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1366 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-2109
+1 831-753-0797
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Hours:
Mon 07:00 - 19:30
Fri 07:00 - 19:30
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We have breakfast here at least once a week. Food is always fresh and delicious. They have new items on the menu board each day, Lunch is buffet.

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Thank Vikinggirl327
Salinas, California
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Portabellos has some of the best salads in town! Easy access to highway 68 and a short distance from hwy 101 off ramp (Mnty peninsula exit) and the deserts are excellent too! Everything is made in house. Large selection of salads, probably 10-12 on a daily basis. All are yummy.

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Thank smwnyl
Seaside
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156 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The food prices went up, when this owner took over the food concession stand. The available food products changed. Most changes were not good. Gone was the bone in chicken wings, baked potatoes and a few other popular items. At least, they supply the prepackaged salads still. Honestly, if they really want to be successful they should serve more comfort... More 

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Thank Kim H
Salinas, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We usually get breakfast after church, always tasty specials and service is great and we often run into friends.

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Thank Howard C
New York City, New York
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208 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We were graciously welcomed and the service was warm and homely. During the meal, it was a pleasant balance that allowed us to talk but never wonder about the food. The decor was Mediterranean, food was French but I swear it felt a like an old style Italian restaurant :-). Highly recommended

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Thank Izzy D
toronto
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Portobello's was recommended for dinner by a local so we gave it a try. We were surprised that it was not busy as other restaurants were, if locals are recommending it. Although the staff is attentive and decor is pleasant we we very disappointed with our dinner. We both ordered steak. When dinner arrived it was cold. The jour sauce... More 

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Thank tisim
White Salmon, Washington
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334 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have been to this location several times and have never had a bad experience. The customer service is always excellent. As a matter of fact I have always had the same waitress for the past three years! That should speak volumes about this location. The food and service are beyond reproach!

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Thank ttocsnodrog_2000
Salinas, California
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Portobello's does it their way! The bar is quieter than the restaurant, and it works. Know what you want to order from the counter or get out of the way. This was my first visit to Portobello's and we let 3 groups order ahead of us as we read the menu. After a couple of minutes, we ordered. I ordered... More 

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Thank Keith N
Lausanne, Switzerland
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236 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The location is excellent with a gorgeous view on the sea from a cool wind blow terrace. The service was very friendly and the food was ok.

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Thank Guido U
Salinas
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Portobello's has a good variety for a reasonable price. They have fresh salads, quiches and usually offer daily specials. It's sometimes hard to choose what to eat because all of their items are good. They tend to be busy and for a good reason. Good place to stop for breakfast or lunch and has ample parking.

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Thank Dahlia G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 19:30
Friday
07:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1366 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-2109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-753-0797

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