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Rancho Cielo

710 Old Stage Rd, Salinas, CA 93908-9757
+1 831-444-3521
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  • Very good9%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“salmon” (14 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
“salad” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
££ - £££
710 Old Stage Rd, Salinas, CA 93908-9757
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

The restaurant is unique in that the food is prepared and served by students in their culinary program. I was so impressed that my wife and I returned. The menu is limited to a small selection for each course but regardless of choice, they all...More

Thank FADuenas
Reviewed 8 July 2017

A great way to celebrate my birthday! It was our server Justin's first night but he did really well and he just needs to gain in confidence......He'll go far. The food, from the $35 set menu, was delicious and well-presented. You're asked to comment on...More

Thank moot
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I happened to be at the last school year service a couple of week ago… what a great service it was. We had a large group (8) and they were able to accommodate all of us in a single table. The menu was limited, but...More

Thank Miguel A
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I recently had dinner at Rancho Cielo and it was incredible! It was our first time there and it will not be our last! Service was excellent, food choices were spot on, they have something for everyone! The food was so tasty...More

Thank Msoares24
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Paired with a delicious wine, our meal was superb. The bisque was excellent. Our steaks were tender, juicy and packed with amazing flavor. Dessert did not disappoint either. We will definitely go there again!

Thank Audrey P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great food and enjoyable dining atmosphere. There is a set menu with three choices for appetizer, entree and dessert. Can't wait to go again.

Thank Betzee
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The food was great in taste, the staff was friendly and knowledgeable. I would totally go back and for a reasonable price.

Thank karissabarajas
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I appreciate the fixed menu and fresh, local ingredients. It was all delicious - although the chicken was a little dry, it was still a great meal. Plus it was a nice change of pace from the standard restaurant treatment. Everything tastes better when it...More

Thank apesd
Reviewed 4 March 2017

An unusual once a week dining opportunity that combines the first rate product of a culinary school for at risk youth with a wait service performance opportunity for those learning the dining room side of restaurant work. The teachers are all skilled professionals and it's...More

Thank Roller Blades
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The food @ Rancho Cielo is outstanding to say the least. The culinary academy teaches @ risk students who show potential to work in the hospitality industry. The students prepare the dishes and then serve them to your table. They only serve dinners on Friday...More

Thank smwnyl
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 Old Stage Rd, Salinas, CA 93908-9757
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-444-3521
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