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Gino's Fine Itallian Food

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1410 S. Main St., Salinas, CA 93908
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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Salinas, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

fresh food, great service and love the deserts.. It gets hard to park in the evening so get there early.

Thank ccoop24u
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered Gino's in a hotel booklet, thought we would give it a try. So glad we did. A good sign the car park was full and there was a queue. We had not made a reservation and didn't think we would be seated, we were very lucky and was seated in ten minutes. Service was great, lovely fresh home... More 

Thank karinmoriarty
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177 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I've always wanted to go here, and got the chance to recently. The parking always looked packed, and it certainly was that night, and it was a Thursday. We had to park down the street by the apartments, which is okay, we can walk. We had 6 pm reservations, which it seems like we really needed them. What was nice... More 

Thank raininroses
San Francisco, California
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Gino's was good. Just good, not great. Service was attentive and the ambiance was nice. Portions were good for what you paid - entrees came with soup or salad and bread. If someone said we were going there for dinner I wouldn't object, but it also wouldn't be my first recommendation.

Thank Caitlyn C
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Great food, service and atmosphere, bar is small and drinks are expensive, and very weak, we will go again, enjoyed the meal!

Thank stefz57
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448 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 571 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Dinner was great. There was plenty of food, and it was delicious! Parking was a bit of a issue. Their parking lot is the size of a postage stamp. We parked at the strip mall across the street. I'm not sure if you're supposed to do that, but like "living on the edge", so we did it anyway. After we... More 

Thank Jim_and_Barbie
Salinas, California
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Some people rave about this Salinas institution, we think it is OK but somewhat pricey for what you get and while we respect their Sunday closing, that is the day we often tend to enjoy Italian food so a drive to Monterey results. Have had some excellent fresh fish dishes there but we find the Italian standards just average. Service... More 

Thank Cymbo32737
San Diego, California
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115 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Absolutely outstanding Italian food! The service was great and the prices very reasonable. A true find for small town Salinas.

Monterey County
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Wide menu, good array of wine, beer, and cocktails. Lovely food, I've never had a bad dish. Their spaghetti and meatballs reminds me of home. Great service, even when they're busy (which they often are). Parking can be tight, but there are usually spaces on the adjacent side street. Closed on Sundays, as well as an afternoon break, so check... More 

Thank MJBryson
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant! Excellent service and wonderful food! We can't get enough! We frequent here often and this restaurant is a must!

Thank SSWC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 S. Main St., Salinas, CA 93908
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: 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?