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Cafe Fresco Center City

215 N. 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1468
+1 717-236-2599
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
7:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Asian, Fusion, American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
215 N. 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1468
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went this past weekend for breakfast to celebrate my daughter getting her Master's degree from Temple and have to say breakfast was great. Had the Pork belly eggs Benedict along with the mash Brown and they were both fantastic. Server was great didn't get her...More

Thank bobertb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Planned my birthday dinner here on the trip home from vacation. We loved the Feng-shui inspired setting and our private little dining shell. Our server Trevor was delightful and made sure everything was just perfect! If you like brussel sprouts, you MUST try the crispy...More

Thank AnneMarie B
Reviewed 16 March 2018

I have been going to Cafe Fresco for a number of years with a an overall very good dining experience. However, today was the exception. The chicken in the chicken pesto sandwich was inferior; specifically, not tender, a lot of muscle and fatty. I mentioned...More

Thank jimbrock21
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Two couples for dinner prior to Harrisburg Symphony concert. First time at Café Fresco for all of us. John was our server, and he did a terrific job of helping us select our food and drinks, and of keeping us in great dining condition. He...More

1  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We love to go for evening dinners. John always ends up serving our table. By far, the best! Such a great sense of humor and very attentive!

2  Thank Nad D
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Café Fresco is a great place to eat for all occasions with a variety of delicious foods and drinks. It has a very modern and trendy feel to it. The service was also amazing. John, our server was very friendly but not overly friendly. He...More

1  Thank Amy F
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Visited with fellow couple; had an awesome time dining on fantastic food! Thank you John for the menu recommendations. Loved that you added the verbiage “award-winning” and “best thing on the menu” when ordering. Will definitely be back!

1  Thank ewTr1pAdv1sor
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Had the pleasure of dining at Cafe Fresco on Saturday, 1/20 with a fellow couple. It was our first night out since the birth of our son and it was much needed! Thanks to our server John’s recommendations, we had a delicious and relaxing meal....More

2  Thank Emily W
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I enjoy meeting friends and business colleagues here for lunch. There are many options for lunch, fresh wraps, salads, pizza's, etc. Ordering takes place at the counter and food is quickly delivered to your table. Also a great place for dinner as well. Wide array...More

1  Thank ksayl0r
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, excellent service from our server John. Highly recommend. A must stop in Harrisburg.

1  Thank Mark S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 N. 2nd Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1468
    (Locust Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-236-2599
  • E-mail
Urban Café By Day. Metropolitan Gourmet By Night. Located in the heart of restaurant row, Café Fresco Center City continues to be an innovative leader in the Harrisburg dining scene since opening its doors in 2005. The Feng-Shui inspired setting offers comfortable and intimate dining spaces and a centralized, open bar that pulses with energy and excitement. From the moment you step inside, you become part of the Café Fresco experience. Join us for an urban, café-style power lunch. Return for the Asian-inspired dinner service masterfully prepared by award-winning Executive Chef Travis Mumma. At any time, our highly-trained, professional staff will strive to accommodate your every need. Our goal is to provide you with a metropolitan retreat nestled in a smaller city that will exceed every expectation - an experience that can only be provided by Café Fresco.
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