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Rosita's Armory Cafe

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231 Salinas St, Salinas, CA 93901-2714
+1 831-424-7039
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“mexican fare” (3 reviews)
“great meal” (2 reviews)
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231 Salinas St, Salinas, CA 93901-2714
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing fancy, just GREAT food and friendly staff. Best chili rellenos and the by far the most OUTSTANDING chili verde of your life. Don't go here for fancy decor or flashy uniforms. Other reviewers have stated mainly locals - - that alone should tell you...More

Thank clearwaterdale
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Food is plentiful and there is a full bar attached. Decor is lacking. Place is mainly populated with locals

Thank Sheryl P
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

We had asked a local for a recommendation for Mexican fare in Salina's and were told this was the best place in town. We were not impressed. The chili rellanos were obviously mass produced and the sauce was not particularly flavorful. The enchiladas was marginal....More

Thank Roadtripsters2015
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Everything is good there, but I always end up getting the cheese enchiladas. Very clean and great service. And I love the diner like atmosphere.

Thank vivian a
Reviewed November 9, 2016

I used to eat here more and do need to go back. I believe this is the oldest restaruant in Salinas (that is still open). Great mexican food. True authentic Mexican food. (do we need to eat any other type of Mexican food in our...More

Thank J C
Reviewed October 18, 2016

This place has a nice staff, at least they were nice to me I just had coffee, so I can not rate the food. Didn't stay long.

Thank TravlinWoman
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Carmen, the owner, is always friendly and the food there is freshly made and homey. No alcohol is served there but you can go to the bar right next door and get yourself a drink. Maria and Kelsey are usually there as servers and are...More

Thank Warren N
Reviewed September 12, 2016

I went to Lunch and Ordered 2 Carne Asada Tacos, it was Good Mexican Food and very reasonable prices.

Thank SKEIN1
Reviewed August 23, 2016

It's been a long time since I visited Rosita's Armory Cafe. The interior seemed to be the same it was like a blast from the past...I felt it lacked color and change. We were greeted with generous hospitality and good seating with plenty of room....More

Thank Alejandro11501
Reviewed July 25, 2016

This place never fails to serve authentic Mexican food. the place is not great to look at and may even look dirty at times, but you can't beat the food and prices.

Thank angel831
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Salinas St, Salinas, CA 93901-2714
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-424-7039
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