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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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Porterville, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

We went for lunch, we both had Steak & shrimp and a cup of clam chowder... was Delicious as Usual. The Cellar has Great Food, Friendly Staff, Quick Service and Reasonable Price's.

Thank Denise J
Porterville, California
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

My wife ordered takeout New Year's Eve. She loves their lobster and so did her mother (RIP). I prefer steaks but I don't like theirs. One thing that is consistent is that when I order medium well I get burnt and charred. Check out the "medium well" steak in this photo. It's not only charred on the outside but it's... More 

Thank portervilledave
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3 reviews
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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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
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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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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120 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
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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89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • 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?