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Strings Italian Cafe

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2601 Oakdale Rd, Ste P, Modesto, CA 95355-2256
+1 209-578-9777
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Modesto, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Strings features excellent Italian cuisine and a friendly and helpful staff. There is ample seating, a fine wine list, and a very interesting selection of dishes. My wife especially likes the balsamic salmon and I like the shrimp and sausage pasta. The salads are also excellent and we recomment the house salad which we share.

Thank scottandalene
Modesto, California
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The day was a rush for me when I took a chance for a quick lunch at Strings, in Modesto. The place is small in size but big in excellent food. I had the Minestrone Soup and it was hot and loaded with fresh veggies. Next, I had the Ravioli Cremora and I was pleasantly surprised. The ravioli's filling was... More 

Thank AlexModesto
Riverbank, California
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257 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Felt like having Italian Food, so I stopped in for the first time in a long time. It brought back old memories and made me wonder why I don't eat there more often.

Thank Douglas D
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Salad is the high point. Go to Chefs of New York a half mile south for great Italian food at a cheaper price plus the make pizza....

Thank Marty W
Phoenix, Arizona
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450 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Our group of 10 came for lunch recently. Room was quiet and set up well; service at all times was stunning. Food was not notable but OK; a little expensive, we thought.

Thank beeedell
Modesto, California
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

There is nothing great about their food or service. It's just mediocre. We went on a Friday night and had to wait about 10 minutes.

Thank marisameeks
Modesto, California
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Took my wife to dinner alone and thought we would go here since it had been awhile. Great choice, our server was excellent, the food was great as always. You have to order their salad, it's the bomb!

Thank billjaques
Modesto, California, Usa
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2015

I had been a fairly regular customer at Strings many years ago, but somehow got out of the habit. My wife and I were looking for some takeout food that was out of our routine, and I suggested Strings. We had an older menu at home, and my wife chose a chicken and pasta dish that wasn't on the restaurant... More 

Thank Timothy M
Modesto, CA
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Flavorless salad dressing and red sauce. Refrigerator tasting pasta. Strings used to be good. So sad.

Thank jjeppson
Modesto, California, Usa
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2013

In order to celebrate my son's graduation from high school, we decided on Strings vs. a larger chain restaurant (we had a large party of 12, and we were able to make a reservation beforehand). I have to say that our experience at Strings, from the service to the food, was perfect! Our server was super attentive and helpful, frequently... More 

Thank Gordon655

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2601 Oakdale Rd, Ste P, Modesto, CA 95355-2256
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Modesto
  • Phone Number: +1 209-578-9777

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