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Frescos

) #52 of 359 Restaurants in Lakeland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Fusion, Gastropub
132 S Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801
+1 863-683-5267
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (33 reviews)
“grits” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Fusion, Gastropub, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
DETAILS
132 S Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I were walking around downtown Lakeland when we happened upon this little place. We did not eat dinner there, but we stopped at the bar. They had a live band there that night and it was a great deal of fun. Everyone...More

Thank dmmswann
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this review

So glad you stumbled upon Frescos during your evening stroll in Downtown Lakeland! The bar is usually pretty happening on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night when we have live music. We're happy to hear that you all enjoyed yourselves! You must make time to come...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was recommended by our Airbnb host and he was dead on. The waitress was extremely attentive and the food was amazing. Not just delicious but artfully arranged. The desserts we were simply unable to decline and so we split a lemon cake. I...More

Thank girlungs
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words and glowing review! We are delighted to hear what a wonderful experience you had, both with service and food. We're glad your host was able to recommend us, and that you were able to dine at Frescos...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had not been to Fresco's for a while, so I was happy that my group decided to go there for lunch. We were all pleased with our selections. I have a Southwest salad, which was easy and large. The service was good, the prices...More

Thank Keith1009
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome feedback, Keith! We're so glad you and your group decided to dine at Frescos for lunch. We strive to provide great service & excellent food at a reasonable price, in a cool, comfortable atmosphere, so we're thrilled to hear you describe...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Day 2 of vacation and wanted to try Frescos...sounded like amazing food and was the perfect way to start the day. Atmosphere and amenities were on point. The food (although cold) was well prepared and presented. And the coffee was fantastic! The service....is the problem...More

Thank Thomas B
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback, Thomas. We're so glad you decided to dine with us while on vacation in Lakeland, but we are disappointed to hear about your experience with service. This is not our norm, and we do hope you'll give us another try...More

Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Was visiting from out of town and Went there for dinner as a group of 8. We had older kids (teens) with us but I would not recommend going with really young kids. There are only about 10 small tables inside (a few outside) and...More

Thank mumbogumbo
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this review

Thank you for the 4-star rating and feedback! We pride ourselves on using only the freshest, highest quality ingredients, so our kitchen team here at Frescos is thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the Buffalo Cauliflower and Shrimp Power Salad. We wanted to let...More

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Second choice and didn't know what to expect. Great food, good prices. My group shared appetizers. The rib meat tacos were a little fatty; but the crab sliders, 3 drunk pigs and California egg rolls were very good. We may add this as our regular...More

Thank Mark H
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this review

Hi Mark! Thanks for the review. We're so happy you ended up dining at Frescos and that you were pleased with your meal. We do hope you'll add us as one of your regular stops when you're visiting Lakeland, and we look forward to serving...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Friends took us for a dinner. We enjoyed the cauliflower a lot. Not so much the Ceasar with Kale which was, as one might expect, bitter. I was also disappointed with my drink, a type of margarita. The lemon goat cheese pasta was tasty. Prices...More

Thank wakanwalk
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this review

Thank you for the high rating and for taking the time to review us. We're glad to hear how much you enjoyed the buffalo cauliflower and lemon goat cheese pasta! We'll pass your feedback regarding the salad on to the chef. We are also happy...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

What a cute, quaint cafe..but they are busy. We sat at the bar and had a great time with a very entertaining bartender. Bottomless mimosas are just the ticket and the selection of flavors is perfect. Had the Berry Cheese sandwich and it was wonderful....More

Thank LaurLaw
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review and recommendation! We're thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed brunch accompanied by our famous bottomless mimosas. We hope you'll be back for brunch again soon, and definitely try us out for lunch and dinner, as well. See you soon!

Reviewed 13 March 2017

With a group in town for the Florida LGBTA Winter Caucus. Came here for the kick-off social. There was a group of 15 of us. I had the Quinoa Power Salad with shrimp at 450 calories. Everyone enjoyed their food. A bit challenging for large...More

Thank Jjanen
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback! So glad your organization chose Frescos for your kick-off social. We're happy to hear that your group enjoyed the atmosphere and received friendly service! We wanted to let you know that we offer banquet space for private functions and parties. We...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017

Our first visit to this restaurant and we will certainly go again!! I would recommend any of the egg Benedict dishes..Mine was yummy

Thank fcschwartz50
Frescos-Lakeland, Public Relations Manager at Frescos, responded to this review

We're thrilled to hear that we've earned your business and trust, and that you'll be back again! And, we agree...you can't go wrong with the Eggs Benedict. :) Thanks for taking the time to review us. We look forward to serving you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 01:00
Saturday
07:00 - 01:00
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
  • E-mail
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!