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Fosters Freeze

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815 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-2402
+1 831-758-6950
06:00 - 01:00
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Marina, California
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55 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I just finished a chili cheese burger from here that cost me about six bucks. Single patty, chili & cheese no soda or fries included. Overall rating is average. I worked at the one in east salinas for most of my teen years & always thought the one I worked at was overall better in quality, service etc. I think... More 

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Monterey County, California
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This place has gone so downhill. It's awful. Our food was cold and burnt. It did not taste good at all. The customer service was horrible, they were downright rude and dismissive. The place was filthy and in disarray. We did not feel very safe here either. Also be aware that they charge you a $1.00 fee to use a... More 

Thank JollyJax
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We have been monthly customers for 50 yrs. We still love there burgers and icecream. They have a drive through and the place is allways clean. It is right on Main St. in same area they have been for a long time. you just cant beat their icecream.

Thank Rick M
Martinez, California
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Always wanted to try this place and found the opportunity when the time got away from us and we were too hungry to go much further. The food was average for fast food, at least it was hot.

Thank noriegam569
Salinas, California, United States
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

A step above your standard fast-food affair, the quality is good and the speed in which your food arrives is pretty incredible. Additionally, being it's a "Foster's" there are plenty desert type items to choose from such as shakes, malts, floats, smoothies, banana splits, and many other ice cream based treats. The staff is always friendly and the place is... More 

Thank Dan G
Monterey, California, United States
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2015

I have lived around the corner from here for over 20 years but avoid at all costs! Occasionally I think they MUST have gotten better by now and I give it a shot, only to regret it immediately. THEY CHARGE YOU FOR USING A DEBIT CARD. SO THEY ARE CHARGING YOU TO USE YOUR OWN MONEY. Not a credit card,but... More 

Thank nancym520
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014

The cheese hamburger was very good. Oh and make sure you finish dinner up with a chocolate covered ice cream.

Thank psims51
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359 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2014

We were hungry for something from Foster Freeze the afternoon of our overnight stay and wish we had gone somewhere else. My husband's "original" hamburger looked awful. He showed me the "hamburger patty" and it was paper thin and the meat didn't look real. The fries were barely warm. I had the turkey corn dog and fried burrito. There's just... More 

1 Thank K. B
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67 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2012

I don't think that fast food can be rated in the same category with fine dining. With that said, Foster's Freeze on South Main is a great place for fast food. It's tasty, well-prepared, and has a variety to it; it's not the same old burger and fries from the dozen other south main fast food places.

1 Thank User_Default
1 review
Reviewed 28 December 2009

I recently visited Hollister and had their deal of a 1/4 burger and shake for $3.99 it was amazing.

Thank PrunedaleMomof4

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06:00 - 03:00
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  • Address: 815 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-2402
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-758-6950

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