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“Chinese American Hybrid”

Margie's Merry Go-Round
Ranked #3 of 18 Restaurants in Lone Pine
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed November 1, 2012

Great little restaurant on Main Street with a friendly staff and tasty chinese food. Didn't try the american side of the menu but it too looked good. Prices reasonable.Great place to eat after a day spent outdoors.

Thank david410berry
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

Quirky little place in Lone pine with very friendly owner and staff.Great prices and so was the food!

Thank grandma4646
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Reviewed October 12, 2012

I believe this place has a new owner and is all Chinese food. We stopped here on our drive to the Mammoth Lakes area. The owner said they are normally not open for lunch, but it was a holiday with more thru traffic, so they opened. The food was very average. The appetizer sweet sauce was poor, just sweet with no spicy zip. The muchu pork came already rolled, rather than what I am used to, so one had to spread the plum sauce over the outside. It was difficult to eat without making a mess. The pork egg foo yung was just OK. Finally, the servings were huge, much more that we could eat for lunch. Took half away to eat next day. The owner was friendly and the service was good, otherwise I would not recommend this place.

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Thank Francis S
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

Lone Pine, CA seems to mix cuisines in their restaurants. Mexican/American, Italian/American and Margie's Merry Go-Round Chinese/American. It was busy when we had dinner but fast moving. The weekend we were up there (Oct 8th) was the town's Film Festival. That area from Bishop to Big Pine had film festivals and car shows going on so motels/hotels were full. We were lucky to get a room. Our room was the last in the motel then the owner put up a sign of No Vacancy. Good food at Margie's. There was a little singing 2-man band singing in the background. Good thing the 'band' only had a hollow guitar for accompaniment. Otherwise, it would have been loud but sound was just perfect.

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Thank Sue L
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Reviewed October 7, 2012

at the recommendation of a local hotel we ate here. Simple and filling chinese cooking that was really tasty. Portions are american sized so 2 people could share a main course with 2 sides. A great little restaurant.

Thank Slimboyfat
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