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Unique Places to Eat, Drink & Experience Stockton, California

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Good eats and delicious libations overflow in Stockton. Here is a list of places to eat and drink from the locals!

Stockton is stocked full of amazing eating and drinking experiences to add an authentic local flavor to your stay. Savor this collection of businesses and events that cater to foodies and quench the thirst of the biggest wine and beer fans. Just bring a hearty appetite.

Downtown Stockton Asian Farmers' Market

Families and chefs alike look forward to Saturday mornings in Downtown Stockton because it means the best Asian specialties are available for purchase. Meet incredible people, sample delicious delicacies, and walk away with exactly what you need to create a spectacular meal. You won't be disappointed.


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Channel Brewing Company

In a growing craft beer community, it’s important for there to be a place that focuses on the passion of an ice-cold craft beer. Channel Brewing is located inside the 1916 Belding Building and is yet another recent opening to the downtown community. Hoppy, pale, blonde, however, you like your beer, Channel has it.


The Fruit Bowl - Farm Market and Bake Shop

Celebrating their 71st season in 2018, The Fruit Bowl features an abundance of fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods, and more. Farm fresh specialties like theirs prove why California's Central Valley is known as the "Greatest Garden in the World." Stop by and say hello to the Lucchetti family and their wonderful team the next time you are driving through the most beautiful farm land San Joaquin County has to offer.


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Genova Bakery

Does the smell of fresh bread make you swoon? Genova Bakery is a Stockton gem, offering fresh bread, deli sandwiches, and other Italian specialty goods. Ask anyone in Stockton and they will tell you that Genova bread makes the best sandwich. Many Stockton restaurants and delis use Genova in their establishments because it is hands-down the best bread around. Try it for yourself, we promise you won't be disappointed. 


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Market Tavern

Located in Stockton's premiere shopping center, Market Tavern has become the go-to spot for farm-to-fork meals and cutting edge libations. The atmosphere is excellent, the service beyond compare, and the offerings unparalleled. Making reservations for dinner gets you seated faster, but with one of the best bars in town you'll want to savor the wait.


Sorelle Winery

Situated on a historic site which features the beautiful Dodge House, Sorelle Winery  focuses on Italian varietals. This family owned and operated boutique winery opened its doors to the public in 2007 and has become a local favorite. 


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Valley Brewing Company

Offering a wide variety of craft brews, Valley Brewing Company is the best place to watch your favorite sporting event or enjoy a great meal. The fun brew house atmosphere, special events, and popular Take 5 Jazz Club make this a smart choice for friends, families, and couples all year round.


Food Festivals for good measure...

Jewish Food Fair

The membership of Temple Israel comes together each year to share food, music, and friendship with the Stockton community. This annual event draws people from afar and is a favorite among Stockton residents. Take the opportunity to expose your taste buds to traditional meals not easily found in other places, you'll be happy you did. Scheduled for June 3, 2018.


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San Joaquin Asparagus Festival

Asparagus can be used in almost any dish. You don't believe it? The San Joaquin Asparagus Festival takes food festival adventures to the next level. Apararitas (margaritas with asparagus), asparagus ice cream, creamy asparagus pasta, and the fan-favorite deep fried asparagus, are just a few items that food lovers enjoy each year at this celebration of Stockton's favorite crop. Traditional festival food options are also available, along with concerts, shopping, games, and fun for the whole family. Scheduled for April 20-22, 2018.


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Explore Stockton’s slate of ethnic cuisine and Annual Stockton Events on the Visit Stockton website. You can text us 7 days a week, 8am to 8pm at (877) 778-6258 and you'll receive a live response from a member of our team.

Discover something to do in Stockton every day of the year by checking out our events calendar today! Also follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram - and be sure to use #VisitStockton during your visit!

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