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1366 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-2109
+1 831-753-0797
Mon 07:00 - 19:30
Fri 07:00 - 19:30
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New York City, New York
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200 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were graciously welcomed and the service was warm and homely. During the meal, it was a pleasant balance that allowed us to talk but never wonder about the food. The decor was Mediterranean, food was French but I swear it felt a like an old style Italian restaurant :-). Highly recommended

Thank Izzy D
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Portobello's was recommended for dinner by a local so we gave it a try. We were surprised that it was not busy as other restaurants were, if locals are recommending it. Although the staff is attentive and decor is pleasant we we very disappointed with our dinner. We both ordered steak. When dinner arrived it was cold. The jour sauce... More 

Thank tisim
White Salmon, Washington
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305 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have been to this location several times and have never had a bad experience. The customer service is always excellent. As a matter of fact I have always had the same waitress for the past three years! That should speak volumes about this location. The food and service are beyond reproach!

Thank ttocsnodrog_2000
Salinas, California
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Portobello's does it their way! The bar is quieter than the restaurant, and it works. Know what you want to order from the counter or get out of the way. This was my first visit to Portobello's and we let 3 groups order ahead of us as we read the menu. After a couple of minutes, we ordered. I ordered... More 

Thank Keith N
Lausanne, Switzerland
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229 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The location is excellent with a gorgeous view on the sea from a cool wind blow terrace. The service was very friendly and the food was ok.

Thank Guido U
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Portobello's has a good variety for a reasonable price. They have fresh salads, quiches and usually offer daily specials. It's sometimes hard to choose what to eat because all of their items are good. They tend to be busy and for a good reason. Good place to stop for breakfast or lunch and has ample parking.

Thank Dahlia G
Salinas, California
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are all amazingly delicious. Sunday breakfasts after church have become our tradition and they have memorized what we love to order even week without missing a beat. Great Service also!

Thank Mindy S
Salinas, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Excellent for breakfast or lunch. Wonderful choices, it's hard to decide what to order because everything is so good. Adore their egg choices and salads.

Thank Bernice D
Salinas, California
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Love the trio salad combo! Portobello's has great salad choices and is a very popular lunch location for locals. Always very busy but the line goes fast and the food is very good.

1 Thank KigChan
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

We were seated right away as the place was almost full at 10:00 on a Saturday morning. The usual suspects for breakfast. Omelettes, pancakes and french toast. The sausage was great and bacon crisp. Each order came with baguette toast, Very good and fresh. Wife loved the cappuccino and the fresh fruit bowl.

Thank scotosan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 19:30
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

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?