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The Central Valley Restaurants

The Branding Iron

  • 640 W. 16th St. Map It
  • Merced
  • Steakhouse

Updated 05/08/2015

Fodor's Review

Beef is what this restaurant is all about. It's the place where farmers and ranchers come to refuel as they travel through cattle country. Try the juicy cut of prime rib paired with potato and Parmesan-cheese bread. California cattle brands decorate the walls, and when the weather is nice, cooling breezes refresh diners on the outdoor patio.

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640 W. 16th St., between M and N Sts., Merced, California, 95340, United States

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  • No lunch weekends

Updated 05/08/2015


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