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Strings Italian Cafe

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1125 S Main St, Manteca, CA 95337-5743
209-823-9777
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average

The food is good and the service is average but I would not wait to eat there. It is convenient and food is served fast. Give it a try and maybe you will like it

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
DavidDaily
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Lathrop, California
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Lathrop, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The food is good and the service is average but I would not wait to eat there. It is convenient and food is served fast. Give it a try and maybe you will like it

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Manteca, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I have frequented this restaurant for many years. However, we went last year and the food was not fresh. Tasted frozen and heated up. Sauces were not fresh as well. Used to love going out to Dinner here at the last minute as we always had great service and food. Bring back the "Quality" of food and not frozen and... More 

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Manteca, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Strings has a small venue but the food is very well prepared. It is quiet with a candle light atmosphere.

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Sacramento, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We came here with high expectations for this highly touted restaurant (by the newspaper, no less!). Well, we were sorely disappointed! The bar is so tiny, it is obviously only for "looks", as no one was inside when we arrived or left. The hostess was slow and unfriendly, making us wait because we didn't have a lunch reservation, when there... More 

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Manteca
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Ordered Chicken Picatta which is supposed to be a pounded out chicken breast lightly fried and served with a light sauce of lemon, butter, caper and somtimes a little white wine. What I got was an overcooked breast smothered in a thick gravy! My side was capellini with a thick glob of something supposed to be Alfredo sauce sitting on... More 

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Manteca, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The salad is our favorite. Very good service, nice people, great food. We go there when we want to enjoy a date night.

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Manteca, California, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

unfortunately did not eat here, they were not very accomadating to larger groups so reservation was cancelled.

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Manteca, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

When we want to have a quiet Italian dinner, with very good food, beautifully served by friendly and efficient waitresses, we head for Strings. Located in a popular shopping area with Walmart and Safeway and numerous smaller businesses, you can relax with a glass of wine and choose from tasty Italian dishes. Our favorite is one of Srings Creations "Spinach... More 

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Manteca, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Food is average. Unfortunately, there are not a lot of Italian restaurants in the area. If you have a craving for Italian, this may not cut it for you.

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Manteca, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

The quality of the food has gone downhill I don't know if it's just a preparation or the sauces but it was very generic very unlike authentic Italian my raviolis were kind of stiff and the juice was so watery the inside of my raviolis disappeared when I cut into them I probably won't go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1125 S Main St, Manteca, CA 95337-5743
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manteca
  • Phone Number: 209-823-9777

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
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 - 10:00 pm

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