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Martinelli's Little Italy

158 S Santa Fe Ave, Salina, KS 67401-2810
+1 785-826-9190
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chopped salad” (86 reviews)
“pasta” (98 reviews)
“cannoli” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
158 S Santa Fe Ave, Salina, KS 67401-2810
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of seven family members gathered here for lunch recently. After a delicious appetizer we each had our choices. A bottle of Chianti added to the meal. Every entree was perfectly prepared and very tasted. At least two members of the group took away...More

Thank Ronzo11
TonyAtMartinellis, Owner at Martinelli's Little Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad to have you in! Thank you for the wonderful review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As my file indicates, I travel about 45 weeks a year throughout the US and once in a while out of the country. What a surprise to find this place 110 miles west of the town I was born in. Salina is a small city...More

1  Thank BillIBT
TonyAtMartinellis, Owner at Martinelli's Little Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so pleased to have had you all in! Appreciate your business and the kind words. Hope you're able to make it back around soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here on a Thursday and had the lasagna along with the chopped salad and part of an appetizer sampler. The salad was quite good with nice sized chunks of chicken and plenty of salad dressing. The noodles in the lasagna were overcooked and...More

Thank Misterjag
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Great atmosphere, terrific food and service is outstanding. You are greeted at the door and ask for seating preferences. Staff are more than willing to do anything to make your visit super. They specialize in pasta meals but there is a very good selection of...More

Thank ladam1
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The food was terrific, the atmosphere was lovely, the service was excellent! We so enjoyed the show across the street at the Stiefel Theater. Dinner following at Martinelli's made the evening perfect. Thanks Martinelli's for making us feel at home! Would highly recommend to all....More

Thank KSTraveler169
TonyAtMartinellis, Owner at Martinelli's Little Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed your evening! Thank you for the nice review, and hope to see you around soon!

Reviewed 4 November 2017

We were attending an event at the Stiefel Theater across the street from this restaurant. Luckily we had made a reservation in advance at Martinellis. We parked nearby and walked to the restaurant. When we arrived, there was a line out the door, but we...More

Thank ksufan88
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in because of its number one rating on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed. Wife had the lasagna which had thick and soft pasta. She loved it! I had chicken Marsala. It was funny because it reminded me SO much of...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in Salina while on a trip to KC. We used trip advisor to find a good restaurant. We are so glad we did. We sat at the bar because we wanted to watch game 5 of the World Series. We...More

Thank jleebrown
TonyAtMartinellis, Owner at Martinelli's Little Italy, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

So glad to have had you in! Thank you for the kind review!

Reviewed 28 October 2017

I suppose almost everyone was out to the Friday high school football game, but it seemed like the town was pretty shut down quite early. This restaurant, however, was open and because of the good reviews, we decided not to drive out of Salina to...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

I saw on TripAdvisor that this Salina restaurant was highly rated, so I gave it a try. I'm glad I did. The interior is really nice and charming. Service was great as well as the food. I definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank Nowzar A
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Marianne M
15 April 2016|
Response from TonyAtMartinellis | Property representative |
Yes. We have a small bar in the restaurant. Thanks Tony
Beth K
12 July 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 S Santa Fe Ave, Salina, KS 67401-2810
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Salina
  • Phone Number: +1 785-826-9190
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