22 Fresno / San Joaquin Valley Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

Restaurants:Market Tavern Stockton, Campagnia, Black Angus Steakhouse - Bakersfield
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, Californian, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Stockton, Fresno, Bakersfield

Market Tavern Stockton

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Stockton
1,282 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
Lunch with a friend was relaxing & delicious. Excellent salmon BLT. Good service, impressed with contactless menu which all restaurants should use. Spent 3 hours which admittedly wRead more
95% recommended
Healthy in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley
34 people mentioned the Skirt Steak

Campagnia

$$$$·Californian·
Fresno
703 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Celebrating my husbands birthday, Only our second time out since March and Covid. Great experience and thrilled to have our favorite server Mary Beth. Excellent food and service!Read more
89% recommended
Best Service in Fresno / San Joaquin Valley
10 people mentioned the Calamari
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Black Angus Steakhouse - Bakersfield

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Bakersfield
795 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Great food Loved our server, Andrea
96% recommended
Good for Groups in Fresno / San Joaquin Valley
24 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Dust Bowl Brewing Company - Brewery Taproom

$$$$·Beer Garden·
San Francisco Bay Area
819 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • People Watching
  • Kid-friendly
Go away dinner
82% recommended
16 people mentioned the Garlic Fries
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Max's Bistro & Bar

$$$$·Bistro·
Fresno
1,038 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Service was excellent!
97% recommended
Best Overall in Fresno / San Joaquin Valley
34 people mentioned the Sweet Potato Fries

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Fresno

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fresno
733 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
All in all pretty good, though the food was a little slow coming out.
89% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Fresno / San Joaquin Valley
6 people mentioned the Sweet Potatoes

10 East Kitchen & Tap House

$$$$·International·
Turlock
304 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Sunday Lunch
Primarily a brew pub, but with a very eclectic menu. The servings are ample, the variety of options are very good. The prices are very reasonable for the food you get. The serviRead more
4 people mentioned the Bottomless Mimosas
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BellaVista

$$$$·Italian·
Stockton
141 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Pre/post Theatre
Seated and served quickly - a plus when you’re on your lunch hour. Food was served hot, and it was delicious! Loved the $9.99 lunch combo 😊
5 people mentioned the Calamari
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Prime Table

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Stockton
818 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Great food. Great service. You must try the grilled Shishito peppers.
94% recommended
Best Food in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley
88 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Midgley's Public House

$$$$·American·
Stockton
835 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Made reservations and they took us right away. The service was GREAT! Food was great as always.
90% recommended
Hot Spot in Sacramento / Sacramento Valley
19 people mentioned the Prime Rib

The Library

$$$$·Lounge·
Fresno
71 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
Another great meal at the Library. Mussels and clam chowder were delicious. Everybody enjoyed their meals. Chicken, salmon, steak or cod; all were yummy. Friendly, efficient serviRead more
94% recommended
1 people mentioned the Gin Fizz
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Lime Lite

$$$$·American·
Fresno
378 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
This was another great dining experience. The food and presentation were excellent. Clint did a great job overseeing the entire restaurant while also being sociable with the patrRead more
97% recommended
22 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Verona Cucina Italiana

$$$$·Italian·
Modesto
327 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
Great food/great service perfection -highly recommended-amazing salads -Verona pizza and the Parmesan crusted halibut is a must have
100% recommended
Best Overall in Fresno / San Joaquin Valley
5 people mentioned the Calamari
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Bistro 234

$$$$·Continental·
Turlock
663 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Good food and service. How can you go wrong? We had a group of about 25 at lunch, including some children, and they didn't bat an eye. Just good times.
95% recommended
26 people mentioned the Chicken Marsala
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Vintage Steakhouse - Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino

$$$$·American·
Fresno
563 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Overall everything was amazing 👏. We look forward to coming back 🥩🍖🍤🍹🍸
95% recommended
Best Overall in Fresno / San Joaquin Valley
25 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Center Street Grill

$$$$·American·
Turlock
93 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
We were promptly seated and made comfortable. When our guests arrived , we we told of the specials as the service completed or setting. Our waitress was exceptional. The coursesRead more
100% recommended
4 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Camp 4 Wine Cafe

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Modesto
372 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
  • Notable Wine List
Great meat and cheese board with excellent wine pairing. Entré and desert on-point and delicious. Service friendly and attentive. All during COVID restrictions. Highly recommend.
97% recommended
Best Overall in Fresno / San Joaquin Valley
9 people mentioned the Poke Bowl
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Seven Sisters - Black Oak Casino

$$$$·Californian·
Tuolumne
289 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We enjoyed our dinner and felt that it was much improved from our last visit. The salads were thoughtfully composed and tasty. We enjoyed both steak and the duck special of the eRead more
98% recommended
4 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Ernie's Food & Spirits

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Manteca
410 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
One of our favorite restaurants in Manteca. They can accommodate someone who cannot have any gluten.
83% recommended
5 people mentioned the Calamari
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Prairie Fire at the Padre Hotel

$$$$·Californian·
Bakersfield
475 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Great food, fast service. Unfortunately they were out of the truffle pretzels, but I was able to get the fries and they were delicious.
92% recommended
Best Overall in Fresno / San Joaquin Valley
6 people mentioned the Lobster Mac Cheese
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Double LL Steak House & Saloon

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Visalia
63 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Groups
Everything was great...super quiet. Would have been nice to have background music on since we were the only party in the restaurant. My meal was great however I ordered a meal to gRead more
2 people mentioned the Filet Medallion
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Black Angus Steakhouse - Fresno - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Fresno
1,260 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Wife and i were out on a date night just the two of us......had a really good time ...thanks black Angus.
66 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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