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Gutierrez & Rico Drive-In

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61 Sherwood Dr, Salinas, CA 93901-2833
+1 831-424-8382
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good6%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Jun 13, 2017
Mar 4, 2017
“I miss this place so much”
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61 Sherwood Dr, Salinas, CA 93901-2833
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Reviewed June 13, 2017

This place makes me so happy. It is my go to Mexican Restaurant. The carnitas are truly the best you will ever have. Everything about this food is spot on.... While I like the carnitas, my husband orders the crab tostadas. You are truly loosing...More

Thank shellygeorge14
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Go there and you'll find out that chicharrones are not those things in a bag by the potato chips. Although Salinas has some stand out places, this is among the absolute best.

Thank Jaxsonjay
Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Salinas.... Great Mexican food every block. Gutierrez is the king of carnitas and have yet find anywhere in the country that can compete. I took some friends that don't care for carnitas, now we go weekly just for the carnitas. I can't review anything else...More

Thank wcrotts
Reviewed July 30, 2016

We grew up in the area and eat here on most of our return-visits to Salinas. You order at the counter and wait for your number to be called. Tables/chairs/decor are simple. The restaurant is between a government housing project and an area frequented by...More

Thank McBubby
Reviewed September 24, 2015

Without a recommendation 20 years ago, I wouldn't have considered stopping at Gutierrez Drive-In; now, 20 years later, I am a faithful regular when I am in Salinas. Order and pick-up at the counter; a full range of authentic Mexican food - from simple tacos...More

Thank LBlank-SalinasCA
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Good mariscos, (Mexican style seafood.) Reasonable prices. Service can be slow at times, if the place is crowded.

Thank FritzConle
Reviewed August 19, 2014

Our friends drive up from Atascadero (2 hours) to meet us for lunch and they said it was worth the drive. Seafood here is great. I had octopus (pulpo) with peppers and onions in a nice red sauce. The others had fish tacos, chicken tostada...More

Thank Joe-Lincoln-CA
Reviewed June 17, 2014

stop by here was a great call by my friends ad we were passing by truly great food after a long week of stress . filled us up and put us back ontrack!

Thank kevan d
Reviewed March 29, 2014

If you want glossy glitter, this is not the place. If you want perhaps the best Mexican food on the Central Coast, nitty-gritty decor (it's a former DQ) and atmosphere to take your breath away (the little girls in their First Communion dresses on Sunday...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed February 11, 2014

Horrible service. . Horrible food..their was a fly on my burrito the did not want to give my money back.. just plain rude.. no flavor on the food... just eat rocks they would taste the same and their food.....

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Sherwood Dr, Salinas, CA 93901-2833
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-424-8382
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