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Strings Italian Cafe

731 E. Yosemite Ave Ste A, Merced, CA
209-383-9777
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Ranked #30 of 144 Restaurants in Merced
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner
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English first
Tucson, Arizona
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

There were three of us and all had the same opinion - the food was really boring and not very flavorful. Service was slow and inattentive.

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Merced, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

OK I was asked to meet with several people at strings. I don't know what I was expecting but my expectations elevated the minute I walked in. We were escorted to a room that's off to the side. Since I was given a short notice, I wasn't very hungry. That being said I ordered a plate of Spaghetti. The waiter... More 

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Merced, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This has been our favorite restaurant for a long time. They have gone through some management changes and things got a bit worse before they got better again. Strings has now returned to their excellent service and fabulous food. The seafood tastes fresh and is cooked just right. The management tries very hard to please customers and will often check... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

The service and food did not reach average expectations. Very disappointing after being recommended by hotel.

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Merced, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

You can depend on the food being yummy here, and the prices are great. Indoor and outdoor seating but Merced can be hot in the summer. I have had birthdays and anniversaries here. It is a little echo-y and hard to hear if there are a lot of people in the room.

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Merced, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We use this restaurant often for take-out and have had excellent results. Yesterday we each had a Caesar salad (one chicken and one shrimp) and an order od delicious mussels. No waiting and tasty food.

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Chowchilla, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I've had the opportunity to eat at Strings several times, and it's always been top quality food. The outdoor dining is a plus, and the all you can eat nights are even better! Great restaurant!

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San Antonio, Texas
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We were on a road trip (Santa Barbara - Merced - Burlingame CA) and had dinner at this restaurant. The restaurant is large,excellent food anf service. However, it is kind of noisy. I had the Shrimp Scampi with angel hair pasta and veggies. It was excellent the pasta was cooked just right and it was perfectly spiced. Worth a comeback....

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

Worst Italian food ever bread was all I order there nice place service ok rush around a lot but ok there food desert terrible cafeteria food be better wasted my money in that restaurant lots better place to go I'm

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Merced, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

always friendly always yummy and the prices are not bad at all, Italian food. Outdoor area looks out over large modern church with lots of grass and bells that go off on the hour. It gets hot here-but they have misters on hot days

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Additional Information about Strings Italian Cafe

Address: 731 E. Yosemite Ave Ste A, Merced, CA
Phone Number: 209-383-9777
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 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 - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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