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Quite a few quaint shops

I really like going to Oldtown , it would be nice if they were able to stay open later. There are... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Pleasant Surprise!

For a very small street there is lots to do. There are excellent restaurants (Patria and First... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

I really like going to Oldtown , it would be nice if they were able to stay open later. There are quite a few shops & resturants, they also have the Cinema.

Thank TravlinWoman
Reviewed 22 January 2017

For a very small street there is lots to do. There are excellent restaurants (Patria and First Awakenings), Maya movie theater, the antique store and Farmer's Market on Saturday mornings. It is a foodie paradise.

Thank luvtravlin53
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I enjoyed walking down the streets of old town in Salinas. We ate at a local restaurant and then took in a movie. Everything was well kept up and the locals are very friendly.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Not much to see or do unless your into people watching. Old run-down part of town with many empty boarded up businesses & drunks/homeless wandering everywhere asking for handouts. There is an old theatre a few businesses & a couple run down looking restaurants.

1  Thank Christopher W
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We have made a trip every week to Old Town Salinas, to find new restaurants, places of interest, and fun things to do. There are many excellent restaurants including Patria's, Monterey Coast Brewing Company, First Awakenings, and The Golden Fish, which I have dined in,...More

Thank Keith N
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I like this place but 1. Its not very big 2. Some shops are open and others not. 3. There's nothing that interesting to go into old town for. In some places you have ice cream shops, chocolate shops, arcades, fine dining; in Old town,...More

1  Thank adampM7162UO
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 13 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
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