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Cracked Pepper Bistro

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389 E Shaw Ave, Fresno, CA 93710
(559) 222-9119
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Fresno, California
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friendly, attentive staff....the menu is innovative and the food preperation and presentation is good. Their bread pudding is the BEST in the World,, and I have tried a lot......

Thank Larry P
Fresno, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Cracked Pepper Bistro is a great special occasion spot. The Food is beautifully presented and it tastes as good as it looks. The eggplant Napoleon as an appetizer is a must and be sure to leave room for dessert. The bread pudding is wonderful.

Thank lilia285
Fresno, California
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In my opinion, it's great, but not QUITE worth the hype. I give it 4 out of 5 because it really is good. But many see it as THE place in Fresno. it's one of many and good. As far as originality, I guess you have to mention the bread pudding. You won't go wrong with anything. It's good, but... More 

Thank RJ J
Fresno, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Ever changing menu Always fresh and scrumptious. Good wine selection Intimate surroundings and great service

Thank cam4234
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72 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Cracked Pepper Bistro is always great food with several different choices for entrees. Nice atmosphere and great place to dine with friends and loved ones. Would highly recommend.

Thank Mark B
Fresno, California
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

First time visiting Cracked Pepper Bistro and it was a great experience. Their bar and wine menu is extensive and interesting. I had a couple of bourbon based drinks and they were very good. For dinner, the New York steak with Belgian Fries was excellent. The menu always has new specials on it too. The staff and the owner were... More 

Thank Justin L
Salt Lake City, Utah
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

One of the best fine dinning experiences i have experiened in fresno. We have been several times and the food is always on point. Good drinks made the right way. Old fashioned which is usually one of the drinks I use to judge a bartender or bar was preparred clasically. Food: I usually get the lobster tail poached in butter... More 

Thank Nathan B
Fresno, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

The Cracked Pepper moved to a fun place to eat, inside and outside. They have wonderful salads to start with for your dinners. My favorite ontray to eat is the filet Mignon. I have never tasted anything like it before. There is a flavor that is delightful and so very tender. All the dinners that were served at my table... More 

Thank Happyeate324r
Clovis, California
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

My neighbors treated my boyfriend and I for our birthdays here the other night. We arrived at 5:30 for our reservation and was seated promptly. We shared the napoleon appetizer which was very delicious. My boyfriend and I split the caesar salad and my neighbor split the beet salad. I had a yummy mojito which I wish was a little... More 

Thank melahoni
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

The ambiance, service, and overall environment are warm and inviting. The menu selections are diverse, and offer variety in selection. I have always had an excellent dining experience there. :Probably one of the best restaurants in Fresno

Thank Richard K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, French, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 389 E Shaw Ave, Fresno, CA 93710
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fresno
  • Phone Number: (559) 222-9119

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?