We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Strings Italian Cafe

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
11976 California 88, Jackson, CA 95642
209-223-7874
Website
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

60 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 60: English reviews
Jackson, California
Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favorite place to eat in Jackson. Have ate here many, many times and food is always well prepared and service excellent. Tuesday is senior discount night and Wednesday is all you can eat pasta.

Helpful?
Thank jacksonfoodie2016
North Fork, California
Level Contributor
63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

The waitress was very attentive. Serving sizes were small. Portabella mushroom sauce was very salty. We used to love it here, don't know about the current chef though.

Helpful?
Thank Donna D
Ione, California, United States
Level Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I enjoy this restaurant a lot. The food is always tasty and the menu does change up occasionally. Their ministroni soup is so good. They serve the salad family style with these incredible mini rounds bead loafs. Nice variety too.

Helpful?
Thank Sue H
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

We eat at Strings a lot. Always good food and great value. Ask for senior discount 15% off bill. Their salads and pizza bread are to die for. Some of the best Alfredo Sauce around.

Helpful?
Thank John S
San Jose, California
Level Contributor
21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

It's not the atmosphere; it's the food. Strings like a diner, clean, all fine; but not the fine Italian restaurant with the white table clothes and candles of the movies! But the food is really good. My husband savored an all-meat calzone and took half home for the next day's lunch. I had seafood fettucine and did the same, really... More 

Helpful?
Thank CalGreyNomad
Pine Grove, CA
Level Contributor
31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Recently, we dined at our local Strings Restaurant and found it to feature excellent food. In the past, their delicious bread was always accompanied by olive oil and balsamic vinegar dipping sauce. We didn't get any and noticed that some other diners had some. Apparently, now diners must request the dipping sauce which we did. (this isn't spelled out anywhere... More 

Helpful?
Thank JoanElaine1947
Pioneer, California
Level Contributor
14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

We have been to this restaurant several times and keep returning because we like the place very much. The stuffed mushrooms are always a must for us. We have tried several of the pasta dishes and found them all very good. I love their salad, my husband likes the soup. The bread is like an over sized roll that is... More 

Helpful?
Thank Shirley810
Great Basin Desert, NV
Level Contributor
21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

I didn't know until my daughter told me that strings was a chain restaurant. This place is really good food! You expect OK food add a chain, you expect really good food at a restaurant with They must have a master chef in the back room then. The food was better than wonderful! We ordered one day some take out,... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Trpster
Jackson, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

My family goes to this Strings location often and I am always pleased. The service is very good. They serve the salad family style and it is very good. It is a creamy tangy italian dressing and all you can eat as well! I recently tried a new dish they offered called Baked Chicken Alla Panna. It is a Marinated... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank George G
Fiddletown, California
Level Contributor
92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Went for the Wednesday all you can eat pasta Wednesday. Well worth it and the salad is wonderful. The flavor of the sauces are quite good.

Helpful?
Thank BrownsEnglishToffee

Been to Strings Italian Cafe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $22
Cuisine
Italian, Steakhouse, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11976 California 88, Jackson, CA 95642
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: 209-223-7874

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Strings Italian Cafe and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 month ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Strings Italian Cafe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?