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204 E Oak Ave, Visalia, CA 93291-5091
+1 559-738-5752
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Anaheim, California
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120 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Right across the street from The Depot restaurant, and owned by the same people, this hidden gem is located inside the old jailhouse. The food is prepared with the same thought and care as the Depot. Don't miss it!

Thank Arlene744
Visalia, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

The food is always great, selections on the menu create a enjoying evening. There service has fallen below there standards. Only 5 tables the night we dined, but had to remind staff we were there. The web page and the menu pricing are completely different so an update there is in order. Choosing a wine I know or have heard... More 

1 Thank Katelyn G
Walnut Creek, California
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79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

The red phone booth outside the restaurant continues to amaze me, this despite the countless number of times I have eaten here - adds a nice and unique touch to the place. I find this place "hip" not only because of the overall ambience but because of the food offerings as well. The menu is far from the "ordinary" -... More 

Thank Jose M
Cambria, California
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

We went here for Mother's Day. I don't just give away 5 star reviews, this place really deserves it! Wonderful start to a great day. Our server, Jarod, was the epitome of personalized service! Every dish, from the appetizers to the dessert was excellent.

Thank Yvonne A
Visalia, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

The food is wonderful, of course anything made by the Vartanians always is great. Have been here three or four times only and the service is not good. Always have to wait for anyone to ask for drink orders.

Thank Jengleka
Tulare, California
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

First time here at Jack and Charlie's. Food was good service was great. It is in the old jail down town Visalia. Thought it was a little dark and I'm Claustrophobic so I wasn't sure how I would do it was not bad.

Thank anaferra2
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

This restaurant has super bistro atmosphere. The menu has fabulous specialties, the waiters are excellent, the wine list is excellent.

Thank Sopac M
Penn Valley, California
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129 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

On our way to SoCal and decided to split up the drive by making an overnight stop in Visalia. Our good friends do this stop often and suggested we try Jack and Charlie’s – word was good food and a good wine cellar so we decided to give it a go. We visited on a Thursday evening and started looking... More 

1 Thank WilsyPV
Charlotte, North Carolina
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136 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2016

I went here with a group of colleagues visiting Visalia on business and we were looking for a restaurant for a celebratory dinner. I was very impressed by the food although the service was a bit slow, despite a pretty empty restaurant on a Tuesday night. This restaurant works well for a large group as there are plenty of small... More 

Thank David C
United States
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with a couple of friends. Staff was humorless and stiff and ambience was arctic. Food was uninspired and boring and as a vegetarian I felt I was transported back to an era where vegetarians were outcast. Had to settle for an Iceberg salad as the dinner menu has NO meatless dishes whatsoever! My carnivore friends were not pleased... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 204 E Oak Ave, Visalia, CA 93291-5091
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Visalia
  • Phone Number: +1 559-738-5752

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