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Margie's Merry Go-Round

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212 South Main Street, Lone Pine, CA 93545
+1 760-876-4115
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Mon 16:30 - 20:30
Wed - Thu 16:30 - 20:30
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a very interesting restaurant family owned and good food. It's such an intimate place with large servings able to split entrees. If you're fortunate enough to meet dan you'll enjoy him. It's time to make another visit for us.

Thank Glendae O
Thousand Oaks, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting decorum as you sit in an old carousel to eat. The Chinese food is very good, and served in portions that almost beg for take home boxes. If you order individually, there is enough to split the portion up and share what you have with others in your party. The Kung Pao and Sesame Chicken dishes are very good,... More 

Thank DDR623
Healdsburg, California
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181 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were charmed by the lovely round, charming, quirky dining room, and were continuously impressed by the attentive service (from the apparently husband and wife team). The chef actually came out and asked us if the sun was bothering us, within a few minutes of our seating. We dined on a Monday evening, and found the service quick, and it... More 

Thank john_northbay
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Most unfriendly eatery my husband and I encountered in our life. It was a busy Saturday night but there were tables available on the outside and one inside. Upon entering, the owner asked"May I help you?" We asked if a table was available for 2. He stated: give me 5 to 10 minutes. We were totally ignored and after waiting... More 

Thank Barbara n
Chicago, Illinois
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83 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We did not expect great Chinese food in Lone Pine, but this place made good food, and served it in gargantuan portions at reasonable prices. What is not to like? We really enjoyed eating there. I ad a fish in sauce with bok choy (I think) that was very nice, and my wife had a noodle dish that was quite... More 

Thank tak309
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Great little restaurant. We ordered the family style menu, with orange peel chicken and imperial shrimp. The accompanying appetizers were plentiful and very good. The large bowl of hot and sour soup was delicious. The main dishes were very tasty, and the fried rice was superb. The portions were so large that we boxed up the leftovers and had a... More 

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Coarsegold, California
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I'm pretty picky about Asian restaurants outside of the Bay Area. This place blew us away! Welcoming decor and wait staff, and excellent dishes with a varied menu. The portions were so generous we had plenty for another dinner!

Thank Glenda G
Lake Tahoe (California), California
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219 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food wasn't bad, the staff is crazy nice. Its just a really random spot for lone pine. It kinda reminds me of something you would see in a Rob Zombie movie. They have outside seating and not a lot of room inside so you might have to wait, but check it out.

Thank eric F
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I read about this restaurant before going, and planned to go for a Chinese dinner as an alternative to the steak and burger places. I was not disappointed! Owners are friendly and accommodating. The menu had a lot of choices and portions are generous. There are spicy and non-spicy choices. I loved the warmth and whimsy of the decor. I... More 

Thank Joan M
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Super family oriented- our kids always look forward to the stop. They aim to please and will custom order what the kids like. Highly recommended and fun decor

Thank Linda C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Chinese, Asian, American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 20:30
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 South Main Street, Lone Pine, CA 93545
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Lone Pine
  • Phone Number: +1 760-876-4115

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?