What makes a restaurant great? Is it the atmosphere? Is it all about the service or all about the food? How important is the price to you? A great restaurant takes all those things into consideration. Whether you want a casual meal of pizza or burgers, or a gourmet dinner with all the trimmings, you expect to get what you pay for in a nice and clean environment. You expect good service and food that is prepared well. With these things in mind, we have put together a list that is a variety of places, prices, and choices in Fresno, CA.

●    Manhattan Steakhouse and Bar

This restaurant has a high rating by consumers. They are an American Steakhouse with great steaks and much more. Their menu includesa variety of foods for people who are looking for delicious cuisine in a sophisticated setting.

These include (but are not limited to):

  • Lamb Pizza
  • Sausage &, Cambozola Plate
  • Smoked Salmon
  • TNT
    • Calamari tubes and tentacles. With jalapeno tartar and cocktail sauce

The crisp tablecloths and great ambiance make this anenjoyable place to dine. The bar has a good selection of beer on tap, and the restaurant offers a great wine selection. The prices are what you would expect for this level of dining.

●    Parma

Stepping into Parma is like traveling to Italy. The authentic Italian food is wonderful. This is just what you would expect from a World Class Restaurant. The warm and friendly staff makes you feel right at home. This home-feeling is multiplied when you taste their homemade pasta, great salad, and hand selected meats and ingredients. Their menu also includes a multitude of vegetarian dishes. Don’t forget to sip some wine while you are there. There is nothing better than a great wine to top off your authentic Italian meal.

●    Adrian’s

This restaurant is a hidden gem in Fresno, California and a favorite among consumers. They pull in a solid 5-star rating for everything from service to the best Mexican, Latin, and Spanish food. It is hard to imagine the wonderful food they serve, even making their tortillas by hand, and keep an affordable price. If you like want to try unique dishes from Mexico, you must try Adrian’s for a one of a kind dining experience.

●    The Lime Light

When you pull into the parking lot, you wonder if this plain building is the place you have heard so much about in reviews. However, when you walk inside, you know you are in for an extraordinary meal. The Lime Light serves fresh seafood. The seats are luxurious leather, and the deep wood tones of the furnishings create a chic atmosphere. While seafood is their specialty, you will enjoy other selections such as lamb, pork chops, or even sliders for the kids. They have a great wine list as well. This is one of the only nice restaurants in Fresno that is open on Monday.