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Tommy's Restaurant

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130 N. Encina Ave., Visalia, CA 93291
+1 559-627-6077
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Visalia, California
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

I am new to Visalia within the last year and love an opportunity to eat out at your many great restaurants. I consider Tommy's to be fantastic. I had an opportunity to have a business lunch and the atmosphere was perfect. There were 10 of us and the service was great.

1 Thank lfuns2n
Sandra P, Public Relations Manager at Tommy's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we are doing. More 

Visalia, California
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

The selection was not pleasing to me. Much more breakfast than lunch and over-priced. Would like to try a dinner here cause I've heard good things, but my experience wasn't that great.

Thank TKC1973
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111 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

this will be a short review. every time we've eaten here the food has been amazing. Steaks are good, the salads and sides are great, and when I ordered the seafood past it had a full sized lobster tail on top. The meals are pricey, but worth the cost, If you get the chance, stop in and have dinner. full... More 

Thank lkm55
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We've been to Tommy's a few times and have never been disappointed. The filet is very good, as is the meatloaf and kobe burger. I also had the wedge salad recently and that was tasty as well. If you like bread pudding, you have to order it- save room because it's delicious and you'll want to eat it all. I've... More 

Thank gimlingal
Visalia, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We went to dinner tonight. There was 2 couples. It was not crowded. The waitress was attentive. I had the burger. I ordered well done. It was WELL DONE. My friend ordered medium-well, it was really well. My well done was over cooked. A moment more it would have been over cook to the point of unable to eat. They... More 

Thank calif827
Visalia, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

The food is always good at Tommy's. It's a little cramped on space but the service and food is so good you may forget how close the table next to you is. Tommy's is also good for a business lunch meeting due to it is often less busy at lunch time. I don't like bread pudding but I LOVE the... More 

Thank DebJoynNick
Hanford, California
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94 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I cam yo Tommy's for first time recently. We went on a weekday night and were seated right away. We had great service and the food was great. I will definitely return.

Thank MistyLS
Visalia, California
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

Anytime I want a delicious meal, in a fancy setting, we always head straight to Tommy's. There are other places in town to go, but Tommy's has a great selection, whether you want a Kobe burger, moist pork chops or a bacon wrapped filet (which is my favorite). They have a great wine selection and the service is always outstanding.... More 

Thank Katie K
Visalia, California
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Our annual lunchwas at Tommy's this past year. It had been awhile since I had eaten there,,,it was good before and it certainly did not disappoint this time either. The service was top notch, making us feel taken care and like we were the most important customers. Taking the time to take pictures with each of our phones! And last... More 

Thank lcsw5150
Palm Springs, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2016 via mobile

Halibut was dry, not tasty and absolutely disgusting. The house salad hardly contained the ingredients described on the menu. You would think they would be more prepared for a huge influx of people during this week. They do have a nice wine list and the service was good but the food-needs much attention.

Thank Pumpvixen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 N. Encina Ave., Visalia, CA 93291
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Visalia
  • Phone Number: +1 559-627-6077
Located just off Main Street next to the historic Fox Theatre, Tommy's Restaurant & Lounge offers exceptional fine dining with a casual feel in downtown Visalia. Join us for lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch or happy hour with friends. Featuring the freshest ingredients sourced from local suppliers, Tommy's lunch and dinner menus marry comfortable favorites with bold flavors, from our Tempura Fried Sweet Potatoes and Lobster Mac & Cheese to our Old School Wedge Salad and Surf 'n' Turf. A careful selection of seasonal vegetables and choice meats make each appetizer, salad, sandwich and entrée a memorable dining experience. And don't forget our award-winning Bread Pudding! Our full bar, featuring expertly crafted cocktails, an extensive wine and beer selection and daily specials, provides the perfect backdrop for after-work happy hour, Ladies Night or late-night weekend fun.

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