Fare: Italian - Seafood
Food Quality: 2 and 1/2 Stars
Service: 2 Stars
Decor: 2 Stars
Overall Rating: 2 and 1/2 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from no stars = poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Well prepared light menu from the different regions of Italy with daily caught sea food specials
Bread servings are charged a fee
Value: Given the quality, though prices are high, the value is good
Noise Level: High during peak times
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy excellent regional Italian food and creative preparations of fresh seafood
Not Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who prefer a red sauce, traditional restaurant offering dishes with large portions
Recommended dishes: When available, Osso-bucco; Shrimp and Feta Fettucini; and the Cape May caught Tuna Tapenades.
Liquor: BYOB, A selection of wines from the local Cape May Winery are available.
Fresco's Restaurant is a popular Cape May Italian restaurant offering fine dining under the direction of chef Chef Joseph Badger who serves up a menu of creative, well prepared dishes from different regions of Italy and locally caught seafood.
it's a BYOB with three Victorian style dining areas; You can eat on the porch, upstairs, or in the main dining room.
Though, not the best place for a cozy, intimate dinner as the tables are small and close together --- making the immediate environment noisy and quiet conversation difficult.
For starters, you will be served delicious garlic bread with a plate of olive oil. (note: a fee may be charged for the bread serving)
They have a good choice of appetizers that change with the daily specials.
The service is attentive and friendly.
Fresco's Restaurant is child friendly
Reservations during weekends and the busy summer season are a must.
Free Parking is available at the Bank Street Commons Parking Lot, located one block West on Bank Street.
Fresco's Restaurant is closed during the winter season from November to the 1st weekend in May. During the season, they are open daily for dinner from 5pm.
(updated: May 2016)
New Jersey Leisure Guide strives to provide objective restaurant reviews .
The methodology used is research, analysis driven --- as opposed to that of a single restaurant critic or a viewer comment posting board.
Data is gathered from our viewers e-mail restaurant comments, Internet research, and professional restaurant critics. The data is sorted, (weeding out the obvious biased, "bone to pick", and out of consensus comments), analyzed, and the review is created.