Restaurants in Salina, KS

Do you want an itty-bitty bite or an abundant meal for four? Salina, Kansas, offers both, the tiny dish being a slider, which was invented at the Cozy Inn in 1922, and still is all the six-stool diner serves. For eating big, there are few destinations better than Martinelli’s Little Italy, where classic Italian meals are served family-style. Dishes are available as a quarter portion, a half portion, and a full portion. The quarter is a large meal for one. Whole feeds a family.

Salina’s Most Famous Dishes

Burger on a tender bun with lettuce, tomato, onion, and mayo ... car hop service

Grilled Hamburger

Salad plate includes slices of orange drizzled with dark balsamic vinaigrette.


Broad, flat noodles are layered with cheese and sauce, accompanied by a slice of toasted Italian bread.


Crisp-crusted fried chicken cutlet is blanketed with cheese and spicy red sauce at Mike's Kitchen in Cranston, RI

Chicken Parmesan

Salina’s Best Restaurants

A single slider, dressed with pickle chips
Cozy Inn


Martinelli’s Little Italy


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