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MI Tierra Restaurant

18 E Gabilan St, Salinas, CA 93901-3415
+1 831-422-4631
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“rice” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“chile relleno” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Spanish
18 E Gabilan St, Salinas, CA 93901-3415
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

I was looking for Mexican food in Salinas and read the Trip Advisor reviews before eating. This restaurant was lauded for the food so my son and I tried it. It is a small, quaint restaurant on Main Street, downtown. The waiters were extremely quick...More

Thank wduren
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We had the chili relleno burrito and chili Verde burrito. They were both full of wonderful flavor and ingredients. Portions were generous and burritos were less than $5 each. The Jamaica was beautiful, the best I've tried in California. Rice is served in burritos. I...More

1  Thank KarenEph320
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I have enjoyed dinner here two times. Both times I had great food and felt welcome and well cared for. The meals can be a bit starch heavy but the flavors are great. just as them to hold the extras. Have anything on the menu...More

Thank MRY_USTraveler
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I had dinner at Mi Tierra while in Salinas on business at the recommendation of a client and was very pleased with the entire experience. Authentic flavors, great salsa and even better entrees served with a cold beer for a very reasonable price. If you...More

Thank RFine
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The food here is authentic and tasty. Best Chile relleno I ever had. Brush up on your Spanish, very little English is spoken here. Lots of excellent food for the price.

Thank luvtravlin53
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

A little hole in the wall place in Old Town Salinas . Some of the best Mexican food in an area where there are lots of Mexican restaurants. We took our daughter this time and she says she will definitely return. Daily lunch specials, Mon-Fri,...More

Thank roadwarriorstwo
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I had a two-enchilada plate, with green sauce on one and red sauce on the other. The flavors were very good and the service was very friendly. The prices are slightly higher than a couple of other nearby restaurants, but still in an affordable price...More

Thank mikegrattan
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped at this restaurant for dinner. This was our first time here. The staff was very friendly. The food was very good. I ordered the molcajete and it consisted of chicken, shrimp and carne asada on top of chorizo with melted...More

Thank Christina R
Reviewed 8 February 2016

The food is authentic, with some unique family-type recipes. Most of the regulars get a tall beer served with shrimp, celery, and other things, but I forgot its name. You won't go away hungry! Very friendly atmosphere.

Thank MtDavid
Reviewed 4 September 2015

Service is good, servers attentive and as fast as possible. Nice full portions of moist rice and tasty refried beans with each platter. I love the combos as I can never make up my mind - it's all good. Meaty pollo (chicken) that stewed and...More

Thank Samm N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
09:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 E Gabilan St, Salinas, CA 93901-3415
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-422-4631
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