The Palms

4.6
189 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
The excellent service and succulent food is what makes us stand out as Central Valley’s finest steakhouse and seafood restaurant experience. Come experience a meal to remember in a luxurious, elegant atmosphere and you'll know what makes our restaurant so special.

Our cooking is based on upscale American fare inspired by and with a twist of various other cuisines. We keep our menu selection concise enable to consistently prepare your food with fresh and high quality ingredients.

The aesthetics of our architecture and designing is in a class of its own.
Enjoy a taste of quality and comfort in a restaurant that looks as beautiful as our food tastes.

Unwind or celebrate with some fine wine from our fully temperature controlled wine cellar. Our wine list features a curated assortment of varietals comprised of
over a hundred different wines to choose from.

Whether it's for personal or business purposes, we have fully private rooms to accommodate all event types.
What 189 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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PedroS
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

very classy establishment. 6 star service. highly recommended

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KimB
San Joaquin
4 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I appreciate them being brave enough to be open when others were not.

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vipAndrea
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They never ever disappoint. Thanks so much!
We sat in the big luxurious booth!

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Oakie
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Very enjoyable evening out. Nice presentations of food.

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OpenTable Diner
San Joaquin
1 review
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Coconut shrimp it was amazing and my Sea bass dish so good!

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Thena
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Customer service and food is always great! The portions are generous!

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OpenTable Diner
San Joaquin
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious!!! The black and bleu New York steak was absolutely delicious! 10/10!

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SusanS
San Joaquin
2 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Our table was terrible. It looked right into the kitchen plus it rocked back and forth and was very unstable. Why would a table like that even be available to diners????

The food was very good and our server did a good kob.

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vipdaw5150
San Joaquin
24 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never Disappoints! The food was delicious and the service was perfect!

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pconnie
Orange County
19 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time: Cocktails: good Atmosphere: good Service: outstanding

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KarenE
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The service was bad, the food was overcooked, they brought us food we did not order and kept pushing it on us as a resolution to the bad food we were given. We will not be coming back!

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NydiaR
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a great experience. I will be back soon. We had a great waitress.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

All was excellent!!!

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Linda
New England
5 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience1

From walking in the door to the end, we felt like second rate citizens. Terrible reception by owner who took the people behind us with no reservation to a waiting group and then finally asked our name. He then took us to the enclosed patio and said “sit anywhere”, no menus or any courtesy!!!! We were about to leave and the waitress arrived and noticed that we had no menus and retrieved those for us. No cocktail menu available so we ordered our usual Negroni which was very weak. Food was average with large portions but no better than other places that we frequent in Fresno. We waited at least 15 minutes for waitress to cash out our bill.
We certainly will not return to this restaurant!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Joaquin
6 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing! Service was great & the food was delicious. We will definitely be back.

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ChrystalM
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The BEST steak I've ever eaten! Wonderful service. The wine list was esquisette to say the least! Definitely will be making reservations again 🥩👌🌹

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Patty
San Joaquin
2 reviews
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went to the Palms for our anniversary. The atmosphere is great. The food was delicious. Our server was very attentive. Will definitely dine here again.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the food, the people, music and everything about this place.

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Rose
San Joaquin
1 review
Dined on January 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food but I was disappointed they didn’t have the special. She did accommodate me by bringing the rare steak for my salad

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vipdaw5150
San Joaquin
24 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my new favorite places. The food was delicious, the white chocolate bread pudding was the best ever!! Plus a very nice wine selection. Our server did an amazing job of taking care of a table of seven drinking and loud women. Perfect for lunch or dinner....we will be back.

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DanT
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great. The service was outstanding. They treated like they were inviting us to eat in their home as their guests.

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Debbie
San Joaquin
3 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had excellent service, and the food was spectacular. Very great experience with a relaxing ambiance.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience4

New Year’s Eve dinner with my love. His first time here and the service was very slow. Slow to seat us, slow to come take our orders to getting drinks. Maybe they were giving us time to talk but I would have Loved being seated in a timely manner, I would’ve loved getting our hors d’oeuvres and drinks prior to our meal being served, and I would’ve loved our waitress checking on us which never occurred.

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OpenTable Diner
South Dakota
13 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was great. Service was excellent. We had Calamari appetizer, was perfect. Entrees were both beautifully presented. Food was amazing.

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Mediaskaler
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Palms is my new favorite restaurant in Fresno. The sea bass and butter leaf salad was wonderfully delicious. I will definitely return. Next time I want to try the surf ‘n’ turf and also bread pudding for dessert. I can’t wait!

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vipOpenTable Diner
2 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sarah was great, owners are amazing!! But too bad the Governor is such an idiot with mask mandates (he does not follow himself).

food was amazing!

get the lamb!

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vipjacob
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and service!

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PGfans
Central Coast
2 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always awesome eating at The Palms! Five star cuisine, service, and ambiance.

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vipJantsal
San Joaquin
18 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such elegant dining at The Palms. A perfect place to impress a date. Lovely ambiance, superb food, exceptional live piano-vocalist, service perfect! Treat yourself to a truly perfect dinner out.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
12 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good service

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vipOpenTable Diner
Portland
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing

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StephanieM
San Joaquin
8 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and food. Our server Sarah is fabulous and Wally and his wife the best as always. Thank you for making our 35th anniversary great!

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vipEastsider
Tahoe
12 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dining inside with Covid restrictions. The Palms didn’t miss a beat, excellent selections, great service and the food was awesome. Sea Bass was outside.

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BRADH
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience4

The person working the front didn't even look at our reservation, just asked me how many, so he didn't know about our anniversary we put down on our reservation. So then he seated us in the bar area, not very romantic. I understand they are trying to survive during these times with limited crew, but at least look at the notes, you can't afford to lose customers.

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vipDusia
Los Angeles
21 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Loved it. We had a dog with us and there was not a problem to sit us outside. Great job.

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RachelB
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

In all fairness, we didn't even make it to our seat. I would not recommend this restaurant during COVID-19. People were unmasked standing near the bar in groups, the tables were very close together, and there was no outdoor seating or windows open. We left as soon as we saw that there weren't many (if any) measures taken to protect patrons against contracting COVID. The menu looks great, but we'll maybe try again when there isn't a pandemic.

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vipJoeMac27
San Diego
68 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Our 2nd time at The Palm; we love the people, the ambience, the menu (Mister Ed, when he’s playing) but we’ve the same two issues both times. They do not time the courses correctly and so the salads come out before the apps are done and the entree comes out before the salads are down. Also they tend to overlook their meets - probably because they’re sitting under a heat lamp as we’re finishing our salads. But we will be back and have learned to not even order our next course until we’re done with our current one. Menu is great, wine list is a bargain and the wait staff is too-notch. If they could only pump a/c into that outer room everything would be great!!

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OpenTable Diner
San Joaquin
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great date experience 👍🏽

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent. I had the special which was steak and lobster. I ate the lobster and took the steak home. I always enjoy the food and dining experience.

FAQs

The Palms offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (559) 438-0500.

The Palms is rated 4.6 stars by 189 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.