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Gino's Fine Italian Food

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1410 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93908
+1 831-422-1814
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Beaumont, California
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362 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had good memories of this restaurant and were so glad to be able to visit again. This time I ordered the shellfish with spaghetti. It arrived, looked lovely. I ate my favorites first - shrimp and clams. Then opened the fist mussel; the shell was empty. Opened the second one and the aroma of "bad" fish was evident; ditto... More 

Thank GJean1565
Los Angeles
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a reservation for 7pm and the restaurant was already full. We sat on the covered patio area in the back. They put the heater on for us near our table so quite comfortable. We started with the creamy rich artichoke soup which was delicious, served with brown and white bread and garlic butter. I ordered the evening special which... More 

Thank CRM13
Salinas, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoy Italian food but it seems as though most restaurants that offer the same item also has the same taste as if purchased commercially. Not sure if Gino's does the same and adds different ingredients, but over all very satisfied with our meal. A little costly but in my opinion if this is where you go... More 

Thank snagglefish1113
Salinas, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Gino's! My family and I go there often, you know the food and service is always going to be great.

Thank K755ODjudys
Leeds, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hosts recommended that we have dinner (on a Monday evening) at Gino's and the family restaurant bore out their recommendation. We did not have a reservation but happily a table was available when we arrived. There was a pleasant but not noisy atmosphere in the restaurant. Service was good and the catering was excellent. As the plate sizes looked... More 

Thank David A
San Rafael, California
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94 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here. Had the Caprese salad with avocados. Very good. Daughter has potato soup which she liked. Bread was good. Spaghetti with meat sauce was ok via my daughter. Waitress was very nice:

Thank 1mom2004
Rochester, New York
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107 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gino's is a real-deal Italian restaurant. Delicious food, superior service, fine wines, great atmosphere. Treat yourself to some excellent Italian food here!

Thank Michaell333
Laguna Niguel, California
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Visiting back in town after moving away a few years ago. This was the first restaurant we chose to go back too. Food is always absolutely fantastic. This is a 3rd generation family restaurant with excellent food, service and prices. They have the best Calamari Strips I have ever had and a Flank Steak you can cut with a fork.... More 

Thank JeffConline
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Great food great portions great service. Don't let the out of the way Salinas restaurant fool you. I've been to a lot of Italian restaurants around the world and this is one of the best ! Highly recommend.

Thank Jim K
San Francisco, California
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

What a fantastic place to dine! Everything on the menu is fantastic, especially the blackened chicken fettuccine, and good old fashioned spaghetti and meatballs! The atmosphere is wonderfully family-like, and the staff is fantastic. Here's a tip: Make reservations early! They usually pack-out very quick.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1410 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93908
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-422-1814

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