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About Fresco - Hilton Hawaiian Village

Join us on the edge of Waikiki for a sumptuous fusion of Italian cuisine and local flair in the midst of Hilton Hawaiian Village.

Menu concept was inspired by the North, Central and South region of Italy, infusing the true Italian flavors from traditional three regions.

Come and enjoy our great tasting Italian Seafood, Steak and Pasta!

2005 Kalia Rd
Honolulu, HI 96815
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Holiday Operation Hours 12/22-1/7
Lunch: Daily 11:00am-3:00pm

Dinner: Daily 5:00pm-9:30pm

Only accessible by stairs,

Cross Street:
Kahamana Dr

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(808) 941-8868

Website:
http://www.frescohawaii.com/

Parking Details:
Free self parking validation up to 4hours.

Executive Chef:
David Wong

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room

Fresco - Hilton Hawaiian Village Ratings and Reviews

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3.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

3.6

service

3.8

ambience

3.6

value

3.2

Noise

Moderate

55% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (5)
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Romantic (4)
Good for a Date (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Good for Anniversaries (2)
Authentic (2)
Good for Birthdays (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Scenic View (2)
Business Meals (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
People Watching (1)
Seasonal (1)
Tapas (1)
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·Dined 5 days ago

日本語を話せるスタッフが居たので料理の説明を聞けて楽しく食事ができました(^^)
また利用したいです(*´꒳`*)

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Food was terrible - loaded with garlic
High priced

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·Dined on January 6, 2018

Overall was a great experience to come to Fresco for the first time. Unfortunately due to time constraints wasn't able to experience the fireworks show. Waiter was great and appreciated the dessert at the end of the night.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Food was decent. Server Matt was great.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Good variety of food. Prepared well and timely, friendly service. Interesting wine list

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

The service was very slow. We waited more than one hour just for a second plate an appetizers.
Meat was cold when arrived at the table. I’m not going back

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The food took over an hour to come out after waiting an hour to be seated. Most pricy and worst Italian food I’ve ever had. Bread was hard and not warmed. Calamari was pathetic and looked like it came from Mcdonalds. The soup was okay but nothing amazing. Do not order the chicken Parmesan. Pasta was old and rubbery and when we mentioned it to the waiter he replied that the pasta had been “re tossed”. Could have gotten WAY better food for more than half the price somewhere like macaroni grill, or Buca di beppo. Honestly, the best tasting thing I got here was my latte. Don’t waste your time or money at this restaurant.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Awesome service; great ambiance; food was plentiful.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Denver)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Very poor ambiance and unsophisticated menu. Nice server and staff.

Tags: Casual
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 28, 2017

ワイキキの最終日のディナーをここで食べたのですが、頼んだ料理はなかなか出てこないし、大学生のバイトみたいなウェイターやウェイトレスの対応も悪い。たった4品の料理が2時間たっても出てこない。出てこないことを訴えても、私たちよりも遅く来店したお客様には、料理が出てくる。ヒルトンに宿泊していたので、利用したのですが、もう二度とここのレストランは使いません。

Tags: Tapas, Local Ingredients
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Price was way too exorbitant. Also had to wait an hour for the food to arrive.

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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 26, 2017

A very disappointing place. Food was so, so. The Mai-Tail's are horrible. Do not order. I had one sip and send it back.

Tags: Disabled Access
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·Dined on December 21, 2017

Great traditional Italian food. Minestrone, Bolognese, and Chicken Parm were all terrific and well priced.

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 (Kansas City)·Dined on December 14, 2017

The restaurant was maybe 20% full; however, it took over 10 minutes for someone to greet us at our table and take drink orders. We also had to wait quite a while to get our drinks and food. Food was good, but not worth the price. I’d suggest going somewhere off the resort if you want good food and good service.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Food and service was excellent. It was a bit pricey for Italian food but I think the expensive bill had more to do with the overpriced wine-by-glass selection, which was fairly limited in selection.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Consistently excellent. I'm Italian and very comfortable with the food. Seafood pasta dishes are excellent. Tammy is professional and well deserving of praise!
Ask for her station. You will not be disappointed.

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

We went to the early bird dinner. Three course. Good value. The outside dining could be more inviting

Tags: People Watching
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Great ambiance and food. Excellent staff!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Food needs work and more attention. The chicken parmesan was not tender and difficult to consume. The service is nice.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The meal lacked seasoning. Well prepared and presented but bland. Good service.

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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Great service. Portions were perfect. Very nice spot.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Wonderful ambiance, amazing wine list, delicious fare! Our waiter, Malik, was adorable - friendly, warm, informative and extremely professional especially for a young man. We returned a 2nd night - the food is that good!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Scenic View
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Cuisine had bits of Hawaiian and Italian touches. My rigatoni with Italian sausage was excellent; whereas, my wife's salmon dish was a little too done. Service was excellent

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 16, 2017

The food was served in a timely manner by friendly staff. Food menu and wine menu was adequate. Some of the food was great but the fish was dry so disappointing. Not cheap but about on par with similar establishments in the village. Worth a visit.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Romantic, Cozy
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

ヒルトンビレッジ内の、少し見つけにく場所にあるせいか、他のレストランに比べ空いていると思います。かといって、料理や雰囲気が悪いわけではないので、穴場と言えるのではないでしょうか。日本語が話せるスタッフもいますので、英語が苦手な人でも安心して入れます。料理はどれも十分に美味しかったですし、Tボーンステーキは最高でした。値段もそれなりですが。

Tags: Cozy
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 14, 2017

I am afraid two tries is enough. Lasagna was overcooked and top burned so very dry, although first time was not the case. Pollo Picata was very pasty with excessive flour dredging that was then not browned. I am not sure when I have ever had a picata that came with a cream sauce. With all the gummy flour and the cream sauce it was very hard to find the chicken. I finally gave up. It was quite unappealing.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Out of 3 or 4 entrees, food was not good.

Was on par with the rest of restaurants at this resort, just not very good

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·Dined on October 2, 2017

How could an Italian restaurant be out of Lasagne 2 notes in a row and also appetizer? The chicken parm was over done and cold!

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Delicious food, good service and a beautiful location. Perfect to visit post Hilton fireworks display!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 26, 2017

I cannot remember a worse dining experience - ever! After waiting over 35+ minutes for our main courses after we finished our appetizers, we asked to speak to the manager for an update.
We asked to speak to the manager since our waiter did not stop by our table to check in on us or even refill our water classes; he simply just ignored us completely. After speaking with the manager we were assured that our meals would be served shortly. About 10 minutes later we were served our main courses - the risotto was basic, and the salmon was raw in the middle. We again asked to speak to the manager, and he offered a weak apology. At this point we simply got up and left after the manager agreed to comp our appetizers. Overall, a horrible experience. If there was a zero star rating I would use it.

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·Dined on September 25, 2017

i visited this resturant for a couples date on my.honeymoon and i ordered a bruchetta as the waiter that was serving me didnt advise me that they are out of bruchetta and another waiter decided to deliver another dish instead of my bruchetta not sure if.he thought i wouldn't notice the difference but unfortunately i did then when i confronted him.his response was sorry sir but we have ran out of bruchetta.

it would have been nice if he had told me from the start when he took my order not to just fool me with another dish

then i get my bill and i have been charged for this although i never ordered it.

i went to.the front desk advise the lady that i have been charged for somthing i never ordered. then they decided to double.charge my.credit card twice!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Tyson was our server and he was amazing!!! Food was OK cute atmosphere

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Food was okay. My meal was bland, but a few of the other dishes were tasty. Staff was nice. Kela, the hostess, was very friendly and accommodating. Great customer service. She set the tone for the evening. Our waitress, although very nice, seemed overwhelmed with our group of 10. We had to ask for water twice, butter twice, and on multiple occasions, as I started to refill wine glasses, then she would appear. Long periods would go by without any attention, when we needed assistance. I don't agree with any place that tacks on auto-grat, as sometimes it really isn't deserved, and service drops because grat does not need to be earned.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on September 20, 2017

Great food and great service. Michael was our server and did an amazing job!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Typical Italian fare. Nicely prepared and fresh tasting, but not super creative or cutting edge. The servce was excellent and the friendly waiter suggested dishes that my husband and I both enjoyed. He had the special eggplant Parmesan which came with spaghetti and I had the salmon which came with spaghetti, warm vinegarette and garlic sauce and spinach. We split the Caesar salad which was tasty, but garlicky. Not that it was bad, but if you are not a garlic fan...beware. We ate late, so the restaurant may have been more quiet than usual, but most of the tables were filled. It could have been because the tables were well spaced. This restaurant is on the property of the Hilton Hawaiian Village and it is on the second floor. However it is not ADA Accessable.

Tags: Business Meals, Cozy, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Authentic
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Great food and service! Staying at the Hilton Village was a plus!

Tags: Authentic
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 (New England)·Dined on September 10, 2017

We had reservations for 5 pm, restaurant wasn't very crowded they seated a couple right next to us!!

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·Dined on September 9, 2017

Decided to reserve Fresco to celebrate my hubby birthday was the best thing I've ever done. We have been staying at Hawaiian Hilton rainbow tower and didn't want to walk very far so I opened my app on open table and reserved it with a message written on. From the beginning, Open table app reminded me, the time and date via email which I really loved because I'm so forgetful. When we arrived we where greeted with very friendly waiter who took our order as soon as we got seated. Secondly the atmosphere was romantic, which had dim lights and a table close to the window which had a view of the rainbow lagoon. As starters, I had red wine and my hubby had a beer accompanied with bread. A couple of minutes later we had our food. I had the three course meal which started off with a salad then a steak and shrimp and topped off with a tiramisu cake. My hubby had the four course meal, starting off with a capresse salad then a delicious lobster pasta then a steak and lobster main course, topped with a cake with a special message that I wrote on open table to make a cake with a "Happy birthday Rick" on it. From the beginning to end, this place was on point. I will definitely be back again to celebrate my hubby birthday.

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Very good Italian restaurant. Doesn't really look Italian, but the drinks and food were made to perfection. The Staff is very friendly. Nice small bar when you walk in to wait for your seating. Kid friendly. Located in Hilton Hawaiian Village in an upstairs kind of loft. My husband and I really enjoyed ourselves and they brought us dessert on the house for it being out 25th Anniversary.

Tags: Great Beer, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Casual, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Great service. Food was exceptional. Lots of variety on the menu.

Tags: Special Occasion
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