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) #82 of 150 Restaurants in Montclair $$ - $$$, Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
15 Church St, Montclair, NJ 07042-2701
+1 973-337-5100
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
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15 Church St, Montclair, NJ 07042-2701
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was basically nonexistent. Eggplant parmigiana took over an hour and a half to arrive barely warm. Will not return .

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We dined here on a busy Saturday night with two other couples. While appreciating the trendy urban decor and happening atmosphere, the tables were on top of one another. We even had to switch to another table because you couldn't pull back your chair to...More

Thank Brett L
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I was pleasantly surprised with my dinning experience after having read the reviews as being mediocre. I attended a dinner party with about 35 people at this restaurant. We had a pre-fixed menu of appetizers, salad, entree, and dessert. All courses were delicious, excellent quality,...More

Thank rayej
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Nice atmosphere, Delicious food with a nice presentation. Easy walk from parking garage around the corner, but there is also a small alleyway between the 2 streets giving easy access to restaurant. Pricey for a BYOB, app 100$/couple. Can get a little loud at times...More

Thank MaryL0501
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The food was not very good. I had a gift card. I would not go back. I went last Dec. And as dissapointed.

Thank Dawn P
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Fresco was a secondary choice on a Friday night with the girls. My first observation was the loudness of the restaurant but figured we could overcome that. Service was acceptable but not where it should have been. Our appetizers took a little time to come...More

Thank Idania60
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Incredibly obnoxious. Food is mediocre Service is awful Birthday celebration is a laughable joke with roadside flares and blasting music. Speaking of music, after a 9 it becomes a loud dance club and you struggle to get your food down so that you can leave...More

Thank eatery201
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I love the atmosphere, ideal place to eat. I enjoyed my pasta with lobster bits service was great. The sidewalk setting was nice to have lunch outside on a nice day perfect.

Thank furbert2015
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Yes, I went back. Not by choice but by friends who recommended this establishment. One thing you need to know is that they do not have a liquor license, so BYO. My friend orders the eggplant stack and I have to admit it was tall...More

Thank passionrules
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is overpriced italian food in a great location. During Last nights main course, I tasted Gnocchi which wasnt good, linguine with seafood and lobster which tasted boiled, Paparadelle bolognese which was by far the best dish and was excellent. Service is okay until it...More

Thank rbsm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 6 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Church St, Montclair, NJ 07042-2701
    (Between Bloomfield Ave and Park St.)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Montclair
  • Phone Number: +1 973-337-5100
As the temperatures continue to drop and the last of the leaves fall, appetites for comford food undoubtedly increase. Head over to Fresco on Church Street in Montclair for an array of delicious food. Filled with authentic Italian flavors, creative dishes and homemade pastas and desserts, Fresco's new menu has something for everyone. Our recently revamped menu features homemade pastas, flavorful brick oven pizza and authentic Italian entrees as well as a selection of homemade desserts. With dishes designed for sharing and sampling, the new menu allows the opportunity to try a selection of dishes and flavors over the course of the meal. Whether you are dining alone, dinner for two or a family night, there is something sure to please everyone. We look forward to seeing you soon.