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Top 50 places to eat in Fresno & Clovis



Photo of Ampersand Ice Cream in Fresno by Laine C. on Yelp

Everyone in the Central Valley knows that Fresno and Clovis punch above their weight when it comes to food. As home to 1.88 million acres of the world’s most productive farmland, fresh food is bounteous here. Between our great restaurants and ever growing food truck scene we have more great places to eat every year.

Our local restaurants and eateries have gone above and beyond to serve us during trying times over the past two years. Local restaurants served us through thick and thin, and Yelpers have consistently shown their appreciation through their reviews. So let’s celebrate these wonderful places to eat in Fresno and Clovis.

These overwhelmingly family-owned and operated restaurants make Fresno and Clovis a culinary destination. This list is a great representation of the Central Valley’s diverse dining scene in all its glory. Beyond sit-down restaurants, Fresno foodies also love their fresh brewed coffees and quick yet delicious lunches—so we want to feature it all. Check out all the favorites that are represented, from fast-casual farm-to-table to fantastic fusion and everything in-between.

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Methodology: This is a list of the Top Places to Eat in Fresno and Clovis in 2021 according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the restaurant and food categories, then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews between January 1st, 2021 and December 31st, 2021. This list looked at businesses in the Fresno and Clovis area. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of January 13, 2022. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of January 13, 2022.

Photo of The Craft House in Clovis by Dori C. on Yelp
  1. Ampersand Ice Cream
  2. The Craft House
  3. Heirloom
  4. Mayd Modern Mediterranean
  5. Las Mananitas
  6. The Lime Lite
  7. Robles Mexican Grill And Taqueria
  8. Ararat Market
  9. Tulare Street Bistro
  10. Bab Al-Yemen Cafe
  11. Sam’s Italian Deli & Market
  12. Sabor Cocina Latina & Bar
  13. Mélange
  14. Shobu Japanese Cuisine
  15. The Annex Kitchen
  16. The Meat Up
  17. Phoenician Garden Mediterranean Bar and Grill
  18. Tiger Bite Bowls
  19. Curry-Out Clovis
  20. Simply Pita
  21. Buffalo Ranch Wings & Things
  22. Ramen Hayashi
  23. Pho 2006
  24. Weekend Dreams Burgers and Grill
  25. The Curry Pizza Company 2
Photo of Heirloom in Fresno by John D. on Yelp
  1. The Mug
  2. Golden Grill
  3. Magic Lamp
  4. Sake Japanese Cuisine
  5. Hi-Top Coffee
  6. Spicy J’s
  7. Rhapsody’s Restaurant
  8. Fasika Ethiopian Restaurant
  9. Mochuelo
  10. Don Tacha Taqueria
  11. Manchester Philly Cheesesteak
  12. Rocket Dog Gourmet Brats & Brew
  13. Halaly Tacos
  14. Subbies Subs & More
  15. Tower Blendz
  16. Mediterranean Grill & Cafe
  17. Noah’s Ark Restaurant and Bakery
  18. MOTO Delicatessen & Bodega
  19. Chuck’s BBQ Restaurant
  20. Libelula
  21. Señor Ají Peruvian Kitchen
  22. Bay Leaf Indian Kitchen
  23. Jus’ Jo’s Country Kitchen
  24. Churrasco Grill
  25. Brothers Ramen and Japanese Eatery
Photo of Mayd Modern Mediterranean in Fresno on Yelp

As businesses continue to update their hours and information in this ever-changing time, be sure to double-check their Yelp page before visiting. Want to have this list of 50 hidden gems in your back pocket? Download the Yelp app and follow our Collection of Top 50 Places to Eat in Fresno & Clovis.

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