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Strings Italian Cafe

11976 California 88, Jackson, CA 95642
209-223-7874
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Ranked #3 of 43 Restaurants in Jackson
Price range: $7 - $22
Hours:
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Steakhouse, Pizza & Pasta
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

It's like the fast food of Italian food... Just plain not good. Except for the bread, I guess? Been there once a few years ago, and once recently... Same exact experience both times. Terrible then, terrible now.

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Camas, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Ate here tonight with my husband. Excellent food & service. I had the Margarita pizza and it was delicious. Great prices too. I will eat here again.

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Ione, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Jackson (actually Martel) California isn't known for an abundance of fine dining establishments, but I was very pleased with my trip to Strings Monday. It was my cousin's birthday, and she was given free spumoni ice cream and sung to. She and my husband both enjoyed their soup and salad, and my lasagna in pastry crust with both marinara and... More 

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Pine Grove, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

From time to time my wife & I go to Strings. The food is hot & tasty. The all you can eat salad is custom made (for example I don't get fresh onion in my salad) so they bring 2 salads. I have tried a number of dishes but now almost always order the fisherman's stew (or soup) as it... More 

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El Dorado, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My family ate here for lunch last week. I am so glad we did! Everything was delicious. The eggplant parmesan was the best I have ever had...not too cheesy/greasy not too soggy. Our son had the calzone, it was huge! The service was great, my dad has several food sensitivities, our server was patient and helpful about his meal, I... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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72 reviews 72 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I wasn't expecting much from this nondescript place tugged into a strip mall. But I was greeted warmly and seated immediately. The star here was the short ribs with vodka sauce. It was excellent and the mashed potatoes on the side and crunchy green beans made it a great meal. It's not a fancy place and the AC was working... More 

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Jackson, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I have read the few bad reviews for Strings/Jackson and found them lacking. As a Local I have eaten there many times and found it is always top notch. Great service, friendly employees, excellent food and wine. To the guy who said he was served his salad with dressing already on ... apparently you don't go out to dine very... More 

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Redwood City, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I travel through Jackson, California on my way from Oakhurst, California to Tahoe City. I decided to stop in at Strings to give it a shot. I was pleasantly surprised. A very nice clean well lit eatery, great staff and wonderful food. You get a lot for very reasonable prices. I had the Artichoke Stuffed Ravioli and it comes with... More 

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Delano, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I liked the mix of traditional and creative Italian food. I enjoyed the lasagne with meat balls and my husband was impressed with the steak service with blue cheese and shrimp. the chocolate lasagne desert was very good. The service was attentive. A nice, relaxing dining experience

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Fiddletown, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

It's no wonder, in a small close-knit community like we have in Amador County rich with multiple generations of Italian families, that a place like Strings ostensibly seems like a can't-miss business prospect. It has recently been awarded by this site as well as the local paper sponsored publicly voted list of favorites as best Italian Restaurant. That's a biggie... More 

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Additional Information about Strings Italian Cafe

Address: 11976 California 88, Jackson, CA 95642
Phone Number: 209-223-7874
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Jackson
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood, Steakhouse, Pizza & Pasta

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