About Five Restaurant
Five is an exquisite blend of contemporary italian and californian cuisine. Join us for a romantic dinner or a night out drinking wine with your friends. Come and experience the engaging atmosphere and energetic ambiance of five.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
E Perrin Avenue
$30 and under
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Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access
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Five Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
The owner of this restaurant is a long t ...
The owner of this restaurant is a long time local restaurant owner and is very respected and loved by the community. Very involved with day to day operations and I believe that is what has made him such a success. He always goes above and beyond your expectations.
This was my first vist here..I made rese ...
This was my first vist here..I made reservations for 2 at 7. arrived a few mins late. And we were first taken to a table in back of the restaurant ,in the corner. Lots of other tables available thru out. We asked for another table and were given a small table, right next to a loud table of guests, asked to move over a few ...Food was good. Service was attentive, my displeasure was that we have not even finished our meal and were visited by the busboy, server, another busboy that kept asking if they could wrap up meal, to the point that it was very annoying ..there were other customers and they were not closed. Even if they were , I had thought from the style of the restaurant , that had a little more class then they presented that night....Will not revisit there..
Our dinners were delicious and the servi ...
Our dinners were delicious and the service was impeccable. We had a very senior citizen and 2 teen aged boys. The servers were extremely patient and kind. The celebration was for my birthday and it could not have been nicer.
Last minute and fabulous
It was great! I am a real estate agent and was out showing property late. I went on to the Open Table App and made the reservations as soon as we finished showing property and took my clients to dinner and we were seated immediately. I was so glad they were on the open table app. It was so convenient. To me that is extremely important when you are working and hadn't made plans where we were going to eat and it made it look like I had it all under control and had it all planned out.
We have known the owner of the restaurant for years and his service and quality of food has always been outstanding. He is a hands on guy and welcomes everyone when they come in. Can't say enough good about Pat and Five. One of very short list of favorite places.
Back for more!
When we first moved to Fresno, we were concerned by the lack of good quality, locally owned restaurants. It seemed as if everything was chain food and chain fed. But our experiences at a few local restaurants, including Five, have been outstanding. We had the pistachio-crusted halibut special with jalepeno rice (so good) and the on-menu rack of lamb the other night. How dos the chef get the polenta SOOOO creamy?
The service was absolutely amazing. Fant ...
The service was absolutely amazing. Fantastic job from everyone from hostess to bus boy. It was our anniversary and the only thing that wasn't fun was how loud it was. Unfortunately, we couldn't hear each other talk :-(
It was our first time dining there and w ...
It was our first time dining there and we were celebrating our 46th wedding anniversary. For a Monday evening it was very busy and the noise level was high but we enjoyed the food very much. Our waiter was very attentive and helpful with our questions regarding specials and certain entrees. We will be returning for sure!
Great Food and Service!
Tuscan Tower is a must!. No corkage fee on Tuesday night....yeah!!! The young lady who served my wife and I was SUPERB!! She was helpful, friendly and attentive....all of the qualities that we appreciate when dining out. The only minor complaint would be the noise coming from the bar area...obviously, patrons were having a good time. Outstanding experience, the same that we have experienced on previous visits. Tuesday nights will be date-night out as long as the Rombauer Zin holds out.
Great place. The noise level is a bit high.
We really enjoyed our time there the food was great and the service was outstanding. The only complaint we had was the noise level but that won't prevent us from going back. Outside the noise level everything else was perfect.
Fabulous dining experience
Our first time to FIVE was for my birthday. It was just my husband and I and we couldn't have asked for better service! Between our waitress and the "bus boy" , who constantly made sure our water glasses were full and if there was anything we needed, we felt like royalty. I had the lobster ravioli that was to die for! Can't remember what my husband ordered thanks to the fabulous glasses of Justin cab and Rombauer Zin 😉. It definitely was noisy, so wouldn't necessarily say to go there if you wanted a quiet romantic dinner, but otherwise everything else was terrific! Thanks Five and we will definitely be back!
Good Food but Very Loud Bar
Went to Five Restaurant for my wife's birthday. We really enjoy the food and since this was Friday during Lent we were unable to have meat. Five offered some excellent options with seafood so everything was good. Service was excellent as always. Only negative is that the noise from the bar can be extremely loud when it is crowded. They also need to make the bar bigger as you cannot fit that many people in there during Happy Hour.
Valentine's Day 2016
I made a reservation two weeks prior for Valentine's Day online. A day before they called to confirm. We were seated in a reasonable time. Since it was crowded with extra Valentine's Day guests the temporary seating kinda expected. It wasn't great seating. The food was great. The staff were pretty good. They ran out of Crème brûlée. Which really bummed me out. All in all it was a good experience. I recommend Five.
Our first time having issues
It was the first time I made reservations and they didn't do well. They forgot about us on Valentine's Day of all days. So we waited 30 minutes past our reserved time and then finally questioned why everyone walking in was being seated and we hadn't been. They sort of shrugged it off and seated us immediately. I wasn't impressed with that at all.
I absolutely love how charming this retaurant is! I went with my husband for Valentine's Day, and the food was amazing. The desserts were our favorites: I had tiramisu and he had the bananas foster. The staff was vey professional and courteous. Would definitely recommend.
Way too crowded and loud
The restaurant was way too crowded. The noise level was way too high and impacted any possible conversation. The tables were very close together, some servers needed to squeeze through tables sideways. We were there for Valentines Day so I don't know if this is the norm. The food though, was GREAT!
Average food, really loud atmosphere
Our appetizer was good (bruschetta) but 5 small half slices of bread for $9 was way overpriced. The balsamic reduction was delicious, though. There was what we thought was pesto with the bread but it turned out to possibly be some sort of tapenade, and my companion is allergic to olives, and I am a vegetarian so neither of us were happy about it. I had said I was a vegetarian when I ordered and I am hoping it was not traditional tapenade with anchovies. I had the cheese ravioli which was very bland, though it was livened up by the watery and incredibly salty tomato sauce that was dumped on it. I ended up scraping off most of the "marinara" and eating it plain. My companion had the Rigatoni al Pollo which she had to ask to be warmed up because it was served cold (not room temperature actually cold like it had been refrigerated). The creme brulee was basic but decent, and I am glad we shared because the portion was huge for a single serving. The fruit on top was fresh, ripe, and delicious. Overall: good appetizer and dessert, chain restaurant entrees. It was also really, really loud. Conversation was impossible without yelling. Having to text one's companion who is across the table because you can't hear each other is annoying. The waitress (I don't recall her name, but a woman and slightly older than the other waitstaff) was very nice and tried to be attentive, but she had several disparate tables and we had to flag down other staff for food heating, drink refills, etc. I can't imagine eating there again.
We were disappointed that we could not b ...
We were disappointed that we could not be seated until our entire party arrived. We waited about 45 minutes to be seated. I will not book large parties here again. The manager finally allowed us to be seated when 9 of the 10 were present. Thank you
We were hungry and frustrated.
Would not recommend for a quiet romantic evening.
If you have ANY expectation of having a quiet romantic evening I would suggest a different restaurant. If you are going to make a reservation I would request a booth. The food was great but as I stated the ambient noise was so loud we could barely understand each other. Sitting at individual tables that are right next to other patrons can be very uncomfortable as out experience was. On on side was an arguing mother and son and the other a couple who wanted to partake in conversation when we didn't.
Great dinner, great service
We always enjoy going to FIVE. The food is always good and the staff friendly. We did book on Open Table which usually we get in right away once we arrive but due to the holiday parties going on we did have to wait 30 minutes. Understaffed but our waiter once we were seated was pleasant and took his time with us. Very nice and we felt that we were given exceptional service for them being under staffed.
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