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Smalley's Roundup Restaurant

1190 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-2204
+1 831-758-0511
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good24%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sherbet” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (18 reviews)
“tri tip” (6 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1190 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-2204
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ever since Smalley's moved to South Main their dinners have gotten less and less in portion size and worse and worse in quality. The cooks and/or food prep folks have forgotten or were never taught how to cut triptip roast across the grain so that...More

Thank Ed8r
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Smalley's is good, but not as good as it use to be. The portion sizes are large, the Tri tip meal had 14 ounces, but the meat lacked a smokey flavor. The steak fries were ok, but you would expect more at a barbecue restaurant....More

Thank RustyWater
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

When this restaurant was on Market Street it was great but since moving to it's new location on Main Street the quality of the food has gone down, in my opinion. I guess all good things eventually come to an end.

Thank smwnyl
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Plenty of parking and seating. Host and wait staff are friendly and work together as a team. Clam chowder was thick, peppery and delicious. We enjoyed the ribs too. Beers are huge!

Thank VictoriaK2
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Smalley's is our favorite place for steak or ribs. Excellent, friendly service. Their clam chowder is one of the best in Monterey County. Who would expect that from a rib place.

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The staff was friendly and helpful, the menu prices were reasonable, and the portions were huge. A friend and I went in for Lunch and we ordered our own plates. With the amount of the food we would have been able to share a plate...More

Thank MsM1421
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

My Parents and I have been dining at Smalleys since the first location on Market Street. All of us enjoy Ribs when properly prepared. We have also been to this location several times and have been pretty much satisfied with the Food. Well my last...More

Thank Kaiserlichehohe... L
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Great staff, family friendly, tender juice yummy meat and the sauce is to die for. I love this place and take my family here at least once a month for a BBQ treat would not chose anywhere else to go.

Thank arnswmn1999
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped there for dinner by the recommendation of our local host. The restaurant has been a local fixture for years, very friendly staff, pleasant experience overall.

Thank wavetail
Reviewed 23 August 2016

family run joint and you never leave hungry quality meats ample portions and good cost the place is packed every night i go there

Thank redcharlotte
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1190 S Main St, Salinas, CA 93901-2204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Salinas
  • Phone Number: +1 831-758-0511
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