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The Point Patio Bar & Bistro, Fresno, CA

The Point Patio Bar & Bistro

4.3
4.3
114 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
The Point Patio Bar and Bistro is a hot new restaurant featuring American cuisine with a full service, indoor and outdoor bar. The passion to bring a new feel to Fresno came with many trips around the country including Denver, Chicago, Boston, and San Francisco. With their collaborative experiences and a joint vision of bringing the "perfect" point home, the idea for the patio bistro was born. The unique outdoor oasis features fire, water and colored lighting effects. Along with the televisions strategically placed for subtle viewing, The Point sets the mood for an experience like no other. The indoor booth and table seating offers a more intimate dining experience for friends and family. The Point's highly qualified Chefs bring creative flavor and presentation to a diverse menu including tasty Bistro Starters, Gourmet Burgers and Handhelds, savory Mains and House Made desserts. A lighter lunch selection, a happy hour menu and Sunday Brunch is also available.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 15 times today

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    American
  • Hours of operation
    Mon, Wed, Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm Tue 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri 11:00 am–12:00 pm Sat, Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Dinner Sat 4:00 pm–12:00 am
  • Phone number
    (559) 765-4397
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Chef Manny
  • Neighborhood
    Fresno
  • Cross street
    Willow & Nees
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 114 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Fresno / San Joaquin Valley

    Great for brunch

  • Fresno / San Joaquin Valley

    Good for groups

  • Fresno / San Joaquin Valley

    Healthy

  • Fresno / San Joaquin Valley

    Hot spot

  • Fresno / San Joaquin Valley

    Great for outdoor dining

  • Fresno / San Joaquin Valley

    Lively

  • Fresno / San Joaquin Valley

    Most Booked

  • 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

114 Reviews
  1. AJJLB

    San Joaquin

    10 reviews

    4.0

    10 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Patio dining seems to be more fun than eating inside although the noise level and weather can be impediments. Overall, food was good. Artichoke heart appetizer was a complete bust; more crispy batter pieces, virtually no hearts. Jake, our waiter was attentive, accommodating, and available.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Enjoyed a dinner with friends. Food was good but not outstanding. Very noisy evening, not sure if it is always like that. Very social atmosphere, we had a good time.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 6, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    The wait staff sunk the experience for us. The server took the drinks menu out of my hand and handed it to my spouse. At one point they asked how everything was, but didn’t wait for the answer and turned their back while we were answering. The food was tasty, but the staff was not attentive nor didn’t seem to care. My dollars will go somewhere else.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Essex

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Had a great brunch for Easter. Didn’t know The Point had breakfast! There was a lot to choose from, had several specials and fresh baked scones that were delicious. I’d recommend The Point for brunch - give it a try!

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  5. Bhappy

    San Diego

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on March 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    First time in, great place! The featured bar menu was awesome. We had a couple of smoked old fashions and Irish coffee. Brussel sprout appetizer was very good, they has a little spicy kick! Dinner wedge salad with tritip and steak dinner with scallop potatoes. Really good food. Mathew took really good care of us.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was great for a business lunch. The setting food was great

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Orange County

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 25, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great spot. Brussel sprouts and the beet salad were fantastic and what our table enjoyed the most. Short rib was also great. Cocktails were well crafted. I always enjoy a bar that stuffs their own olives with blue cheese. We will be back.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and drinks were very good , the drinks were very subtle but very sweet. Only downfall is they did take a long time to get to us but they made up with great service and great food. We love coming here and we only experienced one hiccup but we were very understanding. We come here annually and it’s the perfect place for a nice dinner

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  9. SherylJ

    Central Coast

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I took my daughter and grandsons to celebrate her birthday! Food was delicious, staff was amazing. Will be back!

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  10. PattiS

    Alabama

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food! One of the best Waldorf salads ever! And the service was excellent we were in and out so that we can get to our event on time!

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  11. SheenaM

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    I reserved this spot for a special someone. None of us live in Fresno but have some family in Fresno. 10 of us met. The service is great! For the hostess to the sever. The place is clean. I booked brunch. It was a safe, simple brunch. No side options, portions are small. Prices are not high but I see why. I wouldn’t recommend a group goes there who is hungry, eat before wait a couple of hours then go to get a light meal, snack. I would say two or three people should go then order an extra plate to share for satisfaction. Staff is kind and good is neat and safe.

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  12. Beto

    San Diego

    32 reviews

    5.0

    32 reviews

    Dined on January 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The Servers, starting with Hodtess where magnificent.

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  13. SteveA

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and service were great. Nice wine list and bar selection.

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  14. CrystalP

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was great, so was our server & the atmosphere. I gave 3 stars because I expect to be acknowledged when I approach a hostess. I gave the benefit of the doubt & allowed staff to finish there discussion but after it was clearly over I continued to stand in silence and not be acknowledged.

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  15. NercyP

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 18, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a great experience. Food tasted great and drinks refreshing!

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  16. DavidC

    Seattle

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We enjoyed a great Sunday brunch, had a great view of the game and our server was fantastic! It was our first time there and it looks like it can be a lively place.

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  17. NancyB

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 8, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Very busy. Due to the holidays? Long wait for server, orders, and between courses. Salad had too much dressing, and steak (while cooked perfectly), was too tough. Been here multiple times and have been extremely satisfied, just won't return during holidays.

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  18. MargieR

    San Joaquin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 3, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We've been here a couple of times now, and the service always great, food delicious, and ambiance on the patio is beautifully embellished with lights and a water fall. Even though it's starting to get colder, they had heaters around the tables that made it comfortable and enjoyable to be outside. We will be back soon!!

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  19. Renee

    Orange County

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 25, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was our 2nd time dining here. Good for large group… we come up once a year for the XC State Championship! Very accommodating and great service!

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  20. DeniseM

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 24, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Four different items were ordered off the menu. All were delicious. Service was exceptional.

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  21. GerryN

    New Orleans

    42 reviews

    5.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and service. Cheese board was excellent!! Will be going back.

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  22. RonS

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 18, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    We tried two drinks from the drink specials menu and both were not very good

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  23. RENEEG

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved the avocado toast. Very clean. Super friendly and service was fast

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  24. AmeliaS

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 13, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The patio dining was great with white noise of a waterfall and a well appointed outdoor area. The service was outstanding and the whole team worked together seamlessly. The dinner meals were large proportions and chef prepared. We will be coming back to eat here again.

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  25. MikeI

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 7, 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    We all ordered something different plus apps and we loved everything

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  26. DebbieK

    San Joaquin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 3, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    our server was excellent... hostess was friendly and on top of my reservation.

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  27. Anni

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was overpriced and not portioned. Our table looked at the food, underwhelmed what we all ordered. Service was quick. Some food was bland and mush. The only highlight to the place was the ambiance. Will come back when they add more food to the plates.

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  28. Jamie

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    My friend complained about too much balsamic and how horrible the food was. Our server responded with, "it usually doesn't have that much and they do it for the look."

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  29. Chrissy

    Seattle

    34 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    34 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our food was outstanding and our service every bit as good! Damiana (I believe that was her name) was gracious, accommodating, and took excellent care of us.

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 27, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love the environment, great food and quality service!

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  31. ReginaW

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 26, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were visiting Fresno, CA and decided to try Saturday brunch. We were not disappointed. We made reservations and enjoyed the beautiful and relaxing patio along with delicious food. We experienced great service; including a “fly fan” to keep the flies away. We truly enjoyed brunch and would definitely recommend this place!

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 22, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our server was amazing. We will go back. Food was great.

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    Charleston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 14, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service, food was fabulous! Highly recommend for a quick bite of drinks with friends

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    San Diego

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 12, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had an amazing time and our sever was awesome! We will definitely be coming back. 😊

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  35. VisentaV

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 6, 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Average food, nothing to write home about. We went to socialize & "catch up" on each other's lives. The ambiance was good for our occasion. Service was good.

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 5, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food. Great patio too! Miss the meatball appetizer though. So bummed it’s gone!

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  37. Pops

    Portland

    6 reviews

    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Felt like they were preoccupied , food was meh, disappointed

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 31, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    our server was wonderful so attentive and kind. she made the experience so amazing 10/10. best birthday dinner ever thank you 🩷

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  39. TNic

    San Joaquin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 16, 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Mimosas were lukewarm and not bottomless as thought. A long wait for the food which was very basic, but the bacon was good. Unfortunately I won’t return for brunch.

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  40. Margie

    San Joaquin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 14, 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The two of us were very impressed with every aspect of our visit to include, but not limited to the: Overall Cleanliness, Attentive Wait staff, Pleasing Ambiance, Appropriate “background” Noise level, etc. Made reservations for group of 10 to lunch next week. Your stellar customer service image is extremely delightful & refreshing.

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FAQs

The Point Patio Bar & Bistro offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (559) 765-4397.

The Point Patio Bar & Bistro is rated 4.3 stars by 114 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 15 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for The Point Patio Bar & Bistro

2940 E Nees Ave, Fresno, CA 93720

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Willow & Nees
  • Neighborhood
    Fresno
  • Hours of operation
    Mon, Wed, Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm Tue 11:00 am–9:00 pm Fri 11:00 am–12:00 pm Sat, Sun 10:00 am–3:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Dinner Sat 4:00 pm–12:00 am
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    American
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    Public Lot
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Chef Manny
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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