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SHOPPING & DINING

n Fresno, diverse cultures are represented not only in the community but in dining options as well. Whether you want to sit down to a relaxing meal with an elegant atmosphere or need to grab a bite on the run, you’ll find the dining options in Fresno to be plentiful, varied and most importantly, delicious!

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Fresno offers a great variety of food. With over 100 dining establishments existing in the city to satisfy those hunger pangs, the Fresno resident or visitor is never short on options. From French to Mexican, Armenian to Thai, Japanese and Basque, you could say we’ve got it all! In Fresno, these worldly delights are available to tease the palate and please the daring diner. For those who may be less adventurous, there is

no shortage of restaurants serving classic American favorites throughout the city. The Tower District, Fig Garden, Fashion Fair and the River Park area offer a variety of restaurants ranging from fine dining to comfort food. These establishments are situated close to unique shopping destinations. Visitors and residents alike will find plenty of eateries with distinctive menus and exceptional service. Diners will be delighted with the many restaurants ready and waiting to please their guests.

Fulton Mall is part of a revitalized area in downtown and remains a popular pedestrian mall. This mall was one of the first of its kind in the country and gained national recognition. The mall was dedicated in 1964 and remains a fine example of community spirit. It is also a location of historical interest with many architectural styles representing various time periods.

The success of restaurants in Fresno is of critical importance to the Fresno Chamber. We are proud to show support for these great businesses in many ways, from offering free exhibition of local restaurants at our yearly trade shows to allowing them to host our monthly mixers, an ideal way to get exposure in the business community. Tulare Outlets is located along Highway 99, serving the greater Fresno market and more as the only outlet mall located in the central California region. The mall offers brand names at discounted prices, with over 55 designer, brand-name stores, including Nike, Banana Republic, Gap, Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger.

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Along with the numerous dining opportunities come endless opportunities for shopping. Some of the larger malls and shopping centers include the Fashion Fair Mall, Fig Garden Village, the Galleria, Gallery Plaza, Manchester Center, North Pointe Center, Pavilion West, River Park Place, Sierra Vista Mall and the Tower District.

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