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Strings Italian Cafe

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

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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Friends and I met for dinner here tonight. Service was ok, food was ok. Not overly pleased with it all around. I left hungry. For the prices, that shouldn't happen.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Merced
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Modesto, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The service was good and the staff very friendly. The food on the other hand not that great. I ordered the lasagna with meatballs. Meatballs were tender and cooked well. The lasagna on the other hand wasn't. First it was a very small portion comparing it to the Strings in Modesto, CA. I use to go there because it was... More 

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Merced
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Friends and I met for dinner here tonight. Service was ok, food was ok. Not overly pleased with it all around. I left hungry. For the prices, that shouldn't happen.

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Lathrop, California
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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