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“Good fare in downtown Merced”
Review of Pinocchio's - CLOSED

Pinocchio's
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed July 21, 2013

This is one of the better places to eat if you are down town, main street Merced. It is
a casual dining option with pizza, sandwiches and salads. The pizza has a cracker crust.
Service was friendly, food good and prices moderate, a pizza is $13, a chicken sandwich $ 9.
There aren't a lot of options in downtown Merced. Pinocchio's seems to be a favorite with the locals and it is located on the little square.

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1  Thank HugoHobbs
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

Pinocchio's restaurant serves American Italian comfort food in a diner setting. This is a great place to bring the family. The portions are large, the beer is good, and the pizza is great. The pizza is even good as a leftover the next day. The service is friendly and the location down on Main Street is a nice place to walk around.

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Thank Janny H
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Reviewed April 24, 2013

The world best pizza I have ever had!!! The "papa Pinoke" is amazing!!! The crunchy bread with tones of cheese on it~ oh my god~ It is definetly great for cheese lover!! And you can't miss the pasta here, too!! Just go and try it. It will be one of the best decisions you have made in your life !!!

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Thank Huilung
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Reviewed March 28, 2013

Plenty of food and tasty! Service was great and prompt. Right on major road, so get to see the foot traffic outside. They have an upper area, but did not go in it.

Thank Garrett S
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Reviewed February 22, 2013

Flash Buy is a local Facebook group that selects a locally owned restaurant (not a chain) every week. Then on Fridays, folks from the group eat lunch or dinner there to check it out. The system works well, restaurants have a few extra customers and the group finds new places they like.

My 95-year-old Mom and I decided to go for lunch - to find it was fantastic! I had an awesome meatball sandwich and a salad and Mom had minestrone soup with a salad. Atmosphere excellent, fairly quiet even though it was a bit crowded downstairs, prices reasonable. The food was prepared just the way I like, the freshly baked roll was toasted just right. The meatballs and cheese had that authentic Italian flavor and spices.

Finally, our waitress, Jovan, had the best smile and attitude! She's perfect at what she does and really looks like she enjoys it.

Word of caution: There should be a note on the menu, "WARNING, HUGE SERVINGS!"

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Thank Photom299
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