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“Can't believe we waited so long to come here!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ripe Tomato - CLOSED

Ripe Tomato
5064 N. Palm avenue, Fresno, CA 93704
559 225-1850
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Cuisines: French
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Can't believe we waited so long to come here!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

I can't believe this gem has been here all these years and we just discovered it. My husband and I had our anniversary dinner here recently and let's just say, we'll be back! The atmosphere is really quite lovely and romantic. One entire wall is a window that allows natural light to seep into the dining room. The food from beginning to end was amazing. The Portobello Mushroom appetizer was wonderful, such a great way to start our meal. The salads were sizeable and the dressing was delicious. I had the Pork Tenderloin with coconut curry sauce and my husband had the Ahi Tuna. Both of our dishes were superb, the sauces alone could have been bottled and sold. The potatos, carrots and green beans were to die for. We highly recommend this restaurant and we simply cannot wait to return. Great job Ripe Tomato, thank you so much for such a memorable evening!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Fresno, California
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“good stuff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

my food was cooked to temp that I requested (med rare steak)service great needs more staff to not overwhelm servers & staff

Visited May 2012
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Fresno, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Wonderful French Restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

It is the best restaurant in Fresno! Quiet, excellent food, good ambiance, superior service. However, it is expensive count on $120 and up for two people, if you can afford it go! It is well worth the money.

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Fresno, California, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“EXCELLENT”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Food and service are the best in Fresno. I love their patio for evening dining and this restaurant has never disappointed us.

Visited August 2012
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Fresno, California
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Stuck in time”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

It reminds me of a very upscale assisted living facility. Very peach, very 80's, clientele very old. Food is not classic french, more continental. Lots of heavy sauces that are not bad but not authentic either. Service was fine. Didn't like server reciting 7 specials instead of having them written down. Overpriced. You can do better in Fresno if you want high end cuisine.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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