1. Go For Romance At Le Rendez-Vous Restaurant
Source: Le Rendez-vous Restaurant via Facebook
4775 N Sierra WaySan Bernardino, CA 92404(909) 883-1231Yelp: 4 Stars
This fancy pants French place is perfect for impressing that special someone. Play it safe and get the spectacular pancetta wrapped filet or be more daring and try the escargot out of the shell drenched in garlic butter and blue cheese.
2. Have A Crispy Taco The Way It Was Meant To Be At Mitla Café
Source: Mitla Café via Facebook
602 N Mount Vernon AveSan Bernardino, CA 92411 (909) 888-0460Yelp: 4 Stars
No list of restaurants in San Bernardino would be complete without the home of the taco and Mexican food as Americans know it, Mitla Café. The oldest Mexican joint in the Inland Empire (since 1937!), this spot gained notoriety when Glenn Bell ripped off their taco and turned it into fast food.
3. Heat Up Your Evening At Miyagi Sushi
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228 E Base Line StSan Bernardino, CA 92410 (909) 889-3929Yelp: 4 Stars
All you can eat sushi for $20? All you can eat sushi for $20! This casual little hole in the wall is worth a stop for their XXX spicy tempura roll.
4. Cheat On Your Low-Carb Diet At Alfredo’s Pizza and Pasta
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251 W Base Line StSan Bernardino, CA 92410 (909) 885-0218Yelp: 4 Stars
Shhh, we won’t tell your Cross Fit trainer about your visits to Alfredo’s for some baked ziti and fettuccini Alfredo. Like you were really going to eat that baked chicken and steamed broccoli anyway.
5. Skip the Panda And Head To Lotus Garden For Your Chow Mein Fix
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111 E Hospitality LnSan Bernardino, CA 92408 (909) 381-6171Yelp: 4 Stars
Yum, yum! Locals have been coming here for years and with good reason. For reliable tastiness, it’s hard to beat Chinese American classics like Kung Pao, orange chicken and chow mein.
6. Hu Tiu-Pho 86 Is Pho-cking Amazing
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275 E 9th StSan Bernardino, CA 92423(909) 884-3776Yelp: 3.5 Stars
When It’s cold and damp out and you just need a bowl of something hot, this where the delightful Vietnamese gem comes in. Fill yourself to the gills and fight off the cold with Hu Tiu-Pho 86’s noodle soup goodness.
7. Grease Your Spoon At Molly’s Café
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350 N D StSan Bernardino, CA 92401 (909) 888-1778Yelp: 3.5 Stars
Take in the retro ambiance of Molly’s while you chow down on classic breakfast comfort staples at prices that can’t be beat. You know when you read travel books and they tell you to eat where the locals do? This is that spot.
8. Start The Weekend Right At Mexico Café
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892 E Highland AveSan Bernardino, CA 92404 (909) 882-3000Yelp: 3 Stars
Sometimes a girl just wants a big platter of Mexican cuisine. And when that girl has such a craving she gets one of the outstanding combo platters at Mexico Café. A little darling of a restaurant with the alt weekly set, but you can leave your beanies and faux glasses at home.
9. Get A Fat Sausage At Gazzolo’s Sausage Co. and Deli
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132 E Highland AveSan Bernardino, CA 92404 (909) 886-3213Yelp: 4 Stars
I know that saying the words “German” and “cuisine” doesn’t usually conjure images of candle lit dinner or appetizing plating but sometimes, you just need a big ol’ sausage and tangy slaw and when that happens, you go to Gazzolo’s for lunch. You’ll love it!
10. Take Your Newly Vegetarian Hippie Sister To Dinner At Happy Family
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2150 S Waterman AveSan Bernardino, CA 92408(909) 783-8928Yelp: 4.5 Stars
We all have our hippy phase and now it’s her turn. Veggie restaurants are hard to come by if you’re not in the “Big City” but Happy Family fills the spot and the tummy with their savory veggie Chinese dishes.
11. The Banh Mi At Baguette Express Will Knock Your Socks Off
1689 Kendall DrSan Bernardino, CA 92407 (909) 887-2562Yelp: 4 Stars
Source: Flickr user The Delicious Life
If you have yet to taste the deliciousness that is the banh mi then get thee over to Baguette Express for a barbeque sandwich and some cool boba tea to wash it all down with.
12. Devour All The Guacamole at Lucy’s Mexican Restaurant
Source: Flickr user Kari Sullivan
4151 N Sierra WaySan Bernardino, CA 92407 (909) 883-4638Yelp: 3.5 Stars
The family run Lucy’s has been offering reliable Mexican fare to the San Bernardino area since the late ’60s. Cheap, friendly service, and amazing, fluffy guacamole keep the locals coming back.
13. Indulge In Creamy Coconut Ice Cream At Rose Apple
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1981 S Diners CtSan Bernardino, CA 92408 (909) 890-5884Yelp: 4 Stars
An odd name for a Thai place but who cares when the noodles are this good? The pad see ew is a must, or stop in for some of the sweeter dishes like mango sticky rice and fried bananas. Just don’t leave without trying the homemade coconut ice cream.
14. El Rico Pollo: For The Peruvian Food You Didn’t Know You Were Missing
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2013 Diners CtSan Bernardino, CA 92408 (909) 890-0539Yelp: 4 Stars
A new addition to the San Bernardino restaurant scene, El Rico Pollo is one of the few places to get Peruvian food. Don’t skip the Saltado de Pollo.
15. Grab A Mouth-Watering Sammy And A Cup Of Joe At Iron Horse Café
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1170 W 3rd StSan Bernardino, CA 92410 (909) 833-1813Yelp: 4.5 Stars
Commuters rejoice at this delightful little sandwich shop located inside the Santa Fe Railroad Depot. Fun atmosphere and the Harvey Girl sandwich is to die for.
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