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Gino's Fine Itallian Food

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1410 S. Main St., Salinas, CA 93908
831-422-1814
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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 47
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Heavenly Pumpkin Bisque

Been eating here for 10 years or so. Great restaurant and you absolutely must try the pumpkin bisque. I know it may sound weird but you don't want to miss this.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
DRMSR2014
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Memphis, Tennessee
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
Orange County, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

excellent food and service.. Very popular .. On a Monday night it was extremely busy . The sea food and the steak were both great choices ..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Love this place it is a trip back to anyone's Italian childhood! Never have had a meal that was unacceptable. If something isn't to your liking it will be replaced. Gina is the best & most personable hostess! Thank you for keeping the tradition alive!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Been eating here for 10 years or so. Great restaurant and you absolutely must try the pumpkin bisque. I know it may sound weird but you don't want to miss this.

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Reno
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

When a parking lot is completely full on a Tuesday night, you know it's good! Best Italian food I have ever had! The Artichoke Bisque was exquisite! The garlic bread melted in your mouth. My husband raved about the pepper crusted NY steak so much I thought he was going to lick the plate! Will be back again and again!!

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Mountain View, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Usually when you stop at a restaurant in the middle of farm land on a seemingly endless road, you don't expect much, but OH MY GOD! The food here is incredible. Fantastic service, fantastic selection, amazing drinks, and my fish and lobster ravioli were to die for. Will definitely be taking a detour to swing by here again.

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Salinas, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Make sure you call for reservations. Good food...not been disappointed at all. Take customers there for Lunch and dinner. Its a go to place for us in town dinner and lunch with family and friends. I like the meatballs for dinner even thought it is a starter...Good wine menu and the drinks are also good.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Love Gino's daily specials. They always have wonderfully fresh and tasty fare. Hand's down the best restaurant in Salinas. Good wine selection and a full bar makes for a great relaxing local evening. This is a great family-owned restaurant that takes pride in all they do. If you're headed there on a Friday or Saturday evening its a good idea... More 

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Salinas, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

From the very first time I enjoyed a meal at Gino's which was 12 years ago, I have never been disappointed in the superb food, the fabulous service, and the fact that I have never doubted that when I step in there it will be incredible!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Gino's used to be our favorite restaurant in Salinas, California. Over the past several years the quality has continually decreased. Perhaps they have grown too big, selling gift certificates at Costco and the quality is suffering. We had spaghetti with meatsauce and even added extra meatballs. There was not enough sauce. The chicken in my blackened fettuccini tasted old, they... More 

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ypsilanti
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134 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Start with the artichoke bisque or red and yellow beet salad with a citrus dressing. Both splendid dishes. Pasta portions are very large as is even the half portion of garlic bread. The spamoni is not the multi colored variety but creamy vanilla ice cream with chocolate bits and cherry...tasty! Gino's gets busy so make a reservation or come after... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1410 S. Main St., Salinas, CA 93908
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: 831-422-1814

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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