Your guide to the 3 most popular spots in Northwest Fresno

Your guide to the 3 most popular spots in Northwest FresnoThe Annex Kitchen | Photo: Tim B./Yelp
Published on January 10, 2020

Looking to uncover all that Northwest Fresno has to offer? Get to know this Fresno neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Mexican restaurant to a breakfast spot.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Northwest Fresno, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. El Michoacano

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Topping the list is Mexican spot El Michoacano. Located at 3637 W. Shaw Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting four stars out of 189 reviews on Yelp. 

On the menu, you'll find a slew of seafood dishes, from shrimp tostadas to tilapia fillets. The restaurant also offers steak fajitas, chile relleno, chicken flautas and more.

2. The Annex Kitchen

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Italian spot The Annex Kitchen, which offers pizza and more, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 2257 W. Shaw Ave., 4.5 stars out of 1,133 reviews. 

Yelpers praise the tagliatelle lamb ragù, the hanger steak and the truffle fries, as well as the pizzas, which are baked over a chestnut wood fire.

3. Red Apple Cafe

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Red Apple Cafe, a cafe and breakfast and brunch spot that offers sandwiches and more, is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 866 Yelp reviews. Head over to 488 W. Herndon Ave. to see for yourself. 

Here, you'll find a classic American menu with such offerings as fruity Hawaiian pancakes, crab cake eggs Benedict, apple pie French toast and more. Outdoor seating and bar service are also available.

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