Cafe Fresco - Center City
Delicious! Love the crab cakes and Sea Bass.
Excellent as always. Girlfriend oves to visit here. food and drinks are always on point!
This place was great for our Valentines dinner. The only reason we gave it 4 stars because seating was very tight. It was as if we had to dine with strangers, due to the proximity of the tables. Other than that, it was great. Even though it was very busy, our server, Trevor, took great care of us.
I love this place. We live in York and drive up once a month or so. The ahi tuna is to die for and they always have amazing creme brûlée. Never had a bad meal here!
We were put at a really weird table that was right underneath a draft/vent so we were extremely cold the entire time and our table awkwardly faced the center of the room so we felt like we were on display the entire time and would've liked something a little more personal/private. Our waitress wasn't very friendly either and very short with us. The food was very pricey for the portion size we received (although the quality of it was good). We were hoping for something a little more special for valentines day.
The food and service were great and we really enjoyed our visit. Keep up the good work!
Valentine’s Day, great food, very attentive service during a busy time.
I had an excellent dinner. It was the whole crispy fish. We had a crab dip appetizer that was excellent. My wife had the Lobster risotto and she was just Ok with it.
Sent my parents and they loved it!
Food was great! If you like Martinis they make good ones here. My husband dropped our garage ticket and someone turned it in and we cane back to see if they had it ! It saved us so much money!
Cafe Fresco is our go to for great service, food & drink! They always make me feel welcome & deliver consistently. Trevor is an exceptional server & Tyler makes the best espresso martini .
Great service. Great food. Our party of 6 enjoyed every single item. The Ship app was fantastic. I had the duck breast entree and was Top 5 duck Ive ever had. Will return.
Consistently delivers excellent service, food carbonara risotto, spicy shrimp bao buns & the Chillean Sea Bass is divine. Saved room for the Dip Sum donuts made in-house. Heather, GM, is a great addition!
I can always count on a creative and delicious meal! The staff is well trained and knowledgeable! The cocktails are always crafted perfectly from the bar!
Mitchel provided very attentive service. Chris was a marvelous mixologist. Food is ALWAYS fabulous! Most consistent & reliable restaurant in town. Great for entertaining guests or a date!
This review pains me because Cafe Fresco is one of my go-to spots for a fantastic meal. The menu changed up considerably since my last visit, with many of my favorite appetizers now gone and the items that replace them just not up to par. Unfortunately, my entree followed suit with the filet more than well done versus the medium asked for. The desserts also disappointed, with their signature chocolate lava cake a thing of the past and the chocolate/chocolate cake that took it's place was a total let down. Feeling defeated, I ordered what was once the best chocolate martini in town to try and recover this rather so-so meal. I am sad to say, I'm not quite sure what it was I drank but it was pretty awful - even my husband could barely choke it down. Every restaurant has it's bad days and I'm hoping that was the case this night. I will be back to Cafe Fresco someday but sadly, not any time soon.
I was in Harrisburg on a business trip. A colleague recommended Cafe Fresco. The drinks were great, and the food was fantastic. I had a steak, and it was delicious. I'll definitely come back.
So where do I begin.... This restaurant was AMAZING! I made reservations with my fiancé to celebrate our anniversary, he ordered the shrimp sushi rolls and sea bass while I ordered the tuna tartar and duck - medium. We absolutely loved everything about it (we sampled each others plates). On top of that our server Adam was PERFECT!!! If I could I would request him again on my next visit, and best believe I will be back for that Lotus Cocktail :D
Enjoyed a nice brunch at the cafe. Menu options were interesting and food delicious!
Our meal was delicious and the ambiance was perfect. The high-backed chairs in the dining area make for a nice private setting.
My husband and I have been coming here for years and it is always our "go to" restaurant. The food never seizes to amaze us and the service is incredible.
Excellent spot for brunch!
I always enjoy this Center City gem ! The food is consistently great! The servers are always very knowledgeable and friendly! I would definitely recommend you checking this out if you’ve never been there.
Best crab cakes in town!
Always a great experience and great food!
Always great food and a great experience.
It's been a couple years since we've been here. Used to come every week for years and just wanted to change things up. Moved to the west shore and started exploring in that area. Reality is, this restaurant is incredibly delicious and we will be back a lot more often.
Menu had a wide range of options. All were very intriguing. Good wine, beer and specialty drink menu as well. The food we had was prepared very well. There was a lower cost sandwich and pizza menu but the entrees were all a little pricey. Service was excellent and atmosphere was trendy without being obnoxious. We definitely plan to return with friends in the future.
Really poor service experience.
One of the best meals I have ever had from apps drinks and main course & dessert !!! The sea bass was excellent and the short ribs amazing!!!
Loved our server! The food and the drinks were excellent! I’ve dined here before but it was the first time for my in-laws and they loved everything as well!
Beautiful restaurant, love the booths, very cozy. Service was excellent, and the food was fantastic. We loved trying Cafe Fresco during Restaurant Week. They offered a great menu with lots of different options. Crispy brussels sprouts for appetizer, chicken and broccoli, pork tonkatsu, and one of the best peanut butter tarts I've ever had (the white chocolate bread pudding was excellent too). Nice happy hour with lots of martini options. Plan to return soon!
Our favorite restaurant in Downtown Harrisburg. Food is always fantastic regardless of what we order, wait staff was excellent! And atmosphere is cool jazz cozy and conversations can easily be had.
Excellent choice, I can always count on great service and delicious food! Definitely a must try if you are in town for the first time!
Had to wait even though we had a reservation. Service took forever tho server was very nice. Food was average. Drinks were great.
Everything is lacking here
Birthday dinner! Cocktails, food, and service are top notch! Tyler created some new cocktails that are delicious! It might be nice to see the food menu change a bit. It’s been a few years. Love this place! My favorite in Harrisburg!
Great experience, very good dishes with the ability to try many different styles of food. With four of us there we shared 11 dishes. All of them were excellent.
Always a great dinner here! I’ve never had anything I didn’t like. The food and service is excellent. The specialty martinis are also incredible. If you need a sure thing for dinner or happy hour. Get to Cafe Fresco downtown - and ask for Trevor as your server. He’s awesome!