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Tommy's Restaurant

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130 N. Encina Ave., Visalia, CA 93291
559-627-6077
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Tommy's Restaurant located in downtown Visalia, CA next to the...
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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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

Two years ago I selected Tommy's to celebrate my anniversary. I had a large party of 20+ people. I experienced neglectful service and mediocre food and vowed never to return, but recently friend chose Tommy's for her birthday lunch so how could I deny such a request? I ordered the bacon pasta and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Visalia, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a very nice restaurant, you will definitely want to try their Bread Pudding for desert, it is the best I have ever had.

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Visalia, CA, USA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Had reservations at 6PM for dinner for 4. Plans to attend concert tonight after dinner at 7:30. My friend and I ordered 2 appetizers each and the other couple ordered dinner and we all ordered a cocktail. We got one appetizer and the drinks. An hour later, the waiter came to the table to let one our guest know that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Two years ago I selected Tommy's to celebrate my anniversary. I had a large party of 20+ people. I experienced neglectful service and mediocre food and vowed never to return, but recently friend chose Tommy's for her birthday lunch so how could I deny such a request? I ordered the bacon pasta and avocado shrimp salad. Both were excellent. The... More 

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Visalia, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Located in an industrial park on Shirk Road in NW Visalia, Tommy's Restaurant who founded the popular Bistro downtown, opened a place that caters to the working crowd. Great food at a reasonable price.

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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Good service and very tasty food. Try the burgers or the meatloaf. The pastrami is also very good. Bottomless drinks rounds it all out. Thank you

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Visalia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Had the Lobster and Shrimp pasta and it was delicious and actually came with a whole tail on top! Very filling but had to share their famous bread pudding with my wife, it is worth going to Tommy's just to get this.

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Visalia, CA
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71 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The food at Tommy's is always really good! Whatever you do, don't try to order something during happy hour that's not on the menu! Chef gets really upset if you attempt to. Having said that, the food is always great, service, well, attitudes could probably be improved.

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Visalia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We arrived in a Limo (special treat). When we got into the restaurant, our table was waiting for us(we had reservations). The waiter was right on! Took care of our drinks (we brought 3 beautiful bottles of wine from my cellar and the waiter brought several different glasses for the different varietals of wine that I brought)-opened all the bottles... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The food was ok, for the price I expected better quality of food with lots of flavor. I did not get that. This place is over rated. The waiter made me feel as if I was wasting his time as if he had better things to do. The quality, flavor and portions were not worth the price. I'm sorry to... More 

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Visalia, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This was my first time at Tommy's. We were a group having our Christmas Office dinner. The service was excellent and friendly. The food was very good and enjoyed by all. My Prime Rib was cooked perfectly and delicious. The atmosphere is exceptional. We'll be returning soon.

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Additional Information about Tommy's Restaurant

Address: 130 N. Encina Ave., Visalia, CA 93291
Phone Number: 559-627-6077
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Visalia
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: American, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 130 N. Encina Ave., Visalia, CA 93291
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Visalia
  • Phone Number: 559-627-6077

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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.
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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