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350 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340
12093831700
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Worth a Second Chance

When Bella Luna first opened Mercedians were excited to have a new place to go. They had a bakery counter in addition to soup, sandwiches and grill items and you ordered from a chalkboard. But the thrill was soon gone. The bakery products were good but not exceptional. We stopped going. But, when... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Merced, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

When Bella Luna first opened Mercedians were excited to have a new place to go. They had a bakery counter in addition to soup, sandwiches and grill items and you ordered from a chalkboard. But the thrill was soon gone. The bakery products were good but not exceptional. We stopped going. But, when we recently returned, changes had been made... More 

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Merced, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stopped in at 5pm to grab a quick dinner before the movies and surprisingly it didn't require a wait like usual. Must have been the daylight savings time change and beautiful weather that day. I had the chopped salad as I've had before but this time it wasn't as fresh as before. The veggies seemed a little soggy. My... More 

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Merced, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Excellent sandwiches, fresh bread, yummy salads, neat atmosphere-can be a little noisy because of the tall ceilings, but love the brick. Great service. I am glad they went from ordering at the counter to sitting down and having your order taken--it was too congested before. Last week I had the cajun shrimp sandwich--delicious!

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Merced, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Bella Luna has some great sandwiches and other dishes. The grinder is one of my favorites. Ive had several different items and never had anything not fresh or delicious.The menu evolves with what's fresh and available. The interior is beautiful. I think the prices are a little high but not enough to deter me from coming. I recently tried a... More 

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Merced
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This is on the main street of Merced. It's a nice place to get together and visit. It is a little pricey so I don't go very often. Service is good, food is good.

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Bridal Veil, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We were heading up 99 around lunch time and went to TripAdvisor to find a good local place for lunch. Based on the reviews we picked Bella Luna. WOW! We split the Columbus Grinder sandwich which has Ham, Tuscano salami, baked with mozzarella and finished with pepperoncini, tomato, fresh basil, lettuce and vinaigrette. To my palate it was one of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The sandwiches are the greatest.....they also have dinner and the pizza is very, very good. They have a lot of other things too.... The bread is freshly baked by the restaurant.

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Awater, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Today was the first day for Vinnie DeAngelo and the Bella Luna Mobile Cafe on Castle Airport in Atwater, CA. Every Tuesday 11:00-1:00. A lot of people were served excellent, fresh meals... I had a Mediterranean Salad with chicken... everybody I talked to said their sandwhich or salad was excellent! A trained chef, currently working as a flight instructor was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Driving through town we chanced on this bakery. Excellent choices, friendly and efficient staff and the food was good and quick to arrive at the table. The decor was bright and clean. As always the portions are very large for our Australia taste, we shared a meal and still had plenty to eat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

We went for dinner. There were no baked good left. They had any specials. The appetizers we had were excellent. A burger with homemade bun was excellent. The pizza was as well. The manicotti Alfredo was excellent. The pizza was as well. The only flaw in our visit was the extreme amount of time it took to receive our pizza.... More 

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Address: 350 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340
Phone Number: 12093831700
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: 350 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced
  • Phone Number: 12093831700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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