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460 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340
209-580-4418
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Eat here!

We read several reviews of this restaurant and are pleased to say that the service was very good, even though it was our waiters first night, the noise level was OK and the food was delicious. The wine list is very satisfactory.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 3, 2015
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San Clemente, California
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  • Late Night
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41 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Italian first
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English first
San Clemente, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We read several reviews of this restaurant and are pleased to say that the service was very good, even though it was our waiters first night, the noise level was OK and the food was delicious. The wine list is very satisfactory.

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Chowchilla, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

If you live in Merced you know there isn't much to do there, if you are looking for a great restaurant, that too is challenging. Pinnochios opened in the last couple of years and I think it is here to stay. Our family likes to go here before or after we see a movie or just for a meal out.... More 

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California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The white sauce lasagna I had there was good, but a little pricey. It came with 2 small pieces of bread, but no salad, for about $14. My son had a pizza with chicken & artichoke that he said was good. My husband ordered a roast beef sandwich, which was pretty plain and definitely nothing spectacular. It came with fires... More 

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Merced, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Everytime I visit Pinnochio's I am struck by how attentive the waiters/waitresses are - can we sit by the window/can you split the salad/could we have a refill on our drink? Whatever your request they are super agreeable and friendly. Their salads/soups/sandwiches are delicious and the pizza the best. They have a ice cream counter with gelato and I love... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

food is delicious here and they give plenty, definitely worth your money! I had a chicken salad which is absolutely delicious chicken is juicy and tender layed over a bed of fresh crisp greens. a lot of detail to this plate that makes it pretty and colorful as well. my all time favorite salad

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Service can be slow at busy times. But food is Awesome! Nice space upstairs for large parties. Try the pizza it is phenomenal

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Shanghai, Shanghai, China
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It's clearly a popular celebration restaurant for students, families and colleagues. Expect a loud, rowdy environment. Downstairs is a sports bar feel. Great food at decent prices (not cheap, not expensive). Friendly service. We started with a garden salad and loved the jalapenos kick in it. The pizza was awesome - amazing crust! We got the J Law Special, and... More 

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Merced
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had just gotten back into town and wanted to grab a bite to eat (not fast food) so we decided to give Pinocchio's a try. We had been there once before with our kids and tried different dishes and the were all good.....once again, they did not disappoint! Food was GREAT....service was GREAT! I would recommend this place to... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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373 reviews 373 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
404 helpful votes 404 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had a group of 5 hungry folks looking for a dinner in downtown ... The location is great - easy to find, easy to park. The service is perfect. The restaurant inside looks like an old school Italian place - very cozy and warm. We ordered a soup, chicken with vegetables, lasagna and pizza - everything came out well... More 

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Merced, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have been to Pinnochios a number of times since they opened. The food is always excellent with generously sized portions, the service is solid and the owners (Gino and AJ) often stop by and interact with the guests. They also have a nice bar area where you can also order the food.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 460 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced
  • Phone Number: 209-580-4418

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?