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Margie's Merry Go-Round

212 South Main Street, Lone Pine, CA 93545
+1 760-876-4115
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fried rice” (15 reviews)
“kung pao” (7 reviews)
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
212 South Main Street, Lone Pine, CA 93545
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This appears to be a tiny place, very cute circular building. The food was delicious. We started with veggie egg rolls, very crispy. BF had cashew chicken, quite good. I had moo shu pork, something I haven't had in forever. Really good!

Thank LovesNeon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant was recommended to us by a helpful lady in the hiking shop and we were so grateful. We were just passing through this great town for one night and we had a delicious meal. The food was freshly cooked, light and some of...More

Thank flatoutintop
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

There fourof us to eat dinner.we were lucky to get the last table. It was a busy weekend because of the film festival. I thought it was American and chi ease food. It’s mainly Chinese. We all ordered different meals and the food was ok....More

Thank debstobaugh
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Who would have thought such a hodgepodge of cuisines could be presented in one restaurant? We were hungry for Chinese and weren’t disappointed. We shared an appetizer of Vegetarian spring roll (4) that was done light and crisp. Hunan chicken and Hot and Spicy Shrimp....More

Thank KaimukiGirl24
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

I just love this quaint restaurant on Main Street. Dan, Qwai, and staff are the best! Very friendly and incredibly consistent great Chinese food. Be sure to come hungry and you will still probably have some leftovers.

Thank vegasrugbyref
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Came across this restaurant when we stayed in Lone Pine. We both enjoyed our meal, the service was good and the manager was friendly. All in all, we enjoyed it very much

Thank moncrief20
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This is a delightful mom and pop restaurant right in the middle of town. Imagine finding a restaurant in Lone Pine with American, Mexican, and Chinese food and they are all great! Two in our party ordered the Chinese food (shrimp amd smow peas and...More

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Hottest July on record in the desert and I was fortunate to be there as a crew member for a friend running in Badwater 135. I say fortunate because I got to know the adorable city of Lone Pine for the special history it played...More

Thank 442vickir
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Had the family menu at just under 20 dollars each. Had tons of delicious Chinese food. Everything tasted fresh and looked wonderful too. Service was attentive without being intrusive. Would recommend to anyone wanting excellent Asian food in Lone Pine. Parked just round the corner...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I was in a mood for Chinese food for lunch when I stumbled upon Merry Go-Round. I honestly didn't expect much because of the remote location, but I was happy to try it. I ordered the Kung Pao Shrimp and was very pleasantly suprised at...More

Thank Charles L
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December 30, 2014|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
As you have already been informed. Yes, this time of year, 3 days in Lone Pine would be enough. The Alabama Cafe is a great place for breakfast, along with Margie's Merry Go Round for a great Chinese dinner. Also the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
4:30 AM - 8:30 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 South Main Street, Lone Pine, CA 93545
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Lone Pine
  • Phone Number: +1 760-876-4115
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