Restaurants that Accept EBT in Fresno County

If you currently live in Fresno County and receive CalFresh benefits we have great news! Your CalFresh EBT Card or Golden State Advantage card can be used at select restaurants and fast food places if you meet the eligibility criteria. In this post, we will explain in detail how the Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) works in Fresno County and how you can qualify to use your EBT at these restaurants. In addition, we will provide you a complete list of food places and restaurants that Accept EBT in Fresno county, including in the cities of Fresno, Clovis and Sanger.

First, we are going to explain what the California Restaurant Meals program is about and which counties are participating.

Second, we will explain the requirements for the RMP and how you can use your CalFresh EBT at these restaurants.

Finally, we will provide you a complete list of restaurants that Accept EBT in Fresno county.

The list includes restaurants in the following Fresno County cities:

  • Clovis
  • Fresno
  • Sanger

All you need to do is scroll down and find the city where you live or a nearby city and you will see the list of restaurants that accept EBT there.

"What fast food places accept CalFresh EBT in Fresno County"

California Restaurant Meals Program

The Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) allows CalFresh recipients who are 60 years of age or older, disabled, or homeless to use their CalFresh benefits to purchase lower cost prepared meals at approved participating restaurants.

If you fit one of the groups described above, you can use your CalFresh California EBT card at select restaurants and fast-food chains within the state.

As of September 1, 2021, the RMP has expanded to a statewide program and is managed by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS).

Therefore, restaurant vendors who are federally approved may participate in the RMP statewide, within all 58 counties in California.

As of November 2023, the restaurant meals program is active in 39 counties in California, with the CDSS working to bring the program to all 58 counties in the near future.

Currently, the restaurant meals program is active in the following counties:

California Restaurant Meals Program Requirements

To use your CalFresh Golden State Advantage EBT Card at restaurants and fast-food chains in Fresno county, you must first meet certain requirements.

To be eligible for the Restaurant Meals Program, you must:

  • Currently be enrolled and receiving CalFresh benefits
  • Have an active California EBT Card
  • Be homeless, elderly (age 60 or older), or disabled

If you do not meet the requirements listed above, you are not eligible to use your California EBT Card at restaurants and fast food chains.

How to use your EBT Card at Restaurants in Fresno county

Using your EBT Card to purchase hot meals at restaurants and fast food locations is easy.

Here’s what you do:

  1. Find a participating restaurant or fast food chain near you. Eligible locations will display the Restaurant Meals sign (pictured below).
  2. Purchase hot meals – breakfast, lunch, or dinner at the restaurant by using your California EBT Card at checkout.
  3. Follow the instructions and enter your 4-digit EBT Card PIN to complete your purchase.
  4. Get your receipt to see the remaining balance on your EBT Card CalFresh benefits account.

"California Restaurant Meals Program"

List of Restaurants that Accept EBT in Fresno County

Currently, there are 19 restaurant and fast food locations that accept Calfresh EBT in Fresno County, CA.

We have listed below the restaurants that accept CalFresh EBT in Fresno County.

Scroll down to find a nearby restaurant that accept CalFresh EBT.

Denny’s

710 W Shaw Ave
Clovis, CA 93612

 

Rally’s Hamburgers

280 W Ashlan Ave
Clovis, CA 93612

 

Burger King

2410 N Cedar Ave
Fresno, 93703

 

Burger King

4610 E Kings Canyon Rd
Fresno, CA 93702

 

Denny’s

530 S Clovis Ave
Fresno, CA 93727

 

Huong La

5669 E Kings Canyon Rd, Ste 102
Fresno, CA 93727

 

Huong Lan

3757 W Shaw Ave
Fresno, CA 93711

 

Kam’s Pizza & Ice Cream

2633 E Shaw Ave, Ste 109
Fresno, CA 93710

 

KOKOs Deli

4021 W. Clinton Ave
Fresno, CA 93722

 

Popeyes

4415 W. Shaw Ave
Fresno, CA 93722

 

Popeyes

5135 N. Cedar Ave
Fresno, CA 93710

 

Popeyes

5227 E. Kings Canyon Rd.
Fresno, CA 93727

 

Popeyes

3004 N. Blackstone Ave
Fresno, CA 93703

 

Popeyes

3110 E. McKinley Ave
Fresno, CA 93703

 

Rally Hamburgers

1345 Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93706

 

Rally’s Hamburgers

1135 N Parkway Dr
Fresno, CA 93728

 

Rally’s Hamburgers

4818 E Kings Canyon Rd
Fresno, CA 93727

 

Rally’s Hamburgers

4022 W Shaw Ave
Fresno, CA 93722

 

Burger King

736 Academy Ave
Sanger, CA 93657

 

The CDSS plans to approve more restaurants in Fresno county for the RMP program.

We will update this post as more restaurants are added.

Restaurants that Accept EBT in Fresno County Summary

Here’s the bottom line:

The Fresno county Restaurant Meals program applies to those who are homeless, elderly (age 60 or older), or disabled.

If you are one of the groups above and have an active California EBT Card, you can use your CalFresh benefits to buy food at select restaurants.

This includes hot food that can be eaten at the premises.

Currently, 37 counties in California participate in the program, including Fresno county.

Questions?

We hope this post on restaurants that accept EBT in Fresno county was helpful.

If you have further questions about CalFresh or California EBT Card, please let us know in the comments section below.

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