What makes “fresh” so much better

What makes “fresh” so much better

Freshness is something that seems to be interpreted in many different ways these days. In some cases, it simply means that meat was never frozen. In other cases, people are aiming for their style to be so fresh and so clean (clean). With fruits and vegetables, freshness can be confusing to define and even harder [...]

Our Best Tuna Sandwich

Our Best Tuna Sandwich

We’ve got a few sandwiches on our menu that are so outstanding that they’ve earned the title of our Blue Ribbon Winners. One of those worthy of that designation is our Tuna Melt! At the heart of it all is our special recipe tuna, packed in with tomatoes and melted cheese, all brought together between [...]

Map your way to your nearest Perko’s location

Map your way to your nearest Perko’s location

If this blog ever gets your mouth watering in all kinds of ways, the last thing you’ll want to do is have to wait any longer than you have to before grabbing a table and satisfying those cravings. But what if you’ve recently moved to a new area? Or what if a new Perko’s has popped [...]


Prove Your Mother Right

Breakfast foods

Surely you’ve heard the age old theory that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It turns out your years of hearty eating before the start of the day as insisted by your mother were not in vain!

Breakfast has been undeniably linked to a smaller waistline.  Meal-skipping means more hunger and ravenous hunger means a recipe for overeating.  To stifle that afternoon hunger, eat a hearty, filling breakfast in the morning.

For farm fresh breakfast options from Perko’s, try our yummy garden omelette with plenty of veggies and topped with dairy fresh cheese, or another favorite: haystack potato cakes stacked high to curb your hunger.

Plus, add protein to your breakfast for that added dose of filling you need to get your day going.  For that added bonus, try Perko’s chicken fried steak or the Meat Lovers Combo complete with all your favorite breakfast fix-ins.

Stop that sluggish afternoon feeling and fill up in the morning on your Perko’s breakfast!


A Good Place To Be


Even the best meal cannot make up for a lousy dining environment.  A loud, crowded, and dark restaurant is no place to enjoy a fresh-off-the-farm meal.  That’s why at Perko’s we have considered our customers’ comfort while eating at their dining room away from home.

In our restaurants you can expect a well-lit, friendly atmosphere to accompany your freshly prepared meal, allowing for plenty of conversation and memories in the making.  With our tables spread out, you will also have room to accommodate your friends and family – and be able to hear them, too!

We also have dining rooms fit to our farm-fresh identity.  You’ll feel like you’re right on the farm – but with less scents of animals and more smells of your favorite Perko’s dishes!

Next time you’re looking for a great place to host your family and friends, look no further than Perko’s for great service and an enjoyable atmosphere.  Happy dining!


You can’t go wrong with the Cobb Salad

Cobb-1-21-03Some salads are best served as a side dish to something bigger. A healthy addition to a massive steak dinner is one prime example.

Then there are other salads that you can count on to fill you up. And not only will the salad fill you up, but it’ll satisfy your taste buds and offer up a slew of nutritional benefits! One in particular will stand though, and that’s the Cobb Salad.

We start on a bed of fresh greens, just like any good salad does. Then we add in some diced chicken breast and bacon to satisfy your meat cravings. We then include some avocado, egg, olives, carrots, tomatoes, and red onions to round out the bulk of it.

Rounding it all out are the last bursts of flavor with some bleu cheese crumbles and your choice of salad dressing! Read More »


Steak’s “Stamp of Approval”


When you order up a steak at Perko’s, you know you’re going to get something delicious. But did you also know that while you’re enjoying your meal, you’re also helping local farmers? Not only succulent, juicy, and cooked to perfection, our steaks are from right here in the Central Valley and are USDA graded.

So just what does this mean to you? When you see the USDA shield, you know you are getting only the highest-quality, American-raised beef that meets all safety measures. And that USDA “rank” or “grade” helps farmers in rural areas, like those here in the central valley. Having the USDA stamp of approval gives our farmers access to better business transactions, and our farmers can benefit from the availability of these standards. They’re able to better market their beef to stores and restaurants within the state of California—and all over the great US of A. These standards take their beef from “no name” to a “brand name” in just one stamp.

So when you order that succulent steak—medium, rare, well-done—or however you like it—you’re not just helping yourself to an amazing meal. You’re helping our farmers run their businesses, too.


Blueberry Muffin To Top it Off

Blueberry Muffin

There are a lot of great smells out there that can make a person weak in the knees when that odor enters their nostrils. A sizzling steak, fresh-baked cookies, bacon; all fantastic smells that will get any person jumping out of bed in the morning.

One could argue that no smell in the world tops that of a blueberry muffin. It’s a unique, intoxicating scent that would scream the word “breakfast” if it could be vocalized. So it only makes sense to have that arrive on your table when you’re sitting down for a nice breakfast. As excellent as the smell is, and for as long as you can enjoy that aspect of a blueberry muffin, you get to enjoy the taste of it too! Read More »


Meatloaf on the Menu


There aren’t many restaurants you can go into and feel like you’re “back home.” Many diners and “family-style” restaurants offer up soup and sandwiches, just like you can order up at any deli. When you drop by Perko’s, we want you to feel like family. So, when you browse our farm-fresh menu, you’ll notice homestyle favorites like pork chops, chicken ‘n’ biscuits, and, of course, meatloaf.  Read More »


Friday Lunch

Crispy Thai ChickenIs there any meal out there that leaves more to look forward to than lunch on a Friday?

Think about it… You’ve battled through an entire work week. You knew you were almost there at breakfast on Friday morning, but even then, there was still an entire day to power through until the weekend. Come lunch time though, you know that relief is only a few hours away. There might be a little bit of hard work left to do, but knowing how close you are to freedom seems to be enough of a motivator to help you get there. Read More »


So sweet you’ll think it’s already dessert

CrepesPancakes, waffles, and French toast can be found pretty much anywhere. And really, why not? All of them are excellent choices to start your day, and they can adequately accompany just about anything at the breakfast table.

But while those three hog the spotlight, there’s a fourth option that is far too often overlooked. We’re talking, of course, about splatter cakes!

You may know them in many places as crepes, but our version of them are called splatter cakes, and the way we whip them up should make your mouth water just hearing about it. With a cream cheese filling stuffing the inside and fresh fruit topping it all off, the sweetness of the flavor will have you feeling like you skipped straight to dessert! Read More »


A different soup is only a day away


Having things to look forward to each week is something a whole lot of people hold dear. Whether it’s getting together with friends on the same night every week or that TV show you just can’t miss on certain nights, those routines give something consistent and exciting to look forward to each week that give life a little extra excitement.

So when it comes to our soup of the day, some people might not think that’s a big deal to anyone. But for those of you who love your routines, that day when your favorite soup is on the menu can be one where you wake up and already know where you’re going at some point throughout the day.

There are plenty of options you can expect out of the soups; cream of broccoli, clam chowder, and cream of potato are just a few of the favorites that we’ve got. And at their cost, each one of them is worthy of at least having a cup of on whatever day you pop into your nearest Perko’s. Give them all a try and decide which is your favorite, then feel free to designate that day’s soup as your Perko’s Day!

Head on in and check out what soups are on the menu.