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  • Italian
  • 34 E 52nd St, New York NY10022 40.759042 -73.9745454
  • (At Madison Ave)
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  • (212) 935-3434
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Lunch

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

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

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
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    

 

Dinner

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

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

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

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   
* Suggested Accompaniment. (GF) Gluten Free.
Fresco
34 E 52nd St
At Madison Ave
(212) 935-3434
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