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Tommy's Restaurant

130 N Encina St, Visalia, CA 93291-6204
+1 559-627-6077
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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American, Contemporary
130 N Encina St, Visalia, CA 93291-6204
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

While pricey, the quality and service used to be excellent, but it has fallen off overthe years. Last night was the last straw. The service was poor and slow. While they said that it was busy, there were several empty tables and it was a...More

1  Thank lcaviglia58
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

This dining experience was ok. Just ok. Nothing great. Our server was very good- attentive without hovering. Tommy's has a nice wine list and a good bar. One of us ordered a blended margarita, but had to change it to the rocks upon being notified...More

Thank R C
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The food was greasy and sloppy. Yeah, you get 'loads" of it, but the quality not there.The tacos were a fail, not authentic and loaded with bad salsa. The lettuce wraps so spicy,dripping in red sauce, not in a good way. The meatloaf, a literal...More

Thank boobot1
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Tommy's is touted as being one of the better restaurants in town and while its "ok" it's just that - "ok". The food is adequate and the staff are quite nice but I think it needs work both with the standard of food and capabilities...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

My friend and his wife were back in town. Went to Tommy's on a Saturday night, not that busy. We had a great time. Catching up with friends over a leisurely dinner is the best. Both the service and the food is top notch. Go...More

Thank eco6
Sandra P, Public Relations Manager at Tommy's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you so much for your patronage. We value your business!

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Positive - Location (downtown Visalia) - staff (attentive and nice Especially Miguel) - environment (classy and well decorated) - food (well cooked, plenty of choice, big portions) - price (not that expensive, paid 30$ per person)

1  Thank luismelo78
Sandra P, Public Relations Manager at Tommy's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We strive to create the very best service and food. We are delighted to know you were pleased!

Reviewed 1 March 2017

My first visit here for dinner, and it was yummy. Service and drinks were good as well. I had nachos and they were very good. I have no complaints and would most definitely be back. The place had a good vibe and the atmosphere was...More

Thank Beatrice C
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

First of all thumbs up for hialys Brazil the nicest bartender in town. He fixes a mean caipirinha and he is always in a smiling mood. Excellent bar scene here. Let's move to the dining area that could use some pizzaz and let me get...More

Thank Bidibibu
Sandra P, Public Relations Manager at Tommy's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2017

That is such great news and thank you so much for taking the time to write this post! Our staff works so hard and it is always difficult to please everyone. It is always nice to be able to pass good feedback to them. Yes,...More

Reviewed 1 January 2017

I was so embarrassed to have taken my friends here. I've heard good things about Tommy's Restaurant so to my surprise I was very disappointed. I enjoy two things when I dine anywhere, that is, quality food and service. Tommy's Restaurant failed to provide my...More

Thank Diana R
Sandra P, Public Relations Manager at Tommy's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2017

First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent disappointing experience with us. It is only through feedback such as yours, that we are able to maintain and indeed, where necessary, improve upon the...More

Reviewed 28 September 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...More

1  Thank lfuns2n
Sandra P, Public Relations Manager at Tommy's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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 St, Visalia, CA 93291-6204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Visalia
  • Phone Number: +1 559-627-6077
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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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