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Nice and quiet, and good eats!

We were staying close by on our way north. Old Town sounded nice and it was. Not as touristy as... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
Joyce K
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Phoenix, Arizona
gorgouse and awesome atmosphere

i was looking for a bite to eat after just after checking out of my hotel room, and the guy at the... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2016
Stephan N
,
Fresno, California
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

We were staying close by on our way north. Old Town sounded nice and it was. Not as touristy as some which was a relief. We happened on one terrific Mexican eatery. Never had a better burrito ever. Tomatillo sauce. A good lunch and a...More

Thank Joyce K
Reviewed 3 March 2016

i was looking for a bite to eat after just after checking out of my hotel room, and the guy at the gotel recomnded SANGS- OMG COULD NOT LOVE A BETTER PLACE FOR BREAKFAST..THEY SERVE LUNCH TOO BUT IT WAS BREAKFAST TIME FOR ME.:)

Thank Stephan N
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Don't miss the Cherry bean local institution, Bakery Station for the famous Belair or V W sandwiches. Must have a cookie as well, Gold Leaf Tea just for the joy of Terri Madrid, and don't forget Michaels Mexican

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Really enjoyed walking around Oldtown in Salinas. The Steinbeck Library is a treat. Lots of places to eat and drink, and some cool shops and antiques. Many of the buildings are very interesting, such as the Taylor and some of the older ones. Was happy...More

Thank Marcia G
Reviewed 14 November 2015

We enjoyed our visit to Salinas and seeing the patriotic Veteran's Day parade in thw Old Town section. Veteran's Day is a wonderful day to have the community come out and see the 89 entries in the parade that is held in the Old Town...More

2  Thank mini
Reviewed 2 November 2015

With all the new elegant pubs and restaurants popping up not to mention boutiques for men and women, Old town has really become a beautiful hot spot. It truly is my favorite place to be.

1  Thank mrmedeiros03
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Maybe there is more foot traffic during the day. Not much to see in the latest afternoon. But they do keep it very clean. Great idea to have a movie theater.

1  Thank Nathaniel R
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

Oldtown Salinas is probably one of the most unique downtowns in all of California. The new Taylor Farms building brings nostalgic charm to the area and the existing buildings remind you of past times. Oldtown has exquisite fine dining as well, such restaurants named Patria...More

3  Thank Evan S
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Not much to the area, the antique shops look nice. A lot of the shops are closed on Mondays, so plan ahead..

Thank Sheri D
Reviewed 22 July 2015

we always shop a little and check out the antique shops. You never know what you will find. Owners are nice and helpful

1  Thank TimSamsTravelUSA
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