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Tommy's Restaurant

130 N. Encina Ave., Visalia, CA 93291
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Ranked #30 of 239 Restaurants in Visalia
Price range: $25 - $100
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
Description: Welcome to Tommy's Restaurant located in downtown Visalia, CA next to the historic Fox Theatre. With four distinct dining rooms and a separate lounge, Tommy's Restaurant is a popular gathering place for locals and discerning travelers alike. Using the freshest ingredients - from seasonal vegetable to hand-selected steaks - Tommy's serves uniquely bold flavors with exceptional taste. Join us for lunch, dinner or drinks with friends including daily bar specials at one of Visalia's finest restaurants.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I was very happy with the food . We had crab cakes a nice iceberg and filet mignon. All were cooked well. The service was a little strange but the food was not!

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San Luis Obispo County, California
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Always looking for a nice place in Visalia. This is one of the best. Prompt service, nice atmosphere, and good food. I had the Denver omelette; not too large, not greasy, and the potatoes were tasty. We all enjoyed our meal.

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Porterville, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I have eaten here on three occasions. Have had a salad, steak and salmon. Prices are equal to the food quality and quantity. Service is attentive and prompt. Ambiance is great for a date or to take your wife for an intimate, quiet dinner. This is my favorite restaurant in the Visalia area and I have eaten in 25-30 of... More

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Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Had a wonderful lunch here with great service , delicious salad. The salad was the best ever! The French Dip was wonderful too. My next visit was at night. I ordered the much raved about Filet mignon, bacon wrapped. It was not filet mignon. It was loaded with veins. tough, and not tasty the way a quality filet mignon normally... More

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Visalia, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Since I've been here, the quality of just about everything at Tommy's has declined. For a small town, Visalia has plenty of other places to eat and if you're visiting, you're better off going someplace else.

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Visalia, California, United States
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

A classy setting, great service and best of all the chef really knows what he's doing. Several steaks on the menu appear as specialties my favorites are the Cedar Planked Steak, the Chile Verde smothered steak, and the pepper steak. Cocktails and or wines are great. And if you have room try the bread pudding for desert... if you don't... More

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I made these reservations week in advance for San Diego for a pre-baptism celebration the next day. We had dinner there Saturday 10/19. First the reservations where not ready for us-we where a party of 12 with two babies. the reservations where for 7 got seated at 7:30- understood this as the symphony was in town right across the street.... More

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Tulare, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Went to tommy's last wed for date night with my husband. My husband wanted to try the bar, because we were just going to try a few appetizers an drinks. We sat there at the table in the bar for over 20 minutes waiting for the bartender to com over to help us. We have never been in there so... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Food & atmosphere were good. Waiter was very nice but not totally on top of his game... I started with the Wedge salad which was fresh & crisp and well done. The Chicken Marsalla had great flavor with a sauce that was fantastic. Bread pudding at the end of the meal was very yummy. We brought our own wine but... More

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Tempe, Arizona
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I often travel to the Visalia for business and ALWAYS eat at Daisy Reys. This week, I am cam out early and and Daisy Reys (the GREATEST RESTAURANT in the area HANDS DOWN!) was closed, so I sought out a replacement. I found a 1/2 price deal on groupon and thought... what the heck? I have eaten here several times... More

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