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Fresco Italian Cafe - CLOSED

1513 S 1500 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105-2809
+1 801-486-1300
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
4 Mar 2016
“Cozy, Elegant & Excellent Food”
23 Feb 2016
“Valentines Day”
Restaurant Hours Closed
1513 S 1500 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105-2809
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Reviewed March 4, 2016

We love this welcoming, small Italian restaurant. The menu is small, but wonderful. Our waitress was good but you could tell that she didn't know much about wine. Other than that it was another good experience.

Thank Marlynne P
Reviewed February 23, 2016

Special menu, a bit pricey but the food and service are excellent! The waiting area in the adjoining book store is funky but fun.

Thank ericsdad
Reviewed February 8, 2016

My favorite restaurant in Utah. It's kind of a local's secret. I almost hate to tell folks about it so that it doesn't get too crowded. Finest Northern Italian food I've ever had.

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed January 18, 2016

We enjoyed everything about the place. The food and service, very good. We had not been there for a few years because of some past disappointments, but it was much better this time...Keep it up

1  Thank lmamey
Reviewed November 11, 2015

Great service, great food. Overly crowded and noisy for my Tuesday evening dinner. Space is tight. Took a looooong while for the food to come. Pricey.

2  Thank yyyzzz_utah
Reviewed July 25, 2015

We had dinner here on the patio, and it felt like I was in a restaurant magazine shoot; really beautifully done; quaint tables and decor; lights strung above; intimate, no obnoxious piped in music, just a great place to eat and actually hear the people...More

Thank Leslie E
Reviewed June 22, 2015

I'm afraid our expectations were too high for this place. A few locals had mentioned it to us and many of the reviews were raving about the place. It's located opposite Caputos deli and on Friday evenings in the summer, there's a terrific jazz band...More

Thank ABroad1
Reviewed May 31, 2015

This restaurant is a true gem in Salt Lake City, it's farm to table cuisine is remarkable with beautifully presented seasonal dishes. The homemade fresh pastas and main courses are reminiscent of places we have dined in Italy. We recently enjoyed a beautiful French service...More

3  Thank WeDineAlot
Reviewed April 30, 2015

It's been a couple of years since we were here and it was nice to know it was still as good as ever. The staff is extremely attentive and the kitchen very accomodating. We were going to a show and asked for quick service. No...More

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed February 20, 2015

We've been going to Fresco for more than 15 years. Over the last year, the caliber of food has really been excellent. We typically split an appetizer, salad and entree for the two of us. Without exception, each of those courses has superb in every...More

Thank ChrisC1467
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1513 S 1500 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84105-2809
  • Public Transportation: UTA Bus Number 52
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-486-1300
  • E-mail
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