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From the sauces to the seasonings to the choice of meats we smoke, Salinas City BBQ gives people the occasion and the setting to turn a meal into a memory.

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We draw inspiration from a variety of tradition-rich regions, from California to the Carolinas, to create our own unique, delicious style of BBQ. We start with the finest quality meats, season them with our time tested rubs, and smoke them with California oak wood to achieve the perfect harmony of smoke and flavor.

Holiday Specials
  • Smoked Turkey $125 - SOLD OUT!

    Enjoy a delicious all-natural, honey brined, slow smoked turkey this Thanksgiving. They average 14 lbs. and are available for pick up on Thanksgiving Day only.

  • Smoked Ham $90, Half ham

    Smoked half ham with a mustard molasses glaze that includes notes of clove, ginger, and orange. Available for pick up December 10th-24th. Limited quantities!

Breakfast

Every day from 7am until 11am

  • Breakfast Sandwich

    Angel biscuit, two eggs, melted American cheese and your choice of pulled pork or brisket. Option to top it with our homemade pickled jalapenos, onions and cucumbers.

    Pulled Pork $8 | Brisket $8.50
  • Breakfast Taco

    Flour tortilla, an over-easy egg, salsa ranchera and your choice of meat.

    Pulled Pork $4.50 | Brisket or Tri-tip $5
BBQ Sandwiches

All sandwiches are served with your choice of side. Add tomato, onion, bell peppers or lettuce for ¢50. Add blue cheese or American for $1.

  • Tri-Tip Sandwich

    Just meat and bread, hand-cut, smoked tri-tip

    Reg. $15.75 / Full $21.75
  • Brisket Sandwich

    Just meat and bread, hand-cut, smoked brisket

    Reg. $15.75 / Full $21.75
  • Rib Sandwich

    Boneless St. Louis style pork ribs with BBQ sauce

    Reg. $15.75 / Full $21.75
  • BBQ Chicken Sandwich

    Shredded Chicken Cooked in our Spicy BBQ Sauce

    Reg. $14.75 / Full $19.75
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich

    Slow cooked for several hours with our vinegar molasses hog wash

    Reg. $14.75 / Full $19.75
  • BBQ Pork Sandwich

    Smoked pulled pork tossed in our original BBQ sauce

    Reg. $14.75 / Full $19.75
  • Squealin’ Pig- Hot!

    Smoked pulled pork tossed in our spicy BBQ sauce

    Reg. $14.75 / Full $19.75
  • Firebird Sandwich – Hot!

    Shredded Chicken Cooked in our Spicy BBQ Sauce

    Reg. $14.75 / Full $19.75
  • Ragin’ Bull – Hot!

    Smoked tri-tip cooked in our spicy BBQ sauce

    Reg. $15.75 / Full $21.75
  • Hot Link Sandwich – Hot!

    Grilled and split down the center – served with mayo, lettuce, and onion

    Reg. $14.75 / Full $19.75
BBQ Meals

Meals are served with your choice of two sides and bread. Substitute a side salad or baked potato for $3

  • Tri-tip

    Regular/Large

    $16.75/$23.50
  • Brisket

    Regular/Large

    $17.75/$24.50
  • Pulled Pork

    Regular/Large

    $15.25/$20
  • St Louis Style Pork Ribs

    Four Ribs, Half Rack, or Full Rack

    $20.75 / $29.50 / $46
  • Chicken

    Regular/Large

    $12.75 / $17
  • Combos

    2 Meats/3 Meats/4 Meats

    $25.75 / $34.50 / $41
Salads

Served with a slice of bread. Add 1/4 Lb of Meat to any Salad for $7

  • Garden Salad Half $7.25 / Full $10.25

    Just the greens, bell pepper, cucumber, onion, and tomato

  • Berry Bleu Salad $14.25

    Our Garden Salad topped with green apples, candied pecans, blackberries, and blue cheese crumbles.

  • Santa Maria $22

    Fresh greens, avocado, bleu cheese, tomato, onion, cucumber, and bell pepper topped with 1/2 lb of grilled tri-tip

Just the Meat!
  • Tri-Tip

    Half or full pound

    $17.50 / $28
  • Brisket

    Half or full pound

    $18.50/$30
  • St. Louis Style Pork Ribs

    Half Rack or Full Rack

    $24/$39
  • Pulled Pork

    Half or full pound

    $13/$22
  • Smoked Chicken

    Quarter bird or half bird

    $10/$14.50
  • Hot Links

    One or three

    $6 / $16.50
Lil' Meals

All meals are served with bread and your choice of side

  • Lil’ Meat Dinner $9.75

    Choice of chicken, pulled pork, brisket, tri-tip, or two ribs.

  • Hot Dog $7
  • Grilled Cheese Sandwich $7
Individual Sides
  • Potato Salad $4
  • Beans $3.50
  • Mac and Cheese $3.50
  • Coleslaw $3.50
  • Grilled Bread $2.50/slice $9/loaf
  • Garlic Bread $2.50/slice $9/loaf
  • Cornbread $2.50/slice $14/loaf
  • Chips $3.50
Sides by the Pint
  • Potato Salad $13
  • Beans $8.50
  • Mac and Cheese $8.50

    Add Brisket or Pulled pork for $7

  • Cole Slaw $8.50
  • BBQ Sauce Bottle $9
Cold Drinks
  • Stubborn Craft Soda Cans $4
  • Fountain Drinks $3
  • Pure Leaf Iced Teas $4
  • Apple Juice $3
  • Sparkling Apple Juice $4
  • Bottled Water $3
  • Sparkling Water $4
Desserts
  • Root Beer Float $6

    Craft root beer served with two scoops of vanilla ice cream in a frosty mug

  • Homemade Bread Pudding $10.50

    Bread pudding served with sweet rum sauce

  • Homemade Berry Cobbler $10.50

    Mixed raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, and apples with sugar cookie crust and two scoops of ice cream

Family Packs

★ = NEW!

  • #1 Family Pack $54

    Full rack of pork ribs and choice of 2 pints of sides (Feeds 2-3)

  • #2 Family Pack $67

    Full rack of pork ribs, half chicken, and choice of 2 pints of sides (Feeds 3-4)

  • #3 Family Pack $69

    2 lb tri-tip and choice of 2 pints of sides (Feeds 3-4)

  • #4 Family Pack $80

    Full rack of pork ribs, 1 lb of tri-tip, and choice of 2 pints of sides

  • #5 Family Pack $110

    Full rack of pork ribs, 1 lb tri-tip, half chicken, choice of 3 pints of sides, and a loaf of bread (Feeds 5-6)

  • #6 Family Pack ★ $60

    1lb of pulled pork, 1 half chicken, choice of 2 pints of sides and loaf of garlic bread (Feeds 3-4)

  • #7 Family Pack ★ $72

    1lb of pulled pork, 1lb of tri-tip, choice of 2 pints of sides and loaf of garlic bread (Feeds 3-4)

  • #8 Family Pack ★ $50

    2 half chickens, choice of 2 pints of sides and loaf of garlic bread (Feeds 3-4)

  • #9 Family Pack ★ $100

    1lb of pulled pork, 2 half chickens, 1lb of tri-tip, choice of 3 pints of sides and loaf of garlic bread (Feeds 5-6)

Big Packs
  • The Big Onion $215

    2 full rack of pork ribs, 2 lbs of tri-tip, 2 half chickens, choice of 3 sides (2 pints each, 6 total), and 2 loaves of bread (Feeds 10-12)

  • The Big Twenty $465

    4 full rack of pork ribs, 5lbs of tri-tip, 4 1/2 chickens, choice of 3 sides (4 pints each, 12 total), and 4 loaves of bread (Feeds 20-22)

  • Feeding a large group? Or call our catering team at 831-318-7177

    Head over to our catering page to view our larger BBQ spreads and options, perfect for groups of 20+.

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