Fresno has some wonderful restaurants where the chef demands perfection, the service is impeccable, and the atmosphere is stunningly chic. We cannot possibly list all of them here. But we can share with you some of our favorites.

The Fleming’s Of Fresno

The Fleming’s of Fresno is the located in the Fashion Fair Mall. They have a passion for great wine and great steak. They have won multiple awards to prove this, and their reputation is known for fine dining. Their Wine Manager personally selects 30 local wines, and their menu features 100 wines by the glass. They invite you to stop by any evening for a drink, and of course, they always want their guests to enjoy the exceptional selection of steaks awaiting them.


Award of Excellence, by Wine Spectator 2010-2016

Best Steak, by California Restaurant Association, 2011

Best of the Best in Fresno, by Fresno Magazine, 2010

Erna’s Elderberry House Restaurant

The Elderberry estate is comprised of nine acres, a grand 5-star hotel, Château du Sureau, and Erna’s famous and award-winning restaurant. You will surely enjoy the beautiful location which is in the foothills of Yosemite National Park. You will be treated like royalty in the Spa du Sureau and the private Villa Sureau. But your visit would be incomplete without enjoying Erna’s Elderberry House Restaurant.  Erna has incorporated Old World Europe’s high standard of service and fine dining into her establishment. She was a native of Vienna, Austria. She brought the old-world charm of her native land with her back to Fresno.

The Palms-Five Star Cuisine

This award-winning restaurant is the very definition of fine dining. The elegance and chic atmosphere sweep over you the moment you enter.

From the very beginning, this example of sophistication was a priority. The plans were carefully drawn, and every detail was attended to by the owners. Every dish from the appetizer to dessert is professionally prepared daily. The master chef prepares or oversees everything that leaves the kitchen.

Every single person who works for The Palms-Five Star Cuisine Star Cuisine is extensively trained. The owners to the cleaning staff understand that the customer is their top priority. Anything less than perfection is not good enough.

If you want a perfect dinner that will not be forgotten, stop by the Palms.

Dishes served are:

  • America
  • French
  • Italian
  • Mediterranean

All these dishes and more are served here, and each of them are delicious.

Wines are kept in a temperature and humidity controlled walk-in wine cellar. Inside, you will find the most exclusive selection of wines available.

Just a few more

As mentioned, we cannot list all the great restaurants here, but there are a few we simply cannot forget. Here is a sample.

  • Trelio
  • Cracked Pepper Bistro
  • The Annex Kitchen
  • Max’s Bistro
  • Manhattan Restaurant
  • Hyde &Vyne

Fresno happens to be close to a lot of other cities and towns, and those areas also have fine places to have dinner. But, you will not find better food, better service, or better ambiance than you will find in Fresno. Try them for yourself and let us know if you agree.