It's a land in which we often impose our dreams. This notion of vastness, . . . this notion of unknown empty spaces in which you can project then all kinds of images, all kinds of dreams and aspirations onto the land.

~ Alex Sargoza, A Land Between Rivers, 2006

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Nearby Restaurants & Attractions

On Tulare between Van Ness and Fulton in Fresno, Hart's Restaurant was a popular destination for lunch or an evening meal. When the bold signage was installed in 1936, it was the largest neon sign in the San Joaquin Valley.

Nearby Attractions

Meux Home Museum
559-233-8007

www.meux.mus.ca.us

 

Forestiere Underground Gardens
559-271-0734

http://www.forestiere-historicalcenter.com/

 

Fresno Art Museum

559-441-4220

www.fresnoartmuseum.org

 

Arte Américas

559-266-2623

www.arteamericas.org

 

Coke Hallowell Center for River Studies at the San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust

559-248-8480

www.riverparkway.org

 

Fossil Discovery Center of Madera County

559-665-7107

maderamammouths.org

 

Nearby Accommodations

Downtown

Radisson Hotel
2233 Ventura Street
Fresno, CA 93721
559-268-1000
559-441-2954
www.radisson.com/fresnoca

La Quinta
2926 Tulare Avenue
Fresno, CA 93721559-442-1110

On West Shaw

Piccadilly Inn – Shaw
2305 W. Shaw Ave.
Fresno, CA 93711
559-226-3850
559-222-0562

www.piccadillyinn.com

The San Joaquin, a Suite Hotel
1309 W. Shaw Avenue
Fresno, CA 93711
559-225-1309
559-225-6021

Fresno has many other hotels and motels. For additional listings, go to playfresno.org  and click Search Hotels.

Nearby Restaurants

Downtown Fresno offers a number of wonderful eateries located in The Galleria. An eight-mile drive east on historic Kearney Boulevard, The Galleria, at 2405 North Capitol Street, is located across from the Convention Center and Selland Arena.

The Galleria restaurants:

George’s Shish Kebab
Armenian and Middle Eastern food
Open Monday-Friday, 6am – 3pm
Saturday, 7am – 3pm
Closed Sunday 

Teazer World Tea Market

Fine teas and desserts

Monday-Saturday, 9am-11pm

Mexicatessen
Mexican food
Open Monday-Friday, 7:30am-2pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Goodfella’s
Italian food
Open Monday-Friday, 11am – 2pm
Closed Saturday & Sunday

Directions from Kearney Park to The Galleria:

Turn right onto Kearney Boulevard.
Follow the boulevard approximately 7 miles.
Note: At Cornelia Avenue, the name of the Boulevard changes
to Madison Avenue for a short distance. The street’s name
changes back to Kearney Boulevard at Marks Avenue.
Turn left onto Fresno Street (end of Kearney Boulevard)
Turn right onto O Street
Cross Tulare Street
Take next right onto Capitol Street

 

Two other great places for lunch in downtown Fresno:

Cosmo’s (Cosmopolitan Tavern & Italian Grill)

1546 Fresno Street at G Street

Monday-Friday, 10:30am-3pm

 

Tailspin Tommy's Aerodrome Eatery at the historic Chandler Airport

Café dining

Open Monday-Saturday, 7am – 2pm

510 W. Kearney Boulevard

559-268-2880

 

West Shaw offers a variety of casual dining and family restaurants including popular chains such as Applebee’s, Marie Callendar’s  and Outback Steak house. These restaurants are located approximately 9 miles from Kearney Park.

 

Directions from the Park to West Shaw:
Turn left on Kearney Boulevard
Turn right on Grantland Avenue.
Turn right on Shaw Avenue

 

In the town of Kerman
Turn left on Kearney Boulevard and drive approximately 7 miles to the town of Kerman.

Chubby’s Diner
American food
15047 Whitesbridge
Open Sunday-Thursday, 6am – 9pm;
Friday-Saturday, 6am – 10pm

Hong Kong
Chinese food
160 S. Madera Ave.
Tuesday-Sunday, 11am – 8:30pm
Closed Monday

Los Arcos
Mexican food
15120 Whitesbridge
Open Sunday-Saturday, 9am – 8pm

 

For additional restaurants, go to playfresno.org  and click Search Restaurants.

Links

Fresno Convention & Visitors Bureau
Search for restaurants, hotels, entertainment, shopping, and arts/cultural attractions.
 playfresno.org

Fresno County Office of Tourism
Search for events, museums, recreation and entertainment in Fresno County.
www.gofresnocounty.com

Fresno County Parks
Information on local parks, including Kearney Park.
www.co.fresno.ca.us

Click on Departments, then click on Public Works & Planning, then click on Parks.

Last Updated Saturday, November 01, 2014 - 02:02 AM.