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Magellan's Restaurant

15 E 6th St, Tracy, CA 95376-4107
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Ranked #4 of 164 Restaurants in Tracy
Cuisines: American, Continental
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Most recent review
- Sep 13, 2014
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The food is good, there is no doubt about that, but the service and attitude of the staff is TERRIBLE. Most that have been here would agree. They have very slow service and have no apologies for it, it just seems to be the norm for this place.

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Tracy, California
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53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have eaten at Magellan's twice in the past six months. It is a little pricey for Tracy, but the food is very good. The lamb is excellent, and my wife praised the steak. I can't exactly say it is more Italian or what, so let's just say it is Continental Fusion, I think. But really, who cares what it... More

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Tracy, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Magellan's is a small, romantic restaurant downtown. The food is consistently very good to excellent. Prices are on the moderately high side. Food-4+. Everything we've had is really good and the food is consistent. Owner is frequently there, and he takes pride in his restaurant. Service-4+. Staff are attentive but know when to help and when to give customers space.... More

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158 reviews 158 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Passing through on business and checked out Tripadvisor for a recommendation. Spot on with this little gem. I had the lamb and I would return for more you can bet on it. Good food and wine.

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Tracy, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We have enjoyed evening meals at this quaint restaurant a few times in the past few years and every time we repeat our confidence in the high class dinner offerings. Both the meat and fish entrees have been excellent. The service is first class with cloth on tables and napkins. Desserts are outstanding and the wine list is high class... More

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Tracy, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Magellan's has been a go to place for a nice dinner for the past 15 years. Mr Magellan and staff pride themselves on quality meals along with a very nice wine list. Reservations are sugested, but not required. Never a bad experience. To get away from the franchise facilities, try Magellan's, you won't be sorry

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We had four of us for dinner. We failed to make reservations, yet were seated almost immediately. The service was excellent, our waiter made suggestions on items we were unsure of. The food was done to perfection. I prefer not to have my food soaked in sauces and gravies and the place was quite accomadating putting all of the dressings,... More

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Orange County, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

Magellan's is a very nice surprise in the small but convenient cross-roads town of Tracy. Great ambiance and a fantastic menu are exceeded only by the owners personal attention to his guests. We started with Wedge and Parmesan salads, both were fresh and delightful. For the main courses we had rack of lamb, veal, and salmon pasta; all truly wonderful... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We lived in the Bay Area and our friends live in the Sierra Nevada. Magellan's is a great place to meet for a long leisure lunch. The food is very good and so is the service.

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Tracy, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

It was a special evening--my birthday--and we wanted something special. We have lived in Tracy over 35 years and know the town well. Well, we have passed by Magellan's often but never have eaten there. We heard it was "pricey". Well, it is "pricey" but the food was wonderful. Try the steak with blue cheese! Service was excellent. While we... More

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