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Tahoe Joe's Famous Steakhouse - NE Fresno, Fresno, CA

Tahoe Joe's Famous Steakhouse - NE Fresno

4.2
4.2
130 Reviews
$30 and under
Steakhouse
Step into a Tahoe Joe's Famous Steakhouse restaurant, and it's like taking a trip to Lake Tahoe. Ultimately, it is the food at Tahoe Joe's Famous Steakhouse that turns first-time restaurant visitors into long term guests. Our steaks are USDA, Midwest corn fed beef, cut thick and charbroiled over a cracklin almond wood fire. Our signature items, such as slow-roasted Joe's Steak, Railroad Camp Shrimp and the to-die-for homemade Nevada Cheesecake are favorites our guests crave and are only available at Tahoe Joe's Famous Steakhouse. Our food is made from scratch using the finest ingredients to create an experience we call Sierra Mountain Dining. Our passion for quality food is the foundation for Tahoe Joe's success.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 3 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (559) 299-9740
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual

What 130 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.2Service
  • 4Ambience
  • 3.9Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Fresno / San Joaquin Valley

    Good for groups

  • Fresno / San Joaquin Valley

    Neighborhood gem

  • Fresno

    Best Overall

  • Fresno

    Best Food

  • Fresno

    Best Service

  • Fresno

    Best Ambiance

  • Fresno

    Best Value

  • Fresno

    Good for special occasions

  • Fresno

    Lively

  • Fresno

    Most Booked

130 Reviews
  1. Wolfpeople2

    Central Coast

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Maybe we’ve been lucky but our last two times dining at Tahoe Joe’s could hardly have been better! The drinks were very good, and my favorite liquor was in stock Tomis my favorite drink. Our appetizer was very tasty, our entrees were excellent, and our waitress was great, and attentive! It’s always nice to be treated as we’ve been lately! And we are encouraged to come in again in the not too distant future. Thanks, Tahoe Joe’s!

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My experience was great our server was top notch Trevor was attentive to all our needs he kept the drinks and bread coming and also very courteous and funny Thanks For Great Dinner Service Trevor 👏🏼👏🏼Also The Dinner Was Great Too

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  3. Wolfpeople2

    Central Coast

    22 reviews

    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on April 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We enjoyed a very good meal, with exceptional service, the manager came by and was very helpful and added to a fine dining experience. I wish all of our dining experiences were as good as this one was!

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  4. JayI

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great service. The food was good, we did not leave hungry.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    San Joaquin

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Easter Sunday restaurant was not full, however service very very slow. We did get an apology from the manager, and he gave us a healthy discount on our bill without us saying anything. Not sure what happened but they did try to make it right. Our food was luke warm but tasted good.

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  6. RPMcMurphy

    San Joaquin

    6 reviews

    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    The server was nice but nothing notable. The New York strip steak was a little over...medium instead of mid-rare and then just sat in my stomach like a rock. Everyone else was kind of "meh" about their meals too

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  7. Wolfpeople2

    Central Coast

    22 reviews

    4.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was good, as it is most of the time. Enjoyed the fact that the manager has done his best to keep the liquor necessary to make my favorite drink in stock. Not sure what the problem is but the last 2 times we've eaten at TJ's we've had the same waitress, and both times she seems to disappears for lengthy periods of time! The prior experience was a rather busy night, so that may have contributed to not seeing her as often as we'd like. This past evening TJ's was not particularly busy, but we waited quite a while before she came to take our order, waited so long for our appetizer that the shrimp were cold when delivered, and didn't saw her after the main course was served until we were ready to get boxes for the left-overs. She also does not seem interested in bringing out the tray with the extras for the baked potatoes. Rather, she asks what we'd prefer when she takes our order. We thought that - perhaps - TJ's had stopped using the table-side tray of butter, sour cream, chives, and bacon bits. But then we saw other waiter/waitresses taking the tray to the tables they were serving, so that leaves us with questions about our waitress' devotion to her customers!

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Yosemite

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Dinner was delicious! I had 2 petite filets and son had pork chops. Cooked perfectly and delicious! Service amazing and we will be back!

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  9. BillW

    Tahoe

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I had forgotten how much I enjoyed Tahoe Joe’s. The food was great and I could actually hear the people at my table. Our server went out of her way to assist us. We will certainly be back.

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  10. ScottH

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 2, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    The food quality and service has slipped significantly. Appetizer came late to the table, and the tortilla chips were not fully cooked (chewy). This meant dinner salad came late and there was not time to finish before the entree arrived. Steak was ok but not as tender or flavorful as in the past. Dessert option with our dinner for two used to be a very good slice of cheesecake. Now there is an option of pie flavors, but no cheesecake and the pecan pie slice we cose was just ok store bought quality. Waitress was ok, but gave an eye roll when we asked about the status of the appetizer (which had not shown up 20 minutes after ordering). The dinning area is very worn, and in need of a refresh.

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    San Joaquin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    My first time using Open Table reservation app. We arrived early to a crowded restaurant with alot of customers waiting but we were seated immediately. Service was amazing with great food wad not real happy with my side dish but overall and main dish very good meal. As it got a little later in the evening, it was very loud but that wsd customer noise.

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  12. EdwinS

    San Francisco

    54 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    54 reviews

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Pleasantly surprised. Efficient, friendly service. Food was very good. Good value. Nice, mellow ambiance. Will definitely go back!

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  13. BiancaG

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was great for it being the first time we went to the restaurant. The appetizer was great and the service was great from kate I believe that was her name but she was the best.

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  14. chief144

    Montana

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Went there for a Valentines night dinner. Last minute reservation at 430pm. Greeted as we walked in, seated right away. Great service from start to finish! One baked potato was a bit undercooked, but was corrected right away. Other than that all of the food was as ordered and tasty. We had a great time!!!

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    Yosemite

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love this place absolutely love love love it. Come here for all birthdays, anniversaries. Everything we can think of.

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  16. WilliamW

    San Joaquin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Very good food. Service was good. Only issue was they used to give you bread before the meal.

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  17. LisaM

    San Joaquin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I’m glad I made a reservation. I have never seen a restaurant in Fresno so packed at 5:30PM, Friday night or not. Everyone was very happy with their meals. My ribeye was not worth the money. It was not a great cut. Our server was FANTASTIC and I am now in love with their creamy horseradish sauce. Overall a great experience, I just wish I didn’t get the ribeye.

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  18. SergioM

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    When the food was served, it was luke warm. Service was ok.

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  19. Wolfpeople2

    Central Coast

    22 reviews

    4.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Enjoyed our experience at Tahoe Joe's again this visit. Food was very good, as usual, and they had - finally - replaced their broken blender in the bar, so my wife was able to order a Pina' Colada! Our waiter was pretty good, though he did get confused about salads he brought to our table as they belonged to other patrons. Also he was slightly tardy getting my wife's drink to our table. I continue to be upset about the new corporate owner Famous Dave's - decision in removing seafood entrees' from the offerings! TJ's has done these dishes so well in the past! A big shout-out to the manager - Cole - as he is very considerate, diligent, a hard worker, and he has seen to it we are taken care of every time we visit! His attention is truly appreciated!

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  20. MACMJC

    San Joaquin

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Tahoe Joes has been a favorite ever since the first opened on Shaw and Marks. The food is always good and the service is just as good. Looking forward to our next visit

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  21. RuthK

    Central Coast

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Was seated quickly. Our server was friendly and checked periodically to make sure we had what we needed. All food was very delicious and meats cooked as requested.

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  22. BrittanyJ

    Phoenix

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    We went for lunch this visit and it was hard to get service to get seated. Our drinks took a long time and our appetizer didn’t come out until our lunch was served so we opted to not have it. Our server wasn’t very present and the restaurant was not packed by any means. Food was average, not what I expect from this place.

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  23. JeanU

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good food, nice atmosphere, excellent service Had made a reservation and was shown to our booth, as requested, a little before reservation time

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  24. Wolfpeople2

    Central Coast

    22 reviews

    4.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on January 6, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    My issues are still the same. I am sorry that new ownership has decided to take seafood entrees' off of Tahoe Joe's menu. I am totally, completely dissatisfied this move. And I have voiced my dissatisfaction to the manager on numerous visits. Having said that - multiple times now during these surveys - we did enjoy our meals, and our waiter - Ray - was super attentive. He could not have done a better job taking care of us. Also, the manager (Friday, Jan 5, 2024) - unfortunately I do not remember his name - has treated us as very valued diners every time we have eaten at Tahoe Joe's! Something that was a problem last Friday when we were last at TJ's has still not been remedied, however. Apparently, last week, the blender that the bar uses for blended drinks, broke down. As of last night, it has still not been replaced, though we were told it was on order. I do not know how a bar, as active as the bar at TJ's can get along with just one blender! Nor do I understand how this bar could function for at least a week - already - without one! I find that unacceptable - especially as my wife only orders pina coladas - which are best made with a blender. She was made a "regular" P/C last Friday, but did not find it to be a satisfactory substitute, so went with out last night. We were both disappointed, in this regard.

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    Yosemite

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved it. Great. Food service. Great value. Ambiance.

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  26. DonN

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, great ambience and excellent service by our waiter, Raymond!

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  27. TrudyS

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and service at Tahoe Joe's is always exceptional. I have never gone there and had a bad meal

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  28. Wolfpeople2

    Central Coast

    22 reviews

    4.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    It's nice that Tahoe Joe's offers the option of making reservations! It has been awhile since that has been available. I remember when they didn't and I wasn't impressed with that policy at all! Food was very good, waitress was also very nice, and fairly attentive. I am am totally not impressed they don't offer seafood entrees' anymore. I really enjoyed their presentation of halibut. That disappeared, and - supposedly - swordfish was taking it's place. Now they are "out of" swordfish, and this must be permanent as well. They were out of it last week also. Yes, it is supposed to be basically a steakhouse, but the other entrees' were my preference. Not happy with the current management/ownership at all!

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  29. DoreenC

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 25, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    They ran out of baked potatoes and mashed potatoes by 6pm on Christmas eve. We had reservations at 6 and despite a mob scene we were seated by 6:20. They were not accepting walk-ins and no reservations past 6 pm - and still ran out so early. Disappointing and prices were not cheap. Waitstaff did the best they could

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  30. SyrahGirl

    San Francisco

    114 reviews

    5.0

    114 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely dinner! 🎄

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a very nice dinner. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. I will definitely come again

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Los Angeles

    6 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 9, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Decided not to dine and immediately canceled our orders. Dead ants found in the dinnerware and ants crawling on the table. The server wasn’t pleasant nor welcoming of us.

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  33. MargoH

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 3, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Good food. However, my green beans were a little soggy. Good service.

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Central Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 23, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server had quite a few tables yet still managed to give his quality service. The food was yummy.

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  35. Meechmom

    Central Coast

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 19, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our waiter (Raymond) was excellent! We had several special requests and he remembered every one of them. He was very attentive and even filled the water glasses when empty which is something that doesn't happen very often any more. The food was also excellent!! Our entire party enjoyed the order they selected. The only issue is that they don't serve the birthday cheesecake any longer. They serve "birthday pie" (Baker's Square) which was good but really doesn't compare to the cheesecake and the piece was very small. We will definitely return over and over again!

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  36. DominiqueM

    Sacramento

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and service. Very helpful staff, pleasant environment.

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  37. KimS

    Orange County

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was great, food was awesome as usual and waiter was so sweet! Always a good evening at Tahoe Joes!!

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  38. TravelMona

    Alabama

    20 reviews

    2.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on October 5, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was fresh and delicious. The portion sizes were generous, and a good value for the dollar paid. The ambience was cozy and comfortable. The restaurant was clean inside and out.  The disappointment was in the service. Our server was only marginally, professional, and polite. She was not attentive or friendly.  The only thing she was good about refilling/asking, was if we wanted additional glasses of wine, which we did. Three out of four of us were celebrating birthdays, yet they were barely acknowledged. I was surprised that there wasn’t even a single dessert offered to our table to share

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  39. rozw

    Sacramento

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 2, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    food, delicious, hot and plenty of it service; quick and server was excellent

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  40. NancyRemling

    Central Coast

    22 reviews

    4.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on September 17, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was fun to try. We had steak, chicken and pasta dishes. Might go back and try the grilled chicken salad.

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7:00 PM


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7006 N Cedar Ave, Fresno, CA 93720-3300

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Fresno
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Private Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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