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Things to do in Fresno

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“Lovely shopping center with french bakery and excellent restaurants. Often providing live music and outdoor concerts of all genres.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
“Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings, this Plant Nursery turns into a Beer Garden with food trucks and live music.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“This ice cream is amazing and offers you the most unique flavors you’ve probably ever tried. It’s a cute little place that is next door to some fun shops, like a vintage record store, gift shop and amazing coffee bar. Fun for kids and adults. Good value. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bakery
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“They make the best coffee in town and sell French pastries. They also make fresh French bread. They have light breakfast meals here and there’s just a nice vibe and patio seating. It’s first come first serve. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Elbow Room is in the Fig Garden Village shopping center. Again, locally owned with wonderful food and cocktails. The steaks are perfect!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cafe
“REALLY great quality coffee drinks, freshly prepared breakfast and lunch sandwiches and pastries. Not the biggest selection on the food, but what they have is superior to coffee chains. Trust me and the locals. Plenty of space to hang out with friends or get some work done. Super friendly staff. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Clothing Store
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“Best restaurant in the Central Valley, hands down. Romantic, chic, fun, gourmet dining with a great bar and excellent service. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Modern sushi place. It’s my favorite in town. They have a lot of fun rolls. My go to at a Sushi restaurant is typically sashimi that’s super fresh. However, they have this cooked yellow tail or salmon fish appetizer that you dip in a sauce. It’s really good. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Night Club
“Club Legends is one of Fresno’s oldest LGBT+ clubs. It features two dance rooms, 3 bars and a pool!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“great burgers and sandwiches, soups etc. local produce, one of our favorite restaurants in fresno. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Custom designed quesadillas and vintage sodas in a casual and cool setting. Perfect for families too. Awesome food at awesome prices. Something for everyone. Even picky eaters can design what they want in theirs. Flour and corn tortillas (great for gluten free eaters) available and several homemade salsas to try. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
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  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“great food!nice ambiance...excellent customer service...please try the chef's tray special”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Pharmacy
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  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“BEST tacos in town, and it's right around the corner from your room, AND it's open late.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Elbow Room is in the Fig Garden Village shopping center. Again, locally owned with wonderful food and cocktails. The steaks are perfect!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Modern sushi place. It’s my favorite in town. They have a lot of fun rolls. My go to at a Sushi restaurant is typically sashimi that’s super fresh. However, they have this cooked yellow tail or salmon fish appetizer that you dip in a sauce. It’s really good. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“great burgers and sandwiches, soups etc. local produce, one of our favorite restaurants in fresno. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Custom designed quesadillas and vintage sodas in a casual and cool setting. Perfect for families too. Awesome food at awesome prices. Something for everyone. Even picky eaters can design what they want in theirs. Flour and corn tortillas (great for gluten free eaters) available and several homemade salsas to try. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“great food!nice ambiance...excellent customer service...please try the chef's tray special”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“BEST tacos in town, and it's right around the corner from your room, AND it's open late.”
  • 2 locals recommend

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