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Merced Fruit Barn

#8 of 17 things to do in Merced Features Animals
4526 E State Highway 140, Merced, CA 95340-9325
+1 209-385-2222
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My wife and I stopped briefly at Merced Fruit Barn to purchase some almonds and eat a sandwich for... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Mystic, Connecticut
Not So Much a Fruit Barn Any More

I had been here a few years ago and t was a really good fruit barn. Was disappointed to see it's... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2017
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We offer local produce, honey, dried fruit and nuts, ice cream, Gourmet Mariposa coffee and fresh deli sandwiches. We have cute country home decor, picnic tables and friendly Barnyard Animals to visit with!
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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“fruit” (11 reviews)
“ice cream” (3 reviews)
“local honey” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
4526 E State Highway 140, Merced, CA 95340-9325
+1 209-385-2222
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

My wife and I stopped briefly at Merced Fruit Barn to purchase some almonds and eat a sandwich for lunch. We ordered a turkey sandwich - served with a minuscule amount of low quality, processed turkey...very disappointing. On the other hand, the retail section had...More

Thank carriagehouse37
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I had been here a few years ago and t was a really good fruit barn. Was disappointed to see it's not so much a fruit oriented any more. It does, however, have local honeys, syrups, some fruit and nuts. It's a good place for...More

Thank VickiG95340
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

If you ever in town, this is a must to stop and see. They are very nice and have lots of stuff to see. The fruits and nuts they have are delicious! All kinds of different flavors. They also have more than the average fruit...More

Thank hilariog967
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I thought the fresh fruit was priced a little over current market value, so I opted for dried fruit to take on our trip. It took us two weeks to finish them, so we were satisfied with the price at $6.95 each.

Thank Retrohippie
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Many buses stop here as it is basically only place to stop along this stretch of highway heading to Yosemite. In exchange for 45-50 tourists being dumped her to use the toilet, they overprice ... well everything. The guide RAVED about the fruit, how it...More

1  Thank raybee76
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The items are way overpriced in relation to items of the same variety that can be purchased at the local supermarket.

Thank steve71546
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to stop in for a coffee or a small snack. There is also a fruit stand attached and a small gift shop with many wonderful items to purchase.

Thank Canada010
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I had occasion to stop in for a fundraiser BBQ in the shady picnic area at the back of this place. I've lived here for 46 years and had never stopped in before. I had no idea what I was missing. There were 2 big...More

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Our tour bus stopped here on the way from San Francisco to Yosemite. Our tour guide had raved about it, and it is lovely to wander round, look at the animals and have a pit stop. The dried fruit is excellent, but I was disappointed...More

Thank Merrowmum
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

This place is great. Beautiful fees fruit, local honey, jams, almond butter,sandwiches, coffee,tea and sooo much more. Lots of parking for cars or tour buses. My recommendation is the fresh squeezed orange juice. It is to die for. In the back there are tables for...More

Thank Tami D
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