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The Cellar

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244 N Main St, Porterville, CA 93257-3728
+1 559-784-4235
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

i got pasta wife got fish was good got ther late fish was little dry but service fine happy to eat in downtown

Thank sunseeker3434
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

I love their cheese burgers. They are locate family owned business. They are famous for there steaks. Very friendly and clean.

Thank Marisol S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

Fantastic steaks, great food, fun atmosphere. This place has been in porterville for almost 30 years.

Thank Michael F
Norco, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

My family and I visited The Cellar for the first time in a couple of years. It definitely was not what I remember. I remember The Cellar for having outstanding steak dinners, this visit was nothing short of feeling like they found a make believe cook to throw their plates together. I would consider the steaks to be very poor... More 

Thank drmitchell4461
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Always the same year after year good food, attention and easy on the pocketbook. Family ran with care and great staff we find our way here every weekend. Steaks, salmon & chicken

Thank MrB
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016

This is a poor excuse for a steak house. The food is crappy and mediocre on its best day. I asked for a house salad and got a saucer topped with iceberg lettuce and drenched in dressing. Really??? That's a house salad? Ok, well I guess that's all the house had maybe It would have been better not to serve... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2015

The Cellar is a Porterville tradition. It's not what you'd expect from a steak restaurant and that's good for your wallet. seating is both at street level and in the cellar. the ambiance is more diner that restaurant, and is usually busy most nights, but we've never had to wait for a table. this tends to be a good spot... More 

Thank lkm55
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2015

In Downtown Porterville you will find, tucked into the rows of older buildings...The Cellar. This is a great place to get some good food and not break the bank. I had the classic American meal: Rib Steak with Baked Potato, Salad and a drink - all for about $15! This place is all about the food - If you are... More 

Thank Explorer238
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2015

we go to the cellar about 3 to 4 times a month,,,,,,the service is always great and very comfortable place to sit and eat for my wife and i,,,,,the food is always good and hot.

1 Thank jeffsmusiccenter
Visalia, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

I've eaten at The Cellar quite often and have found the food to be consistently good. For the money spent the steaks here represent a real value. Overall my wife and I eat here about once a month or so and have never been disappointed.

1 Thank 45cjb

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Restaurant Details

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    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: 244 N Main St, Porterville, CA 93257-3728
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Porterville
  • Phone Number: +1 559-784-4235

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?