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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)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
158 S Santa Fe Ave, Salina, KS 67401-2810
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161 - 170 of 645 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Always get the Cobb salad and the smallest will feed three. The service is always quick quick quick. Meatballs are too much. Only order one. It's huge.

Thank Jerry J
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The serving size for the portion size I ordered was plentiful, I had to get a to go box. The waiter was excellent at going over the menu, the service was fast and the atmosphere is great.

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Martinelli's is a family owned and operated business. Great Italian and daily specials are attractive..Chopped salad is a must try!! Portions are generous..can eat Family Style if you want

Thank Karen19532013
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Our food your took us next to Salina, KS. You have to go to the downtown area if you want anything other than that than "fast food". Martinelli's was recommended to us by others. We weren't too hungry, so we just wanted a bottle of...More

Thank scubabob50
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Bloody Mary's were not anything like they were hyped up to be, very stiff. Salad could have been crunchier, our entrees were wonderful, of course. I had the Spaghetti Marinara with the homemade meatball and my boyfriend had the Chicken Piccada. Wait staff was friendly

Thank MGreen94
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Cute restaurant, good food, great service! Tanner was our waiter and made out dinner even more enjoyable with his friendly and helpful attitude! It's so refreshing to meet such great servers who seem to enjoy what they're doing!

Thank kristinkjck
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

They are #1 on TripAdvisor for a reason! Impeccable service! Food was hot and fantastic. Warm bread with dipping oil was brought out right away. I had Caesar salad with shrimp and lots of shrimp! Hubby had stuffed manicotti. Sauce was excellent and everything was...More

1  Thank tm j
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I stopped in to eat at Martinelli's on our way through Kansas. We choose this restaurant as it was the number one place to eat in Salina here on Trip Advisor. Trip Advisor certainly got that right as we would agree, it...More

Thank mallorysechler
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I normally get Manacotti, but at Martinelli's, I Always get the Ceaser Salad with Grilled Chicken chunks on top..Parmeson Cheese sprinkled to top it off. Very tasty!! The Customer Service has always been great, quick service, affordable, carryout as well, and a nice atmosphere in...More

Thank Nicole N
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Our visit was around 2pm on Sunday and the place was hopping! We wanted quiet, and the greeter took us to a booth in the back that was perfect. The portions were described accurately , and we ordered for individual portions . First off, the...More

Thank HappyBetsyB
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Questions & Answers
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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Response from Scott M | Property representative |
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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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