Organic Baby Arugula, Fennel, Imported Artichoke, Pancetta, Kalamata Olives and Goat Cheese with a lemon vinaigrette

Gino's Fine Italian Restaurant for Dining in Salinas

Pan Roasted Wild Sturgeon with Spinach Ricotta Gnocchi and Fresh Tomato Caprese Sauce

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▄▀▄▀▄▀  APPETIZERS - ANTIPASTI  ▄▀▄▀▄▀

Zia Gina's Meatballs 8.95
House-made meatballs braised in a spicy tomato garlic sauce.
Mixed Sausage Grill 8.95
A perfect combination of grilled sausages.
Bruschetta 3.50
Toasted French bread topped with tomatoes, garlic, basil and olive oil.
Bruschetta Genovese 3.95
Pesto, pine nuts and goat cheese.
Garlic Bread (10 pieces) 4.95 ... Add Cheese 5.95
1/2 order (6 pieces) 2.95 ... Add Cheese 3.95


Calamari Strips 8.95
Lightly cooked, breaded calamari strips, served with homemade tartar sauce and our zesty cocktail sauce.
Grilled Jumbo Prawns 12.00
Large tiger prawns on skewers, grilled and topped with a white wine & garlic butter sauce.
Naturally Cured Mediterranean Olives 5.45
Mixed olives with fresh herbs in olive oil.
Caesar Salad 5.95
Fresh Romaine tossed with our special dressing, topped with homemade croutons and parmesan cheese.
House Salad 4.95
Mixed greens and seasonal vegetables.

▄▀▄▀▄▀  ENTREE SALADS  ▄▀▄▀▄▀

Served with bread and butter.

Crispy Calamari Salad 13.00
Fresh mixed salad topped with our ever-popular calamari and all the trimmings.
Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad 13.00
Grilled blackened chicken breast on a bed of  romaine, homemade croutons, tossed with our Caesar dressing.
Fresh Soup Made Daily ... Cup 3.50 ... Bowl 4.95
Please ask server for today's selection.
Chinese Chicken Salad 13.00
Sliced chicken breast, rice noodles, lettuce, green onions, almonds, crisp wontons, cabbage, orange and sesame seeds. Tossed in our special soy ginger dressing.
Roman Chicken Salad 13.00
Mixed baby greens tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette, topped with grilled chicken, green apples, red onion, bleu cheese crumbles, Roma tomatoes and kalamata olives.
Soup & Salad 8.95
A bowl of our famous minestrone soup and a green salad.

▄▀▄▀▄▀  GINO'S PASTABILITYS  ▄▀▄▀▄▀

Served 11:00AM to 3:00 PM. Served with soup or salad, bread and butter.
Substitute Caesar Salad, add $2.00.

Penne Adriatico 16.95
Served with artichoke hearts, sundried tomatoes and garlic chicken tossed in a tarragon cream sauce.
Shrimp Fettuccine (tender shrimp) 16.95
Served with either a fresh tomato and basil sauce, or a light cream sauce.
Blackened Chicken Fettuccine 15.95
Blackened chicken breast, sauteed in butter and garlic, simmered in cream sauce, served over a bed of fettuccine.
Spaghetti Arturo 13.95
Spaghetti served with fresh sauteed Gilroy garlic, breadcrumbs & olive oil.
With anchovies and crushed red peppers 15.95
Spaghetti Marinara 12.95
Add meatball, sausage or meat sauce 15.95
Manicotti 15.95
Three homemade crepe pasta, rolled and filled with a meat and spinach filling, topped with our homemade zesty marinara sauce.
All Pastas cooked fresh to order.
Capellini al Naturale 14.95
Angel hair pasta, fresh tomatoes, basil, garlic and olive oil. Add Sauteed Grilled Chicken or Shrimp 17.95
Fettuccine Pesto 13.95
Fettuccine noodles served with a basil, garlic and olive oil sauce.  Add pine nuts and sun dried tomatoes 15.95
Add chicken or shrimp 16.95
Fettuccine Alfredo 12.95
Fettuccine noodles served with our very own Alfredo sauce.  Add Grilled Chicken 15.95
Beef Ravioli 13.95
With choice of meatballs, sausage, or meat sauce 15.95
Penne Carciofi Arrabbiato 16.95
Sweet, tender rock shrimp, artichoke hearts, black olives in a spicy garlic, red pepper marinara sauce.
Cheese Ravioli 13.95
Choice of marinara sauce or Alfredo sauce.
Canneloni 15.95
Three homemade crepe pasta, rolled and filled with a meat and spinach filling, topped with a creamy Alfredo sauce.

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Chicken Picatta 16.95
Sauteed chicken breast, lemon caper sauce, mashed potatoes and vegetables.
Beef Rib Eye Steak 17.95
Tender rib eye steak seasoned with our special blend of herbs and grilled to your liking.
Chicken Marsala Portobello 16.95
Grilled chicken breast topped with a portobello marsala wine cream sauce, over penne pasta.
Calamari & Chips 12.95
Golden fried calamari and crispy fries.


Served with Fresh Green Salad, Cup of Soup or Fries.

The Ever-Popular Gino Burger 9.25
1/2 lb. Angus ground beef, grilled onions, served on a French roll. Add cheese or mushrooms 1.00 (each)
Add avocado or bacon 2.00 (each)
South County Swiss Italian Burger 9.44
Melted imported gruyere cheese, sauteed mushrooms.
Classic Angus Chuck Burger 8.95
Add cheese or mushrooms 1.00 (each)
Add avocado or bacon 2.00 (each)
The Behemoth Dakota Hills Burger 11.95
One pound behemoth, smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, caramelized onions.


Served with Fresh Green Salad, Cup of Soup, or Fries.

Proscuitto di Parma & Fresh Mozzarella 10.00
Served on baguette, with fresh arugula, tomato, olive oil, sea salt and fresh pepper.
Turkey Breast 9.25
Grilled turkey breast served on toasted sliced sourdough with bacon, lettuce, cheese and mayo.
Grilled Chicken Breast 9.25
Chicken breast lightly seasoned with Italian spices, served on a toasted French roll.
Tuscan Chicken 9.25
Chicken breast, grilled eggplant, mozzarella cheese, red roasted bell peppers, served on focaccia bread with a lemon basil aioli.
T.B.L.A.T. 9.25
Turkey, smoked bacon, lettuce, avocado and tomato on sliced sourdough bread.
Bistro Skirt Steak 11.95
Grilled skirt steak, caramelized onions and blue cheese on a crusty French roll.
Grilled Chicken "Club" 10.25
Tender chicken breast grilled to perfection, served with hardwood-smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, crisp lettuce, juicy tomato, avocado and mayonnaise on a toasted bun.
Grilled Rib Eye Steak 12.95
Topped with caramelized onions, Gruyere cheese and a garlic aioli, on a crusty French roll.
Oven Baked Meatball Sandwich 9.25
Homemade meatballs topped with marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese on a French roll and baked in our pizza oven.
Calamari Steak 9.25
Jumbo breaded calamari on a toasted French roll with tomato, pickles, lettuce & tartar sauce.
Oven Baked Italian Sausage 9.25
Our ever-popular sausage piled high on a French roll topped with roasted red peppers, marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese.

Menu items and prices subject to change without notice.

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Gino's Fine Italian Food Restaurant   Serving Salinas Since 1975
1410 S. Main St.   Salinas, California 93908   Phone: 831.422.1814    Fax: 831.422.6044
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