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The Fruit Yard

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7948 Yosemite Blvd, Modesto, CA 95357-1852
+1 209-577-3093
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant has been around a long time. I like it for their prime rib dinner. It is the best. They also have a great salad bar too. If you just want a beer and appetizer's the bar area is great too. Live music on Thursday nights brings in a lot of locals. Enjoy the food and sometimes entertainment.

Thank Karen M
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for a late-ish breakfast on the way from Alameda to Yosemite. It was a pretty busy morning for the restaurant yet the service was still pretty quick. Coffee was filled up on a regular basis and the food was quickly prepared. It was also very pleasant - the pancakes are really good. If you're heading East on... More 

Thank Mr_Bounce38
Modesto, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love their salad bar and sandwich and/or soup lunch. Great place for the girls to have a lunch outing. My husband really enjoys The Fruit Yard also. Good menu for any meal. Nice décor inside and very pleasant grounds outside for a little walk after your meal.

Thank 302Shirley
Oakdale, California, United States
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349 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

I guess they pack them in every day at lunchtime. So said the hostess and it was true when I visited. Don't think I'll be one of their patrons in the future. Service was pretty quick. Waitress was friendly enough but overworked. When I came in and when I left I was snarled at by the person at the register.... More 

Thank Robert D
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133 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Was in town visiting family and they suggested the place as there is a variety of food to satisfy a group of 7. (With children). Some had the buffet and others ordered off the menu. Everything was delicious. Make sure to leave room for dessert!! You will not be disappointed!!!

Thank PeggWindham
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by to grab some bar-b-q for lunch. While waiting for food was able to buy some fruit and almonds. Could not believe the selection of dried fruits and seasoned nuts. Lunch was delicious. I highly recommend the blue lunch special!

Thank Dale A
Ripon, California
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124 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

We ate lunch here and they have an extensive menu from which to order. I had a chicken breast club, and it was quite tasty. My husband had a French dip. He said the sandwich was very dry, but dipping made it fine. The French fries are average. Our waitress was very good and kept our drinks full. This restaurant... More 

Thank Cindy S
Modesto, California, United States
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

I went there for valentines days and received a nice table with linen table cloths very nice. Salad bar is huge by my standards, chilled plates and a nice assortment of salad items. the food was very tasty and quite a bit for the money. I was very pleased with the food, it was served hot and the waiter was... More 

Thank Noreen S
Valley Springs, California
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

Fathers Day Brunch at the Fruit Yard was absolutely amazing. The food the servers were the best. We didn't have one bad experience. Did I mention the food was amazing. They had it set up so nicely, there was never a line. Even the Eggs Benedict with salmon on them, were perfect. You would think food setting in warmers would... More 

Thank Cindy B
Modesto, California
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016

I like ribs...not the best I have ever had, but pretty darn good! Salad bar is pretty good too, always better to get to that early before it sits too long!

Thank Terry M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
6:00 am - 9:30 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7948 Yosemite Blvd, Modesto, CA 95357-1852
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Modesto
  • Phone Number: +1 209-577-3093

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