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School House Restaurant and Tavern

1018 S Frankwood Ave, Sanger, CA 93657-9581
+1 559-787-3271
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1018 S Frankwood Ave, Sanger, CA 93657-9581
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just had lunch. The Ruben sandwich was awesome and my son and wife split the grilled chicken pizza. They both said it's one of the best pizzas they've ever had. The ketchup for the fries was even homemade and amazing! We topped it off with...More

Thank Fyrestorm82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed the decor. I am a teacher and enjoys seeing all the old picture and antique school furniture. The food was very good, though I thought it was a little over priced. The service was excellent.

Thank canderson1958
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner. We sat in the bar. The place wasn't that busy. They were out of wedge salad. So I had the Caesar. (Not so good, not so fresh). The food was pretty good. I ordered the Tiger Prawns fettuccine. We ordered bread,...More

Thank Travelguybh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son in law and I took a chance and drove from Madera to Sanger just to try it. It was well worth the effort. We ate in the bar from the tavern menu. I had the Shorty burger and he had the lamb burger....More

Thank dennism911
Reviewed April 25, 2017

I did a u-turn once I saw this place & how many cars were there! We had left Sequoia NP and were headed back to Fresno for a flight out the next morning. It looked like a church from the outside, but I guess used...More

Thank deesmountains
Reviewed April 22, 2017

We could walk to the restaurant as it was near our B&B.Amazing fresh,quality food.Very tasty and they use alot of local ingredients.Fantastic service!! Highly recommend this restaurant!!!

Thank Lainers60
Reviewed April 19, 2017

I'm so glad I stumbled upon this place on Yelp! It was on our way to my boyfriends parents house so we stopped by for a quick lunch. I knew it was a school turned restaurant but I didn't know it had so much history....More

Thank Maacah O
Reviewed April 10, 2017

First time here at the school house restaurant in Sanger. We sat in the tavern side it was very cute seats made out of wine barrels. Wine selection was good they had beer on tap the 805 was great. We had Sunday Brunch menu Sweet...More

Thank anaferra2
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at this iconic restaurant last night. Upon arriving, we were seated promptly and greeted kindly by our server. As you can probably guess by the name, it is an old school house, and they have retained a lot of the fixtures and...More

1  Thank happytravelerFresno
Reviewed March 4, 2017

OK...many people rave about this place...and it is really cute...an old converted schoolhouse with nice interior design features hearkening back to its schoolroom days. Fun for older folks and kids. The food, however, is a hit-or-miss affair. We've had several different selections...most are too salty...More

1  Thank OCReporter2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $30
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1018 S Frankwood Ave, Sanger, CA 93657-9581
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sanger
  • Phone Number: +1 559-787-3271
In a country school house established in 1921, just north of Reedley and east of Sanger, School House Restaurant & Tavern offers vast array of experiences unlike any other. Watch the game in our country roadside tavern, dinner in our historical dining room a view of the kitchen, or the outdoor fire lounge patio looking out to our gardens at the base of the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. The food represents a modern approach to classic dishes we all crave, with a focus on farm fresh, local ingredients. Our service staff is knowledgeable and attentive, yet relaxed and friendly. School House offers an extraordinary dining experience that's not just about food and drink, it's about creating lasting memories.
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