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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” (83 reviews)
“pasta” (84 reviews)
“cannoli” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
158 S Santa Fe Ave, Salina, KS 67401-2810
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been at this restaurant before and it is an excellent place to go and have a relaxing meal. The waiters and waitresses work together to make sure that your experience is pleasant and that you are well taken care of. The food is...More

Thank chemicaldude
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This might be my favorite Italian restaurant of anywhere. Great staff, restaurant feels like home. Portions are huge and unbelievable value with the quality of food they put out. I eat here every time I'm in town for longer than a few hours.

Thank Dustin_Robinett
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food selections, well-prepared and reasonably priced. Martinelli's is a local favorite, and it will not disappoint. The decor gives a bit of a retro feel, like it might have been back in the 50s.

Thank gstephenson147
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waitstaff is the best It may have an Italian theme. But it also has the best steaks in town Generally the quarter size will be sufficient

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon entering the restaurant you are met by a "group" of people and they are all young. (Course anyone I meet is younger than me.) Martinelli's gives young people ( as young as high school) a chance to not only bus tables, but wait on...More

Thank rc1078
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well the good reviews were spot on! Quaint, very neat restaurant far bigger than it looks! Delicious food, good prices and perfect service! We shared the half Caesar,half lasagna and the molten cake w cappuccino gelato and were more than full!! A treasure we almost...More

Thank Don R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit here, just passing thru as e traveled west. Our waiter, Lucas, was fantastic! So helpful, told us all about serving sizes, guided us to a delicious meal. He brought yummy fresh loaf of bread and oil and ice water as soon as...More

Thank bfleck2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went as part of a large group and received outstanding service. The salad was amazing. The spaghetti was very good.

Thank MamaC123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed lunch today here. Restaurant was nicely decorated, service was quickly ready to seat us. The place is spotlessly clean and airy. Waiter was very thorough on description of menu, advising us of the pasta special and the portion sizes (quarter for 1 person,...More

Thank TcarlGren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit for some of the best Italian food ever. Every time ai visit Salina, KS I make it a point to dine here. This time I was on the run and got takeout lasagne. It was great and was hot and...More

Thank Dennis T
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Questions & Answers
Marianne M
16 April 2016|
Response from TonyAtMartinellis | Property representative |
Yes. We have a small bar in the restaurant. Thanks Tony
Beth K
13 July 2015|
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Response from Scott M | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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