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107 Kern St, Salinas, CA 93905
+1 831-422-5297
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Service was good. Food was very good. I had the chile rellano. Large portion and great flavor. I ate early. By the time I left the place was packed. It seems it is a local hot spot. I would've given a score of 5 but the place is a little dated. Don't let that stop you from going. If you... More 

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Sun Lakes, Arizona
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153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We are from Arizona and have eaten at too many Mexican restaurants to count. The food we had was beyond horrible. We ordered a chicken burrito and a chicken quesadilla. I started to eat the burrito and noticed the chicken was reddish meaning not fully cooked. I then tried some of the quesadilla and noticed the same. Besides being undercooked,... More 

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Thank funhogs2
Birmingham
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

A busy restaurant at a freeway intersection. Adequate Mexican food, but nothing remarkable. Atmosphere was OK, if a bit noisy.

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Thank FatWelshBloke
Santa Barbara, California
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207 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

So at first glance its not a fancy place but what it lacks in decor and cleanliness it makes up for mostly in the quality of its food. If you want real Mexican food and lots of it at reasonable prices this is your place.

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Thank Heligypsy
Canada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We loved the atmosphere of this restaurant! Staff are very friendly. The food is excellent, generous portions, and very reasonably priced. We really enjoyed the band playing! This restaurant is a must when in Salinas!

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Thank MDFT
Duren, Germany
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

This restaurant is so nice and authentic - the personal as well! Friendliness is key! The food is exceptional good! Try the seafood plate!!!

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Thank Ralph M
England
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Good value food in generous portions and a nice friendly atmosphere. They had a band on the night we were there but only saw the start due to jet lag. Looked like good fun.

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Thank Stvjyn
Irvine, California
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

The place is right off the 101 @ Market. Food is good and inexpensive, the wait staffs are friendly and live music on Saturday night. Can't beat that! You know you hit the jackpot when the place has a lot of Hispanics eating there!

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Thank Sherman C
Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Los Altos is like visiting my friends who are originally from Mexico. The floor is dirty, lots of kids, the men sitting together drinking with smiles on their faces, furniture a bit shabby, and the women serving up the most DELICIOUS food ever. If you're looking for sanitized white person Mexican food, I do not think you will like this... More 

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Thank Nichole B
Bellevue, Washington
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93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

My wife and I ate here because it was convenient to our hotel and it's parking lot was full (a sign the food would be good). There was some type of amateur band playing Mexican music, Ranchero perhaps. After we were seated and the server came by it was apparent she did not speak English. That's O.K., we speak Spanish,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Kern St, Salinas, CA 93905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-422-5297

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