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Farnesi's Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, ,
Avenue 16, Madera, CA 93637
+1 559-673-9164
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good25%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (6 reviews)
“coffee shop” (4 reviews)
“good old days” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
Avenue 16, Madera, CA 93637
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I have loved this place since I was a little girl in the 1960's and would go there on a family outing with my grandparents. We would drive all the way from Kerman, Ca. to Madera just to eat. My grandpa would call it Nessi's....More

Thank tntntnt2017
Reviewed 15 August 2017

On a recent California road trip we stopped off in Madera and stayed in the Holiday Inn Express across the road from Farnesi's. I went into the Cocktail Lounge for a few cold beers and enjoyed it very much. The service was great (Pat?) and...More

Thank Kildress
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

It was across the road from our hotel so we walked over. It is a really reasonably priced restaurant. All comfort food, meat loaf pork chops, fried fish, And if you order the fruit appetizer its fruit cocktail out of a can, the vegetables were...More

Thank gtreadgold
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is a simple home style restaurant with reasonable prices. Meals include soup, salad, meal, drink and dessert. Atmosphere is very casual, frequented by working locals with very adequate service

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Met a friend for dinner & drinks at Farnesi's Steakhouse and was absolutely blown away by what a great place this is to eat & drink at. Ordered the rib eye steak dinner ($18.95) and was surprised to find out it included an appetizer (shrimp...More

Thank RFine
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Staying at the Holiday Inn, had to work late, front desk called over to see if open, (says 10,) but not really. Closed up tight at 9:40. Don't follow Google maps, you'll drive around in circles. It's right behind a bunch of buildings with no...More

1  Thank OC-RaiderFan
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We were staying right next door and asked about this place and it sounded fine so we thought it would be an easy choice to visit after unwinding. Well....we almost didn't make it prior to them closing at 10:30 on this Wed. night. There wasn't...More

1  Thank JGluvsMexico
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Great food, love the ice tea, there is no shortage of that, great service, my kind of comfort food. Daily specials, I've tried a few, a must go to place when I am working in this area. Meat and potatoes kind of food, love it.

Thank DAN R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is always fun to walk into a local, non chain establishment. Food was good. Service was efficient. Prices were fair. There is easy freeway access.

Thank FairwayFound
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I love to go to a restaurant where the staff is friendly and welcoming. The facility is an older one but very clean. The menu is always the same, but so is the meal.. So for me its a good thing. I know that my...More

Thank Shaielen D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue 16, Madera, CA 93637
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Madera
  • Phone Number: +1 559-673-9164
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