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Little Oven Pizza 433 W Main St, Merced
Little Oven Pizza
Pizza • $

Little Oven Pizza

433 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340

It's hard to come across a place that doesn't disappoint at least once when you visit throughout the years. Little Oven Pizza gets it right every...

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  • Superb247 Reviews4.7
Toni's Courtyard Café 516 W 18th St, Merced
Toni's Courtyard Café
American • $$

Toni's Courtyard Café

516 W 18th St, Merced, CA 95340

I just ate a very delicious lunch here at Toni’s. The service was prompt and friendly. I ordered the Five Star Grilled Cheese sandwich that has cheddar,...

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  • Superb367 Reviews4.5
In-N-Out Burger 1579 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Merced
In-N-Out Burger
Hamburger • $

In-N-Out Burger

1579 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Merced, CA 95340

For the past few months, a friend & I have spent a Friday evening every other week at this In N Out. We actually stopped the 1st time unexpectedly to get...

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  • Superb235 Reviews4.5
Carniceria y Taqueria Superior 1725 CA-140, Merced
Carniceria y Taqueria Superior
Mexican • $

Carniceria y Taqueria Superior

1725 CA-140, Merced, CA 95341

Food is very very tasty very authentic Mexican the person I was very polite they're fast and the prices are fair the specials are a great Price you...

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  • Superb120 Reviews4.7
H & W Drive-In 121 W 16th St, Merced
H & W Drive-In
Fast Food • $

H & W Drive-In

121 W 16th St, Merced, CA 95340

Always awesome to go here for a meal. The food is absolutely wonderful and the staff is very helpful and give good customer service.They do get busy from what...

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  • Superb275 Reviews4.4
mariscos el nacho 1560 Yosemite Pkwy, Merced
mariscos el nacho
Mexican

mariscos el nacho

1560 Yosemite Pkwy, Merced, CA 95341

Edit to my pervious review. I'm very happy I gave this hidden jewel in Merced! I was very, very pleased that they remembered us and let us know that our...

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  • Superb61 Reviews4.9
Lupian's Mexican Food 802 W 16th St, Merced
Lupian's Mexican Food
Mexican • $$

Lupian's Mexican Food

802 W 16th St, Merced, CA 95340

Lupian's is our favorite place to eat in Merced! The staff is always so kind and attentive to your needs. Very fast service and the food is always so...

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  • Superb184 Reviews4.4
Thai Star 57 W Alexander Ave, Merced
Thai Star
Thai • $$

Thai Star

57 W Alexander Ave, Merced, CA 95348

One of the many great Thai restaurants in Merced. Never wrong to go here, and they are very consistent in quality. Good value on lunch menu as well.Some of my...

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  • Superb152 Reviews4.4
Gateway Pizza N Subs 1220 V St, Merced
Gateway Pizza N Subs
Pizza • $

Gateway Pizza N Subs

1220 V St, Merced, CA 95341

After hiking all day through snow in Yosemite, we picked up a pizza to eat at the hotel. It was delicious & they were friendly! Ate most of it & had a...

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  • Superb106 Reviews4.5
Destino's 460 W Main St, Merced
Destino's
Italian • $$

Destino's

460 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340

Fantastic drinks & great atmosphere. I love mixed drinks so I ordered the Malibu Sunset & then I had ordered Cheese Rigatoni with half white & half...

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  • Superb217 Reviews4.3
Burger Time 661 W 16th St, Merced
Burger Time
Burgers

Burger Time

661 W 16th St, Merced, CA 95340

Went to visit my dad in Merced yesterday and wanted to eat at our usually spot but it was packed. We didn't want to wait so we ended up trying out this...

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  • Superb202 Reviews4.3
Mix Bakery 1110 W 16th St, Merced
Mix Bakery
Cupcakes

Mix Bakery

1110 W 16th St, Merced, CA 95341

Mix bakery made us a baby Reveal cake and it was absolutely perfect. As the kids say, they understood the assignment. They treated us with respect and no one...

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  • Superb111 Reviews4.4
The Partisan 432 W Main St, Merced
The Partisan
Pubs • $

The Partisan

432 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340

I went to see a local band; they don't serve any food, only drinks (I don't drink, so I can't rate the drinks). Eat before you go, there are...

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  • Superb105 Reviews4.4
17th Street Public House 315 W Main St, Merced
17th Street Public House
Pubs • $

17th Street Public House

315 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340

It's a lovely place with a great tap selection. The only downside is that they allow smokers in the outer part of the bar, which makes it super...

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  • Superb78 Reviews4.5
Asian style kitchen 601 E Main St, Merced
Asian style kitchen
Asian

Asian style kitchen

601 E Main St, Merced, CA 95340

Our #1 place to go ! They are very kind , friendly and understanding. I haven't had a wrong order which is amazing. Let's not get started on their...

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  • Superb44 Reviews4.8
Hao's Kitchen 1500 Yosemite Pkwy, Merced
Hao's Kitchen
Chinese • $

Hao's Kitchen

1500 Yosemite Pkwy, Merced, CA 95341

Good spot of takeout. Flavors are good. Portion size of carbs are good but my protein serving was a bit small. I ordered the garlic chicken and it was ok....

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  • Superb150 Reviews4.3
Hidalgo Taco Truck 550 E Main St, Merced
Hidalgo Taco Truck
Mexican

Hidalgo Taco Truck

550 E Main St, Merced, CA 95340

These tacos r fire!!!! Straight bussing. It's like eating the most scrumptious cloud ever. 10/10 would recommend. Just call ahead because perfection takes...

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  • Superb136 Reviews4.3
Nagame 2650 W 16th St, Merced
Nagame
Japanese • $$

Nagame

2650 W 16th St, Merced, CA 95348

I love this quaint made over 50's diner. The food comes as several courses so it's great for catching up with a friend or family, or even a date. The...

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  • Superb127 Reviews4.3
Villa's 900 Loughborough Dr, Merced
Villa's
Mexican • $

Villa's

900 Loughborough Dr, Merced, CA 95348

I was getting a car wash across the street and just happened upon this place. I got the burrito supreme and it was the best burrito I’ve ever had! You would...

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  • Superb124 Reviews4.3
Sam Cafe 235 W 12th St, Merced
Sam Cafe
Thai • $$

Sam Cafe

235 W 12th St, Merced, CA 95341

Years after graduating from UC Merced we're back to visit a college favorite: Sam Cafe!!! Their pad thai is still as delicious as ever. I got the chicken...

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  • Good210 Reviews4.2
Five Star Burger Merced 1725 Yosemite Pkwy, Merced
Five Star Burger Merced
Fast Food • $

Five Star Burger Merced

1725 Yosemite Pkwy, Merced, CA 95340

Staff is so nice and pleasant to each other the food is awesome delicious and a very good selection of different fast food this is how little diners used to be...

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  • Good193 Reviews4.2
Scotts Diner 2015 E Childs Ave, Merced
Scotts Diner
French

Scotts Diner

2015 E Childs Ave, Merced, CA 95341

We were here to visit relatives. They were excited to take us to a new restaurant in town, Scott's Diner. The staff was VERY friendly and informative....

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  • Superb50 Reviews4.6
Mainzer 655 W Main St, Merced
Mainzer
Sports Bar

Mainzer

655 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340

Tasty vegan and vegetarian options. Service was good. The server and manager apologized for an order that was forgotten, and took the item off the bill - very...

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  • Good190 Reviews4.2
Jose's Taco Shop 3250 G St, Merced
Jose's Taco Shop
Latin American

Jose's Taco Shop

3250 G St, Merced, CA 95340

Fantastic fresh food with fast friendly service. I want to try everything on the menu, but I'm currently stuck on the shredded chicken taco and anything...

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  • Superb107 Reviews4.3
EL PALMAR TAQUERIA 1127 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Merced
EL PALMAR TAQUERIA
Mexican • $

EL PALMAR TAQUERIA

1127 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Merced, CA 95341

The birria tacos are excellent, authentic flavor as well as the al pastor tacos. The servers were very knowledgeable and was not disappointed with what we...

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  • Good172 Reviews4.2
La Morenita 1352 W 13th St, Merced
La Morenita
Mexican • $

La Morenita

1352 W 13th St, Merced, CA 95341

This is what I consider a hole in the wall Restaurant. Don't be fold by its looks when you drive up the food is excellent and also authentic as it gets...

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  • Superb102 Reviews4.3
Cortes Tacos #2 1519-1549 G St, Merced
Cortes Tacos #2
Latin American

Cortes Tacos #2

1519-1549 G St, Merced, CA 95340

Wow. Just amazing. Coming from the bay area looking for a local taco shop. This place hits the spot. Flavors are on point and is now my new go to spot. Very...

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  • Superb96 Reviews4.3
Marie's Mexican Kitchen 259 W Main St, Merced
Marie's Mexican Kitchen
Mexican • $

Marie's Mexican Kitchen

259 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340

I'm so HAPPY that my daughter took me to this restaurant everything was so delicious. I will recommend to anyone that comes to Merced California. God...

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  • Good154 Reviews4.2
Coconut Cafe 3368 N State Hwy 59 STE N, Merced
Coconut Cafe
Thai

Coconut Cafe

3368 N State Hwy 59 STE N, Merced, CA 95348

First time here. Went during what I thought would be busy hour noon and service was fast. Had the cashew pad with chicken plate could have used a bit more...

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  • Good131 Reviews4.2
The Branding Iron Restaurant 640 W 16th St, Merced
The Branding Iron Restaurant
Western • $$

The Branding Iron Restaurant

640 W 16th St, Merced, CA 95340

Food atmosphere and staff are great. Hung out at the bar while waiting for our table. Jordan and Kandace were the perfect example of an attentive friendly bar...

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  • Good297 Reviews4.1

American Restaurants

American in Merced
Toni's Courtyard Café 516 W 18th St, Merced
Toni's Courtyard Café
American • $$

Toni's Courtyard Café

516 W 18th St, Merced, CA 95340

I just ate a very delicious lunch here at Toni’s. The service was prompt and friendly. I ordered the Five Star Grilled Cheese sandwich that has cheddar,...

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  • Superb367 Reviews4.5
Rainbird 609 W Main St, Merced
Rainbird
American

Rainbird

609 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340

My partner and I had an amazing time dining at Rainbird. First and foremost, the food is absolutely incredible. This was our second time dining here and...

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  • Superb33 Reviews4.4
Paul's Place Restaurant & Bakery 2991 G St, Merced
Paul's Place Restaurant & Bakery
American • $$

Paul's Place Restaurant & Bakery

2991 G St, Merced, CA 95340

We came here right after leaving Black Bear Diner where we were unable to find anyone to seat us.This place is FANTASTIC!!! The prices are great, the people...

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  • Good310 Reviews4

Pizza Restaurants

Pizza in Merced
Little Oven Pizza 433 W Main St, Merced
Little Oven Pizza
Pizza • $

Little Oven Pizza

433 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340

It's hard to come across a place that doesn't disappoint at least once when you visit throughout the years. Little Oven Pizza gets it right every...

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  • Superb247 Reviews4.7
Gateway Pizza N Subs 1220 V St, Merced
Gateway Pizza N Subs
Pizza • $

Gateway Pizza N Subs

1220 V St, Merced, CA 95341

After hiking all day through snow in Yosemite, we picked up a pizza to eat at the hotel. It was delicious & they were friendly! Ate most of it & had a...

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  • Superb106 Reviews4.5
Pizza Guys 2800 G St, Merced
Pizza Guys
Pizza • $$

Pizza Guys

2800 G St, Merced, CA 95340

We stopped by while visiting Merced, we ordered the Buffalo chicken and spinach garlic chicken pizza along with Buffalo salad and pesto chicken pasta. Best...

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  • Good120 Reviews4

Mexican Restaurants

Mexican in Merced
Carniceria y Taqueria Superior 1725 CA-140, Merced
Carniceria y Taqueria Superior
Mexican • $

Carniceria y Taqueria Superior

1725 CA-140, Merced, CA 95341

Food is very very tasty very authentic Mexican the person I was very polite they're fast and the prices are fair the specials are a great Price you...

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  • Superb120 Reviews4.7
mariscos el nacho 1560 Yosemite Pkwy, Merced
mariscos el nacho
Mexican

mariscos el nacho

1560 Yosemite Pkwy, Merced, CA 95341

Edit to my pervious review. I'm very happy I gave this hidden jewel in Merced! I was very, very pleased that they remembered us and let us know that our...

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  • Superb61 Reviews4.9
Lupian's Mexican Food 802 W 16th St, Merced
Lupian's Mexican Food
Mexican • $$

Lupian's Mexican Food

802 W 16th St, Merced, CA 95340

Lupian's is our favorite place to eat in Merced! The staff is always so kind and attentive to your needs. Very fast service and the food is always so...

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  • Superb184 Reviews4.4

Chinese Restaurants

Chinese in Merced
Hao's Kitchen 1500 Yosemite Pkwy, Merced
Hao's Kitchen
Chinese • $

Hao's Kitchen

1500 Yosemite Pkwy, Merced, CA 95341

Good spot of takeout. Flavors are good. Portion size of carbs are good but my protein serving was a bit small. I ordered the garlic chicken and it was ok....

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  • Superb150 Reviews4.3
Golden Bowl 3144 G St, Merced
Golden Bowl
Chinese • $$

Golden Bowl

3144 G St, Merced, CA 95340

Always so good and hits the spot when craving Chinese. I love the sizzling rice soup and pork fried rice as well as the pot stickers and Kung pao chicken....

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  • Good170 Reviews4.1
China Caff 2840 G St, Merced
China Caff
Chinese • $

China Caff

2840 G St, Merced, CA 95340

I love this place so much everything is perfect in the price range they give you a lot for what you pay for they are always really nice when I come in...

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  • Good118 Reviews3.9

Fast Food Restaurants

Fast Food in Merced
H & W Drive-In 121 W 16th St, Merced
H & W Drive-In
Fast Food • $

H & W Drive-In

121 W 16th St, Merced, CA 95340

Always awesome to go here for a meal. The food is absolutely wonderful and the staff is very helpful and give good customer service.They do get busy from what...

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  • Superb275 Reviews4.4
Five Star Burger Merced 1725 Yosemite Pkwy, Merced
Five Star Burger Merced
Fast Food • $

Five Star Burger Merced

1725 Yosemite Pkwy, Merced, CA 95340

Staff is so nice and pleasant to each other the food is awesome delicious and a very good selection of different fast food this is how little diners used to be...

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  • Good193 Reviews4.2
Taco Bell 3140 G St, Merced
Taco Bell
Fast Food • $

Taco Bell

3140 G St, Merced, CA 95340

Wait time was kind of long, I guess everyone had late night munchies. Staff is very friendly and professional, the box is very filling even for the hungriest...

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  • Good158 Reviews4.1

Seafood Restaurants

Seafood in Merced
Ostioneria Guadalajara 1220 W 16th St, Merced
Ostioneria Guadalajara
Seafood • $

Ostioneria Guadalajara

1220 W 16th St, Merced, CA 95340

Love this place! My sister just bought a new home in Merced and we have tried out 4 Mexican restaurants so far. This one, by far, is the best of the best and...

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  • Good60 Reviews4.2
Bag O’ Crab 455 W Olive Ave, Merced
Bag O’ Crab
Seafood

Bag O’ Crab

455 W Olive Ave, Merced, CA 95348

We had a wonderful meal! We ordered the king crab combo (which only had 3 legs) and came with corn, potatoes and shrimp. I added an order of mussels also and...

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  • Good134 Reviews3.9
Sizzler - Merced 1334 W Olive Ave, Merced
Sizzler - Merced
Seafood • $$

Sizzler - Merced

1334 W Olive Ave, Merced, CA 95348

Absolutely love the steaks at the restaurant! It's always cooked to order and leaves me craving more! Their cheese bread is also very good, however their...

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  • Good207 Reviews3.8

Thai Restaurants

Thai in Merced
Thai Star 57 W Alexander Ave, Merced
Thai Star
Thai • $$

Thai Star

57 W Alexander Ave, Merced, CA 95348

One of the many great Thai restaurants in Merced. Never wrong to go here, and they are very consistent in quality. Good value on lunch menu as well.Some of my...

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  • Superb152 Reviews4.4
Sam Cafe 235 W 12th St, Merced
Sam Cafe
Thai • $$

Sam Cafe

235 W 12th St, Merced, CA 95341

Years after graduating from UC Merced we're back to visit a college favorite: Sam Cafe!!! Their pad thai is still as delicious as ever. I got the chicken...

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  • Good210 Reviews4.2
Coconut Cafe 3368 N State Hwy 59 STE N, Merced
Coconut Cafe
Thai

Coconut Cafe

3368 N State Hwy 59 STE N, Merced, CA 95348

First time here. Went during what I thought would be busy hour noon and service was fast. Had the cashew pad with chicken plate could have used a bit more...

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  • Good131 Reviews4.2

Italian Restaurants

Italian in Merced
Destino's 460 W Main St, Merced
Destino's
Italian • $$

Destino's

460 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340

Fantastic drinks & great atmosphere. I love mixed drinks so I ordered the Malibu Sunset & then I had ordered Cheese Rigatoni with half white & half...

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  • Superb217 Reviews4.3
Strings 731 E Yosemite Ave, Merced
Strings
Italian • $$

Strings

731 E Yosemite Ave, Merced, CA 95340

Great place! Ordered for a graduation party, large group, and Strings was on top of it. Portions were huge, price was fair, they provided all the necessary...

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  • Good258 Reviews4.1
Bella Luna 350 W Main St, Merced
Bella Luna
Italian • $$

Bella Luna

350 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340

After a long day, we decided to eat there. They welcomed us warmly. When we were ready to order they told us that they had a power outage earlier in the day...

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  • Good276 Reviews4
Subway 1459 Martin Luther King Jr Way Suite 8, Merced
Subway
Sandwich Shop • $

Subway

1459 Martin Luther King Jr Way Suite 8, Merced, CA 95340

Really nice, clean and safe restaurant. Good music playing! The worker was masked and very kind! I ordered a chicken teriyaki spinach wrap with avocado, pepper...

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  • Good40 Reviews4.2
Port of Subs 731 E Yosemite Ave E, Merced
Port of Subs
Sandwich Shop • $

Port of Subs

731 E Yosemite Ave E, Merced, CA 95340

Late post****** DoorDash a sandwich for lunch a few weeks ago. Can't remember what I had but the sandwich was one of the best I've had in a while....

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  • Good86 Reviews4
Port of Subs 655 E Main St, Merced
Port of Subs
Sandwich Shop

Port of Subs

655 E Main St, Merced, CA 95340

It was good. They accept food stamps. I did see some other reviews how they are skimpy on their meat. It was a good sandwich but I do agree there should be a...

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  • Good63 Reviews3.9
KFC 2016 E Childs Ave, Merced
KFC
Chicken • $

KFC

2016 E Childs Ave, Merced, CA 95341

Love this place the chicken is so delicious and so good probably you might get some times old chicken but that’s sometimes but overall the chicken is so good...

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  • Good103 Reviews3.3
Chicken Shack 560 W Olive Ave, Merced
Chicken Shack
Chicken

Chicken Shack

560 W Olive Ave, Merced, CA 95348

Ordered on the Yelp app. Thank you for making it easier! Ordered a grilled chicken sandwich combo with bbq baked beans, hot sauce and hot bbq sauce along with...

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  • Average43 Reviews2.8
KFC 180 W Olive Ave, Merced
KFC
Chicken • $

KFC

180 W Olive Ave, Merced, CA 95348

I went through drive thru and spent quite a bit of money but when I got home the food seemed old so I called and spoke with the manager and told her of my...

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  • Average129 Reviews2.6

Japanese Restaurants

Japanese in Merced
Nagame 2650 W 16th St, Merced
Nagame
Japanese • $$

Nagame

2650 W 16th St, Merced, CA 95348

I love this quaint made over 50's diner. The food comes as several courses so it's great for catching up with a friend or family, or even a date. The...

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  • Superb127 Reviews4.3
Sansei 713 Merced Mall, Merced
Sansei
Japanese • $

Sansei

713 Merced Mall, Merced, CA 95348

Miso soup is a favorite of mine for total body healing and Sansei does not disappoint...it is tasty and hot and satisfying, not to mention very inexpensive....

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  • Good69 Reviews3.8
Teriyaki Don - Merced 755 E Yosemite Ave suite h, Merced
Teriyaki Don - Merced
Japanese

Teriyaki Don - Merced

755 E Yosemite Ave suite h, Merced, CA 95340

Craving sushi and this was the only place I could find that delivered during lunch in my area. Tried a tuna roll and a California roll, both tasted very fresh....

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  • Good175 Reviews3.5