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  • Italian
  • 34 E 52nd St, New York NY10022 40.759026 -73.974509
  • (At Madison Ave)
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  • (212) 935-3434
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For The Table

For 2 Or More.

Meat & Cheese Antipasto prosciutto di parma, parmigiano reggiano, mortadella, fresh mozzarella, sweet and spicy sausage, provolone and capicola    37.00
Vegetable Antipasto assortment of marinated and grilled vegetables    28.00
Fried Calamari relish remoulade    17.00
Eggplant & Zucchini Pie eggplant and zucchini baked with ricotta, homemade mozzarella and tomato sauce.    26.00
Grilled Pizza Margherita tomato sauce, basil, bel paese and pecorino romano cheese    20.00
Grilled Pizza Special today's selection    22.00
Fresco Bread thin crusted grilled bread brushed with olive oil, garlic and herbs with breadsticks    8.00

Appetizers And Salads

In The Main Dining Room, Appetizers And Salads Ordered As A Main Course Will Be Priced And Served As An Entree.

Creamy Polenta With Sweet Water Prawns "Scampi Style" olive oil, garlic, shallots, roasted heirloom tomatoes, toasted brioche bread crumbs    16.00
Fresco Crab Cake 'Gnundi' served cold with preserved meyer lemon infused jumbo lump crab meat wild arugula, flageolet and bell pepper salsa, crispy bacon 'breadcrumb free    16.00
Yellowfin Tuna & Avocado Tartare shaved raw seasonal vegetable salad, avocado, spicy wasabi aioli    18.00
Whole Milk Burrata & Buffalo Milk Mozzarella apricots, fig marmalata, toasted hazelnuts, marinated oven roasted plum and cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, extra virgin olive oil and vin cotto.    18.00
Winter Salad baby greens, frisee and haricot verts, navel oranges, black mission figs, roasted, red walnuts, crumbled, gorgonzola cheese, citrus vinaigrette    16.00
Shaved Raw Artichoke, Celery Heart & Crimini Mushroom Salad baby arugula, grana padano, cracked pepper, lemon and extra virgin olive oil.    16.00
Caesar Salad hearts of romaine with shaved parmigiano reggiano and garlic croutons    13.00

Fresco Homemade Pastas

Spaghetti Alla Chitarra With Tomato Filets & Fresh Basil thin spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce, garlic and extra virgin olive oil    21.00
Pappardelle With Duck & Wild Mushroom Ragu "long flat ribbons' duck and wild mushrooms braised in barolo wine, tomato, rosemary and thyme    25.00
Cavatelli With Crumbled Fennel Sausage & Broccoli Rabe 'tiny boats' extra virgin olive oil, garlic, fennel, basil and parmesan    24.00
Ravioli Fresco today's selection of homemade ravioli  

Fresco Originals Pasta

Vegetarian Penne (gf) 'tubular corn pasta" roasted butternut squash, zucchini, heirloom cherry tomatoes escarole, butternut, squash puree, shaved aged goat cheese    24.00
Penne Gratin prosciutto di parma julienned, peas, fontina, provolone, parmigiano reggiano, heavy cream and cracked black pepper    24.00
Risotto Fresco today's selection of simmered arborio rice  
Rigatoni With Chicken & Veal Bolognese slow cooked, hearty veal and chicken ragu with white wine, tomato and parmigiano reggiano cheese    25.00
Tagliolini With Shrimp "Fra Diavolo" "thin linguine" slowly braised ragu of shrimp, tomato, white wine, fresh hot chili, basil, parsley, extra virgin olive oil. "lightly spiced"    27.00
Spaghettini Alle Vongole manila clams, olive oil, garlic, hot pepper flakes, basil and imported, sun dried tomatoes    27.00

Lunch Entrees

Marinated Seafood Salad jumbo lump crabmeat with heirloom tomato and lemon herb dressing, baby calamari, clams and shrimp saffron sicilian couscous    32.00
Herb Roasted Tuscan Chicken Salad 'fresco cobb salad' avocado, beef steak red & yellow tomatoes, haricot verts, roasted corn, crumbled gorgonzola, crispy bacon red wine vinaigrette    29.00
Open Face' Sliced Sirloin Steak Sandwich beef steak heirloom tomatoes, feta cheese, sliced hard boiled egg, crispy pancetta, baby mixed greens, red wine vinaigrette    36.00
Fresco Chicken Caesar grilled breast of chicken hearts of romaine, parmesan crostino    28.00
Fresco Chicken Caesar available with fried calamari    29.00
Scottish Salmon maine lobster and roasted baby artichoke hash, heirloom cherry tomatoes, and escarole, lemon caper reduction.    38.00
Poached Branzino shaved asparagus, baby carrots and sweet peppers, sauteed bibb lettuce, carrot parsnip puree    36.00
Spiced Seared & Sliced Yellow Fin Tuna panzanella bean salad with heirloom tomatoes, cucumber, radish string beans, baby greens, tahini bean puree, tomato soy citrus chili vinaigrette    39.00
Black Angus Burger choice ground sirloin, gorgonzola cheese, crispy pancetta, seasonal salad, tuscan fries    20.00
Fresco Grilled Sausage sweet italian sausage filled with cheese and parsley, roasted peppers, onions and potatoes with sauteed broccoli rabe    32.00

Side Dishes $9

Sauteed Broccoli   
Sauteed String Beans   
Spicy Vinegar Peppers   
Sauteed Broccoli Rabe   
Sauteed Escarole   
Pan Roasted Vegetable Medley   
Creamy Polenta   
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes   
Pancetta Braised Baby Brussel Sprouts   
Gratin Of Gnocchi with gorgonzola  
Rosemary Polenta Fries   

For The Table

For 2 Or More.

Meat & Cheese Antipasto Prosciutto Di Parma, Parmigiano Reggiano, Mortadella fresh mozzarella, sweet and spicy sausage, provolone and capicola    37.00
Vegetable Antipasto assortment of marinated and grilled vegetables    28.00
Baked Ricotta olive oil, garlic, shallots, red pepper flakes, capers, parmesan crostini    17.00
Grilled Pizza Margherita tomato sauce, basil, bel paese, pecorino romano cheese    20.00
Grilled Pizza Special today's selection    22.00
Fried Calamari relish remoulade    17.00
Potato & Zucchini Chips baked with crumbled gorgonzola cheese    16.00
Fresco Bread thin crusted grilled bread brushed with olive oil, garlic and herbs with breadsticks    8.00
Eggplant & Zucchini Pie baked with ricotta, mozzarella and tomato sauce    26.00

Appetizers And Salads

In The Main Dining Room, Appetizers And Salads Ordered As A Main Course Will Be Priced And Served As An Entree.

Duck Meatballs Alla Toscana duck meatballs filled with fontina, parmesan, and provolone, porcini mushrooms, whipped ricotta and mascarpone, sun dried cherry port wine and veal reduction    17.00
Mini Calzones Di Emilia Romagna filled with ricotta, mozzarella, provolone and spinach with prosciutto di parma    18.00
Fresco Crab Cake 'Gnudi' served cold with preserved meyer lemon infused jumbo lump crab meat, wild arugula, flageolet bean and bell pepper salsa, crisp bacon 'breadcrumb free'    16.00
Yellowfin Tuna & Avocado Tartare shaved raw seasonal vegetable salad, avocado, spicy horseradish and herb aioli    18.00
Whole Milk Burrata & Buffalo Milk Mozzarella apricots, fig marmalata, toasted hazelnuts, marinated oven roasted plum and cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, extra virgin oil and vin cotto    18.00
Winter Salad baby greens, frisee and haricot verts, navel oranges, black mission figs, roasted red walnuts, crumbled gorgonzola cheese, citrus vinaigrette    16.00
Shaved Raw Artichoke, Celery Heart & Crimini Mushroom Salad baby arugula, grana padano, cracked pepper, lemon and extra virgin olive oil    16.00
Caesar Salad hearts of romaine with shaved parmigiano reggiano and garlic croutons    13.00

Fresco Homemade Pastas

Spaghetti Alla Chitarra With Tomato Filets & Fresh Basil thin spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce, garlic and extra virgin olive oil    21.00
Pappardelle With Duck & Wild Mushroom Ragu 'long flat ribbons' duck and wild mushrooms braised in barolo wine, tomato, rosemary and thyme    25.00
Cavatelli With Crumbled Fennel Sausage & Broccoli Rabe 'tiny boats' extra virgin olive oil, garlic, fennel, basil and parmesan    24.00
Ravioli Fresco today's selection of homemade ravioli  

Fresco Originals Pasta

Vegetarian Penne (gf). 'tubular corn pasta ' roasted butternut squash, zucchini, heirloom cherry tomatoes, escarole, butternut squash puree, shaved aged goat cheese    24.00
Penne Gratin prosciutto di parma julienned, peas fontina, provolone, parmigiano reggiano, heavy cream and cracked black pepper    24.00
Risotto Fresco today's selection of simmered arborio rice  
Rigatoni With Chicken & Veal Bolognese slow cooked, hearty veal and chicken ragu with white wine, tomato and parmigiano reggiano cheese    25.00
Tagliolini With Shrimp "Fra Diavolo" 'thin linguine' slowly braised ragu of shrimp, tomato, white wine, fresh hot chili, basil, parsley, extra virgin olive oil "lightly spiced"    27.00
Spaghettini Alle Vongole manila clams , olive oil, garlic, hot pepper flakes, basil and imported sun dried tomatoes    27.00

Dinner Entrees

Scottish Salmon main lobster and roasted baby artichoke hash, heirloom cherry tomatoes, and escarole, lemon caper reduction    38.00
Poached Branzino shaved asparagus, baby carrots and sweet peppers, sauteed bibb lettuce, carrot parsnip puree    36.00
Sauteed Jumbo Prawns pancetta braised baby brussel sprouts, pomegranate jus and seeds    38.00
Spiced, Seared & Sliced Yellow Fin Tuna pan roasted porcini mushrooms, sugar snap peas, baby turnips, crisp gnocchi, porcini mushroom broth    39.00
Pan Roasted Breast Of Chicken 'Agra Dolce' sauteed broccolini, roasted peppers, cipollini, onions, and golden potatoes, pulled dark meat, sweet and sour reduction    32.00
Fresco Grilled Sausage sweet italian sausage filled with cheese and parsley, ragu of sweet roasted peppers, cipollini onions, shell beans, broccoli rabe, garlic and rosemary, extra virgin olive oil and aged balsamic    32.00
Grilled Marinated Lamb Chops roasted eggplant caponata, grilled zucchini, polenta fries, rosemary, extra virgin olive oil, vin cotto    41.00
Grilled Veal Chop pan roasted seasonal vegetables and roasted potatoes with garlic and rosemary    45.00
Grilled Dry Aged Prime Rib Steak Fiorentina choice dry aged, grilled rosemary, sea salt and extra virgin olive oil    60.00

Side Dishes $9

Sauteed Broccoli   
Sauteed String Beans   
Spicy Vinegar Peppers   
Sauteed Broccoli Rabe   
Sauteed Escarole   
Pan Roasted Vegetable Medley   
Creamy Polenta   
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes   
Pancetta Braised Baby Brussel Sprouts   
Gratin Of Gnocchi with gorgonzola  
Rosemary Polenta Fries   

Dessert

Strawberry Shortcake layers of classic shortcake, strawberry gelato, marinated strawberries and whipped cream.    10.00
Strawberry Shortcake * lemon folley  
Warm Apple Cake honey glazed lady apples, vanilla gelato, caramel sauce.    10.00
Warm Apple Cake * graham's six grapes reserve  
Homemade Tiramisu lady fingers dipped in espresso coffee, vanilla mascarpone cream, dusted with powdered cocoa.    9.00
Homemade Tiramisu * poire williams  
Panna Cotta (gf) tahitian vanilla bean panna cotta with fresh berries and citrus coulis.    10.00
Panna Cotta * armagnac  
Cookies & Cream "Dip & Enjoy" bittersweet chocolate shortbread cookies, tahitian vanilla bean whipped cream.    12.00
Cookies & Cream "Dip & Enjoy" * tawny port  
Brownie Fudge Sundae walnut brownie, malted milk ball vanilla ice cream, gooey fudge sauce, whipped cream.    10.00
Brownie Fudge Sundae * sandeman  
Banana Pudding chocolate, banana cream, sliced bananas, vanilla waters, chocolate shavings, whipped cream.    10.00
Banana Pudding * grappa  
Creamy Ricotta Cheese Cake light ricotta torte with fresh berries and whipped mascarpone cream. vin santo*    10.00
Creamy Ricotta Cheese Cake * vin santo  
Fresh Fruit assorted seasonal fruits and berries. bouvier    12.00
Fresh Fruit * bouvier, gangl  
Bamboloni available dinner only, made to order sugar coated vanilla cream filled donuts with caramel dipped sauce.    12.00
Bamboloni * cognac  

Loose Tea Selections

Decaf Earl Grey, Sri Lanka this tea combines natural oil of bergarnot with decaffeinated north indian black tea  
Ceylon English Breakfast, Sri Lanka a blend of high grown indian and ceylon teas, yielding a cup that is brisk and slightly coppery with a somewhat lemony quality  
Chocolate Delight, Brooklyn, NY a blend of black & green tea, cocoa bean, barley, apple, toasted rice, and yogurt.  
Honey Pistachio Biscotti, Black Tea flavorful black tea combined with pistachio, almonds, biscotti and coconut bits, honey.  
Strawberry Ginger Peppercorn, Green & White Tea roasted rice, ginger, chili bits, peppercorns, and strawberry bits  
Green Tea, Jasmine Pearls, China a very aromatic tea with a lingering sweetness, gently rolled pearls of green tea, scented with fresh jasmine blossoms  

Herbal Infusions $5.25

Per Pot. All Hot Teas * Suggested Accompaniment. (GF) Gluten Free.

Lemongrass, New York State   
Chamomile, Egypt the flavor is light with notes of honey  
Peppermint, Northwestern United States a luscious blend of peppermint with lemon grass and kaffir lime  
Chocolate Chai, South Africa wonderful relaxing herbal with flavors of rare indian spices: coriander, fennel, cardamom and south african rooibos  

 

Fresco
34 E 52nd St
At Madison Ave
(212) 935-3434
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