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Gino's Fine Italian Food

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1410 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93908-8830
+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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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I continue to return to Gino's, for business lunch, family dinner, and yes, take out too. Best to make a reservation as the word is out, Great food, reasonable prices, attentive staff.

Thank 573gregoryj
Salinas, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Gino's is just a great, family Italian restaurant. In an age of chains that leverage ethnic vibes for commercial gain, an honest-to-god Italian family restaurant is more than refreshing. From pizza to the Fettuccini Alfredo to the lasagne, everything is authentic and delicioso. And you'll probably be greeted by Gina or some other family members. Arrive hungry. Five stars for... More 

Thank 246victoriag
Beaumont, California
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368 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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107 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 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 11 April 2017

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 11 April 2017

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 6 April 2017

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
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 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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111 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

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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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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 93908-8830
  • 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?