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About Il Fresco

Constructed in 1728 and beautifully restored, this quaint Hudson Valley farmhouse is family owned and operated. Located just 30 minutes from Manhattan and moments from Bergen County and Westchester, this historic Rockland County restaurant is home to freshly prepared Italian fare. The space boasts six intimate candlelit dining areas as well as serene seasonal outdoor dining. The Sage, Savory, Sassafras and Saffron Rooms are all unique in their own way. The antique stone Wine Cellar is perfect for a romantic dining experience near one of our fireplaces. Il Fresco's menu is all prepared fresh when ordered. The wine list features Italian and American selections carefully selected to reflect the wide range of flavors offered from its kitchen. The Sorrel Bar is a festive dining space where you can get a firsthand look at our bartenders preparing our 10 ounce martinis. The restaurant is multi leveled, so if there are issues with stairs please let us know in advance.

15 Kings Highway
Orangeburg, NY 10962
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:30pm;

Dinner: Sunday: 3:00pm - 9:30pm,

Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,

Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Route 303

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(845) 398-0200

Website:
http://www.il-fresco.com/

Parking Details:
Our private lot allows for self parking throughout the entire year.

Executive Chef:
Andrew Garritano

Private Party Facilities:
This restored 1728 historic farmhouse, adorned with candles and warmed by antique fireplaces, is home to several quaint rooms serving freshly prepared Italian fare. These rooms can be used either separately or in unison to host your event from 12 to 110 guests. Our stone Wine Cellar is open during those cold Northeast winter months near one of our fireplaces. During the summer, our Meadowlace Terrace opens to allow our guests to enjoy the good life under the sun, the moon and the stars. Since our inception in March of 2001, we have prided ourselves in creating food that is fresh, always giving great care in the selection of ingredients used to prepare these items. We are available to cater your next special event, day or evening, intimate or large. My family and I welcome all those that wish to dine in what we consider our home.

Private Party Contact:
Frank Garritano: (845) 398-0200

Additional:
Banquet, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine

Il Fresco Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (41)
Romantic (40)
Good for a Date (38)
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Good for Anniversaries (35)
Cozy (27)
Good for Birthdays (27)
Authentic (24)
Worth the Drive (19)
Quiet Conversation (18)
Creative Cuisine (16)
Neighborhood Gem (16)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
Business Meals (12)
Casual (12)
Great for Outdoor Dining (12)
Comfort Food (11)
Bar Seating (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Notable Wine List (8)
Fun (5)
Seasonal (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Great for Brunch (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Healthy (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
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Kid-friendly (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Il Fresco has charm and warmth with small cozy areas. They have unique creative cocktails and the food choices range from delicious specials to
Old favorites done to perfection.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great food! Perfect for a family dinner or date night

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Always great.From the food to the service to the treatment by the proprietors

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Excellent service and atmosphere. Food was delicious. Did not care for the rice balls.
My martini was fabulous and quite large.
Highly recommend!

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

The Absolute best in Italian cuisine. No better.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Everything is absolutely here. It is my favorite restaurants in the area. Food is unbelievably great, staff is wonderful and the martinis are the best !!! Great for romantic dinner, or friends get together.

Tags: Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

We love to eat here. The food and service is great.

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

LOVE THIS PLACE!!!!!!!
It just keeps getting better and better each time we come here. Food is superb, drinks are solid & the waiters and waitresses are very attentive and friendly. Need to acknowledge waiter, John Carlo. He was SUPER!!!! Very attentive, patient & helpful. A GENTLEMEN!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Business Meals, Authentic, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

We had a 530pm reservation , the restaurant had a few people already seated. After being brought to our table we were reminded by the hostess ie: the great cocktails available. There was another couple already enjoying the appetizers. We waited for our server, we waited, no one came to take our drink order. We were not in any hurry but very slow service. After seeing the servers and others in blue shirts talking in another room my husband had to get up, go in the other room if he should order a cocktail from the bar. Another server “ not ours”. Promptly came and took our order. Eventually, our server came to take our order. Again, we wanted to order another cocktail and again the servers were chatting paying no attention. Food was good, service poor, no apology, and again we had to ask for the specifically check. They could have made an allowance on the check for cocktail or dessert for the poor service. No we did not ask to see the mgr. At that point we just wanted to leave. Expensive menu high pricesd drinks which we knew but poor service ruined our special dinner out. Tough to recommend again, we were here before but be quite awhile to come back. Should have called restaurant directly for better reservation as well, maybe would have had better t@ble and server.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 17, 2017

We have been here a number of times and have never been disappointed. The food and service are consistently outstanding! We will be back again.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Romantic
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Fabulous Food and Great atmosphere. Went with co-workers here from the UK, California, Minnesota and Philadelphia and they were all raving about the food. It is a great place and I would highly recommend!

Tags: Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Had an outstanding dining experience. Left a glowing review on yelp.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 12, 2017

This was our first time eating here. All we have seen are great reviews, and it didn’t disappoint! The food was fantastic! We were in the wine cellar and it was so cozy and perfect. The staff is fantastic and so friendly. I fell in love with the martini selection as well! We are already working to figure out when we will go back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Il Fresco is one of my favorite restaurants. The food is wonderful. The service is fantastic. The ambiance is great. We love being seated in the cellar. It’s so cozy. We are never disappointed.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We go to Il Fresco a lot but the service was disorganized & disappointing.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

service poor- forgot salad, drinks.
pasta heavily spices; 3 shrimp.
Adjoining table 4 "boisterous" women drinking to excess.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

This is a charming restaurant dating back to the end of the 18th century. My wife and I have been always pleased. My only complaint is that it can get noisy since the restaurant is broken up into small areas due to the design of the original house. One loud couple can cause an issue. But, I enjoy the atmosphere and food. Very romantic setting.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

My Wife and I visit Il Fresco fairly often and have had the pleasure of being served by Frank several times. This night was for our anniversary and Frank did a great job and even seated us in the wine cellar to help us have a truly great anniversary dinner. Always a great time at Il Fresco !

Tags: Romantic, Casual, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

I have been here several times and it has always been great....However...my special of the day was swordfish which was very small and thin. Potatoes that went with it were so salty that I cold not eat them. When I told waiter he said sorry and took them away and did not offer anything else. The veggies that came with were steamed and bare...I felt like I was AT A TOTALLY different place from other times. VERY DISAPPOINTING, esp for the money!!!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 1, 2017

We have been dining at Il Fresco for over 10 years now. The food is always the highest quality and we love their menu. The wait staff are friendly and professional.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Romantic, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Food was delicious, just as it was the last time we were there. Be prepared to wait (they warn both on the menu and online that their food is made to order so be patient) but the food is more than worth the time it takes to prepare. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

Not too expensive considering, either.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Fantastic restaurant! Great atmosphere, service, food and amazing drinks!!! Highly recommend!!!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Excellent will be going back again . After one meal I think this will become a regular date spot. Nice cozy space. Great food great service. Overall excellent will be going back again.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Romantic, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

After many years still one of my all time favorite restaurants and number one when it comes to Italian food. Always excellent

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Authentic, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Absolutely amazing. Great staff , delicious food. I went there for my wifes birthday and they made us both feel special.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

Just the best food. With a reasonable price great service, and incredible atmosphere!!!! 5 stars all the way around

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

The food was excellent. The portions were large. Our waitress was excellent too. I would recommend this restaurant for anyone looking for great Italian food

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Il Fresco's charming dining rooms are a perfect place for an intimate meal. The food is superior, the service is highly attentive and the atmosphere is warm and friendly. This is my favorite Italian restaurant in Rockland.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for a Date, Authentic
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·Dined on October 16, 2017

wonderful food, great service, nice atmosphere though a bit too noisy.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Authentic, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food is always exceptional.
Cocktails are poured full sized and food portions are generous. On this visit we had the crab cake appetizer, Rigatoni Bolognais and shrimp parm. All delicious and served hot. Still a favorite place.

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Great selection. Cocktails were awesome. Love the setting. A must.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Cozy
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Appetizers were small for the price. Food overall was just fair at best. Will not be going back

Tags: Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Always a wonderful dining experience from everyday dining to special occasions. Staff friendly , food always good . Love going there !

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Have reviewed before and returning for the third time everything is still outstanding-the food, the service and the charming atmosphere of a historic setting. Family owned and operated, my only regret is that it is not closer but I will persevere as it is well worth it. Everyone who has joined us from family to friends asks how did you discover the great find. just referred by my son who must be following in his father's exacting standards but appreciative of fine cuisine. Try the shrimp or chicken parm, pastas, steak, fish and they are all outstanding. A can't miss restaurant in Orangeburg, New York.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Very attractive spot with a number of smallish rooms. Food is always very good and the service is excellent. Most, if not all, tables are filled, even on weeknights. A combination of the full house, almost too-prompt service, and the wait staff literally running through rooms can create a somewhat frenetic feel and a sense for the diner of being rushed to finish.

But still a go-to place for an excellent meal in an attractive space.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Will continue to return to this amazing restaurant. Thank you all for the terrific food and exceptional service!!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Food is always fresh and well prepared. I always have enough for next day's lunch ( big portions of food and drink). Although it can get quite noisy, the historic house with its fireplace and small rooms also lends itself to be cozy. The waiters are attentive and friendly.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Healthy, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 24, 2017

As always a terrific experience. We had a great time. Frank and Francesca always welcoming.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Great food

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Every time we have been to Il Fresco the food and service was excellent as it was on this visit.
This facility has a number of small dining rooms. This time we were seated in an area next to the entrance and exit from the kitchen. Aside from one table for two there was only a party of nine of the noisiest people one can imagine which, together with the small army of waiters and bus people tramping in a constant stream to and from the kitchen was loud and uncomfortable during our entire dinner. While I would return to the restaurant again I would insist that my party be seated in some other room.

Tags: Special Occasion
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