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Los Altos Restaurant

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107 Kern St, Salinas, CA 93905-2006
+1 831-422-5297
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
Sep 3, 2017
“I think they're trying.”
May 10, 2018
“4 Stars is Huge Stretch... ”
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107 Kern St, Salinas, CA 93905-2006
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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

I'll start with the pluses, the food was good, and authentic. However, make sure you are prepared to have your meals served anywhere from 3 to 10 minutes apart from one another. Whether you were in a group of two or ten your food will...More

Thank kennykelme
Reviewed January 18, 2018

I was staying at one of the several hotels nearby for work, so wandered down to Los Altos. What a fantastic find! The service was warm and welcoming, and the food was GREAT! I had the fish tacos, which were generous and DELICIOUS. I would...More

Thank Bakbouk
Reviewed September 3, 2017

In kind of a gritty location and the table was quite sticky to the touch. Once I got the table relatively squared away, my server was quite competent and the generously sized servings were quite acceptable. Not sure I'd go out of my way to...More

Thank Blaine C
Reviewed April 30, 2017

We were spending the night at the Super 8 next door after having hiked in Pinnacles National Park. Lucky us to be able to walk to a wonderful restaurant like Los Altos. The food was delicious, the service was good and, because it was a...More

Thank MTSongbird
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Service was good. Food was very good. I had the chile rellano. Large portion and great flavor. I ate early. By the time I left the place was packed. It seems it is a local hot spot. I would've given a score of 5 but...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We are from Arizona and have eaten at too many Mexican restaurants to count. The food we had was beyond horrible. We ordered a chicken burrito and a chicken quesadilla. I started to eat the burrito and noticed the chicken was reddish meaning not fully...More

Thank funhogs2
Reviewed August 25, 2016

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

Thank FatWelshBloke
Reviewed August 11, 2016

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.

Thank Heligypsy
Reviewed August 10, 2016

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!

Thank MDFT
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!!!

Thank Ralph M
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Kern St, Salinas, CA 93905-2006
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-422-5297
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