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La Morenita

1352 W 13th St, Merced, CA 95341-5703
+1 209-384-2337
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (3 reviews)
“carnitas” (3 reviews)
“passed away” (2 reviews)
Opens in 21 min
$$ - $$$
1352 W 13th St, Merced, CA 95341-5703
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

La Morenita in Merced, CA came up as the first hit on our Google search as we were driving on 99. The next time we drive through Merced, we won’t need Google to find the best Mexican food! I had the carnitas and would highly...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately, this place has gone downhill since the owner/manager passed away. The service is very slow. We used to be able to get in and out during the lunch hour even if the place was packed. That is no longer the case.

Thank Lydia G
Reviewed 11 February 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 29 January 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 18 October 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 24 May 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 12 January 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 12 October 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 10 July 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 19 June 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1352 W 13th St, Merced, CA 95341-5703
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced
  • Phone Number: +1 209-384-2337
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