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La Morenita

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) #59 of 139 Restaurants in Merced $$ - $$$ Mexican
1352 W. 13th St, Merced, CA 95341
+1 209-384-2337
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Feb 11, 2017
“Good eats by the motel”
Jan 28, 2017
“Great find...”
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1352 W. 13th St, Merced, CA 95341
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Reviewed February 11, 2017

I ate here this trip. Nice waitresses. Great Mexican food. You can sit out on the covered patio if it's. Nice weather. Walking distance from the Budget Inn.

Thank Biztrav57
Reviewed January 28, 2017

We were looking for a Mexican Restaurant and came upon La Morenita. Everyone one was super friendly from the people we met in the parking lot to the second we walked in the restaurant. The lady got us a great booth, but it was freezing...More

Thank Happy130
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I've driven past this restaurant my entire life and have never stopped in to eat here until only about a year ago. A friend suggested that we come here for dinner since it was, in her words, 'the best restaurant in Merced'. I can see...More

1  Thank Faye S
Reviewed May 24, 2016

I ate here twice because a friend knows the cooks but I got the same thing twice, grilled chicken salad and both times it was dry, no flavor to it and the dressing was bad. Won't ever return again.

2  Thank xina1976
Reviewed January 11, 2016

I truly miss this place! The environment is small ....a little whole in the wall to find, but please do....you wont regret it! They serve great meals, margaritas, and the service is always wonderful. The grilled shrimp is the best! Usually crowded during regular lunch...More

1  Thank C5256YLvanessam
Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

As a native San Diegan currently living in a town with limited Mexican, we are always on the lookout for an authentic place to satisfy our craving. The complimentary bean dip kept our toddler happy during the short wait and the service was great. Highly...More

1  Thank Bradley H
Reviewed July 10, 2015

I'm not a fan of the location but the food makes up for it. The staff are so welcoming and the food is amazing! Great salsa, tacos, enchiladas....everything I've tried has been wonderful.

1  Thank Traylor2840
Reviewed June 18, 2015

Good home made authentic Mexican food. Excellent service. Excellent prices and a menu that was loaded with choices. We started with warm chips and salsa, ordered the sampler platter, and we were full and, there were four of us. Then out came my main meal...More

1  Thank davbuff
Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I decided at last minute to have a Mexican dinner. La Morenita in the late afternoon had just a few customers so we were able to order & get our meal quickly. Also, at that hour there was plenty of parking. They...More

Thank Kgaribay
Reviewed June 2, 2015

This place is very hard to find on a one way street, but worth it! No atmosphere, but the service and food made up for it. Waitress brought us some nachos for free while we were waiting for our dinner.

Thank Laurie R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1352 W. 13th St, Merced, CA 95341
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced
  • Phone Number: +1 209-384-2337
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