear that you found Frescos while you were in town, and that you had a great breakfast experience! We hope you'll schedule time to stop by again the next time you're in town...maybe check us out for lunch or dinner next...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 S Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801 (Formerly Fresco's Bakery & Bistro)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-683-5267
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Description
Local. Unique. Refreshing. Downtown Lakeland's original Gastropub & Craft Cocktail Bar serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch. Live music on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. The Perfect Mix!
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