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Toni's Courtyard Cafe

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516 W 18th St, Merced, CA
+1 209-384-2580
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Merced, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

Great sandwiches or salads, food always seems very fresh. Always very delicious. Not the cheapest, but a great place for a lunch with business colleagues, just off of Main Street.

Thank SeanStWi
Merced, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

The times I've been there is for friends meeting. It is always busy (that I've seen) and we've sat inside and outside. The food is very good as is the staff.

Thank whatathrill
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

I really like this place, Mediterranean Chicken Sandwich is my favorite. Love having lunch outside in the courtyard. Staff is always friendly.

Thank Justlynn J
Washington, DC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

Delicious food, great service, and wonderful garden setting. The baked goods are amazing. I recommend the pumpkin bread.

Thank GlobalAdventurist
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

Driving through & checked TripAdvisor on places to eat. So glad we stopped here. We ate outside in the patio area which was adorable & pleasant. We all enjoyed our meals. Chicken salad sandwich with salad was delicious Loved the balsamic salad dressing. Husband had the turkey avocado sandwich & sweet potato fries which were served with a dip. Portions... More 

Thank Liltrave
Sacramento, California
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

Three of us for lunch really enjoyed our salads. Two of us added chicken to the Courtyard salad which had excellent flavor, crispness, and with the flavorful dressing on the side. Outstanding food. Waitress was slow to arrive but then was very attentive. Water, iced tea, and juice was served quickly and refilled promptly. Noise level was almost too much... More 

Thank WmDCook
Mundford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016

I took my mother to Toni’s after seeing the reviews on Trip Advisor and visiting the restaurant’s website. We arrived around 11:00 on a Monday morning. The place was less than half full. We decided to sit in the courtyard. The first table we sat at was next to the wall of the canopy. As soon as we sat down... More 

Thank dwightj7
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

Very good unique sandwiches. A great choice for lunch in downtown Merced. Their desserts looked good too!

Thank Jarsteve
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239 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016

While traveling up highway 99, we wanted a local eatery to try for lunch. Found this place on TripAdvisor as the #2 restaurant in Merced. Should be #1. Wife and I each had a salad with grilled chicken. Both salads were excellent. Service was efficient and on Wednesdays, a small desert is included with the meal. A great find.

Thank Ohtobeinsandiego
Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

This was the only truly disappointing experience I have had using trip advisor as a guide. The greens in the salmon salad were nice and fresh; the salmon was anything but. The thin sliced tri tip in the sandwich was dry like it had been cooked a day or two before and reheated. The bread was nothing special. And the... More 

Thank Dave P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 W 18th St, Merced, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced
  • Phone Number: +1 209-384-2580
In downtown Merced....patio and indoor seating. Excellent food and service. Locally owned

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?