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South Main Street, Salinas, CA, Across from Star Market, Salinas, CA
+1 831-975-4758
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

'Nuf said, best burgers in Salinas. Extensive menu, large portions, all made to order, be patient, worth the wait, and very reasonable for the quality, fresh and juicy beef patties, hot, delicious fries.

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Thank Steve M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Our favorite place to eat burgers . They have a huge menu and burgers almost to big to eat. They are made with pride and taste just great. The stuffer is my favorite.

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Thank Rick M
Salinas, California
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

This is with out a doubt the best burger joint in town. I had the king burger with fries and a chocolate milkshake. The burger is served on a roll and loaded up with lettuce, pickles, tomato, mayo, and mustard. Just like in the old days. You will recognize that unique taste if you have had the pleasure of eating... More 

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Thank Bingo52
Los Gatos, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

We entered the restaurant on a cold day. The front door closer would not close the door completely and the cold wind was chilling us while selecting our food at the counter. I tried to close the door 3 times as customers came in, but the door would not stay closed. We ordered our food and sat at the table... More 

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Thank donwolf20
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

With burgers this good there should be a line out the door. Great burger menu with many specialties. But then again, if everybody knew about this place then probably I wouldn't have stopped. You must try!!!

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Thank Nathaniel R
Salinas, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I can not believe that I've lived here for fifteen years and only recently got some burgers to go. It's all good. I like the pastrami burger. The Big Red's Burger and the 831 Burger were also a big hit with my kids

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Thank Del S
Marina, California
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

We drove by and decided to stop. The place is small and not much place to sit. We ordered not knowing how the place works and a large group came in after us and took the only tables left which was kind of a bummer. So we stood around until a table became available. I ordered a bacon burger, hubby... More 

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Thank mrsestrada1314
Salinas, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

A great local hamburger place. The selection is mind boggling!! Every time I eat there i try a different hamburger!

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Thank George R
Central Coast CA
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2015

I consider myself fortunate to have Red's very near my home. They have a large selection of burgers, as well as, other hot sandwiches. House made milk shakes, real fries, and often they have house made desserts too!

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Thank CentralCoastCAMissy
Salinas, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The menu has just about every possible burger combination you can imagine, as well as chicken sandwiches, gyros and a wide assortment of fried side dishes. The burgers are very generous and quite tasty, the BBQ fries make a good side dish and the drinks are a variety of soft drinks, and some pretty amazing shakes. The restaurant itself is... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: South Main Street, Salinas, CA, Across from Star Market, Salinas, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-975-4758
Description
Formerly "Campus Drive-In", long ago "the Pizza Paddle."

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