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Pica Fresh Mex

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157 Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-3403
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“shrimp tacos” (2 reviews)
“sopes” (2 reviews)
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157 Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-3403
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Reviewed 1 week ago

came across this restaurant during my visit of downtown Salinas. I love old style Mexican food. not the tourist trade grap that you find in some cities. the food was not too hot. I could actually taste the food without that burning sensation . you...More

Thank gbangs59
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Came in from after going to the movies earlier with the family and came across this place, as soon as i walked in i was greeted and sat down, there's a nice authentic Chicano atmosphere vibe and the food was good, and portions were great...More

Thank LizzMal
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Fresh Mexican food that is not heavy. Has a California flair to it. Owner is so nice and food is great.

Thank swellmels
Reviewed February 3, 2017

I gave this place two chances. Both were bad. I cannot think of one good thing to say about this place.

Thank vivian a
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We went to the Steinbeck Center and were referred to this restaurant which doesn't look like much from the outside. Inside there is original art which is lovely and the owner is very friendly but really IT'S THE FOOD! The food was most like Super...More

1  Thank Valy B
Reviewed July 25, 2016

After years enjoying authentic Mexian food, we are woefully spoiled and hard pressed to find anything comparable in NH.

Thank FYoung06
Reviewed July 21, 2016

I really enjoy eating at this restaurant and do so about once a month. The owner or manager is present every time and shows his pride in his business with the food he prepares. I have never had anything there I did not like, abut...More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

The food was amazing but the service was pretty bad. Was one of the best burritos I've had in Salinas but have had better. It's worth giving a shot.

Thank chawley22
Reviewed January 11, 2016

My partner and I have been back twice since my last review, and we were disappointed with the food. All else is the same - cold ambiance, great service. Main problem (for us) with the shrimp dishes is that they are way too sweet; the...More

Thank David B
Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

I was in town on business and sought out this small restaurant in downtown Salinas. It was well worth the trip; there is a wide variety of typical offerings, however, the owner has taken creative license in the creation I ordered--a mixture of shrimp, chicken...More

1  Thank Hartsfield
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-3403
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
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