Fresno Tostada Compuesta

by FAT Traveler 9 years ago

Long ago, Fresno had a Spanish restaurant called "Estradas" and they had, by far, the best salad on a tortilla that they called Tostada Compuesta. Anyway, I've tried a lot of comparable dishes at ...

Xiong Pho N Seafood Visalia

by Agrippa 6 years ago

This week's central valley food adventure took me to Visalia. I was in town for a meeting and my good friend recommended I try Xiong Pho N Seafood there. We ordered fried calmari, salt/pepper sh...

Cream pie from Visalia's Picnic Shop

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 13 years ago

My hosts in Fresno celebrated with birthday pie from the husband's favorite, Picnic Shop in Visalia. Whenever he's in the area, he picks one up to bring home. We had the chocolate banana cream pi...

authentic mexican in bakersfield, visalia and in between

by heymary 7 years ago

I live in LA and for july 3 & 4 i'll be travelling between Visalia and Bakersfield for baseball games (love the older stadiums). I'm looking for food recommendations in either city or in between on...

Davorn's Place - Visalia

by tavmark 8 years ago

Had lunch here today based on a high percentage of recommendations from Urban Spoon. Did not disappoint. This is a Lao/Thai cafe and you can get your cravings for pho and pad thai, should you hav...

Moving to Visalia/Dinuba area soon...

by spammie5 9 years ago

I would love some recommendations about any places that are worth checking out (or ones to stay away from) in the Visalia/Dinuba area. I love most all kinds of food so any and all suggestions are a...

Anything new in Visalia?

by mrs. darcy 9 years ago

Heading to Visalia this weekend and wondering if anybody's got any new-ish recommendations? (I've seen the previous threads, but everything's six months or older.) I don't know what I'm hoping f...

Breakfast in Visalia

by ferrett1 10 years ago

Anyone have any suggestions for a good b'fst place in Visalia? We will do Mexican or any type of ethnic cuisine as well. HELP!

Anything to eat in Visalia?

by P Macias 13 years ago

We were shopping in Visalia today and got hungry. I noticed quite a few cute, independent cafes that upon a closer look were either for sale or had closed. The only restaurants I saw (on Mooney) we...

ISO Mexican or Italian in Visalia for group of 30 this Saturday

by ceekskat 11 years ago

We will be a group of approx. 30 people (incl. 14 yr.olds) in town for a soccer tournament and will be staying at Fairfield Inn. Looking for non-chains & good food...good margaritas a plus :) Ope...

Visalia Famous Chinese/French restaurant?

by Andrew Gore 17 years ago

I grew up in the Tulare-Visalia area of central California. It wasn't much for fine dining, but I recall hearing several times about a supposedly famous nearby restaurant. It was supposedly in the ...

Hotel Noriega (Basque food) Bakersfield; Superior Dairy Products Co in Hanford; Pho N Seafood in Visalia - any reports?

by hhc 12 years ago

NYT mentioned these 3 places, any reports? The hotel Noriega’s (525 Sumner Street, Bakersfield; 661-322-8419; noriegahotel.com) offers Basque family-style meals with fresh cheese and house wine,...


by Bakersfield Hound 12 years ago

Has anyone eaten at the RioGrill Steakhouse in Visalia? Their web site looks good; http://www.riogrillsteakhouse.com/ Thanks in advance. Danny ----- RioGrill Steakhouse 104 E Main St, Visali...

Fresno Visalia strengths - Hmong, Lao, Mex, Mien?

ken ivorous
by ken ivorous 15 years ago

I was hoping yall could help me out. Just wondering what are the food specialties in this neck of the Central Valley, since I'll be taking the 8 hour roundtrip drive from San Francisco to Dinuba f...


by dimsumgirl 12 years ago

I am returning to Visalia after having been away for a year. Anything new and delicious? I have eaten at Acequia on Main and Cafe 225 in the past and liked them both. Are they still open and goo...

[Visalia, Fresno] Where to get Chanterelle Mushrooms

by WillShattuck 12 years ago

Hi all, I'm new to Chowhound, and have searched, but can't seem to find any info in the California board. Does anyone know of a place to get Chanterelle mushrooms in the Visalia, Fresno, Bakers...

Crawdaddy's in Visalia

by glazebrookgirl 15 years ago

Crawdaddy’s 333 E. Main Street Visalia, CA 559-625-5300 Had a chance to go to Crawdaddy’s this past weekend down in Visalia. Hubby and I met family down there and had a late lunch. Lunch ...


by Bakersfield Hound 13 years ago

Anybody been to Tommy's lately? In looking at their online menu it appears to be appealing but I would to know what the price range is. In searching this board most of the comments are from before ...


by vtjill 15 years ago

I will be accompanying a friend on a business trip. Are there any interesting restaurants in the area? Any suggestions from ethnic hole in the walls to upscale fine dining would be appreciated.

Hanford-Visalia Area?

by edalston 13 years ago

Any dinner places left worthy of discriminating chowhounds? I understand Hanford's once great Chinese restaurants have closed. Dessert's no problem, assuming Superior Dairy's marvelous ice crea...