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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Zoo
“The Fresno Chaffee Zoo is a zoo in Roeding Park in Fresno, California covering 39 acres and housing over 190 species. Its attractions include Stingray Bay, Dino Dig, Valley Farm, Sea Lion Cove, African Adventure, and Ross Laird's Winged Wonders Bird Show.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Great outdoor shopping with major chain stores. Plenty of restaurants as well. Outdoor events and farmers market on Tuesdays. A large Movie Theater.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“For a truly unique garden experience, the Forestiere Underground Gardens in Fresno spans over 10 acres with underground fruit trees and grapevines. Visitors to the underground gardens can explore the grottoes, passages and homes in this underground garden.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“A short walk from our AIRBNB to this park will not disappoint. There is the Shinzen Friendship Garden that is a traditional northwestern American Japanese Garden. enjoy astroll, jog, run or biking on the many trails along the river. Gorgeous views for a picnic. . There are also special events held here such as music concerts in the park, Shakespeare Festivals, marathons, a BMX bike track racing and a disk golf course. Ask us more about this park if interested in visiting.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Great restaurants— Chinese (Golden Restaurant), Indian (Indian Oven); Pizza (Tower Pizza); Mexican (Cuca’s, Casa de Tamales, Boca Tacos); and many more. Bars— Fab, Lucy’s, Bobby Salazar, Goldstein’s. Live Music— Strummers, Sequoia Brewery, Goldstein’s, and Lucy’s. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This is a nice clean place to come shopping. Higher end shops and little eateries makes this place one of my favorites. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Very neat place to visit antique shops or have some great food at the 500 Club!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Fashion Fair is a medium-sized, enclosed shopping mall in Fresno, California, anchored by two Macy's stores, JCPenney, and Forever 21. Originally opened in 1970, Fashion Fair was expanded in 1983 and in 2005”
  • 9 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Kuppa Joy has a great atmosphere, delicious coffee, and good food. I personally like the “Kuppa Joy” hot.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“My very favorite watering hole. A micro brewery and a live music venue featuring a pirate ship, and they allow dogs! Super fun, with a patio and food trucks every weekend.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
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“Full gourmet restaurant with fun bar/nightclub feel in the evenings. Super crowded on most weekend nights, excellent spot for a romantic dinner, followed by up-all-night dancing!”
  • 9 locals recommend
College Basketball Court
“Great place for concerts and special events. Also home court the Fresno State University Bulldog Basketball team.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Brewery
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“GREA T CRAFT BEER AND PUB GRUB (DONT'T FORGET TO TRY THE DRAFT ROOTBEER FOR THE KIDS)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
“Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings, this Plant Nursery turns into a Beer Garden with food trucks and live music.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bakery
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“They have the best French Bread and French Pastries in town. They have the best coffee in town. It's also in Fig Garden so there are lots of outdoor shops you can wonder around after coffee. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“This ice cream is amazing and offers you the most unique flavors you’ve probably ever tried. It’s a cute little place that is next door to some fun shops, like a vintage record store, gift shop and amazing coffee bar. Fun for kids and adults. Good value. ”
  • 14 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Shopping Mall
“Fashion Fair is a medium-sized, enclosed shopping mall in Fresno, California, anchored by two Macy's stores, JCPenney, and Forever 21. Originally opened in 1970, Fashion Fair was expanded in 1983 and in 2005”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Full gourmet restaurant with fun bar/nightclub feel in the evenings. Super crowded on most weekend nights, excellent spot for a romantic dinner, followed by up-all-night dancing!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Theatre
“Roger Rocka's and the nearby Second Space have been entertaining audiences with theatrical productions for decades.”
  • 13 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“If your looking for a good steak or just a hamburger, This place is a great place to go. you have to try out the carrot cake, wow!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Seafood is delicious!! Closest thing to actually eating at a beach town restaurant. Located 10 from Clovis, CA.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Located in Fig Garden Village. Casual dining, good food, okay service, but a full bar. Can eat on the outdoor patio or inside.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Sports Bar
“Best tri tip sandwich / beers and great lively spot to watch sports games. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Seat as enjoy music and see Farm Markets, right after walking shopping and movie theater.”
  • 8 locals recommend

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