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“Best Tri-tip” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dog House Grill

Dog House Grill
Ranked #3 of 1,082 Restaurants in Fresno
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best Tri-tip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I simply love the tri-tip sandwich here. The meat is yummy and the sauce is t h ick and sweet. Big basket of onion rings free soda refills. Its hard to have to find your own table because its pretty much first come first serve self seating and this place gets packed. Dont lije having to hear numbers called out one after another over the loudspeaker either especially when I'm watching a game.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Stockton, California
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149 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“This is a must stop when in Fresno”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

This is a special place you must stop and eat when in Fresno. It's located near the college so at lunch and dinner times there may be a little wait. Be patient the line moves fast. There specialty is the Tri-Tip sandwich, excellent. But the menu has assorted selections for everyone. If you are ordering french fries with your meal the basket size is enough for 4. Also order a side of the onion rings, you won't be disappointed. It is open seating so grab what you can. They also offer waiter service if you wish. Since it is near the college there are numerous TV's with sports. Parking is an issue and it is monitored. You may have to park on the street. In any case make this a sure stop.

Visited June 2013
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Westfield, Wisconsin
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“I wasn't impressed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Seeing it ranked at #2 for Fresno, I was expecting a lot more. On the positive side, the service was super! The waitstaff was litterally running around making sure everyone was taking care of. Also, the fried calamari was delicious and plentiful. On the less-than-positive side, yes, the tri-tip sandwich was fully loaded, but the beef was cooked well past medium, with no juices left and actually quite dry for tri-tip. The onion rings were of the frozen variety, I really was expecting home made. Also, to reiterate other reviews, the blaring loudspeaker in your ear is a definite turn-off!! It's a college bar, plain and simple.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
      Food
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Fresno, California, Usa
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great food, beer and sports bar”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Great atmosphere to watch a game or just enjoy a meal and a beer before an event at the Save Mart Center, which is across the street. Parking is a challenge and becareful where you park if there is an event at the Save Mart Center because you will be ticketed and/or towed if you are not careful. Try the "off the menu" cheesy fries, delish!

Visited April 2013
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Thank Tammy K
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Fresno, California
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3 reviews
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“Best bar and grill”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I love their tri tip tacos! they are huge with lots of meat and all the fixings, and salsa. Also they have some really good fried calamari with sauce. My husband likes the tri tip sandwich and my kids always get the burgers. they have excellent ribs too.

Visited May 2013
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