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Gino's Fine Italian Food

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1410 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93908-8830
+1 831-422-1814
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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
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Pulau Tioman, Malaysia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gino's lives up to its reputation, great tasting dishes at reasonable prices. Sizes are on the large side. Service is attentive and friendly I can only recommend Gino's if you are in town and feel like having Italian

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Thank Zainal_ben
Sebastopol, California
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Italian restaurant in Salinas. Nice setting, that have an indoor patio area and outdoor courtyard when weather permits. Family owned and operated for a long time. Went there a couple of time while in the area on business. The pizza was excellent, and the Fillet Mignon was over the top good. The pasta dishes and soup also very good.... More 

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Paso Robled
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great ambiance, great food, great service. What can I say? try the artichoke bisque. Mid range prices. Has a "Date night" atmosphere yet all types of dress acceptable

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Thank Topcoconut
Salinas, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

This is the best authentic Italian food! It is an Italian Family run restaurant that has been in Salinas for several decades. Food is homemade and always fresh. It is great for lunch, dinner, and special events. Service is always great, and the staff is eager to please. Gino's is a definite local favorite as well as visitor's to our... More 

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Thank Carol H
Gilroy, California
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63 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Took my wife and sister to Gino's on Saturday night after a day of wine tasting in the Santa Lucia Highlands. We had an excellent dinner - but realized that Gino's is not a "well kept secret" in Salinas. Arriving early before 5PM the place was pretty empty, by the time we left after 6PM Gino's was packed... people were... More 

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Thank Bradley B
Yuma, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

It's a vintage Italian place, good to eat with family or for business. The food is great. It's 5 minutes from Salinas downtown and 20 minutes from Monterey Bay. Seems to me the need of more servers (had to stand up to get my check) but, with their cappuccino I forgot this tiny issue. Definitely I will be back.

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Thank rprieto24
Monterey County, California
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

This place is one of our favorites. The atmosphere is nice. The food is all delicious, just like my Nana used to cook. The service is great. The staff is very friendly and informative. We were made to feel like family. Give it a try, you won't be sorry. Also the garlic cheesy bread is a must.

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Thank JollyJax
Spreckels
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We love Gino's when we have friends over (drop in) we order take outs and serve it at home. Blackend Chicken is our favorite. Awesome food

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Thank Rick M
Salinas, California
2 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We are locals and come here periodically. The food is always good, as is the service. Authentic Italian food nicely presented, entree salads and fresh soups, pastas, sandwiches, and really good pizzas! The chef's specials are always interesting, and delicious.

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Thank MsMarvie
Salinas, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

A great little get away in South Salinas on Hwy. 68. The menu features fine Itallian food just like mamma use to make. I suggest either the lasagna or the 1/2 spaghetti 1/2 ravioli plate. A full bar and nice wine list to go with your dinner selection. Call early for reservations and you won't be disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93908-8830
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-422-1814

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