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1352 W. 13th St, Merced, CA 95341
209-384-2337
Today
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and service

This place is very hard to find on a one way street, but worth it! No atmosphere, but the service and food made up for it. Waitress brought us some nachos for free while we were waiting for our dinner.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
Laurie R
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Redondo Beach, California
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Redondo Beach, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

This place is very hard to find on a one way street, but worth it! No atmosphere, but the service and food made up for it. Waitress brought us some nachos for free while we were waiting for our dinner.

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Chicago
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128 reviews 128 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Great place for Mexican food with cold beer, wonderful salsas, lots of menu options, and all served with charm. Prices are great. Free chips and salsa was outstanding. All the food we had was excellent. Not a very big place - but the great food and really pleasant service makes this a really good option for some Mexican fare. My... More 

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Pebble Beach, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Surprising little out of the way spot, found by searching on Yelp as we drove back from Yosemite. All the reviews said to try the molcajete, so of course we did - one beef, one chicken. Both were great, served with sides of guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo, beans and rice. It was a lovely cheesy, meaty, gravy-y mess,... More 

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Top Contributor
179 reviews 179 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Driving north on 99 from SoCal we always get gas at the Costco in Merced. I asked a local where a good place to get carnitas was. and he directed us here. Very hard to see, since its hidden behind a big tree. Excellent stop and highly recommend it.

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Just a litlte hole in the wall really but good Mexican food. I was directed there by the night ladies at Vagabond, where I stay and the food is really good and the ladies who work there are always really nice. It sits back a ways from the road so you have to look for it; it's next door to... More 

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Turlock, California
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42 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Had lunch there today, first time at this restaurant, loved the refried beans and the chicken enchiladas. All the food was very tasty, the bean dip which was unexpected was surprisingly good. Good value, very nice service seating inside and out, but gets pretty busy at lunch, try to go a little early.

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San Francisco, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I asked what was made today and advised the Carnitas, and oh boy it was good. Food was terrific, service was a little lacking...

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Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

love this place , attend here at least twice a month for meetings or just a quiet little date. I recommend the shrimp cocktail, nachos or the big lunch burrito

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Rochester, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

I worked across the street for several weeks while in Merced on business. I stopped in for lunch several times and was pleased with the menu selection and price. I'd recommend this resturant for lunch if you are in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Working in the area for a few weeks, I found this resturant. It is a great place to grab lunch. It is a casual atmosphere with both indoor and outdoor seating. I tried several items on the menu and really loved the steak sandwitch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1352 W. 13th St, Merced, CA 95341
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced
  • Phone Number: 209-384-2337
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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