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Los Altos Restaurant

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107 Kern St, Salinas, CA 93905-2006
(831) 422-5297
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Birmingham
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A busy restaurant at a freeway intersection. Adequate Mexican food, but nothing remarkable. Atmosphere was OK, if a bit noisy.

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Santa Barbara, California
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189 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So at first glance its not a fancy place but what it lacks in decor and cleanliness it makes up for mostly in the quality of its food. If you want real Mexican food and lots of it at reasonable prices this is your place.

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Thank Heligypsy
Canada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the atmosphere of this restaurant! Staff are very friendly. The food is excellent, generous portions, and very reasonably priced. We really enjoyed the band playing! This restaurant is a must when in Salinas!

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Thank MDFT
Duren, Germany
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

This restaurant is so nice and authentic - the personal as well! Friendliness is key! The food is exceptional good! Try the seafood plate!!!

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Thank Ralph M
England
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87 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Good value food in generous portions and a nice friendly atmosphere. They had a band on the night we were there but only saw the start due to jet lag. Looked like good fun.

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Thank Stvjyn
Irvine, California
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

The place is right off the 101 @ Market. Food is good and inexpensive, the wait staffs are friendly and live music on Saturday night. Can't beat that! You know you hit the jackpot when the place has a lot of Hispanics eating there!

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Thank Sherman C
Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Los Altos is like visiting my friends who are originally from Mexico. The floor is dirty, lots of kids, the men sitting together drinking with smiles on their faces, furniture a bit shabby, and the women serving up the most DELICIOUS food ever. If you're looking for sanitized white person Mexican food, I do not think you will like this... More 

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Thank Nichole B
Bellevue, Washington
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124 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My wife and I ate here because it was convenient to our hotel and it's parking lot was full (a sign the food would be good). There was some type of amateur band playing Mexican music, Ranchero perhaps. After we were seated and the server came by it was apparent she did not speak English. That's O.K., we speak Spanish,... More 

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Thank bostonrl
Good Nite Inn Salinas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This place was recommended and I had to give it a try. I am a big fan of the Mexican Shrimp Cocktails. I was shocked to see they have almost 50% off on cocktails on Wed nights. Sold....give me 2. I was so full after. This place is really friendly and the waitress kept coming by numerous times. I had... More 

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Thank GNISAL
Germantown, Maryland
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We were driving highway 101 looking for a place for an early dinner and decided to find something in Salinas, CA. As we headed south we passed the usual generic junk food establishments. When we got off the highway, we stumbled upon Los Altos. The service was prompt and friendly. There was a group playing Mexican music. We stuck to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Kern St, Salinas, CA 93905-2006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: (831) 422-5297

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