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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.
Bar
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“ Lively local nightclub and restaurant with an excellent menu, great service, live music. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Good Mediterranean food, but my favorite part is the outdoor seating area. It is a great spot for big groups and it is very family friendly. IG: @pitakabob”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Visalia restaurant, generous portions, nightly specials, home-brewed beers and sodas.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“The first settlers of our town formed this park. There is a historical museum there where you can learn about the early settlers and Yokut Indians. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Taco Tuesdays are always fun. Great Margaritas and Tacos for a great price! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If your here during the fall you have to try the pumpkin!! You won’t regret it!! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“My husband’s favorite brewery in the area. Good selection of beers on top and a fun outdoor area in the back. Check their website to find out days that they are offering food trucks, or just just stop by The Planing Mill and bring one of their delicious pizzas in to go along with the beers. IG: @bhbcvisalia ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Laser tag, arcade games, mini golf, bumper boats, batting cages, water slides and pizza”
  • 7 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Delicious artisan pizza. Our favorite is the Muscles from Brussels pizza—a little spicy & sweet. Great stop on your way home after a day of exploring the national parks. IG: @planingmill ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“So good! Delicious and creative quesadillas. Always a fun and not too expensive meal. Great stop with kids. IG: @quesadillagorilla”
  • 7 locals recommend
Cinema
“large movie theater with parking garage across the street, Double L Steakhouse and many other great restaurants and entertainment downtown. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Great coffee, atmosphere, and their staff is super friendly & helpful—and their house made donuts are delightful. Your freezer should be stocked with their coffee, if you want a little preview. IG: @componentcoffeelab ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Food
“Well it’s not a winery but they have a great selection of local and coastal wines. There’s usually live entertainment on the weekends. So if you like to “boogie.” It’s the place to be especially if “Run for Cover” is playing. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Family owned, great food, great service, gift shop. Just fun to go. Swedish food.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Looking for something a little fancier? Our go to nicer restaurant is Jack & Charlies. Fun drinks and the menu is always changing. The venue is really fun too. Look for the vintage red telephone booth and then walk down the stairs to the basement. IG: @jackandcharlies ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“ Lively local nightclub and restaurant with an excellent menu, great service, live music. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Good Mediterranean food, but my favorite part is the outdoor seating area. It is a great spot for big groups and it is very family friendly. IG: @pitakabob”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Visalia restaurant, generous portions, nightly specials, home-brewed beers and sodas.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Taco Tuesdays are always fun. Great Margaritas and Tacos for a great price! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If your here during the fall you have to try the pumpkin!! You won’t regret it!! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
“My husband’s favorite brewery in the area. Good selection of beers on top and a fun outdoor area in the back. Check their website to find out days that they are offering food trucks, or just just stop by The Planing Mill and bring one of their delicious pizzas in to go along with the beers. IG: @bhbcvisalia ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Delicious artisan pizza. Our favorite is the Muscles from Brussels pizza—a little spicy & sweet. Great stop on your way home after a day of exploring the national parks. IG: @planingmill ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“So good! Delicious and creative quesadillas. Always a fun and not too expensive meal. Great stop with kids. IG: @quesadillagorilla”
  • 7 locals recommend

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