Oldtown Salinas, California provides a quaint and unique downtown shopping, dining, entertainment and business district that is situated against beautifully constructed, turn-of-the-20th Century buildings. The unique Victorian architecture provides the perfect setting for Oldtown's events and pedestrian walks.
Oldtown's dozens of restaurants provide a wide range of dining experiences for tourists and residents alike. Within the Oldtown district, Italian, Mexican, British, Chinese, Vegetarian, Japanese, Thai and Bold American menus are served in what has become one of Monterey County's most popular restaurant destinations. Oldtown's shops and businesses continue to provide the quality and taste that their customers require. New retail trend setters are being added to these Oldtown classics, providing a great shopping adventure. Throughout Oldtown Salinas, salons and beauty spas offer a full range of services that will rejuvenate, relax and restore. Oldtown's newest attraction is the 14-screen Maya Salinas Cinemas theaters. Located near the National Steinbeck Center, Maya Cinemas shows block buster movies and independent films.
The Harvey-Baker House is a historic home that is located within walking distance of the National Steinbeck Center. Former home to Salinas' first mayor, the renovated house has been moved from its original location and now serves as a reminder of Salinas' early beginnings. During the summer months, the house is open for public tours.