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Farnesi's Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, ,
Avenue 16, Madera, CA 93637
+1 559-673-9164
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“soup” (6 reviews)
“good old days” (3 reviews)
“coffee shop” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Avenue 16, Madera, CA 93637
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Old time diner. Bar is old....its just...old. dinner specials at ok. Drinks are a good heavy pour. Staff is awesome. Like old folks home bland for the most part. Needs a makeover.

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

I have loved this place since I was a little girl in the 1960's and would go there on a family outing with my grandparents. We would drive all the way from Kerman, Ca. to Madera just to eat. My grandpa would call it Nessi's....More

1  Thank tntntnt2017
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

I have loved this place since I was a little girl in the 1960's and would go there on a family outing with my grandparents. We would drive all the way from Kerman, Ca. to Madera just to eat. My grandpa would call it Nessi's....More

1  Thank tntntnt2017
Reviewed August 15, 2017

On a recent California road trip we stopped off in Madera and stayed in the Holiday Inn Express across the road from Farnesi's. I went into the Cocktail Lounge for a few cold beers and enjoyed it very much. The service was great (Pat?) and...More

Thank Kildress
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

It was across the road from our hotel so we walked over. It is a really reasonably priced restaurant. All comfort food, meat loaf pork chops, fried fish, And if you order the fruit appetizer its fruit cocktail out of a can, the vegetables were...More

Thank gtreadgold
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This is a simple home style restaurant with reasonable prices. Meals include soup, salad, meal, drink and dessert. Atmosphere is very casual, frequented by working locals with very adequate service

Thank Robert B
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Met a friend for dinner & drinks at Farnesi's Steakhouse and was absolutely blown away by what a great place this is to eat & drink at. Ordered the rib eye steak dinner ($18.95) and was surprised to find out it included an appetizer (shrimp...More

Thank RFine
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Staying at the Holiday Inn, had to work late, front desk called over to see if open, (says 10,) but not really. Closed up tight at 9:40. Don't follow Google maps, you'll drive around in circles. It's right behind a bunch of buildings with no...More

1  Thank OC-RaiderFan
Reviewed May 16, 2017

We were staying right next door and asked about this place and it sounded fine so we thought it would be an easy choice to visit after unwinding. Well....we almost didn't make it prior to them closing at 10:30 on this Wed. night. There wasn't...More

1  Thank Jeff G
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Great food, love the ice tea, there is no shortage of that, great service, my kind of comfort food. Daily specials, I've tried a few, a must go to place when I am working in this area. Meat and potatoes kind of food, love it.

Thank DAN R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue 16, Madera, CA 93637
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Madera
  • Phone Number: +1 559-673-9164
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