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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.
Italian Restaurant
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“Lovely place, fabulous food, much of which comes from their garden on site. Has indoor and outdoor seating. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
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“brunch on the weekends. Dinner and lunch during the week. Fantastic food and baked breads. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
History Museum
“Beautiful restored Victorian mansion. Very important history in regards to early history of Modesto.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Vintage Faire Mall is a shopping mall located in Modesto, California, USA. It is owned and operated by The Macerich Company and is adjacent to State Route 99.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“This is a great getaway for an evening of entertainment. Everything from symphony orchestras to rock performers to stand-up comics. We’ve seen the Nutcracker performance presented each year in Nov-Dec by Central West Ballet. They do a wonderful job. We’ve also seen Richard Marx and Billy Ocean. Every seat is a good seat. Highly recommended. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Lake
“Low key, never crowded, and across the street some of the best burgers, hot dogs, shakes, and awesome people. at "Snow White". ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Food
“Some of the best beer around! A bar-b-cue or taco cart with homemade tacos and awesome eats can usually be found on the patio most Friday and Saturday nights. Enjoy some popcorn fresh from the machine and play some Score 4, FuseBall, Giant Jenga or Shuffleboard. The patio in the back has a cool vibe. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great food, beer and service. They offer both indoor and outdoor dining. Kid friendly. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“old Chinese town. full of art and culture. Al the Wops is great iconic CA bar with great food. great river drive”
  • 8 locals recommend
Food
“Visit the Farm Cafe! Great food. Winery and great place for the kids. Something for everyone.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Take a picnic and enjoy a day at the lake. Walk the nature trail and see some amazing wildlife. Rent kayaks and paddle boards from the boat house. Nice playground available for children. Dog friendly but must be on a leash. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Offers classic and creative rolls, plus traditional Japanese entrees. This sushi spot is a hidden gem. Excellent service and kid friendly. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“A nice, tranquil place to grab a glass of wine. I recommend their paninis and crepes. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Galaxy is the number one theater in the Central Valley. Hands down the best theater in the Central Valley. Brand new IMAX screen. Plenty of room in the reclining seats, great attached movable table. Concession stands with beer and wine are a great added benefit, as well as Coca-Cola soft drinks and Icee. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Innovative, hard-to-find, great-tasting foods from here and around the world, at value prices. Walls with cedar planks, surf boards, and crew wears Hawaiian shirts. I LOVE THIS STORE. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Commonwealth is our favorite bar/mini bites restaurant downtown. They offer 10 to 20 local, craft beers on tap and some very tasty bar snacks. They always seem to be busy on the weekends but are usually quick to serve. Not very expensive for a bar and the atmosphere is great with the outdoor seating area being great in the summer months. They recently started doing Sunday brunch as well!”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“Lovely place, fabulous food, much of which comes from their garden on site. Has indoor and outdoor seating. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bakery
“brunch on the weekends. Dinner and lunch during the week. Fantastic food and baked breads. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Brewery
“Great food, beer and service. They offer both indoor and outdoor dining. Kid friendly. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Offers classic and creative rolls, plus traditional Japanese entrees. This sushi spot is a hidden gem. Excellent service and kid friendly. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“A nice, tranquil place to grab a glass of wine. I recommend their paninis and crepes. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Commonwealth is our favorite bar/mini bites restaurant downtown. They offer 10 to 20 local, craft beers on tap and some very tasty bar snacks. They always seem to be busy on the weekends but are usually quick to serve. Not very expensive for a bar and the atmosphere is great with the outdoor seating area being great in the summer months. They recently started doing Sunday brunch as well!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Wonderful pizzas custom made to your order! Very reasonably priced! Fun, loud and lively atmosphere! Also outside seating in the patio. Right in the heart of downtown Lodi!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food...fancy place...pricier but worth it. if you like Risotto you need to try theirs.”
  • 5 locals recommend

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