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1366 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-2109
+1 831-753-0797
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good54%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“portobellos” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
1366 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-2109
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

A great place to stop and re-fuel at lunchtime Super choice of sandwich and salad and good coffee also

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Wonderful variety of entree and deli food. Great for lunch or dinner and the Old Town location next to the Steinbeck Center is perfect. The ambiance is light and airy with a grand downtown feel. Nice bar, too. I only wish there were more vegetarian...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Stopped here for lunch while in town for business. Ordered a hot sandwich and sat down with a number. We then waited and waited and waited. Evidently, our table was confused with a birthday party nearby so they got our food. After that was sorted...More

Thank Bill Y
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Portobello's is a great family run cafe/restaurant. They cater too! I have been to several of their catered events and the food was fantastic! The owners are hard working and very positive! The outdoor seating and local musicians is a plus for Old Town Salinas....More

Thank Tobyritenour
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I've gone during the week and weekends. Weekends it is very busy. Great coffee, with a refill station. Bacon Quiche is awesome,good potatoes. My daughter has an egg and potatoes. Have not sat out on patio but for a sunny warm day it looks perfect.

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Broadway Bingo food concession the Broadway Cafe is owned and operated by Portobellos. The side salads are awesome. Staff is very accommodating and appreciative!

Thank KimHall831Realtor
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast at the new location. It was every bit as good as before. Originally they were not going to serve full breakfasts. I’m so glad they changed their mind. It opens at 8 and the menu is almost like before with daily specials.

1  Thank Anne S
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We recently had a event that we needed finger sandwiches, salads and desserts, so, we hired portobello's. Wow, they put together some delicious sandwiches on Foccacia bread, turkey and cheese and roast beef and cheese, everyone raved about them. Also, their salads were delicious, special...More

1  Thank ToshaMontereyCA
Reviewed 22 May 2017

A friend wanted to try Portobello's again, even though the prior review was, um, less than favorable. Over my protests, we went back. I was pleasantly surprised. I had a burger again, with the intent of speaking to the manager if it were served the...More

2  Thank User_Default
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Delicious foods- creative rolls and sandwiches. Snack bites are also of great variety. The Restaurant will cater out for functions- they did at the neighboring Zeph's for a recent event! Reasonably priced menu.

1  Thank Karetomuch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1366 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-2109
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-753-0797
Everything is made in-house, the greens and vegetables are all fresh, sustainable and locally sourced and the specials change daily.
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