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About Lime Lite

For the ultimate dining experience come join us at The Lime Lite…a Fresno tradition since 1964. The Lime Lite is proudly serving our fourth generation of Valley patrons. Enjoy our comfortable atmosphere and award winning friendly service! The Lime Lite is well known for our hearty steaks, juicy prime rib, fresh seafood, and crisp salads! We offer an amazing selection of California wines and use local purveyors to continuously support our hard working Valley farmers.

1054 West Shaw Ave
Fresno, CA 93711
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
11:30 AM- 10:00 PM (Open late on Fridays & Saturdays)

Cross Street:
Shaw and Palm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(559) 224-1054

Website:
http://www.thelimelite.com/

Executive Chef:
Andy Hatcher

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We offer spaces for Baby Showers, Bridal Showers, Birthday Parties, Anniversaries, Small Weddings, Rehearsal Dinners, Lunch Meetings Pharmaceutical Meetings and for any other occasion you might need an intimate and friendly venue for.

Lime Lite Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (23)
Special Occasion (19)
Good for Anniversaries (17)
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Good for Birthdays (14)
Romantic (13)
Bar Seating (13)
Great for Lunch (12)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Cozy (11)
Worth the Drive (10)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Happy Hour (9)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Casual (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Local Ingredients (8)
Business Meals (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
People Watching (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Hot Spot (6)
Fun (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Seasonal (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Healthy (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Authentic (3)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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·Dined 5 days ago

Fantastic Experience!
We will absolutely return.
The Surf and Turf Appetizer was incredible, and the Rib eye was delicious.

Kudo's to the chefs/cooks I've never had a more tender cut of meat in my life. Absolutely recommended.

Tags: Late-night Find, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Waitress was really friendly and food was amazing!

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·Dined on January 6, 2018

First time at The Lime Lite. Our table was ready within minutes of reserved time. Service was friendly, attentive and quick to resolve one minor snafu. Food was amazing, from soup to salad to entree and dessert, everything was absolutely delicious. Great wine list also. This place is truly a dining gem and we will definitely keep on our list when we want a fine dining experience.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Late-night Find, Romantic, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Vibrant Bar Scene, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Special Occasion
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Nice lunch at the Lime Lite a few days ago. While better than any of the well known meat and potatoes places, Max's has nothing to worry about...

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Casual, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on January 4, 2018

Fantastic food, very nice ambiance .We really enjoyed our dinner and loved the feel of the restaurant. Our server was ok, she was the only employee there that didn’t seem top notch. Everything was fresh and the presentation was beautiful. We live in the neighborhood and plan to come back often.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Always a great dinner at the Lime Lite with the owner choming buy the table and visiting making sure that we had everything we wanted. Would recommend to everyone

Tags: Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Cliff, our waiter, was very attentive and knowledgeable. Great overall dining experience and the prime rib was excellent!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Healthy, Bar Seating, Disabled Access, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (San Joaquin)·Dined on December 15, 2017

My friend and I have lunch together at Lime Lite monthly. The food is always excellent! The environment is very pleasing.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Disabled Access, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Bar Seating
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Overall experience was great. Natalie was fantastic!
The food was exceptional. Everyone's dish was delicious.
We were celebrating a friend's birthday and expected to do happy hour before our reservation.
We were very surprised that there was no happy hour. That is the only negative comment we have. We were expecting to get a glass of wine and calamari before dinner. You have a wonderful happy hour so we were disappointed.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Romantic, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 12, 2017

My husband and I enjoyed dinner there after walking Christmas tree lane. We sat at a good table and had prompt service. The food and drinks were fine too

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Healthy, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Dinner at the Lime Light was amazing! The place was beautiful and the old fashion style was very comfortable. The service was outstanding! The food was amazing. Everything we ordered was a 5 Star. It is a little pricy but you get what you pay for. Great evening!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

The food was a bit overpriced. I am a chef my self and can say the food was very good but still over priced. With how loud it was and the TVs and just over all, it felt more like a bar than a nice restaurant. The waitress we had looking beat up and unkept continusly grabbed my plates lifting them up and then asking if I was done. We had to ask for refills due to our waitress never coming to ask. I wasn’t even done with my prime rib but since her fingers were in the juices I told her to just take it. I think with a better leadership this place could be great. Again the food was very good just over priced. I wouldn’t recommend for a nice night out but would for a good dinner.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Great dinner specials along w8th old standbys
Clint our server was spot on with attention and timing

Tags: Good for Groups, People Watching, Hot Spot, Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Our visit was perfect. The food and service were excellent. Will definitely return !!!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, People Watching, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

New server but all went well. Very helpful. Thanked us for tip.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

two of the four meals came out 10 minute ahead- so we were in the ackward situation of do we wait or eat cold food- not good- the salmon was under cooked and was sent back- it came back like it wasn't even heated up (still undercooked)- we have enjoyed the LL in the past, but this was a very bad experience- probably need to find a new resturant

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Nice and quiet. Kind of a dark club feel which I️ like.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Ahi Tuna dish one of the best things I have ever had!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 2, 2017

The food was very disappointing not sure if they have changed chef. This used to be my favorite restaurant

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 29, 2017

The setting is very nice. Food was good. The only knock was food service. It took 1 1/2 hours to get our food served. Couple next to us was seated 15 minutes after us but was served well before us. They even remarked about the wait. Oh and one of their entrees was the same as ours. Waiter offered a free bread pudding but failed to deliver.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine
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food3
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on October 22, 2017

One of my Fresno Favorites!!! I can always expect great food, spot-on service and an awesome atmosphere.

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·Dined on October 22, 2017

What a find in Fresno! We’ve lived here for almost two years and finally came across this wonderful place! The food, ambiance and service were excellent. The prime rib was out of this world.. I would highly recommend!

Tags: Hot Spot, People Watching, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

We enjoy going to the Lime Lite for the ambience, great wine selection to go along with a varied menu . Whether you’re wanting to eat a light meal or a hearty meal you have many wonderful options ! We took our 17 year old Grandson there for dinner & he said his Filet was the best steak he’d ever eaten ! Cooked just like he ordered . We are never disappointed & look forward to our next evening there.

Tags: Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Healthy, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 17, 2017

We enjoyed a fabulous ribeye steak and augratin potatoes!!!

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (London)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Excellent new fall menu and excellent service. I had a salad, the lobster with heirloom tomatoes and a fresh vegetable sautee of baby carrots, baby turnips and bok choy. My husband had the beet and burrata salad and the sand dabs with a baked potato and seasonable vegetables. Good wine list that is reasonable and excellent service. Brandon has done a fantastic job blending the vibe set by the Milutinovich family with an updated restaurant and menu keeping the classics but adding the new.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Joaquin)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Always a great experience! Would highly recommend.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Our lunch on Saturday was delicious. Service terrific - and dessert was to die for!!!

Tags: Cozy, Fun
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 22, 2017

This was a birthday dinner & I really wanted fried chicken. I was not disappointed!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Sacramento)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Sand Dabs (2) better than found in Monterey ( generous portions too), exquisite calamari and salmon dishes rounded our table of 4, with excellent bread pudding as desserts for all!
Top-shelf in seating, presentations, and service as usual, thanks!

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on September 10, 2017

Another impressive meal...our out of town guests ( from Baton Rouge) were very impressed with the Lime Lite. Outstanding!!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Casual, Notable Wine List, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Kid-friendly, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Afternoon Tea, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Coffee, Happy Hour, Cozy, Disabled Access
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·Dined on August 30, 2017

Came here for our wedding anniversary. Everyone was extremely friendly. The food was absolutely amazing. The filet was perfectly cooked with amazing flavor and extremely tender. The twice baked potato and asparagus were excellent sides. Service was top notch. Bathroom was exceptionally clean which is getting harder to find these days.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Food was good. The noise level was loud. Everyone thought food was good but one person thought the halibut was frozen. Calamari and lamb was perfect!

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Great food, service and atmosphere! I would recommend

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Fun
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

Love it here! They are so courteous and helpful. The food is great, highly recommend the bruschetta.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun
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·Dined on August 18, 2017

This was my first time here and I have lived in Fresno most of my life. I known of the restaurant for a very long time but never had the urge to go there. I wanted something different and unique. I have to say it was a wonderful experience and staff is great! Keep up the good work

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Casual, Business Meals, Romantic
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·Dined on August 13, 2017

great food and service but a bit noisy even for early dining.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on August 9, 2017

My visit was for lunch with a business acquaintance. It had been some time since my last visit and I was pleasantly surprised at the fresh look of the restaurant. The menu was well-balanced and I found several items for consideration. The service was timely, helpful, and very friendly. I had the salmon, which was excellent. I couldn't fault them on the entire experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Awesome food! Incredible service! Will definitely be back!

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·Dined on July 30, 2017

The Lime Lite is our absolute favorite in town. The calamari app is the best we've yet to have in town or out of town. The food and service is always consistent and always excellent!

Tags: People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Disabled Access, Business Meals, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun
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·Dined on July 28, 2017

This is the all around place to be. Any event it is perfect.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Seasonal
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