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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Grocery or Supermarket
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“For the best prices and selection we suggest stopping at one of the last large communities en-route to the cabin. Coming from the west on Hwy 120 (from San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento, Tahoe, etc.) the last community with a super market is Oakdale”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It is a family owned hometown favorite. Great food. There sandwiches are amazing. The Leo Camarillo Sandwich with pastrami is my favorite. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“Great place to get a bowl of tomato soup and an awesome grilled cheese sandwich! ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“Classic small town bakery with fresh bread, cakes, and pies made with local fruit - Yum!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“For the best prices and selection we suggest stopping at one of the last large communities en-route to the cabin. Coming from the west on Hwy 120 (from San Francisco Bay area, Sacramento, Tahoe, etc.) the last community with a super market is Oakdale.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
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“Iconic and one of the oldest saloons in Stanislaus county, the Bachi family has owned this maybe 75-80 years. The H-B has really good family style lunch and dinner and this is the place to be rodeo weekend!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Large variety of items to choose from and everything is good. A bit expensive but if you enjoy their salsa and homemade chips you can spilt a plate. They serve hearty portions. They have TVs everywhere with sports.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Italian food, bar, and nice inside. Outdoor seating as well. My favorite local Italian”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
“Farmers Market Wednesday evenings May-October 5-9. Local produce, food, and music.”
  • 1 local recommends
Gift Shop
“Unique household finds and clothing make this a solid shopping option, don't forget Starbucks next door!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“Fabulous Local Wine & Beer - small plates and back outdoor/indoor patio - excellent service!”
  • 1 local recommends
Church
“10:00 Sunday morning. Church is usually over in an hour. The latest it has ever gone is until 11:15. The church where my husband is the pastor. There are two other pastors also. Great contemporary, but not loud, music. Sunday school classes for children. Warm protestant church.”
  • 1 local recommends
Food
“Local peeps make GOOD! in just a short time, this locally owned brewery is making waves for its amazing brews - try one or taste them all! Local chefs and restauranteers guest host food or bring in your own.”
  • 2 locals recommend